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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • The heat is on [Editorial]

    The heat is on  [Editorial]
    Rising sea levels and more severe weather may be the two effects of climate change that have gotten the most press, but as the latest report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change makes clear, the impact will be far more widespread and...
  • Police officer works to build trust on his beat in Pen Lucy

    Police officer works to build trust on his beat in Pen Lucy
    As a crime summit approaches and a survey finds public mistrust of police, the beat goes on for one Northern District officer who patrols the crime-prone Pen Lucy area. "It's the passion that I have," said Officer Edwin Albino, 37, of Edgewood, a nearly...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County
    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant

    City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant
    The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent. But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...
  • Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]

    Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]
    When I was first hired in 2003 to teach English courses at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), I was startled to learn that community college employees in Maryland didn't have the statewide right to collective bargaining. Having recently...
  • Patience with pickerel pays off for Sherwood Forest man

    It was windy enough that Henry Sloss could barely get the lure into the water because it kept blowing back toward him when he cast it. When it did hit the water, though, it eventually came back out along with a 24.25-inch pickerel. That fish was the...
  • U.S. gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]

    U.S. gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]
    So, the United States can still respond quickly when democratic norms are trampled by a dictatorial power abroad. Good for Ukraine. Too bad Washington doesn't seem to care when the trampling occurs right here at home — at least not when the U.S. gas...
  • Patapsco Valley plan draws concerns [Letter]

    The plan described in the article headlined, "Organization creates plan to preserve Patapsco River Valley" (March 26), is for Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Inc. to become the "managing entity" of a new heritage area, eligible to receive $100,000 a year in...
  • After shooting, Howard schools prepare counselors for students

    After shooting, Howard schools prepare counselors for students
    Guidance counselors, crisis teams and support staff will be at the ready Monday morning in Howard County schools to speak with students as needed after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia Saturday that left three dead. "The impact on our community will...
  • Harford police leaders say they're prepared for public shooting incidents

    Harford police leaders say they're prepared for public shooting incidents
    If a shooter is inside Harford Mall, or in and around any other public gathering place in Bel Air, the heads of two police agencies whose offices sit two blocks from each other say they would know how to respond quickly and cooperatively. Unlike...
  • New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores

    New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores
    Baltimore City plans to help corner stores in West Baltimore stock healthier fare, and get kids and their parents interested in buying it, as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity. Though on the decline among young children nationally, obesity...
  • Put more in electricity, not fossil fuels [Letter]

    It makes no sense to invest billions of dollars into such a dead-end technology as oil pipelines which will be obsolete and of ever-declining value over the next dozen years as we burn up yet more and more of our declining fossil reserves ("Keystone XL is...