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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • J. David Armstrong, Jr.: All eyes will be on us for gubernatorial debate

    Once again, Florida is thrust into the spotlight as our gubernatorial race plays out on a national stage. Floridians will cast their ballots to decide who will lead the fourth largest state in the nation. As president of the host location of the Oct....
  • Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters

    Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters
    Preserve real Florida Scott Maxwell's column, "Environmental amendment puts priorities in place," on Tuesday was on the mark. Opponents of Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation ballot initiative, are misinformed when they say it's a new tax. As...
  • More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction
    Even as conservationists and government officials celebrated Friday the rebound of the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, they acknowledged that more animals and plants are slipping toward extinction in Maryland and nationwide. Interior Secretary Sally...
  • With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects

    With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects
    Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there. Orioles and Colts games had been staples of Starrs' youth, as were stops at the old Windy Valley General Store in...
  • Has World War III begun? [Commentary]

    Has World War III begun? [Commentary]
    While recently commemorating the World War I centenary at an Italian military cemetery, Pope Francis declared: "Even today, after the second failure of another world war, perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres,...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Conservation amendment, armor, and ISIS: Letters

    Conservation amendment In reference to Cathy C. Brown's My Word column, "X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat," in Thursday's Sentinel: The loss of Florida scrub-jay habitat and its replacement with rooftops and roads is also a threat to our drinking...
  • Kristin Jacobs: Are you flushing away money?

    Seriously, I don't mean that figuratively, I mean it literally. Are you flushing money down the drain? Every time you flush your toilet, it costs money. It costs money on a per-gallon basis in your utility/water bill. It costs money because that water...
  • Manatees, VPK, and Constitution: Letters

    Keep protecting manatees Despite growing, severe threats to manatees' long-term survival, they could be federally downlisted from their current endangered status because of pressure from special-interest groups. In recent years, cold stress and...
  • Baltimore is already feeling the effects of climate change [Letter]

    More than 300,000 people marched this past weekend to demand action on climate change, and Maryland was well-represented ("Marylanders join climate march in N.Y.C.," Sept. 22). It was not your typical rally. I marched alongside grandparents who wore...
  • Volunteers Sought For Wethersfield Cove Cleanup

    Volunteers Sought For Wethersfield Cove Cleanup
    WETHERSFIELD -- The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is loaning a "state of the art" 32-foot-long landing craft and eight personnel to assist with the annual clean up of Wethersfield Cove Friday, said Jim Woodworth, stewardship chairman of the Great...