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  • Yanking State Conservation Money Now Is Foolhardy

    Connecticut was once a pioneer in land conservation. No more. Indeed, regional New England conservation initiatives such as the Wildlands and Woodlands effort pay very little attention to Connecticut, presumably because we have been written off as a...
  • Zoom in on National Park Foundation's 'Share the Experience' photo contest

    Zoom in on National Park Foundation's 'Share the Experience' photo contest
    Can you find a more touching mother and child portrait in a national park? The photograph of a polar bear cuddling with her cub at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska took top prize in the National Park Foundation's 2014 "Share the Experience"...
  • Mailbag: Waterless urinals are a great start

    Mailbag: Waterless urinals are a great start
     ¿Among the city's announced water conservation measures is waterless urinals installed in most city facilities, public facilities and parks. While urinals may not be among the sexiest of topics, it is one about which I have been thinking for a long time....
  • Report: Protecting sage grouse could hurt military

    Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse under the federal Endangered Species Act could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West, according to a new report by the Army. The report looked at the impact of protecting sage...
  • Cheney Railroad hike takes in local history

    Just a few months ago, only a handful of brave souls joined hiking enthusiast and Manchester Historical Society volunteer Susan Barlow on an interpretive hike down the Cheney Rail Trail – bitter cold temperatures and snow kept even the most...
  • Don't circumvent voters' wishes on Amendment 1: Editorial

    Don't circumvent voters' wishes on Amendment 1: Editorial
    The Florida Legislature's deadlock over health-care spending — which led the House to throw in the towel Tuesday, three days early, on this year's regular legislative session — has had a perverse upside for members. It has diverted attention...
  • Elko County fight over fish, forest road resumes in US court

    A 15-year-old legal battle between a Nevada county, the U.S. government and environmentalists resumed Monday in federal court in Reno, where Elko County officials once again are trying to prove a national forest road belongs to them based on claims it...
  • Ryland Homes seeks to move into Matteson, with rentals

    Ryland Homes seeks to move into Matteson, with rentals
    As one of the nation's largest homebuilders, Ryland Homes sold more than 7,600 homes in 17 states last year. Now it wants to become a landlord, in south suburban Matteson. The company is under contract to purchase 130 acres in an unfinished...
  • Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word

    Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word
    In November, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 1, Water and Land Conservation, with 75 percent of the vote. The purpose of Amendment 1 is to restore funding for Florida Forever, the country's premier conservation, water-supply protection,...
  • Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary

    Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary
    Under a soft rain, a balladeer stepped on the flag-decked stage, singing of lost lives, lost loves. "Forty years later, we will never forget, ladies and gentlemen," an emcee intoned as the crowd at a high school football stadium clapped. The...
  • Long-coveted Va. property purchased with US funds

    The U.S. Forest Service has acquired 317 acres in Nelson County long-coveted for its scenic view from the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1Gpvhnj) reports that the acquisition was made with $760,000 from the federal Land and Water...