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  • Obama establishes Tubman park on Eastern Shore

    Obama establishes Tubman park on Eastern Shore
    President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....
  • Tubman getting much-deserved honor

    Tubman getting much-deserved honor
    We commend President Barack Obama for designating the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument ("A monument to Md. abolitionist," March 26). Just days after the centennial of her death, Harriet Tubman is finally receiving the national...
  • SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome

    SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome
    SeaWorld Orlando's newest attraction turns the planet on its side. Just look at the globe at the entrance: The South Pole is at the equator with a "You are here" designation. And there are glacial reefs standing right here in sunny Central Florida, next...
  • Sonoma County redwood forest spared from conversion into vineyards

    Sonoma County redwood forest spared from conversion into vineyards
    A public-private partnership led by the Conservation Fund has bought nearly 20,000 acres of coastal redwood and fir forest in Sonoma County, sparing the Northern California haven for endangered Coho salmon and threatened northern spotted owls from...
  • Use offshore oil and gas revenue for conservation

    We wish to recognize the leadership of U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin on behalf of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. LWCF is the program that ensures Maryland has the resources our parks, forests, and wildlife areas need to provide...
  • Further deep budget cuts will hurt economy, Interior secretary says

    WASHINGTON -- Officials from the Obama administration are taking their case against proposed deep budget cuts advancing in Congress to the public, warning that they would hurt the economy and inhibit the government’s ability to enforce popular laws....
  • Busch Gardens: Baby zebra joins herd

    Busch Gardens: Baby zebra joins herd
    A zebra was born on the Serengeti Plain of Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa this week. The baby, an endangered Grevy's zebra, was born to 13-year-old Brooke. It's her fifth foal and the first offspring of the father, who is called Two Step. The newborn...
  • Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle

    Our Laguna: Preserving wilderness is ongoing battle
    Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is Laguna's frontyard. That's what people see when they head into town on Laguna Canyon Road. Locals can take pride in the preservation of the 7,000 acres of wilderness they helped preserve, one of the gems of the South...
  • Interior secretary says Obama may bypass Congress on monuments

    SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills. Jewell...
  • Our Laguna: Tradition of plein air goes on

    The Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. was founded in 1996 by local artists Ken Auster, Jacobus Bass, Cynthia Britain, Saim Caglayan and John Cosby to restore landscapes to artistic prominence. It has grown beyond their wildest dreams, with 300 members...
  • Honoring Harriet Tubman

    Honoring Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...