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Conservation

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  • Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report

    Former Bull Rick Brunson tried to sexually assault massage therapist: report
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....
  • Park Ridge residents decry taxes without services

    Park Ridge residents decry taxes without services
    Almost 2,500 Park Ridge residents who live in condominiums or in developments pay property taxes to the city but don't receive the same public works maintenance as others. In such cases, the owners' association — and not the city — is...
  • Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound

    Yellowstone grizzly bears are on the rebound and outbound
    At the age of 5 in Yellowstone National Park, I saw my first grizzly. With my family, I watched a mother and two cubs walk along the shore of Yellowstone Lake. The sighting was a highlight of our trip to America's oldest national park. It also helped...
  • New $2.5-million grant will help poor buy fresh, locally grown produce

    New $2.5-million grant will help poor buy fresh, locally grown produce
    Market Match, an innovative program that aims to increase the amount of fresh produce available to low-income families by providing them matching funds to shop at farmers markets, has received a $2.5-million grant from First 5 L.A. that may as much as...
  • Ravens continue to see value in small-school draft prospects

    Ravens continue to see value in small-school draft prospects
    The Ravens devote a considerable amount of resources to scouting small-school draft prospects. It's a commitment that six years ago yielded eventual Super Bowl XLVII Most Valuable Player Joe Flacco from Delaware in the first round. The Ravens signed the...
  • Palestinian-American writer accepts offer to appear at Evanston library

     Palestinian-American writer accepts offer to appear at Evanston library
    Evanston Public Library officials on Monday re-issued a speaking invitation to a Palestinian-American writer after their earlier decision to call off his talk sparked an angry response on social media. The Chicago writer, Ali Abunimah, said in a post on...
  • Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts

    Amendment aims cash at conservation efforts
    TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall. Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
  • Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years
    As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon. The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
  • Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks

    Hampton's urban farmers receiving tax breaks
    HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon. Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
  • Pa. Game Commission summer #workshops for #educators

     
    Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops. Formal educators and nonformal educators such as Scout leaders, afterschool educators and youth-...
  • Great American Backyard #Campout is June 28

     
    Go wild this summer and explore the jungles of your own backyard with National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages...
  • The Zipper Merge: Convincing Motorists Isn't a Snap

     
    Global climate change is "undisputed fact" or "needs more study." Spiritual or secular. Coke or Pepsi. There are certain lines we draw in society that shan't be straddled. The totality of who you are, how you were raised, what you've......