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  • Natural Perspectives: Land Trust's composting plan is no good

    Natural Perspectives: Land Trust's composting plan is no good
    Editor's note: This removes the paragraph regarding the water tanks, which will be above ground, not in pits that were to be no larger than 8 feet deep. Vic and I learned early this week that the California Department of Fish and Game has extended the...
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    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Enjoy a hula performance from the Mid-Pacific Institute School of the Arts dance company, Pupukahi I Ke Alo O Na Pua, shown. The troupe will appear at 7 p.m. at the Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave. A $5 donation is requested....
  • Community Commentary: Columnists are wrong again about mesa plan

    Last week, we told you how excited we were about the CPR (Community Promoted Restoration) for the Mesa, a restoration project for the Bolsa Chica mesa. The Bolsa Chica Land Trust, in cooperation with the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), developed this...
  • Natural Perspectives: Mea culpa for last column

    Natural Perspectives: Mea culpa for last column
    I made a goof in my last column about the Bolsa Chica Land Trust's plan for the mesa. The error is mine, not Vic's. I said the Land Trust was going to excavate no deeper than 8 feet to bury its 2,825-gallon water tanks in the ground. Actually, the tanks...
  • Mailbag: Egypt should heed lessons of Iran

    I pray with Mona Shadia ("Hoping for freedom in 'my' Egypt," Feb. 3) that Egyptian people will get freedoms that have been denied to them. However, I also would like to caution Egyptian protesters about the probability of a new regime that could be more...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: Staring into the eyes of a lion

    What do African game reserves and marine protection areas have in common? Before jumping to a short answer, think about wild elephants, lions, rhinoceros, leopards and giraffes roaming broad savannahs of Africa. Imagine that the reserve program,...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Native pollinators can help with fruit, vegetables

    If you're like many home gardeners, you may have added fruit trees to your garden in the past two years. Maybe a peach or an apricot, or even a few citrus or dwarf avocado. Maybe you're more into grapes and berries. Perhaps you're more the vegetable type...
  • Dade County Summer Camps

    NORTH WEST North of Tamiami Trail 41 - Miami, Doral, Hialeah, Miami Lakes, Miami Gardens, Opa Locka, Sweetwater AFRICAN HERITAGE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami 305-638-6771 BAILA CONMIGO 5909 NW 102 Ave., Doral, www.bailaconmigomiami....
  • Head to Crystal River to swim with the manatees

    Head to Crystal River to swim with the manatees
    CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — Call it the manatee meeting hole. Each winter, as many as 500 manatees gather in a protected estuary 10 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico seeking a warm-water refuge. And because there's no place like Kings Bay, tens of...
  • Plant profile: Southern Indian azaleas

    Plant profile: Southern Indian azaleas
    •Scientific name: Rhododendron simsii •Growth habit: Evergreen multi-branched rounded shrubs growing to 10 feet tall and wide. The leaves are medium to dark green, ovate in shape and growing to 3 inches long and almost half as wide. •...
  • 40th Annual Festival of Whales

    The incredible 5000-mile migration of the majestic California Gray Whale from Alaska to Mexico begins in December and continues through March. During this peak season, 40 50 whales pass by Dana Point each day, using the Dana Point Headland's 200-foot...