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  • 2 dogs from Texas sniff out snails in Ecuador's Galapagos

    When Darwin the Labrador retriever crashed out of a service dog program for people, conservationists found him a very different sort of job: sniffing out giant African land snails that are threatening crops on the most visited of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands.
  • Council gives creek restoration plan its blessing

    Council gives creek restoration plan its blessing
    Bob Borthwick sees Laguna Canyon Creek as a vital habitat for wildlife and plants and hates it when someone refers to it as a ditch or a channel. That's why the landscape architect and Laguna Beach resident wants to give the watercourse some tender...

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish

    South Elgin Lions Club smelt fry sign of changing times for small fish
    It's that time of year for old school rainbow smelt fries, and Friday, the South Elgin Lions Club will be hosting its sixth annual event — a gathering rarer to find in these parts, perhaps in part due to the dwindling supply of locally caught fish....

    BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day

    BHS students, conservationists come together for Earth Day
    About 40 Barrington High School students braved the cold winds on April 22 as they joined staff and volunteers with the Barrington Area Conservation Trust to plant new native plants and remove debris from the Pederson Preserve. The effort was part of...

    Catching non-native species is rewarding

    Catching non-native species is rewarding
    Exotic species are a nuisance in South Florida's lakes and canals, but they're fun to catch and good to eat. They can also pay off for those who compete in the Everglades Non-Native Fish Round Up. The sixth annual event, hosted by the Everglades...