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  • A golf sanctuary

    A golf sanctuary
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — If you come to the Mirimichi Golf Course looking for signs of Justin Timberlake, the hometown actor-singer who bought and renovated the course, you almost certainly will be disappointed. On a recent visit to Mirimichi, all I...
  • Russell Gordon 'Buz' Meyer Sr.

    Russell Gordon 'Buz' Meyer Sr.
    Russell Gordon "Buz" Meyer Sr., a conservationist who converted his Woodwardville farm into a habitat for animals and plants that he opened to Scouting groups, 4-H clubs, church camps, schoolchildren and the Audubon Society, died there Sept. 1 of...
  • Starved Rock officials stress caution after second fall in a week

    Starved Rock officials stress caution after second fall in a week
    Two falls in less than a week at Starved Rock State Park should serve as reminder to follow warning signs on hiking trails, authorities said Tuesday. Although the trails in the park are marked with signs and in some places barricades, it doesn’t...
  • Former Howard County farm envisioned for children's garden

    Former farmland near the heart of Columbia would become a children's garden and "early childhood education nature center" if a citizens group is successful in persuading Howard County officials to carry out the project. The land is part of a 300-acre...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...
  • Columbia's nature center is a front door to suburban landscape

    Columbia's nature center is a front door to suburban landscape
    Where do bats live? What do spiders eat? How old is the forest? The answers to those and many other questions can be found at the James and Anne Robinson Nature Center, a $17.6 million educational facility that opened this month in Columbia. With two...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Sparks story time Wednesday, 10-11 a.m., Gunpowder Falls State Park, 1207 Sparks Road, Sparks. Bring the youngsters out to the Sparks Bank Nature Center every Wednesday to listen to a nature-themed story. After hearing the story, make a related craft....
  • 60 recreational fishermen face loss of licenses

    60 recreational fishermen face loss of licenses
    The Department of Natural Resources will announce today that it has made its own large catch — 60 recreational fishermen involved in a variety of illegal activities on Maryland's waterways in the past five months. As a result, the agency has...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • Gardens add exhibition space

    Gardens add exhibition space
    After five years of planning, preparation and construction, Descanso Gardens is growing a new attraction. The Sturt Haaga Gallery will open to the public this Saturday at 2 p.m. with the exhibit, “The Botanical Photographs of Andrea Baldeck.”...