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  • Hansen: Could our well of 'drought guilt' be dry?

     There is a theory in cultural anthropology that you can change a population's behavior through guilt. If you accept that we become more cultured through education and learn best through criticism, then guilty learning is the best method to move a...
  • Removing dams on the Fox River will increase number of fish species

    The Fox River is in much better shape than 50 years ago when "the Fox" — an anonymous environmental activist — would plug sewer outlets going into the river and call out companies throwing pollutants into it. Today, the Fox River provides...
  • Hellertown's Water Street Park to close for year for renovations

    Hellertown's Water Street Park to close for year for renovations
    Come springtime, folks looking for a place for recreational activities in Hellertown will have to scratch Water Street Park off their list. The popular 8-acre venue will be fenced-off and closed April 1 for a full year for renovations, reopening in April...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • Water agencies not yet sure about cutbacks

    Water agencies not yet sure about cutbacks
    Local water agencies have reported a moderate reduction in water use in recent months and are awaiting directives from state officials on how much more cutting back they'll need to do before fines are levied. Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water...
  • New garden at Descanso shows how native plants can reduce water use

    New garden at Descanso shows how native plants can reduce water use
    On Wednesday morning, a day after State Water Control Resources Board announced some communities would have to cut their water usage beyond the recent 25% mandate, Descanso Gardens offered homeowners a note of encouragement in discouraging times,...
  • Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses

    Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses
    "To strive for the purity of waters, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of nature and the value of wildlife, woodlands and open space; to the preservation of this heritage and...
  • Stakeholders in marsh plans look to future

    Property owners in the Hobart Marsh area Monday revealed plans for future trails and preservation efforts for public recreation purposes, much of which is contingent upon approval of a mitigation plan that has been bogged down. "We want to do more...
  • New Jersey posts details of $225 million Exxon Mobil pollution settlement on website

    New Jersey posts details of $225 million Exxon Mobil pollution settlement on website
    TRENTON, N.J. — Details of New Jersey's proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil over pollution around refineries in Linden and Bayonne were posted online Monday, starting the clock on a legal process that will stretch into June and...
  • Hoge honored with the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award

    Hoge honored with the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award
    Connie Hoge has been in love with trees all her life, so it was fitting that she was the first recipient of the Forest Partner Lifetime Achievement Award, chosen by the Maryland Association of Forest Conservancy District Boards. Hoge received the...
  • Funding, experience handcuffed other pavilion bidder

    Funding, experience handcuffed other pavilion bidder
    Dunes Pavilion Renaissance Inc., had a plan. It included subleasing a small portion of the ground floor of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion to a business that rented kayaks and offered guided waterway tours. There would be bike and beach...