| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has rejected legal claims by environmental groups that sued Caltrans and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in hopes of stopping construction of a controversial freeway bypass in Willits, Calif.
The four-lane bypass...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A trail winds up the side of a glacial esker to a high point known as Pigeon Hill – a place where the ghosts of a long-extinct species still seem to haunt the forest.
High on this rise in the woods of Bristol's Harry C. Barnes Nature Preserve,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON – Federal scientists have developed a system that could help prevent some contamination of wetlands and groundwater from oil development in the booming Williston Basin in Montana and North Dakota, according to a new study.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
On a recent sunny afternoon, nature was buzzing around a section of the newly revitalized area of Fairview Park.
Birds and other wildlife were all around, sounding off in the trees, ponds and thick brush beyond the manicured walking trails of the park's...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:40 AM
"War is coming, and you're going to lose." -- Queenie
To reset: a coven, with a dying supreme witch at the helm, is about to do battle with a voodoo queen, who has recruited one of the coven's members and the husband of another to her side.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Steeped in star-crossed tragedy, mordant humor and paranormal activity — in other words, an Irish play to its core — Marina Carr’s contemporary take on the story of Medea, “By the Bog of Cats,” elicits suitably haunting...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Florida State pledge Ryan Sousa was taking in the scene at The Swamp on Saturday, a special guest of the Seminoles hated rival the Florida Gators.
The 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver from Orlando Lake Nona was on an official recruiting visit to Florida...
| Sep 20, 2013
It's not surprising that the Annenberg Foundation's plans for an expansive interpretive center in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve has stirred controversy. The cherished 640-acre reserve that stretches from Westchester to Marina del Rey has...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Central Florida there is a unchanging list of names on the tongues of residents and tourists alike as to where people should go to experience the natural beauty of Florida. Wekiva Springs. Blue Springs. Rock Springs. Some people will even mention...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The Ballona Wetlands Land Trust has sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to force resolution of a months-long dispute over access to records related to the Annenberg Foundation's proposal to build an interpretive center in a portion of...