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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida

    Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida
    The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park. The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
  • Nowadays, The Trash Man Comes Alone

    As Hamden's new humongous garbage truck rumbled down my street a couple of months ago, kicking off the town's new collection system, I watched from my bedroom window like a kid. Then, it pulled up to my new humongous 96-gallon garbage receptacle,...
  • North Carroll High one of two Md. schools nominated for award

    The Maryland State Department of Education Thursday named North Carroll High School as one of two schools in the state nominated for the U.S. Department of Education's 2014 Green Ribbon Schools Award, according to a Maryland State Department of...
  • Editorial: Remove invasive pests

    Invasive plants and pests that harm the natural environment might be the last thing on your mind, but as the weather gets nicer and people start to camp, fish and enjoy other outdoor activities, it's important to understand how spreading non-native...
  • Naptown Pint: Drink a beer, save the oysters

    I remember the first time Patrick took me to Kent Island's Terrapin Beach Park on the Eastern Shore. We had only been dating a few months, but we were already very close. It wasn't quite spring yet, so it was still a bit chilly as we looked out over the...
  • Library Schedules (April 22-28)

    Westminster library branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Volunteer help sought for planting trees

    Earth Day may be Tuesday, but Gravel Springs Farm in Union Bridge is hoping area residents will still want to celebrate on April 26 by helping to plant 1,200 trees on some conservation area at the farm. This is the second volunteer-based tree planting at...
  • Adults, children learn about tree planting, identification on Earth Day

    FINSKBURG -- When planting a tree, a stake may be unnecessary; you also may want to put a plastic tube around the tree to make sure it is not damaged by deer if the critters are a concern where you live. That is what children and adults learned at the...
  • Preserving the planet

    Melissa Prosperie, of Westminster, said it was seven years ago that she and her husband Derek started a new tradition, one now embraced by their children Wyatt, 6, and Sawyer, 2. "Derek and I decided to make Earth Day resolutions," Melissa said. "Most...
  • Green efforts lead to North Carroll earning National Green Ribbon honor

    HAMPSTEAD - Environmental efforts are apparent when walking through the halls of North Carroll High School. A giant showcase highlights information about native plants, recycling containers line the halls and signs on light switches remind people to...
  • Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo

    Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo
    Ready to meet one of the world's youngest celebrities? No, we're not talking about Prince George, though this cute nearly 2-year-old and the heir to the British throne do have some things in common. Like the prince, Xiao Liwu (sshyaoww lee woo),...