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Wetlands

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  • Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list....
  • Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]
    As field organizers with Clean Water Action, we inform residents about environmental issues and ask them to contact elected officials to take action. We are currently working on the most important water campaign since the passage of the Clean Water Act in...
  • Cedar Mountain Struggle Not Over

    The Cedar Mountain debate is back with the Newington Conservation Committee after developer Toll Bros. demanded arbitration, even when their plans were rejected 5–1 [Sept. 19, news, "Wetland Request Now In Talks"].  Numerous reports state that...
  • Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding

    Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding
    Can street flooding be crowdsourced? Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets. When the app launches in a...
  • Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring

    Why 'No Boots On The Ground' Isn't Reassuring
    Each time I hear President Barack Obama assure us that there will be "no boots on the ground" in Iraq or Syria, I think of my husband's Army boots, lying in a heap in the corner of the downstairs study. They're covered in fine dust from his latest...
  • Continuing care communities pair amenities with health benefits

    Pat and Arne Cook thought they'd made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in Connecticut, where they raised their four children. Avid golfers,...
  • Missing Orlando man found in the woods

    Missing Orlando man found in the woods
    The 23-year-old Orlando man who went missing in the woods was found in fair condition near a wooded, swamp area Wednesday morning, officials said. Jonathan Hernandez was last seen about 12 p.m. Monday in front of Cypress Creek High School, where he was...
  • Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb

    In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment. In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
  • Muschamp: Gators missed 'countless' opportunities during loss to LSU

    Muschamp: Gators missed 'countless' opportunities during loss to LSU
    GAINESVILLE — As the scoreboard read 0:00 late Saturday night in the Swamp, the clock may have began ticking louder than ever on Will Muschamp’s time remaining at the University of Florida. The Gators’ 30-27 loss to an eminently...
  • Water diversion from Polk County an urban myth

    Water diversion from Polk County an urban myth
    Alligators from Florida are alive and well and patrolling the warren of sewers beneath New York City. The hitchhiker in the back seat disappears during the ride, and the driver later learns that the hitchhiker is already dead — she died years...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...