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Wetlands

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  • A Sanctuary For Native Rhododendrons

    A Sanctuary For Native Rhododendrons
    "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...
  • Anthropologists find love in Lily King's novel 'Euphoria'

    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. She...
  • Japón dice que fenómeno El Niño está cerca

    Japón dice que fenómeno El Niño está cerca
    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...
  • Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought

    Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought
    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...
  • Bolsa Chica rezoning dead for now

    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...
  • 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,...
  • New park planned for 5 acres near 57th St. and Wilmette Ave.

    New park planned for 5 acres near 57th St. and Wilmette Ave.
    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,...
  • Mikulski must stand up for clean water [Letter]

    Mikulski must stand up for clean water [Letter]
    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...
  • Fundraiser to support wetlands education

    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...
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    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...