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  • PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply

    PennEast natural gas pipeline may run past Bethlehem's water supply
    The idyllic Carbon County acreage where Bethlehem gets its drinking water — called one of the last great places on Earth by one conservancy group — might get a natural gas pipeline. On a 114-mile route from the Wilkes-Barre area to a...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Butterfly habitat restoration starts at Lake Katherine

    Butterfly habitat restoration starts at Lake Katherine
    The ground is still frozen, but Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens is already working on creating habitat designed to help butterflies and other pollinating insects thrive. Lake Katherine, in Palos Heights, received a $34,000 federal grant...
  • Volunteers fired up to help remove invasive species

    Volunteers fired up to help remove invasive species
    VALPARAISO – Though damp conditions made getting a fire started a challenge, eight volunteers helped fuel a bonfire at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve with autumn olive, bush honeysuckle and multi-floral rose, pretty-sounding plants that crowd out...
  • Seminole Tribe's cattle operation protects Florida wildlife

    Seminole Tribe's cattle operation protects Florida wildlife
    As development eats away at Florida's untamed lands, wild animals have found an ally in the Seminole Tribe. The tribe's 36,000-acre cattle operation on the Brighton Reservation, north of Lake Okeechobee, is an important pathway for migrating wildlife...
  • Sign up with Eustis police for citizens academy

    Sign up with Eustis police for citizens academy
    The Eustis Police Department will host a nine-week citizens academy beginning March 4. The academy helps participants to become familiar with the police department's daily operations, better understanding of the procedures, guidelines, responsibilities,...
  • Three Niles troop members attain rank of Eagle Scout

    Three Niles troop members attain rank of Eagle Scout
    Boy Scout Troop 175, based at St. John Brebeuf parish in Niles, has added three more Eagle Scouts to its long list. Adam Cieply and Ray Joseph, both seniors at Notre Dame College Prep in Niles, and Andrew Cichon, who graduated last spring from Loyola...
  • For tomato seeds, disease-resistant doesn't mean disease-proof

    For tomato seeds, disease-resistant doesn't mean disease-proof
    I started tomato seeds indoors last year, and they did really well after planting outside until half the plants had an almost instant wilting or blight. The seeds were VFN [resistant to verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt and nematode]. Any thoughts on...
  • Students clear out invasive plants

    Students clear out invasive plants
    Students from South Plantation High School were the first group to collect more than 100 bags of invasive plants at Miramar Pineland Park as part of a program to honor Broward County's centennial celebration. The 150 juniors from the school's...
  • Obama spending plan would cut cash for Great Lakes restoration by $50 million

    Obama spending plan would cut cash for Great Lakes restoration by $50 million
    President Barack Obama's proposed budget for 2016 seeks what it calls a $50 million "modest reduction" in a multiyear program to clean up the Great Lakes. The president's spending plan released Monday requests $250 million for the Great Lakes...
  • In Brief

    New Lenox schools raising money through its Brain Brawl Spectators are invited to join the New Lenox School District 122 Foundation Brain Brawl Feb. 6. They are welcome to watch the 18 teams compete in six rounds of trivia. The teams are already sold...