| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Minnesota Grazing Lands Conservation Association's annual videoconference, "Keep It Growing, Keep It Green: Soil Health and Water Protection are the Answers," is set for 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 at nine sites around Minnesota.
Registration is open at...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A blast at a quarry in suburban McCook was well within safety limits, according to state officials who said Wednesday they cannot explain a subsequent tremor seconds later that rattled windows and frazzled nerves throughout the Chicago area.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:45 PM
STATEN ISLAND, Calif. — The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is one of the most biologically diverse and ecologically sensitive areas in the country and the source of 30% of Southern California's water. It's also broken.
Those may be the only...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Not long ago, a section of the West Fork of the North Branch of the Chicago River called "Reach 1" was little more than a watery ditch. Today, it's a meandering and picturesque river — home to mink, mussels, great blue herons — that runs...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
One person died, and two others were taken to a local hospital after a fishing boat capsized in Essex Wednesday, according to Natural Resources Police.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials have identified the man who died as James...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:36 AM
I can't seem to get a conversation I overheard out of my mind.
It took place last week at a Home Depot in Hadley, Massachusetts, while I stood waiting with a full shopping cart for my husband to return with one more piece of lumber he needed for a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Andrew Hamblin, the snake-handling Pentecostal star of National Geographic's "Snake Salvation" reality series, had his inventory of poisonous snakes confiscated recently by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The wildlife agents found 53...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Night sky astronomy, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and saving our water are just three of the topics that will be discussed during North Central Michigan College’s Luncheon Lecture Series for the fall semester which begins on Friday,...
| Sep 26, 2013
From the crowing roosters to the pigs in the pen, Spence Farm at first glance might be mistaken as just another farm camp for city slickers. Barns, tents, chore schedules, grills, cots and coolers are ready for campers to spend two days in the country,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Huron (NRCS) - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the award of 33 Conservation Innovation Grants awarded to entities across the nation to develop and demonstrate cutting-edge ideas to accelerate private lands conservation. Grant recipients will...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A bobcat protection bill approved this week by the California Legislature would establish no-trapping zones around Joshua Tree National Park and other public parks and wildlife refuges throughout the state.
The measure would also prohibit trapping of...