| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Nature class — Nature Nuts and Explorers at Grass River Center "Predator-Prey" class 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2. The hunt is on! How does a wild hunter (predator) find his food? How does the hunted (prey) avoid being dinner? Join in their hide and seek...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
A city-owned field previously besieged by weeds now has oak trees and California native plants as part of a five-year habitat restoration in Laguna Canyon.
The Laguna Canyon Foundation has just completed the first year of its plan to restore a 3.7-acre...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:56 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday.
Here's what we're reading today.
* A new poll shows voters aren't quite on board with Marco Rubio's handling of the immigration debate or his stance on background checks for gun purchases, the...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Florida’s spring is officially in bloom with an abundance of colorful wildflowers to be found on roadsides and parks all over the state. The bloom was a few weeks delayed like last year but there are several locations right now with beautiful...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Celebrate Mother's Day with a wildflower walk from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, May 11, at the Little Traverse Conservancy's new Wisser-Saworski Nature Preserve located just north of Boyne Falls.
Join botanist Roger Knutson on a hike through hardwood...
| Apr 19, 2013
What we know of what Mother Nature provides in the spring has come to us over years of watching for the emergence of spring flowers, the scampering of the squirrels, and the change in the songs of the birds.
We like the idea of knowing when each...
| Apr 10, 2013
Antsy for spring?
Stop impatiently tapping your hiking boots. The first wildflowers of spring are out.
Behold the skunk cabbage.
It is one of the earliest and oddest.
"It's not very attractive as far as flowers go," said Brian Winters, associate...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Our landscape has suffered from a strange winter. Like you, I am sure we had some cold but lots of warm weather too. Some plants have been killed back but others are flourishing. The weeds really loved it. So, it is time to get active and renew the good...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:40 PM
As weather warms this spring, state parks in the counties of Cambria and Somerset are gearing up for a rush of visitors eager to fish, bird-watch and discover wildflowers.
“Yes, the fishing is big,” said Kimberly Peck, environmental...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:01 PM
1. How about a concert, 'Little Darlin''?
The Diamonds will perform their hits from the '50s and '60s at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $15 to $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Capitol...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Spring is here, and with it comes the scents and subtle sounds of nature. Connecticut is a great place for flower-peeping, so get out there, breathe in the fresh air, let the sun warm your face and listen to some wondrous springtime sounds. Here are a few...