RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Natural Resources

A collection of news and information related to Natural Resources published by this site and its partners.

Top Natural Resources Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds

    Bay's crabs rebounding, survey finds
    The Chesapeake Bay's crab population has rebounded from last year's perilously low level, state officials reported Monday, meaning there could be more of the iconic crustaceans to feast on this summer — though at what price is anyone's guess....
  • Illinois woman killed by train was trying to rescue opossum

    A 58-year-old animal rescue volunteer struck and killed by a St. Louis MetroLink train in southwestern Illinois was responding to a call about an opossum on the tracks. Sandie Konopelski of Shiloh was struck by the westbound commuter train Friday morning...
  • Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert

    Outside City Hall, orange is the new alert
    As California water officials met to determine how much cities will be forced to conserve in the coming year, Foothill Municipal Water District changed its own conservation status Tuesday to “orange,” warning residents of drier times ahead....
  • Equipment delivered, but accessible playground construction still on hold

    Equipment delivered, but accessible playground construction still on hold
    Equipment for South Elgin's SEBA Park inclusive playground arrived this week, but construction of the play area accessible to children with disabilities remains on hold because of state funding cuts. Work on the park was halted March 12 after South...
  • Budget panel votes to eliminate 13 vacant DNR positions

    Thirteen vacant positions dealing with fish and wildlife issues within the state Department of Natural Resources would be eliminated, but fees to hunt and fish would not go up, under a cost-saving move approved by the Legislature's budget committee...
  • Proposed ban on ivory sale links old pianos, terrorism

    A debate in Vermont over a proposed ban on the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horns in the small New England state is bringing home much wider issues of international terrorism and animal extinction. The latest concern among supporters of the proposed...
  • Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life

    Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life
    In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased...
  • Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast

    Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast
    A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if its permit is approved to search for oil miles off Maryland's coast, said Richie Miller, executive vice president of Spectrum Geo Inc. Spectrum would identify for sailors buoys that...
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...
  • Changes take root as cities, residents respond to drought

    Changes take root as cities, residents respond to drought
    The pressure is on for cities and water agencies in California to cut back on water use after Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order to reduce water consumption in response to the state's drought, which is in its fourth year. Local residents,...
  • Renovation plans are stuck in park

    Renovation plans are stuck in park
    It's not going to happen this year or next, and it may not ever take place. But on a table in the office of Rob Gunther, Park Forest's recreation and parks director, is a mind-boggling concept sketch of what the village's Somonauk Park could become. The...