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South Florida Sun-SentinelBoca Raton, located 40 miles north of Miami on Florida's east coast, is known for its stylish homes, upscale shopping and lavish lifestyle. But the city's most priceless treasure lies in its beaches. Much of Boca's beaches remain au natural. No condos. No...
A brown marmorated stink bug caught Michael Raupp's attention as it wandered around the spindly trunk of a zelkova tree. Lately, the entomologist has been noticing the pests everywhere — even on the small species of elm growing in front of a...
Tags: Zoology, Howard County, Television, CSI (tv program), Animals
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...
Tags: Wildlife, Politics, Safety of Citizens, Ecosystems, Everglades
Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton. When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
Tags: Zoology, Wildlife, Cruises, Port Canaveral, Tourism and Leisure
A new scientific study recommends halting all commercial harvest of oysters in Maryland, warning that the ecologically important bivalves are even more depleted than previously believed and that continuing to catch them risks eliminating them altogether...
The Hartford CourantAs I pulled my car between a salt shed and the Plainville dog pound, a 6-foot-high gated and locked fence with a sign noting Tomasso Nature Park stood before me. I walked over to the animal control officer who was walking a dog and asked a question I've...
WGN NewsFree Summer Family Fun in Chicago Summer is all about getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather. Parents in this economy, though, really need to pay attention to their budgets. Jean Lemke, co-founder of kidwinks.com, shares some free...
By Steven Apfelbaum Dame’s rocket has escaped from gardens and is rapidly invading the surrounding landscapes. Left unchecked, this beautiful, yet lethal plant will wreak havoc on the natural environment, threatening the survival of native plants...
Orlando SentinelTrout 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,...
Tags: Eustis, Mass Media, Trout, Arts and Culture, Social Media
Jan Newton, educational coordinator for the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society ... www.claytonvnps.org ... suggests native plant alternatives to these non-native invasives: Non-native Invasives: Mimosa tree or silk tree (Albizia...
Dogs have run free — amok, some would say — in Robert E. Lee Park for years. Residents complained that the park had been "hijacked" by dog people. Even Baltimore County's parks director knew folks referred to the wooded lakeside retreat as...
Tags: Pets, Chicago Hotels, Fells Point
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is restricting the federal subsistence fishery for early-run king salmon in the Kenai River downstream from Skilak Lake, beginning Thursday, June 30 at 12:01 a.m. The restriction will be in place through Thursday, July...
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