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Wetlands

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  • Willowbrook TIF funds a welcome addition to local institutions

    Willowbrook TIF funds a welcome addition to local institutions
    Funds made available by the dissolution of Willowbrook’s sole tax increment financing district have been going to village institutions. “Certainly that helps us do something here with those additional dollars coming to the library,”...
  • Grass carp — the natural solution to clear weeds from lakes

    Grass carp — the natural solution to clear weeds from lakes
    Our triploid grass carp must be happy. All the rain we had in December made lake levels rise, submerging stretches of grassy shoreline in shallow water. The carp, which eat only plant matter, have been munching on this newfound fodder ever since it...
  • Zonas del Océano Pacífico están cerca a umbral de El Niño: agencia climática australiana

    Zonas del Océano Pacífico están cerca a umbral de El Niño: agencia climática australiana
    Las temperaturas de la superficie del Océano Pacífico ecuatorial han superado los umbrales de El Niño durante varias semanas y hay más de un 70 por ciento de probabilidades de que el fenómeno climático esté surgiendo, dijo el martes la Oficina de...
  • 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...
  • A look back at the top Kansas City-area outdoors stories of 2014

    As we get ready to ring in the new year, it's time to take one last look at the year that was. So, how will 2014 be remembered by hunters, fishermen and other outdoors enthusiasts? It was a year of squabbles about the management of everything from...
  • Can Florida lawmakers win trust through leaky pipes?

    Can Florida lawmakers win trust through leaky pipes?
    Dear Steve, First, congrats. As the new Speaker of the Florida House, you are now one of the three men, along with the governor and Senate president, who will have a major role to play in moving our great state forward in the next two years. Godspeed...
  • Public Hearing Monday In Enfield Regarding Appointment Of Inland Wetlands Members

    Monday night, town council will hold a public hearing before the regularly-scheduled meeting. The public hearing will address the town's inland wetlands and watercourses agency appointment process. Currently, members of the inland wetlands and...
  • The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help

    The homeless in the Ballona Wetlands should be moved, and given help
    The Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve stretches from Westchester to the marina, 640 acres of precious and precarious wildlife habitat that over the years has survived the dumping of soil from nearby construction, trampling, littering and other...
  • Después de la tormenta: terminó temporada de huracanes

    Después de la tormenta: terminó temporada de huracanes
    MIAMI- La temporada de huracanes de este año en el Atlántico, que terminó oficialmente el pasado domingo, fue "relativamente tranquila, tal como se predijo", y supone nueve años consecutivos sin que un ciclón azote Florida, algo que sí resulta...
  • Annenberg Foundation suspends plan for Ballona Wetlands visitors center

    Annenberg Foundation suspends plan for Ballona Wetlands visitors center
    In a surprise move, the Annenberg Foundation has suspended its controversial plan to build a $50-million visitors center in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve. Some wetlands proponents had criticized the proposal, first revealed by The Times in...
  • Glastonbury In The Past: The Tragic Story Of Anna Slogesky And Her Baby

    Glastonbury In The Past: The Tragic Story Of Anna Slogesky And Her Baby
    GLASTONBURY — Tragedy has often filled the pages of The Hartford Courant over its 250 years of publication. Few more tragic than the heartbreaking story of Glastonbury's Anna Slogesky who murdered her baby Alexander when she believed him to be...