| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:43 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:49 AM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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,”...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:34 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:18 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...