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Wetlands

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  • 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...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park

    Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park
    A new wetland survey has classified most of a prime tract at the Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park as wetlands, leaving the land difficult and costly to develop. The county has been struggling to attract businesses to the 1,500-acre site and the...
  • Newington In Talks With Toll Brothers Over Cedar Mountain Suit

    NEWINGTON — The conservation commission is in talks with Toll Brothers over the company's lawsuit to overturn the commission's denial of a wetlands permit for a proposed housing development on Cedar Mountain. The commission met privately for nearly...
  • Put some color in your autumn

    Put some color in your autumn
    If your fall foliage bucket list includes vivid red cranberry marshes, winding country roads with a kaleidoscope of golden and orange leaves, and canopies of hardwood and coniferous trees along quiet lakes, we've got the perfect drives plotted out for...
  • Thirteen Cities and Towns Awarded Main Street Investment Fund Grants

    Thirteen Cities and Towns Awarded Main Street Investment Fund Grants
    Thirteen municipalities across Connecticut will receive a total of $5 million in grants as part of the state's Main Street Investment Fund, administered through the state Department of Housing. The grants are intended to improve or develop commercial...
  • Universal's Horror Nights transforms 'American Werewolf' into a haunted maze

    Universal's Horror Nights transforms 'American Werewolf' into a haunted maze
    A new Halloween Horror Nights maze at Universal Studios Hollywood will re-create the Oscar-winning man-to-beast transformation from the 1981 film "An American Werewolf in London." "An American Werewolf in London" tells the story of two American...
  • La Caņada High football recovers after sloppy first half to pounce on Alhambra

    La Cañada High football recovers after sloppy first half to pounce on Alhambra
    LA CAŅADA —Within a matter of less than five minutes, a frustrating first half of football disappeared for the La Caņada High football team. The Spartans scored 20 points within the first few minutes of the third quarter before eventually rolling...
  • Latest 'Discover Colchester' walk focuses on Cohen Woodlands

    The Colchester Land Trust and Garden Club teamed up on Sunday, Sept. 7, to present the planned new butterfly gardens and to introduce improved trails on the former property of the late state Rep. Rubin Cohen and his wife, Elizabeth Johnston Cohen. Two...
  • 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"...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet fall-flowering yellow crownbeard and soldier beetle that likes it; as well as invasive Japanese stilt grass

    Today, you meet the nice native yellow crownbeard and the not-so-nice non-native Japanese stilt grass. You also meet the beneficial soldier beetle. Information on these species is courtesy of Helen Hamilton, author of "Wildflowers and Grasses of...