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  • Around Broadneck: Of fairy shrimp and peepers – the vernal pools of Corcoran Woods

    Around Broadneck: Of fairy shrimp and peepers – the vernal pools of Corcoran Woods
    When Anne Arundel Community College professor Susan Lamont takes a stroll in Corcoran Woods, it is no casual jaunt. The professor, a member of the biology department, pulls on a pair of sterilized, heavy-duty knee-high rubber boots. Accompanied by...
  • Quickly for April 16: 'Banquet facility at state park just wrong'

    Quickly for April 16: 'Banquet facility at state park just wrong'
    As things are getting green with spring, and as you drive down the roadway, look at all the trash thrown out. Makes us sure look like pigs. If you have trash, put it in the right place. Not along the roadway. I was raised on a family dairy farm. There...
  • California's national parks

    California's national parks
    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or...
  • Round 2 of pavilion plan open house brings criticism

    Round 2 of pavilion plan open house brings criticism
    Plans for a banquet facility at Indiana Dunes State Park are not going anywhere. Officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources made that clear during a meeting with the public Wednesday at Chesterton Middle School, where dozens of people...
  • Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant

    William Penn Foundation Grant awarded The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 recently received a $225,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation to conduct a Delaware Canal Vision Study in partnership with DC 21 and the...
  • Community events and announcements

    South Shore Clean Cities offers internship A college student studying business, communications, engineering, environmental science, marketing or public relations could earn up to $6,000 during a 10-week summer internship for a nonprofit organization...
  • Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park

    Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park
    Seemingly out of nowhere, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last fall ended an off-and-on, long-running, state-bungled process to develop the former Seaside Sanatorium property in Waterford and announced it would become a state park. Republicans immediately accused...
  • Quickly for April 10: What effect would common wage repeal have?

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. The Lake County Democrats are against the Freedom of Religion Act. Wow! What a surprise....
  • Clermont Draft Legal Challenge is coming up this weekend

    Athletes from all over the world will be arriving in Clermont on March 7-8 for the 5th Annual Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, which will be hosted at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 U.S. 27 in Clermont. Sponsored by the Lake County Economic Development &...
  • 2nd Dunes pavilion meeting Wednesday

    2nd Dunes pavilion meeting Wednesday
    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is trying again. A second meeting on plans for a 30,000-square-foot banquet/conference facility at Indiana Dunes State Park will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chesterton Middle School, 651 W. Morgan Ave.,...
  • Lack of public input blasted in pavilion plan

    Lack of public input blasted in pavilion plan
    A growing number of people are asking for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Pavilion Partners LLC to drop plans for a 30,000-square-foot conference and banquet facility at Indiana Dunes State Park, but a state official said the facility...