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  • The fate of the California gnatcatcher

    The fate of the California gnatcatcher
    Southern California developers are petitioning federal authorities to kick the California gnatcatcher off the list of threatened species, where it's been since 1993. They're backed by a scientific study, which they helped fund, showing a lack of DNA...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Stream Insects Focus Of Natural History Museum Activity

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, will hold water a quality activity "Stream Insects" on Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Paula Coughlin, citizen science coordinator at the...
  • Stream insects

    POMFRET- The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, will hold water a quality activity called Stream Insects on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. Paula Coughlin, citizen science...
  • Book and bake sale

    NORTH GROSVENORDALE – The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will be holding their fall book and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon, 934 Riverside Drive (Rt. 12). Book donations accepted until Friday, Sept. 26, at noon. Individually...
  • Celebrate Mansfield Festival to offer something for everyone

    The Mansfield Downtown Partnership invites area residents to gather at the 11th Annual Celebrate Mansfield Festival for music, food and fun. The Celebrate Mansfield Festival will be Sunday, Sept. 21 on the Town Square. In case of rain, the event will be...
  • France's supply of escargot could be in danger

    France's supply of escargot could be in danger
    A worm from Southeast Asia has found its way into France and is threatening the country's supply of escargot.  The New Guinea flatworm is one of the most dangerous invasive species in the world. The worms were spotted at the botanical gardens in...
  • Director reinvents local science museum

    Director reinvents local science museum
    A science museum seems like a quaint idea in the interactive Internet age. Lewis Crampton, president of the South Florida Science Museum, thinks so, too. He believes, in effect, that "museum" suggests a lot of moseying around, observing and musing....
  • Art, history on road to Gainesville

    Sometimes, a rainy day seems like a bad time for a road trip, but it's actually the perfect day for a museum. Two museums were on my list on a recent excursion to North Florida, but the landscape along the way offers a glimpse of Florida's unspoiled...
  • Walk with dinosaurs -- or at least see them

    Walk with dinosaurs -- or at least see them
    In Georgia, in this land of cotton, Civil War battlefields, and big mess of traffic in Atlanta, it's hard to imagine that dinosaurs once roamed these hills of red clay millions of years ago. But roam, they did, something I didn't really learn until I...
  • Two studies, two answers: When exactly did mammals emerge?

    Two studies, two answers: When exactly did mammals emerge?
    Mammals first appeared 215 million years ago during the Triassic period, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Wait, no, they first showed up 175 million years ago during the Jurassic period, said another study in the same issue of the journal....
  • 'Dueling' dinosaur skeletons could fetch $9 million at auction

    'Dueling' dinosaur skeletons could fetch $9 million at auction
    A pair of fossil dinosaur skeletons dubbed the Montana Dueling Dinosaurs is headed for auction rather than straight to a museum. The duo, discovered touching on a Montana ranch in 2006, appear to be relatives of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops locked in...