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  • Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

    Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth
    It all started with a flier that landed on the doorstep of his Huntington Beach home in 2001. City Planning Commissioner Mark Bixby, 55, remembers showing the announcement — a notification of community activism to preserve the Bolsa Chica wetlands...
  • 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...
  • Gators look to get back on track when Missouri visits the Swamp

    Gators look to get back on track when Missouri visits the Swamp
    Missouri at Florida Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: 7 p.m., ESPN2 Weather: 79 degrees, clear Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/swampthings, @osgators or #gators Quick slant: The Gators and Tigers are 1-1 head-to-head since Missouri joined the...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CITY OF ALLENTOWN will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 21 in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets. Discuss and explore options for land use and transportation alternatives. Info:...
  • A look at the Gators-Missouri game from the other sideline

    A look at the Gators-Missouri game from the other sideline
    Missouri beat writer Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star answers some questions about the Tigers prior to Saturday night's visit to the Swamp. 1. Maty Mauk said at SEC Media Day he hoped to be the next Johnny Manziel. What has been the reason he has...
  • Small, green and kind of cute — for your average amphibian

    Small, green and kind of cute — for your average amphibian
    It's small, green and cute in an amphibian sort of way. The green treefrog, Hyla cinerea, is a native species usually found near any permanent body of water. Lately, I've become fascinated by these 1- to 2.5-inch long cuties after noticing how many...
  • SEC announces Gators 2015 football schedule

    SEC announces Gators 2015 football schedule
    The SEC announced the Florida Gators' 2015 football schedule on Thursday night. While there were no surprises, the Gators will add Ole Miss to their eight-game conference schedule. The Rebels will vist the Swamp on Oct. 3 and replace Alabama as UF's...
  • Route 460 study: Improving existing road cheaper, with less wetlands impact than new route

    Route 460 study: Improving existing road cheaper, with less wetlands impact than new route
    An environmental study released Monday on the Route 460 realignment project points to major differences in cost and wetlands impacts between the original proposed route and simply improving the existing roadway. The draft Supplemental Environmental...
  • 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...
  • UF loss to LSU caps long, sad week for Gator Nation

    UF loss to LSU caps long, sad week for Gator Nation
    GAINESVILLE — At the University of Florida, it was almost "The Week a Team Started Growing Up." Instead, it may go down as "The Week the World Came Tumbling Down." The Florida Gators, coming off one of the most tumultuous, tempestuous, topsy-...
  • 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...