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Wetlands

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  • Snakes in your yard can be a healthy thing, especially if you have pests they eat

    Wildlife-loving posts on Facebook are sometimes not for faint-of-heart gardeners. Especially when they involve snakes that gardeners find in their yards. This year, my Facebook feed is populated with snake-centered posts almost daily. In...
  • Enfield Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Agency Tuesday Meeting Agenda

    The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 820 Enfield St. Below is the meeting agenda, as posted on the town's website.   AGENDA MEETING OF THE ENFIELD INLAND WETLANDS AND...
  • Weekend Escape: Imperial Beach buffs up its image

    Imperial Beach, at the southwest corner of the United States and a short hop from Tijuana, is the poor cousin of Southern California beach towns. Dicey areas have detracted from attractive, sandy beaches and good surfing, so the city is trying to...
  • Woman injured in wetlands crash

    A driver who may have been drinking ended up in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands early Tuesday, according to Huntington Beach police. Around 12:18 a.m., a woman's car crashed near the end of Springdale Street, which abuts the eastern portion of the wetlands,...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Homer Glen dedicates Erin Hills Park, third in village

    Homer Glen dedicates Erin Hills Park, third in village
    Homer Glen's third village park, nestled close to wetlands and wildlife and featuring amenities such as a putting green, playground equipment and a doggie water fountain, was dedicated on Saturday. "The number of birds and wildlife … is just...
  • A Sanctuary For Native Rhododendrons

    A Sanctuary For Native Rhododendrons
    "Connecticut residents with a passion for native rhododendrons, quite rare in this state, were advised Monday by State Forester Austin F. Hawes that such showy shrubs are now blooming in the Pachaug Forest." That sage advice came from an article in The...
  • Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration

    Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration
    Illinois tollway officials gave early approval to plans to spend $7.1 million restoring wetlands in Orland Grassland South, one of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's newest sites. Last summer, the tollway announced it would partner with the Cook...
  • Fundraiser to support wetlands education

    The Amigos de Bolsa Chica is hosting its annual brunch fundraiser Sunday to support efforts to educate the public on the wetlands. The event will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Seacliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Ave., Huntington Beach. Tickets are $55 per...
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory. On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...
  • New park planned for 5 acres near 57th St. and Wilmette Ave.

    New park planned for 5 acres near 57th St. and Wilmette Ave.
    The Westmont Park District is proposing a new neighborhood park for the suburb. In December, the district purchased 4.7 acres of open space near 57th Street and Wilmette Avenue, paying a total of $600,000 for the site. The district also received a $268,...