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  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Environmental Caucus Endorses the Florida Water and Land Campaign

     
    Endorsing the Florida Water and Land Campaign last Tuesday, the College Democrats at UCF Environmental Caucus hopes to have a major precedence in the allocation of the necessary amount of petitions needed to place the Florida Water and Land Conservation...
  • Channel Islands National Park: Kayak thrills, foxy neighbors

    The four main islands of Channel Islands National Park (www.nps.gov/chis) are as close as 13 miles off Ventura County's coast, yet neither my husband, Michael, nor I had been there. In May, we decided to check out Santa Cruz, the largest island, for a...
  • Disney enchanted by Bethlehem

    The wonderful world of Disney will soon include a piece of Bethlehem. The Walt Disney Co., whose fictional forests created cover for characters from Bambi to Snow White, has finalized an environmental deal involving the 20,000 acres of lush woods...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...