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Wetlands

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  • Poachers on prowl for bog turtles, too

    SCRANTON — Researchers aren't the only people searching for bog turtles. Poachers are also on the prowl. Each turtle can fetch up to $5,000 on the illegal reptile market. Ounce for ounce, that makes the endangered bog turtles more valuable than...
  • Weekend Escape: Imperial Beach buffs up its image

    Imperial Beach, at the southwest corner of the United States and a short hop from Tijuana, is the poor cousin of Southern California beach towns. Dicey areas have detracted from attractive, sandy beaches and good surfing, so the city is trying to...
  • EPA faces backlash in trying to regulate wetlands that often aren't wet

    SMYRNA, Del. When is a ditch just a ditch? And when is a plot of woodland without a stitch of visible water actually a "water of the U.S."? For federal officials working on regulations to clarify what the 42-year-old Clean Water Act really means, the...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Homer Glen dedicates Erin Hills Park, third in village

    Homer Glen dedicates Erin Hills Park, third in village
    Homer Glen's third village park, nestled close to wetlands and wildlife and featuring amenities such as a putting green, playground equipment and a doggie water fountain, was dedicated on Saturday. "The number of birds and wildlife … is just...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Snakes in your yard can be a healthy thing, especially if you have pests they eat

    Wildlife-loving posts on Facebook are sometimes not for faint-of-heart gardeners. Especially when they involve snakes that gardeners find in their yards. This year, my Facebook feed is populated with snake-centered posts almost daily. In...
  • On Gardening: Stunning blue bog sage lures birds and bees

    On Gardening: Stunning blue bog sage lures birds and bees
    A great purple hairstreak, one of the most beautiful butterflies in the United States, created quite a stir as he feasted on the nectar-rich sky-blue flowers of the bog sage. This sage, the tallest plant in our new pollinator gardens, at the Coastal...
  • Enfield Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Agency Tuesday Meeting Agenda

    The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 820 Enfield St. Below is the meeting agenda, as posted on the town's website.   AGENDA MEETING OF THE ENFIELD INLAND WETLANDS AND...
  • Woman injured in wetlands crash

    A driver who may have been drinking ended up in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands early Tuesday, according to Huntington Beach police. Around 12:18 a.m., a woman's car crashed near the end of Springdale Street, which abuts the eastern portion of the wetlands,...
  • Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration

    Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration
    Illinois tollway officials gave early approval to plans to spend $7.1 million restoring wetlands in Orland Grassland South, one of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's newest sites. Last summer, the tollway announced it would partner with the Cook...