| May 6, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change.
Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue.
And the administration...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Late winter storms have improved the Sierra Nevada snowpack, but it is still only about a third of the norm for the date, officials report.
The snowpack is up from 24% a month ago and the abysmal 12% measured in late January. At 61% of average,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Officials announced Tuesday that they are temporarily waiving an endangered species protection to enable water managers to send more Northern California water south.
The move comes as fishery agencies are under increasing political pressure to take...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:27 PM
The three nonprofit groups that oversee the Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesa recently banded together to educate the public about the area's natural resources.
Amigos de Bolsa Chica, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust hosted their...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 9:48 PM
LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city.
For six years, the Southern Nevada Water...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:54 PM
In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first.
A persistent osprey — likely in league with a mate — has been trying since late last week to build a nest smack dab in front of a traffic cam...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish for a time in the 1980s, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77.
| Jan 24, 2014
I feel sorry for wildlife during these frigid winter days since I know they have to work really hard to find food, water and shelter. However, these are the times when deer will eat just about anything, even so-called deer......
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:52 PM
When the University of Connecticut sought to bring more water to its Storrs campus over the past year, it became obvious that the state has no statewide water plan.
UConn solved its problem in December when it contracted with the Connecticut Water Co. to...