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  • Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida

     Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida
    Come Election Day, voting "Yes on One" is a no-brainer. Passing Amendment One raises nobody's taxes. Nor does it raise any tax rate. This proposed "Water and Land Conservation" amendment to Florida's Constitution simply directs the Legislature to...
  • Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list....
  • Ending deforestation is smart policy: officials

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Policies to end deforestation are essential for curbing climate change and can also support economic development, top government and business officials said. "Putting a stop to deforestation is the smart thing...
  • Delaware, Lehigh, Kittatinny Ridge conservation efforts to be highlighted

    Conservation of our land, water and animal resources should be a primary goal of every hunter, trapper, angler, hiker, birder and other outdoor enthusiasts. In Monday's editions of The Morning Call, the Cryptoquotes features this gem from Aldo Leopold,...
  • Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats

    Bird Experts, State Join To Protect Habitats
    HARTFORD — A new panel of experts is being created to advise state agencies on how to best identify, protect and improve critical bird habitat areas in Connecticut. The state's decision to form the new advisory committee comes just a few weeks...
  • Care for God's creation [Letter]

    Care for God's creation [Letter]
    The Ecumenical Leaders Group represents seven denominations of Christian churches in Maryland. We are heartsick about the impact climate change is having on our neighbors close to home and around the world and mindful that the survival and flourishing...
  • Amendment 1 threatens private ownership of property

    Enough is enough. Federal, state and local government already own 27 percent of all the land in Florida. Amendment 1 says that any land the state declares necessary to protect water and conservation resources should be owned by the state. How much land is...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Crab symposium Today, Sept. 21: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels will continue its "State of the Crab" symposium today at 2 p.m. with a program titled "How Did We Get Here?" which will address factors contributing to the decline of the...
  • Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered

    Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered
    When Guy W. Willey Sr. was growing up, he hunted and ate Delmarva fox squirrels in the low-lying forests of the Eastern Shore, long before it was clear the giant cousins of the common gray squirrel were in danger of disappearing. He was "dirt poor," he...
  • Len Frenkel: Switching to vegetarian diets contribute to a better future

    All humanity is at the point of having to make a very difficult choice. We either end our consumption of animal foods or face two consequences: the planet not being able to feed people sufficiently to maintain good health into the future, and the...