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Wetlands

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Top Wetlands Articles

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  • Love Of Nature Became Expertise In Botany

    Penni Sharp could often be seen with a jeweler's loupe and a camera roaming the shoreline or the trap rock ridges of Connecticut in search of plants. A midlife master's degree in forest science enhanced her lifelong interest in science, and she became an...
  • Blame lawmakers, not Disney, for ailing springs

    Blame lawmakers, not Disney, for ailing springs
    The tree-huggers are taking a few jabs at Disney for concocting a fake Florida spring as the centerpiece of the new storyline for the resort's dining and shopping complex. "Disney Springs makes a mockery of Florida's natural springs and the rural...
  • Town officials, environmental advocates lobby DEEP on stormwater regulations

    Town officials all across Connecticut are paying close attention to language being drafted by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection regarding stormwater regulations. Officials are worried about the costs and manpower that would be required...
  • 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,”...
  • Restoration work approved for Mead Grove

    Restoration work approved for Mead Grove
    The City Commission has approved two grant agreements funding improvements at the Mead Grove wetlands area, clearing the way for a restoration of Lake Lillian. On Monday, the commission approved use of a $400,000 grant from the Florida Department of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Flock to Everglades Birding Festival

    Flock to Everglades Birding Festival
    Go on a five-day lark, spying hundreds of rare and exotic birds at South Florida hot spots, swamps and prairies during the Everglades Birding Festival on Jan. 15-19. The feathered fest features a team of ornithology experts leading expeditions, photo...
  • A humble guardian watches over Ormond Beach

    A humble guardian watches over Ormond Beach
    It began with an albino parakeet named Whitey. As a child, Walter Fuller would play Johnny Cash on the record player in his bedroom and let Whitey out of his cage. Whitey would fly around and alight on the back of a chair or the corner of a nightstand...