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  • Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk

    Video: Trout Lake Nature Center Walk
    Ā  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,...
  • Conservation groups want to protect eastern diamondback rattlesnake

    Conservation groups want to protect eastern diamondback rattlesnake
    The eastern diamondback rattlesnake, one of the world's least popular forms of wildlife, was proposed Monday for protection under the Endangered Species Act. A group of conservation organizations filed a petition Monday with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
  • How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene

    How to help sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene
    Young sea turtles beached by Hurricane Irene may need some help. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the storm may have tossed them from the mats of seaweed that serve as their home when they first enter the ocean. The commission...
  • Nature center's decade celebrated

    Nature center's decade celebrated
    BURBANK — For Burbank High School freshman Ryan Magowan, the Stough Canyon Nature Center is a welcome escape from daily life. “You can get away from technology and get outdoors,” said Ryan, who said his love of nature and interest in...
  • Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free

    Natural lawn tips: How to go chemical-free
    Can you really have an herbicide/pesticide-free lawn that looks good? Most people think "natural lawn care" means you can ignore your lawn all spring and summer. But while it's a chemical-free process, it does require a few basic practices, Rachel...
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  • Natural Perspectives: Mr. and Mrs. Wren find home in backyard

    The big excitement in our yard is that a pair of house wrens has set up house in our bluebird nest box. Vic and I got the nest box from Friends of Shipley Nature Center last year, but I put it up too late in the season to attract any bluebirds. A male...
  • Natural Perspectives: Finishing touches on garden include compost bins

    Natural Perspectives: Finishing touches on garden include compost bins
    The Huntington Beach Community Garden at the end of Atlanta Avenue opened last Saturday with a celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony. After two years of planning and meetings, the garden is now a reality. The week before the grand opening, the garden...
  • Cutting Minnesota's tourist draw?

    Cutting Minnesota's tourist draw?
    As a longtimeĀ fan and user of Minnesota's water and woods, I have to say that a move to permit logging in two state parks strikes me as a bit like strip-mining Vail Mountain. Maybe that's an overstatement, but with natural resources that are such a...
  • Mailbag: Mesa plan is community's gain

    In April 2002, Lou Murray wrote about the Bolsa Chica Land Trust's restoration work: "We applaud the ongoing removal of nonnative iceplant on the Bolsa Chica sand dunes and the planting of native plants on the mesa because it creates more natural...
  • Mailbag: 'Footloose' cast and crew are inspirational

    Last weekend I took my daughters to see "Footloose" at the Artist's Theatre. What a wonderful show! Those high school students acted, sang, danced and changed sets and lighting like professionals. We were completely entertained. Bravo to our fantastically...