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  • Delaware Water Gap land buys

    Delaware Water Gap land buys
    Two new properties are about to be added to the nearly 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, using a $66 million mitigation fund negotiated with two electrical utilities. The National Park Service has taken formal possession of a 33....
  • An issue that Congress didn't duck

    The U.S. Senate didn't duck the issue, nor shoot it down, when Rep. Rob  Wittman's legislation to save people hunting up a convenient Post Office in order to buy federal duck stamps. Instead, flock of Senators (you could almost say a brace of them, or...
  • Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living

    Hidden video camera provides a close-up look at condor living
    A new reality TV show unfolded this year in a cave in a sandstone cliff about 75 miles northwest of Los Angeles. While home alone and waiting for his parents to return with carrion for dinner, an energetic young male California condor played games on...
  • Yes: More production would increase economic stimulus: Front Burner

    Through the Great Recession and the slow recovery that has followed, the oil and natural-gas industry stands out as a rare bright spot. Creating jobs 40 percent faster than the rest of the economy has a way of doing that. Many Florida families were...
  • Park to honor Tubman advances in Congress

    Park to honor Tubman advances in Congress
    A long-standing bipartisan effort to create a national park in Maryland and New York to honor abolitionist Harriet Tubman appears to be on the verge of congressional approval after it was tucked into a must-pass defense bill. Language to create the...
  • More offshore oil production would increase economic stimulus

    More offshore oil production would increase economic stimulus
    Through the Great Recession and the slow recovery that has followed, the oil and natural gas industry stands out as a rare bright spot. Creating jobs 40 percent faster than the rest of the economy has a way of doing that. Many Florida families were...
  • Skate park to reopen after renovation

    After being closed for four months, skaters and BMX bikers will ride again at the Nike Park skate park, which reopens Thursday after an extensive renovation. Lauren Bailess, a coordinator with the Isle of Wight Parks and Recreation Department, said that...
  • Where to travel to see turtles

    Where to travel to see turtles
    Each year, from approximately May to October, Florida’s coasts play host to some wonderful visitors, sea turtles, who come lay their eggs on our golden sands. To celebrate turtles, many Florida resorts feature nighttime walks to observe these...
  • Ebola outbreak has caused funding crisis at Sierra Leone chimp sanctuary; Busch Gardens donating money

    Fifty-seven wildlife conservation projects around the world are receiving money from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund this year. Just over $1 million is being distributed among these projects bringing the amount awarded since the Fund...
  • Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list....
  • Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters

    Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters
    This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please. It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat. Welcome to the state-of-the-...