| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn praised Orland Park for its focus on green infrastructure this week during a ceremonial bill signing at the village's LEED-certified police station.
"Orland Park is a real leader in thinking green and acting green," Quinn said. "We want...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
In just five years, Minnesota has lost 312 square miles of valuable wetlands and the natural vegetation that surrounds them -- an area about 5.7 times the size of Minneapolis -- reducing a resource that provides vital habitat for waterfowl, minimizes...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Tinley Park officials are concerned that new storm water and flood plain regulations in Cook County's proposed watershed management ordinance could have a negative impact on future business development in the village, officials said.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Ann Nghiem enjoys the transformation the Bolsa Chica Wetlands undergo each season.
Like the wetlands, Nghiem, 18, has transformed in a year's time after participating in the inaugural session of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy's Youth Leadership in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Those not familiar with the iconoclastic soul artist Swamp Dogg might know him through his biggest hit, "Don't Take Her (She's All I've Got)," which hit the top five twice in the 1960s and '70s.
If not for that, perhaps you've seen the singer,...
| Jul 3, 2013
It's possible that not all 56 acres of airport wetlands will need to be removed.
A wildlife biologist has been contacted to see what wetlands could be modified or left alone on airport grounds.
That could save the Aberdeen Regional Airport some...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:59 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation designed to fix problems with Michigan's wetland policies.
Michigan is one of only two states to manage wetlands such as swamps, marshes and bogs. Supporters of the bill signed...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Costa Mesa was recently recognized for its Fairview Park wetlands project and Neighborhood Improvement Task Force.
The two awards from the Assn. of California Cities-Orange County, of which Costa Mesa is a member, were in the environmental quality/...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:46 PM
With a measuring tape and notepad in hand, Gordon Smith jotted down the size of the windows at the Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy building.
The chairman of the nonprofit is looking to install some transparent vinyl veneers on the windows as...
| Jun 25, 2013
If the Great Dismal Swamp catches fire as it did two years ago, or a hurricane makes for Hampton Roads, the region may well become a sort of atmospheric science lab for NASA.
The agency is engaged in two airborne science campaigns, one of which will...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must provide information to a regulatory agency by Feb. 11 about its decision to clear 43 acres of wetlands in the Sepulveda Basin and fill in a pond used by migrating waterfowl. The Los......