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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Diane Bosak: Connect unemployed with training they need to find jobs

    A sluggish recovery and unfilled jobs are headline issues that must be addressed, and quickly, by those who will lead the commonwealth in 2015. Employers clamor for skilled employees while many Pennsylvanians remain out of work or underemployed after...
  • U.S. cases prove Ebola is 'not a death sentence'

    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...
  • Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County

    Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County
    The two men who want to be Anne Arundel's next county executive have taken different routes toward that goal. Republican Steve Schuh, a state delegate, has spent 21/2 years setting up a network of volunteers and amassing more than $1 million in campaign...
  • Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase

    Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase
    CANTON — The Canton Land Conservation Trust has received a $17,500 grant from the state that will help it buy 12.5 vacant acres that are adjacdent to a large parcel of open space it already owns on Ratlum Mountain. That grant was announced by Gov....
  • Roy and McGuire: Bethlehem school energy savings good for taxpayers

    The Bethlehem Area School District's climate and sustainability commitment illustrates the district's dedication to promote responsible management of environmental resources. The commitment includes the establishment of a greenhouse gas emissions...
  • Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one

    Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one
    California's stubborn drought helped push a $7.5-billion water bond through the Legislature and onto the November ballot. But even if voters approve Proposition 1, it won't provide relief any time soon. "It's going to be a long time before we see...
  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...
  • First trip home from college: How parents, students cope

     First trip home from college: How parents, students cope
    We're coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student's freshman year — worse than the realization that the "freshman 15" is not an urban myth (except it's more like the "freshman 3") and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in...
  • The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help

    The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help
    The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve stretches from Westchester to the marina, 640 acres of precious and precarious wildlife habitat that over the years has survived the dumping of soil from nearby construction, trampling, littering and other...
  • Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw

    Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw
    Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw likes having relaxing parks around the city for families to enjoy. If he is reelected in Tuesday's City Council election, he will make green space a priority, he says. Shaw, 54, a public relations consultant, is...
  • Forest Service criticized over management of Alaska national forest

    Federal efforts to end old-growth logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest have stalled and millions of tax dollars are being wasted, according to a report that will be released Tuesday, the latest salvo in a dispute over the future of America's...