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  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • University program aims to diversify conservation workforce

    SEATTLE Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu's closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state's national...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Fishing meeting: The Hollywood Hills Saltwater Fishing Science and Social Club meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Shenanigans East Side Pub, 1300 S. Federal Hwy., Dania Beach. Professor Arthur Mariano will present "The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: What have we...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area
    LEHIGH COUNTY LEHIGH COUNTY CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION will host a Citizens Police Academy, 6-9 p.m., weekly, Sept. 9 to Nov. 25, at Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. Topics include fingerprinting, firearms...
  • Gov. Brown on water bond compromise: 'We're very close'

    Warning that there is only a narrow window of opportunity to act on water, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he and lawmakers were "very close" to a deal on a new water bond. The governor touted his latest proposal, rolled out Monday as "a very...
  • On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency

    On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
    Archaeologist Torben Rick watched with frustration as pounding surf clawed at one of North America's oldest homesteads, a massive heap of village foundations, cutting tools, beads and kitchen discards left behind over the last 13,000 years. Here,...
  • California lawmakers considering historic shift in groundwater policy

    California lawmakers considering historic shift in groundwater policy
    As California continues to endure a calamitous lack of water from the sky, the state could, for the first time, start to regulate water drawn from the ground. Groundwater regulation has been politically poisonous since the state's founding. But...
  • Scientists exploring offshore canyons for Atlantic deep-sea corals

    Scientists exploring offshore canyons for Atlantic deep-sea corals
    Seventy miles off Ocean City, scientists aboard the federal research vessel Henry B. Bigelow are exploring a lush underwater landscape that until recently few would have imagined — colorful corals clinging to the rocky slopes of deep-sea canyons....
  • Los Angeles Times Media Group Appoints Austin Beutner as Publisher & CEO

      Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and Public Servant to Report to Jack Griffin, CEO of Tribune Publishing Company Beutner Succeeds Eddy W. Hartenstein, Recently Named as Non-Executive Chairman of Tribune Publishing Company Board of Directors LOS...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Josh Parrish, Nature Conservancy director of land conservation

    The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
  • Farmer's roots date to 1873, but he tends to a modern vision

    WINDOM, Minn. Though raised on the farm where he lives today, amid thousands of acres of corn and soybeans, Tony Thompson is anything but a homebody. � Educated over many winters at Montana State University, where he earned an agronomy degree,...