| Jan 25, 2015
| 1:50 PM
St. Charles voters will be asked on the April 7 ballot whether the park district can borrow $28 million for projects including an 81,800-square-foot recreation center and two synthetic turf fields.
Park district officials said if the referendum passes,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:24 PM
A pair of land purchases approved Tuesday by Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet were hailed by conservationists as a sign that a pulse is returning to the Florida Forever conservation program.
The Cabinet unanimously agreed to spend $3.15 million to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon.
Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:35 PM
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.&...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall.
Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:10 PM
In this state, we don't agree on much.
It's Gators vs. Noles. Republicans vs. Democrats. Guys who think it's OK to wear tank tops in restaurants vs. those of us who prefer our meals without a side order of hairy armpits.
Still, we Floridians unite...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In reference to Cathy C. Brown's My Word column, "X-way must protect scrub-jay habitat," in Thursday's Sentinel: The loss of Florida scrub-jay habitat and its replacement with rooftops and roads is also a threat to our drinking...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Will Radcliff, 74, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, died Thursday in Cincinnati of complications from a recent fall, his family said.
Radcliff was a natural salesman who once peddled vacuum cleaners...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:15 AM
CANTON — The town's effort to fix up the old Cherry Brook Grange hall with donations and in-kind-services has received a boost from the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton, which is giving $5,000 for the project.
The club announced the donation on Tuesday...