| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
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:...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:26 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...