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  • Future of Bozrah's Camp Tadma On The Auction Block

      Future of Bozrah's Camp Tadma On The Auction Block
    BOZRAH — Generations of Boy Scouts pitched their tents and explored the woods at Camp Tadma, and now that the property is up for auction, conservationists see a rare opportunity to preserve a prime slice of the state's wilderness. Those...
  • 5-year water, land plan possible

    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers might lay out future water and land preservation efforts in a five-year plan updated annually, similar to how transportation projects are prioritized. The proposal will go before lawmakers during committee weeks leading up to the...
  • Shuster: no hike for gas tax

    The western Pennsylvania congressman who chairs the House Transportation Committee is drawing a line in the sand for the next round of negotiations on a highway funding bill: no hike for the gasoline tax.  In an interview with the Associated Press, Rep....
  • The ironies of oil

    Gasoline prices are on the verge of crashing down to below $2 a gallon. The price of oil may dip below $50 a barrel. Even with renewed demand from a global economic resurgence, energy prices continue to fall. The U.S. has suddenly become the world's...
  • Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences

    Eastern Lyme Offers A Variety Of Hiking Experiences
    One of the things I like to find when I'm out exploring are rock ledges that jut out of the forest and provide a panoramic view. One can imagine a wolf sitting on the edge under a full moon, its howl echoing in the distance. The Philip E. Young Memorial...
  • Manchester Directors Award Funds For Farm Purchase

    Manchester Directors Award Funds For Farm Purchase
    MANCHESTER — The board of directors on Tuesday helped close a funding gap in the local land trust's pending purchase of a 63-acre farm in the town's southwestern corner. The board voted unanimously to appropriate $98,000, the remaining money in...
  • Land Trust Continuing To Improve The Cheney Rail Trail

    The Manchester Land Conservation Trust continues to make improvements to the 1-mile portion of the historic Cheney Rail Trail that it owns. The most recent change came in November, when the group used a grant from the Manchester Road Race committee to...
  • Lots of cooks in Amendment 1 conservation kitchen

    Lots of cooks in Amendment 1 conservation kitchen
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida environmentalists want lawmakers to steer $80 million a year into protecting Florida’s springs and $150 million into buying new environmentally threatened landscapes. But dividing $757.7 million next year between...
  • Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries

    Gov. Brown's renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries
    Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal this week to significantly boost the amount of energy California derives from renewable sources could reinvigorate the state's utility-scale solar and wind industries, as well as launch another land rush in the Mojave Desert....
  • BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project

    BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project
    The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday denied a Spanish company's application to build a controversial renewable energy facility in the Mojave Desert's remote Silurian Valley, deciding the sprawling project “would not be in the public interest.&...
  • An emboldened Scott and enlarged GOP majority will get to work in Tally

    An emboldened Scott and enlarged GOP majority will get to work in Tally
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott stood on a stage and pledged to bring Floridians together after squeaking out another 1.1 percent victory over an outmatched Democratic opponent. But in reality, Floridians voted for business as usual in the State Capitol....