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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Teachers union head critical of Harford County executive's school funding levels [Letter]

    After reviewing your budget in brief and associated comments, I find myself once again obliged to respond. You cite several statistics to justify your lack of commitment to our public schools. You state that Harford County ranked 13th in local funding...
  • Ravens enter free agency in unique position

    Ravens enter free agency in unique position
    The Ravens have arrived at a rare moment in franchise history. When free agency starts at 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Ravens will have the most financial flexibility they've had since coach John Harbaugh was hired six years ago. The Ravens are carrying $21....
  • Climate change demands action [Editorial]

    Climate change demands action  [Editorial]
    The latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change are not as bad as some may have expected. Not that climate change isn't worsening — it is. The window to do something about it is still closing, and the potential impact on...
  • Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders

    Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders
    Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Eat less chicken [Commentary]

    Eat less chicken [Commentary]
    The next time you stroll through your supermarket, take a breather by the poultry. Pick up a chicken and place the package in your cart. Next, walk over to the beverage aisle and put nine gallon-sized jugs of water next to the unfortunate bird. Finally,...
  • The Keystone delay [Editorial]

    The Keystone delay  [Editorial]
    Last week's announcement by the U.S. State Department that a decision over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will be delayed pending a legal challenge in Nebraska was a prudent step that was also politically convenient for President Barack Obama...
  • Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill

    Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill
    The U.S. Senate is poised to give final approval Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion bill that would dictate the nation's agriculture policy for the next five years, reduce how much taxpayers spend on food stamps and alter conservation programs for the...
  • Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

    Advice for students and families on staying safe in college
    Handling stress, peer pressure, drinking and other issues that face college students were the topics for a group of panelists at the Arbutus Library on Thursday, April 10. The evening seminar designed for college-bound students and their families, was...
  • Hundreds of trees planted at Harford's Arbor Day observance

    Hundreds of trees planted at Harford's Arbor Day observance
    Harford County celebrated Arbor Day 2014 on Good Friday, as volunteers of all ages gathered at the Chapel Road Sports Complex in Havre de Grace to plant hundreds of seedlings and young trees. Though skies were partly cloudy and temperatures...
  • Plunge like a polar bear — again [Letter]

    Plunge like a polar bear — again [Letter]
    On Saturday, Jan. 25, Special Olympics Maryland, in consultation with the Maryland State Police, the Maryland Park Service and Natural Resources Police, canceled the MSP Polar Bear Plunge due to a combination of extreme conditions at Sandy Point State...
  • In uncertain Howard races, finance reports may provide clue to competitiveness

    In uncertain Howard races, finance reports may provide clue to competitiveness
    With four state House representatives retiring, two delegates hoping to move up to positions in the state Senate and a County Council member and state senator campaigning to become the next county executive, Howard voters have a lot to take in this...