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  • Big hand for a tiny turtle

    Big hand for a tiny turtle
    America's tiniest turtle is getting a helping hand from Uncle Sam. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week it is giving the Maryland Department of Natural Resources $153,321 to protect the bog turtle, which at just three to four inches...
  • Get Away To The Exquisite Joy Of Swamps

    Walking the banks of a brook in Durham recently, I made my way through muddy ground and past a tangle of red maples and other woody vegetation to a patch of open water surrounded by trees and edged in sedges and cattails. Durham Meadows revealed many...
  • Home-Garden news for 9/11: Design your space at home show this weekend, garden lecture series starting

    Meet skilled craftsmen, kitchen and bath designers, architects and builders at the 2014 Design Your Space Home Show this weekend in Virginia Beach. Jeff Devlin, HGTV personality and DIY host of "I Hate My Bath" is the main stage presenter during the show...
  • A captivating 'Wetlands' pushes the boundaries of taste

    A captivating 'Wetlands' pushes the boundaries of taste
    The unrepentantly vulgar and captivating German coming-of-age film "Wetlands" gives new meaning to the term "naughty bits." The gutter isn't where its mind and heart are, though. Based on a novel by Charlotte Roche, the movie's hemorrhoids-suffering,...
  • Spurned by Gators, Kentucky freshman Garrett Johnson returns to haunt Swamp

    Spurned by Gators, Kentucky freshman Garrett Johnson returns to haunt Swamp
    GAINESVILLE — The last time Garrett Johnson was in The Swamp, he left in a huff. He was miffed. He wanted a scholarship offer from the Florida Gators and he didn’t get it. On Saturday night, he left The Swamp disappointed, once again, as his...
  • Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'

    Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'
    In "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" and "Secret Son," Laila Lalami probed individual lives to illuminate the contemporary social complexities of her native Morocco. She pulls back for an even broader perspective in this rich novel based on an actual,...
  • Wetlands are for the birds, says an artist who wants to keep it that way

    Wetlands are for the birds, says an artist who wants to keep it that way
    Gwendolyn Evans has had 34 homes over the years but her current one is in Bethlehem Township, where she shares a big, handsome house off Green Pond Road with her husband, Bill Caldwell, and a couple of gargantuan dogs named Heidi and Olaf. She is a...
  • Victory Came Hard In Long Battle To Save The Preserve

    Victory Came Hard In Long Battle To Save The Preserve
    OLD SAYBROOK — Fifteen years. That's how long it took to save the last major stretch of unprotected coastal forest in southern New England from developers' bulldozers. The battle to protect the rocky, 1,000-acre woodland known as "The Preserve"...
  • Burroughs High tennis opens season with loss to Alhambra

    Burroughs High tennis opens season with loss to Alhambra
    BURBANK — One portion of the Burroughs High team looked good Tuesday in the squad's season opener. However, the other half of the Indians' squad struggled. Burroughs received a solid performance from its singles contingent, which captured six of...
  • Ivan Robinson's Woods Along The Edge Of An Atlantic White Cedar Swamp

    Ivan Robinson's Woods Along The Edge Of An Atlantic White Cedar Swamp
    Deep in the forests of Tolland, along the edge of an ancient Atlantic White Cedar swamp, is an old oak known as the "touch me tree." The tree, whose name was coined by the late Ivan Robinson, is next to the sprawling boughs of giant white pines —...
  • Reasons To Reject Community Center Plan

    Here are my exit poll answers for rejecting the Sept. 9 referendum on the Newington town hall and community center project: The town Planning and Zoning Commission's 2020 Plan of Conservation and Development regarding dedicated open space in Mill Pond...