| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:21 PM
"Connecticut residents with a passion for native rhododendrons, quite rare in this state, were advised Monday by State Forester Austin F. Hawes that such showy shrubs are now blooming in the Pachaug Forest."
That sage advice came from an article in The...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:45 AM
After three fine works of fiction focused on contemporary families, Lily King broadens her horizons, geographically as well as emotionally, in a novel inspired by a real-life trio of anthropologists in New Guinea during a few fraught months in 1933.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:32 AM
La oficina meteorológica de Japón dijo el martes que la aparición del fenómeno climático El Niño, que suele estar ligado a fuertes lluvias y sequías en diferentes partes del mundo, está cada vez más cerca.
El organismo, que previó por primera vez la...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:41 PM
There's not much anyone can tell Barry Sorensen about Idaho's Big Desert that he doesn't know. Sorensen, 72, and his brother have been running cattle in this sere landscape all their lives, and they've weathered every calamity man and nature have thrown...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Minutes after California Coastal Commission staff recommended denying a request to rezone part of the Bolsa Chica mesa for residential use, the property's owner withdrew its application.
Commissioners had just taken up the highly debated rezoning...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:08 AM
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.
MEETING OF THE
ENFIELD INLAND WETLANDS AND...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The Westmont Park District is proposing a new neighborhood park for the suburb.
In December, the district purchased 4.7 acres of open space near 57th Street and Wilmette Avenue, paying a total of $600,000 for the site. The district also received a $268,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 11:00 AM
This spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took some long-overdue steps to fix the Clean Water Act, ending confusion over which streams and wetlands are protected by the law. Loopholes in the law created over the past decade have left more...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Amigos de Bolsa Chica is hosting its annual brunch fundraiser Sunday to support efforts to educate the public on the wetlands.
The event will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Seacliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Ave., Huntington Beach. Tickets are $55 per...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory.
On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...