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  • A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

    A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT
    Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands. The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
  • Wildlife Officials Happy With Results Of Berlin Fishway

    BERLIN — More than 1,000 fish used a passage opened in 2013 that allows let fish to swim past a Mattabassett River dam that had blocked migration for a century, a state report said. The fishway, built on land owned by the StanChem company in the...
  • St. Thomas' Magens Bay: white-sand beach and turquoise waters

    St. Thomas' Magens Bay: white-sand beach and turquoise waters
    Legend has it that Sir Francis Drake regularly anchored in Magens Bay with its spectacular white-sand beaches. The 16th-century British privateer also reportedly hung out on the hillsides above Magens Bay in order to spot approaching Spanish galleons...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION will offer its Ultimate Camp Experience for children with asthma, July 19-20 at Camp Fowler in Orefield. Free to ages 7-12. Campers participate in activities while learning to manage their disease. Trained medical...
  • Nature Conservancy, Martin & Co. team up to save African elephants

    Nature Conservancy, Martin & Co. team up to save African elephants
    A conservation group and a builder of top-notch acoustic guitars have joined forces to combat the insatiable global appetite for ivory that is threatening the existence of African elephants. The nonprofit Nature Conservancy and C. F. Martin & Co. on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pomfret Foundation Awards Grants To Land Trusts

    The 1772 Foundation, partnering with the Land Trust Alliance, awarded grants totaling $787,000 to 17 northeast land trusts protecting farmland located with a 100-mile radius of Boston or New York City. Two more land trusts will receive funding when they...
  • Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion

    Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion
    The flow of sand on the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan is out of balance, creating serious erosion in some places and too much sand in others, experts say. After decades of treating the problem at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in a more or less...
  • Wekiva River wildlife corridor to gain critical land

    Wekiva River wildlife corridor to gain critical land
    A state decision Tuesday to buy a patch of woods between Wekiwa Springs and Ocala National Forest nearly completes decades of costly effort to protect the unbroken corridor of wilderness. Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet approved the purchase...
  • Hampton Roads gets coastal resilience grants

    Hampton Roads gets coastal resilience grants
    Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore are the big winners in Virginia of more than $10.5 million in federal grants to help Atlantic coastal communities defend against major storms. The awards were announced Monday, part of $102.7 million allocated to...
  • Head to Blue Mountain for Father's Day outdoors events

    Sunday is Father's Day, and Blue Mountain will hold a special day of outdoors-related activities perfect for dads and their families with the Father's Day Festival noon to 7 p.m. Vendors outside the Valley Lodge will have information on hunting, fishing,...
  • Removing An Eyesore And Giving The Future Of Migratory Fish Hope

    COLCHESTER - When you look at the numbers it can be a daunting task: more than 4,000 dams span streams and rivers across the state – a testament to the power of the state's early industries. The Connecticut River watershed? The most dammed watershed...