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  • Officials say aim of Crownsville hunting area is to thin herd, preserve watershed

    Officials say aim of Crownsville hunting area is to thin herd, preserve watershed
    It's close to Interstate 97, just down the road from Lures Bar and Grille and 10 minutes from the heavy traffic of Annapolis. Yet as you set foot onto Anne Arundel County's most recent environmental management enterprise, you'd swear you had entered the...
  • State building changes ordered to avert flood damage

    Declaring that Maryland's coastal areas are increasingly at risk from a rising sea level, Gov. Martin O'Malley has ordered state agencies to weigh the growing risks of flooding in deciding where and how to construct state buildings. "Billions of...
  • No study, no fracking

    No study, no fracking
    Most of us have probably seen or heard the ubiquitous ads promoting domestic natural gas drilling. While they don't tend to use the word "fracking," their message about hydraulic fracturing of shale is clear enough — little kids playing happily on...
  • Columbia resident is 'skipper' of flagship public television program

    Columbia resident is 'skipper' of flagship public television program
    The world of media has changed a lot in the 25 years since Maryland Public Television aired the first episode of "Outdoors Maryland" in 1988. New technologies have come and gone, and the advent of the Internet has forever altered the way consumers get...
  • Health agency was correct to euthanize baby fox

    A recent letter to the editor criticizes health officials for euthanizing that "dear baby fox" which was rescued by some misguided firemen ("Authorities too quick to kill rescued baby fox," May 7). Actually, the blame for that animal's death lies with the...
  • Harford hopes to improve parks, recreations areas for the public

    In its Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan, Harford County hopes to add recreational opportunities and facilities to meet the needs of the public, provide and healthy opportunities for county residents, acquire additional land for recreation...
  • Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay

    Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay
    For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
  • Fracking is not the answer for U.S. economy

    Apparently, columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. doesn't understand the difference between manufacturing and mining or mineral extraction ("New day for U.S. manufacturing," May 5). While manufacturing is sustainable as long as there is a demand for the...
  • Dissecting Bel Air, sustainability plan looks to town's future

    Dissecting Bel Air, sustainability plan looks to town's future
    What will the Town of Bel Air be like in five years? Or in 10 years? A comprehensive plan adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners at the Jan. 22 town meeting tries to answer these questions by looking at where the town is today, how it is perceived...
  • National Archery in the Schools Program hits the target

    National Archery in the Schools Program hits the target
    John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
  • Farming and the environment [Letter]

    Editor: Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has led to enormous growth in understanding the consequences we face if we do not take care of our natural resources. It has led to more action to protect our planet's land, water, air, wildlife and human...
  • Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests

    Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests
    A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...