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Wetlands

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  • Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list. At the time of its listing, this shy mammal's habitat had been reduced from the full peninsula to small slivers in four Eastern Shore counties. Now, as the secretary reported, the squirrel has been re-established throughout virtually all of its historic range.
  • Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]
    As field organizers with Clean Water Action, we inform residents about environmental issues and ask them to contact elected officials to take action. We are currently working on the most important water campaign since the passage of the Clean Water Act in...

    Harford council approves zoning exception for airport expansion

    Harford council approves zoning exception for airport expansion
    Sitting as the board of appeals, the Harford County Council Tuesday night approved a zoning special exception and a variance that will permit a major expansion of the Harford County Airport near Churchville. The council's action opens the door for the...

    Big hand for a tiny turtle

    Big hand for a tiny turtle
    America's tiniest turtle is getting a helping hand from Uncle Sam. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week it is giving the Maryland Department of Natural Resources $153,321 to protect the bog turtle, which at just three to four inches...

    Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property

    Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property
    Leaders of the Love Fellowship Christian Center Inc. of Bel Air have been asked by the county to revise their plans to build a church in Abingdon to ensure there is enough space between the church property and existing residential and school property....