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Wetlands

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  • Builder enlarges protected wetlands on Green Pond Country Club land

    The builder of a proposed 55-plus community in Bethlehem Township has legally enlarged the size the property's wetlands in hopes of appeasing residents and environmentalists concerned about the natural bird habitat. Traditions of America, based in...
  • Gaylord Palms' MOOR will focus on sea- and farm-to-table fare

    Gaylord Palms' MOOR will focus on sea- and farm-to-table fare
    MOOR is a new restaurant concept replacing Sunset Sam's in the Atrium of the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. The menu will have a sea- and farm-to-table emphasis overseen by a new culinary talent from Key West. In addition, the...
  • Osceola weighs protecting nature in future metropolis

    Osceola weighs protecting nature in future metropolis
    The most important decision in a long time for Central Florida water, wildlife and wilderness is drawing near and centers on how much nature should be protected within a metropolis that would be built decades from now. Deseret Ranch managers and Osceola...
  • Wetlands play a vital role in flood protection

    Wetlands play a vital role in flood protection
    Not long ago, wetlands were considered mere roadblocks to development — nuisances that had to be drained to be useful. But appreciation for these soggy, boggy areas has grown in recent years as their role in protecting against floods and in...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • Amid suburban South Florida, wetlands rich with birds

    Amid suburban South Florida, wetlands rich with birds
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The crowd quickly gathered — a dozen or so people, cameras in hand — as an 8-foot (2-meter) alligator came ashore. "Alligator!" someone yelled as camera shutters clicked. "It's got a turtle in its mouth!" said...
  • State kills 460 contract, wants part of nearly $290M back from contractor

    State kills 460 contract, wants part of nearly $290M back from contractor
    Virginia has canceled its contract with the consortium that was supposed to build the proposed U.S. Route 460 improvements and is fighting to reclaim a chunk of the nearly $290 million already paid to the contractor without an inch of road being paved....
  • Thursday: Fiddler Eileen Ivers presents 'Beyond the Bog Road' multimedia concert at Miller Symphony Hall

    Thursday: Fiddler Eileen Ivers presents 'Beyond the Bog Road' multimedia concert at Miller Symphony Hall
    Grammy Award-winning fiddler Eileen Ivers, along with her ensemble, will present "Beyond the Bog Road," a multimedia concert celebrating the journey of the Irish immigrant, 7 p.m. Thursday at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall. Ivers, who has guest...
  • Beavers at home in Elgin along Otter Creek

    Beavers at home in Elgin along Otter Creek
    There is, indeed, an Otter Creek behind the Otter Creek Shopping Center off Randall Road in Elgin. While it might be rare to find an otter on that stretch of water, it is a somewhat hidden home to beaver and other animals that live amid the city's...
  • Fighting flooding: Program educates about options in age of severe weather

    Fighting flooding: Program educates about options in age of severe weather
    Not many projections in life rank as certain as death and taxes, but future flooding in and around Skokie is awfully close. There is only so much capacity in any stormwater management system, and with an increase in the number of heavy rainstorms, as...
  • Huntington won't annex Bolsa Chica wetlands, council decides

    After about six years of discussions among city officials, the Huntington Beach City Council decided Monday to forgo further talk of annexing the Bolsa Chica wetlands, though members are still interested in operating a county park. A majority of the...