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  • Deerfield Beach to install turtle-friendly lighting

    Deerfield Beach to install turtle-friendly lighting
    Deerfield Beach plans to spend $450,000 to make lighting on the beach less harmful for sea turtles. Artificial lights can disorient newly hatched sea turtles, drawing them inland where they become prey for birds or end up crushed in parking lots. The...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Roseau, Dominica

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Roseau, Dominica
    Often called the "Nature Island," Dominica, a 29-mile by 16-mile independent nation, in the Windward Islands, is less frequented than others, like Barbados and St. Lucia, that also form part of that group of islands, but nonetheless, Dominica is a...
  • Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk

    Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk
      Trout Lake Nature Center on the northern edge of Eustis is a 230-acre wildlife preserve dedicated to increasing environmental awareness and education in the Lake County community. The center has a 1,000-foot boardwalk extending into Trout Lake,...
  • 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.”...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The garden before the Gardens

    I enjoy the serenity of Descanso Gardens. I go there often and sit on the ground, usually in the oak forest. It puts me closer to the earth. I like to feel the decayed leaves and smell the ancient earth, whose remnants of humus and mold are products of...
  • Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor

    Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor
    Luke Clausen found a rare day in June when, on the fourth day of the FLW Tour bass fishing tournament on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, he brought in 19 pounds, 4 ounces of fish, two pounds more than any other professional fishermen had...
  • HCGH Pastoral Care training starts Sept. 20

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit volunteer items, mail to Volunteers, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email...
  • 50 picture-perfect fall getaways

    50 picture-perfect fall getaways
    As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
  • In opposition to Obama, the spirit of nullification returns

    A plethora of contemporary political phenomena that may otherwise seem only bizarre — the various "pledges" not to compromise, the rejection of Social Security as a Ponzi scheme, the denial of evolution and climate change — begin to make sense...
  • Bald eagle killed in Western Maryland

    Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the shooting death of a bald eagle that was found Friday in Allegany County near the Pennsylvania line. The mature eagle was found by a farm caretaker along the banks of Evitts Creek, just west of...
  • Red knot population continues to dwindle

    Red knot population continues to dwindle
    COOK'S BEACH, N.J. — The small bird sitting along this sandy spit of land is starving and dinner offerings are slim. Having flown 5,000 miles from South America and with 5,000 to go to its Arctic breeding ground, the red knot needs to fatten up...