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  • Take part in the #DCNR survey for #outdoor #recreation

     
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is encouraging Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to...
  • Allison DeFoor: For Florida's future, Amendment 1 a good bet

    I am not a liberal; just an Florida Cracker. That is why I am voting for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment.  I support Amendment 1 because, without raising new taxes, it will enhance drinking water sources, manage fish and wildlife...
  • Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora

    Third man convicted of sparking Colby fire near Glendora
    A third man was convicted Thursday of sparking a wildfire that raged in the San Gabriel Mountains in January, charring nearly 2,000 acres of parched brush and destroying five homes. Jonathan Jarrell, 24, was found guilty of a misdemeanor offense of...
  • City to host sale of back taxes amid concern about vacants

    City to host sale of back taxes amid concern about vacants
    The city will conduct its annual tax sale this month in an effort to boost tax rolls, but some critics say it's a quick fix that contributes to one of Baltimore's most entrenched problems — vacant properties. City officials scheduled about 10,...
  • A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest

    A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest
    Every state seems to have a Middletown in it. You can walk down a Main Street in nearly every city and town. And every forest seems to have a Roaring Brook flowing through it. Lyme's version of Roaring Brook is special, running clear and pristine from...
  • Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora

    Two men convicted in devastating Colby fire near Glendora
    Two men were convicted Friday of starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Colby fire, which scorched about 1,900 acres near Glendora in January. A federal jury found Clifford Eugene Henry, 22, of Glendora, and Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, described...
  • Judge rejects environmental challenges to Mojave groundwater project

    Judge rejects environmental challenges to Mojave groundwater project
    In a one-page ruling, an Orange County Superior Court judge last week swept aside environmental challenges to Cadiz Inc.’s plans to pump groundwater from beneath the Mojave Desert and sell it to Southern California suburbs. The May 1 decision by...
  • The promise of a balanced future for the Santa Monica Mountains

    The promise of a balanced future for the Santa Monica Mountains
    The coastal range of the Santa Monica Mountains is a vast regional treasure. Malibu Canyon cuts through the hills, its sides rising more than 2,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Groves of oaks and sycamores dot rolling waves of chaparral. Hundreds of...
  • Invoking local rights, Utah protesters cross into federal land

    Invoking local rights, Utah protesters cross into federal land
    A local county commissioner here frustrated with what he called overreach by the federal government led a protest ride of several dozen all-terrain vehicles into a public canyon closed off by the Bureau of Land Management. “It feels great,”...
  • Protesters in Utah drive ATVs onto federal land — but find no showdown

    The ATVs kicked up sprays of dirt, their riders waving American flags and protest signs as they rumbled along a disputed canyon trail that federal officials had closed to motorized vehicles. Their message Saturday was clear amid the dust: This was the...
  • Cliven Bundy II? Utah protesters prepare for new face-off with feds

    This eye-blink of a town in the state’s scenic southeastern corner bills itself as the “Gateway to Adventure.” But this weekend it promises to be more like a launchpad for civil unrest. A band of angry citizens plans to ride all-...