| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:19 PM
County officials and the public joined together recently to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Green Cay Nature Center's opening in Boynton Beach.
The original owners of the land were on hand, Ted and Trudy Winsberg.
"We bought 300 acres of...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Every word by every person who has loved Indiana's dunes through a century of deep affection and anguish has counseled caution.
Be careful. Guard what was given to you as a special, delicate gift. Protect its peace. We listened, and protected the gentle...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes cuts and fund diversions that will empty the Community Investment Act. We cannot overemphasize the devastating impact this will have on this state's beauty, biodiversity and...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:26 AM
More than 30 environmental organizations have signed an open letter to the Connecticut General Assembly, asking that the Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality be "preserved as an independent agency with its budget intact."
Gov. Dannel Malloy's...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 12:29 PM
The recently concluded General Assembly session marked a turning point for the commonwealth's economy and environment. Recognizing the important role natural resources play in Virginia's future, the legislature passed a significant number of measures to...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Suspension of state grants for park-related acquisition and development will not affect the planned purchase of the Fox River Bluffs by the Kendall County Forest Preserve district.
That was the word this week from Laura Stewart, of Charles Schrader &...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 2:10 PM
HARTFORD — Connecticut's air quality last year was the best in decades, according to the state's official environmental watchdog group, but we're not doing so well on preserving open space or protecting bats and turtles.
The Council on...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 10:45 AM
When Surry County planter Arthur Allen started erecting his stately brick manor house between Lawnes and Chippokes creeks in 1660, you could count the number of permanent masonry dwellings in Virginia on two hands and still have a couple of fingers to...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:51 AM
As a central tenet of Delray Beach's Comprehensive Plan, is "Village by the Sea" still a relevant, aspirational goal or merely honorific — a tipping of the hat to past generations for what they gave us. It's all of that and more. Yet our town now...
| Mar 8, 2015
Following the March 7, 1965, beating of civil rights marchers in Selma by Alabama state troopers, protests broke out all over the United States. In Los Angeles protestors gathered at the Federal Building demanding Federal intervention to protect the...
| Mar 11, 2015
Sea level rise isn't just happening — it's accelerating. And Hampton Roads communities need to adjust to possible scenarios of a 1.5-foot rise by 2040 and more than 7 feet in the century.
That's the gist of a new report released Tuesday by the...