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  • On Gardening: Invest in crinum lilies for long-term beauty and fragrance

    It was love at first sight that day in Brookhaven, Miss., when I came across the grand crinum lily, Crinum asiaticum, I fell in love even though it wasn't blooming. The tree-like structure of the stem or stalk and the large exotic foliage sold me with its...
  • Mayoral election a crossroads for city

    Mayoral election a crossroads for city
    Country Club Hills advertises itself as being at the "crossroads of opportunity." The five candidates running for mayor in the April 7 election say the contest represents a different type of crossroads, with voters deciding not just who the new mayor...
  • "El Niño" pondría fin a peor sequía de la historia en Chile: agencia estatal

    "El Niño" pondría fin a peor sequía de la historia en Chile: agencia estatal
    Una eventual llegada del fenómeno climático "El Niño" a las costas chilenas este invierno pondría fin a la peor sequía de la que se tenga registro en el país, dijo el martes la estatal Dirección Meteorológica de Chile (DMC).  Siete años de escasez de...
  • Headlands Dunes preserve is a wild Lake Erie beach with sand, forest, marshes

    Headlands Dunes preserve is a wild Lake Erie beach with sand, forest, marshes
    FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio Once there were 170 miles of unspoiled Lake Erie beaches with dunes and beach-loving vegetation on Ohio's North Coast. Few remain today. That's what makes Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve in Lake County so special. It is the...
  • Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research

    Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research
    In a few months, a pair of small unmanned drones will soar over forests and swamps in southwestern Nigeria, their onboard cameras scanning the ground for the remains of a lost civilization. They'll be sussing out the scars of large-scale ditches and...
  • Group offers modern take for grieving widows

    Group offers modern take for grieving widows
    Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him. It was Valentine's Day nearly 15 years ago. Suddenly a widow with two young children, Moor joined a support group for...
  • Orland Park nature center plans are ready for public comment

    Orland Park nature center plans are ready for public comment
    Orland Park is looking for residents to weigh in on plans for a new nature center near Forest Preserve District of Cook County land at the north end of the village. The Orland Park Open Lands Fund purchased the 3.5-acre site, formerly the Pebble Creek...
  • George Lucas works ‘Strange Magic’ with new animated film

     
    Forget Joseph Campbell and “The Power of Myth.” The inspiration for “Strange Magic,” the new animated feature co-written and produced […]...
  • Wildlife expedition: 1,000 miles, 70 days

    Wildlife expedition: 1,000 miles, 70 days
    NOBLETON – On the long trail again is a trio of Florida explorers who previously hiked, pedaled and paddled 1,000 miles up the spine of Florida to focus public attention on environmental treasures. Now, in their second Florida Wildlife Corridor...
  • 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...