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  • 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...
  • NEPA Energy Resource Center receives grant, and other company news

    NEPA Energy Resource Center receives $10,000 grant The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance's Energy Resource Center recently received a $10,000 grant from PPL Corp. The funding will help the center to provide technical assistance, training and...
  • 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...
  • Holy coincidence, Batman!

    Holy coincidence, Batman!
    On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Corbett announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had given Pennsylvania a $675,000 grant to help protect bats and management forests. The announcement came a day after two Republican members of the U.S. House Committee on...
  • Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform

    Blue Angels need a clear harbor to perform
    For six straight hours for four straight afternoons during one of the largest ship-hosting events in Baltimore history, all water traffic within a large rectangle in the middle of the harbor is being completely restricted by a cadre of law enforcement...
  • Committee taking 45 more days to review fracking rules

    Committee taking 45 more days to review fracking rules
    The Illinois legislature's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will take an additional 45 days to review rules that would govern horizontal hydraulic fracturing in the state, saying they would like time to review the complicated regulations. The...
  • Big hand for a tiny turtle

    Big hand for a tiny turtle
    America's tiniest turtle is getting a helping hand from Uncle Sam. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week it is giving the Maryland Department of Natural Resources $153,321 to protect the bog turtle, which at just three to four inches...
  • Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate

    Prairie chickens coming home to roost downstate
    This may be remembered as the Year of the Prairie Chicken. A project to replenish Illinois' prairie chicken population is going well so far, conservationists say, despite being pulled into the political fray earlier this summer. The three-year effort to...
  • China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny

    China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny
    Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China. So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...
  • China's battle plans in war on air pollution under scrutiny

    Last fall, 29-year-old Fang Da, an entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast, suddenly found himself in the midst of a coughing fit after biking near his home in Hangzhou, in eastern China. So he went to the Internet and started learning just how serious...