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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate

    Counties' ambitious stream restoration projects stir debate
    Whitemarsh Run looks a mess, more a construction site than a stream. With its flow temporarily dammed and diverted, a track hoe is carving out a new, more sinuous channel for the badly degraded waterway running through a built-up patch of northeastern...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...
  • Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies

    Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies
    They dressed Britney Spears in an epic wardrobe of embellished crop tops and low-rise pants from 1999 to 2004. Earlier this year, they received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination for outfitting Matthew McConaughey in western garb and Jared Leto in...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • 'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds

    'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds
    Impassioned ornithologist John Marzluff has combed the United States — specifically the suburbs that ring large cities — to research what our feathered friends are up to. The result, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens,...
  • Report: A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia

    Report:  A healthy Chesapeake Bay is worth $50 billion a year to Virginia
    What's a restored Chesapeake Bay worth to Virginia? Nearly $50 billion a year. That's the dollar value the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) came up with in a new report that for the first time takes a look at the economic benefits of a healthy watershed....
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says

    More than 5 million in state live near oil or gas well, report says
    More than 5 million Californians — most of them in Los Angeles and Kern counties — live near an oil or gas well, and expanding drilling in the state could increase their exposure to health risks, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
  • Experts share strategies for effective parenting

    Pre-school social worker Jennifer Rogers spends a lot of time working with parents in the Putnam school system where she's worked since 2013. Her role is to bridge the gap between home and school by helping children make that transition through pre-school...
  • LCF Council takes steps toward citywide historical preservation plan

    Members of the La CaƱada City Council discussed Monday steps that could be taken to come up with methods for preserving historical buildings and points of interest throughout the city. After hearing a staff report, the Council elected to allow Mayor...
  • Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf on climate change

    Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf  on climate change
    It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....