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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • BioEYES aims to get students excited about science

    On a recent Friday morning, a class of fifth-graders at Coldstream Park Elementary were not so much attentive as enthralled. Some students oohed and aaahed over a microscope where an anesthetized zebrafish larva lay, its heart visibly beating through...
  • Baltimore's homeless youth make do in a city that doesn't know they're there

    Emmanuel is a thoughtful 23-year-old with cargo pants, stylish sideburns, and a tendency to insert Biblical quotes into conversation. “Jesus said that foxes have holes and birds have nests but the son of man have not a place to rest his head,”...
  • Best Reason to Live Here, Best Neighborhood, Best Car-Free Weekend Getaway, Best Day Trip From Baltimore, Best Landmark, and more.

    Best Reason to Live Here Don't need one We don't need a reason to live in Baltimore, good, bad, or "best." We're here now, and we probably couldn't sell our house if we tried, and anyway, why bother? Every year a hundred magazines and cheesy web sites...
  • Baltimore's Michael Dougherty writes and directs a movie inspired by Joss Whedon's Serenity

    Capt. Laura Matthews (Heather Fagan) doesn’t like her situation one bit. The hardened Browncoat of the Unification War is already uneasy about taking on a risky and illegal job, one that includes pilot Petra Jo Chen (Miriam Pultro). Petra has been...
  • Pesticide Education "Back to School" Resources

     
    The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
  • Medical pot shops are coming! Take a chill pill, folks.

     
    Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
  • Bradford County man charge in assault of WCO

     
    A Bradford County man has been charged with assaulting a Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer. Steven Harold Neilson, 43, of Monroeton, is charged with two felony counts each of endangering the welfare of children and aggravated...
  • Take part in National Wildlife Federation #NWF #Hike&Seek

     
    National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, announces its fifth annual Hike & Seek™ cities taking place around the country this fall. Hike & Seek is a cross between a scavenger hunt and nature walk with live...
  • 1976 California drought

     
    Dan Lemons, manager of Ranchita Oaks Ranch and Vineyards northeast of Paso Robles runs dirt through his fingers from a field too parched by the California drought to grow crops....
  • Take part in the #DCNR survey for #outdoor #recreation

     
    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti is encouraging Pennsylvanians to share what they like to do outdoors in a 5-minute, online survey that will assist with planning. DCNR is working with experts across the state to...
  • #ABC suing Dept. of Interior over #eagle kill ruling

     
    American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies...
  • 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...