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  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CITY OF ALLENTOWN will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 21 in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets. Discuss and explore options for land use and transportation alternatives. Info:...
  • In Ballona Wetlands preserve, homeless are unwanted intruders

    In Ballona Wetlands preserve, homeless are unwanted intruders
    As land manager of the Ballona Wetlands just south of Marina del Rey, ecologist Richard Brody thinks he has a "dream" job — but one that comes with an unusual caveat. Along with being able to name nearly every type of flower, tree and animal...
  • Gators look to 'take back the Swamp' against Steve Spurrier's South Carolina Gamecocks

    Gators look to 'take back the Swamp' against Steve Spurrier's South Carolina Gamecocks
    The Gators’ last performance in the Swamp hangs like a stain three weeks later. A 42-13 homecoming loss to Missouri might have been the worst performance by the Gators since former coach Steve Spurrier gave Florida Field its famous nickname more...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • Slush Puppie creator leaves wilderness to state

    Slush Puppie creator leaves wilderness to state
    Will Radcliff, who made his fortune selling Slush Puppie drinks, cherished a spread of Florida wilderness so much he sold it a decade ago for preservation but at a discount so he could hang out there until his death. In 2004, when asked what it was like...
  • Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters

    Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters
    An Arnie moment I watched with great interest the Golf Channel special on Arnold Palmer called "Arnie." It was an interesting story of his life and how he has impacted golf and the sports world. It made me think how he has impacted my life. We all...
  • Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring

    Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring
    Each time I hear President Barack Obama assure us that there will be "no boots on the ground" in Iraq or Syria, I think of my husband's Army boots, lying in a heap in the corner of the downstairs study. They're covered in fine dust from his latest...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...
  • Cedar Mountain Struggle Not Over

    The Cedar Mountain debate is back with the Newington Conservation Committee after developer Toll Bros. demanded arbitration, even when their plans were rejected 5–1 [Sept. 19, news, "Wetland Request Now In Talks"].  Numerous reports state that...
  • Meet the skipper butterflies that depend on fall's eye-catching native ornamental grasses

    Meet the skipper butterflies that depend on fall's eye-catching native ornamental grasses
    Fall puts on its finery when the ornamental grasses appear — their plumes shimmering and shining in the autumn sun. Ornamental grasses are also practical in the home garden because birds and small mammals like their small seeds while deer...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change
    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...