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  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Yes: Guarantee conservation spending to save land, water: Front Burner

    Is it surprising that opponents of Amendment 1 are hard to find? Nearly 1 million people signed petitions to place the Water and Land Conservation Amendment on Florida's Nov. 4 ballot. The Florida Supreme Court approved its wording, and the state's...
  • Bear's eye view: Study puts cameras, GPS collars on Wekiva bears

    Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods. The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
  • Concerns spark new round of canal tests

    Concerns spark new round of canal tests
    Jose Marquez attached a plastic vial to a long pole as a cluster of Deerfield Beach's Cove area residents looked on. Stretching the pole into the water, the staff engineer with South Florida Water Management District's Department of Environmental Resource...
  • Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life

    Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life
    Why did the monocled cobra slink across the road? To give Los Angeles County animal control officers the slip, of course. It didn't work; the nomadic ophidian is now in residence at the San Diego Zoo. And while the hooded snake sighting and ensuing four-...