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  • Embrace water-quality amendment, Simmons tells real-estate brokers

    State Sen. David Simmons this week encouraged commercial real-estate brokers to embrace a water-quality initiative on November's ballot. The Altamonte Springs Republican briefed members of a commercial real-estate association on Wednesday about Amendment...
  • Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?

    Hey, Bureau of Land Management, why the rush to frack?
    Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
  • The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves

    The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves
    My feet crunched through the marsh grass as I approached the banks of Spencer Creek. In the mud below, hundreds of fiddler crabs scrambled sideways in different directions looking to hide in their holes. Nearby, a great blue heron flew off, startled by my...
  • People watching at the California Science Center

    People watching at the California Science Center
    Scott Williams photographed visitors peering at the California Science Center's kelp forest exhibit, housed in a 188,000-gallon tank, on July 8. Williams works in federal land management, so he has a special interest in seeing how the public connects with...
  • Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases

    Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers. The council estimated that the eventual cost of...
  • Farmington Land Trust Gets $5,000 Grant To Help Organize Its Records

    FARMINGTON — The town's land trust has received a $5,000 grant to help organize its land acquisition and personnel records. The grant came from two organizations, the Land Trust Alliance, a national group, and the Connecticut Land Conservation...
  • Canton Land Trust Holds Fundraiser At Flatbread Pizza

    CANTON — The Canton Land Conservation Trust has announced that it will hold a fundraiser on Oct. 7 at Flatbread Pizza. Starting at 5:30 p.m. that day Flatbread Pizza will donate a portion of its proceeds to the land trust to help its efforts...
  • Amid pre-election jockeying, some partisan greatest hits in Congress

    Here's the latest sign that Democrats are worried about keeping control of the U.S. Senate: They're about to shutter the chamber six weeks ahead of the election so their vulnerable incumbents can spend more time on the campaign trail. Good luck with...
  • Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places

    Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places
    "If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." — President Lyndon Baines Johnson, signing the...
  • Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer

    Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters will decide whether to dedicate hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year to land and water conservation when they cast their ballots this fall. And the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana may also be...
  • Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash

    Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash
    TALLAHASSEE -- The next Senate president said Wednesday his chamber had backed off a plan to devote at least $378 million a year to cleaning up pollution-choked springs because Florida voters this fall could make the decision for them. Sen. Andy...