| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:50 PM
I'm not sure why I have avoided Cathedral Pines over the years. Maybe it was knowing that 25 years ago a trio of tornadoes devastated the grove of white pines in Cornwall that dated back to the Revolutionary War and were as close to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:32 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida policymakers are pitching major, politically perilous moves to save the state's most precious and imperiled natural springs.
And they may be inciting a new water war in the process.
A cadre of state senators is drafting...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:50 AM
The Nature Conservancy has announced five Connecticut finalists for the second annual Nature's Plate Contest, which honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country.
In the running: G-Zen in Branford, LeFarm in Westport,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
About 20 years ago, Randy Seymour and his son John began collecting and growing native plant seed on their family farm along Raider Hollow Road in Hart County, Ky.
They started small, John Seymour says, expanding seed production gradually with the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
G-Zen in Branford has emerged as the victor in The Nature Conservancy's 2013 Nature's Plate Award for the state of Connecticut, as chosen by voters.
The contest honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country. LeFarm in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Chairman of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Co. and avid conservationist Kevin Reilly has been named chairman of the Nature Conservancy of California Board of Trustees.
Reilly joined the California board in 2008 and will lead the conservancy in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
This week brings the first and second anniversaries of two major storms that battered Connecticut. Is the state better prepared for such tempests today?
The Halloween nor'easter of October 2011 was one for the record books. Starting...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Cathy A. Sellitto, 62, of Glendale, CA, passed away November 20, 2013, at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was a kind, gentle person who appreciated the simple things in life; loved by all who knew her. She had a great sense of humor...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana provides sanctuary to millions of nesting waterfowl each summer. With an innovative partnership led by Ducks Unlimited, USDA is helping to provide new opportunities for agricultural...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The timber rattlesnake, which is extinct in Rhode Island and Maine, is one of Connecticut's endangered species and is reportedly is losing the battle with humans, a trend that should be reversed.
Timber rattlesnakes find welcoming habitat in central...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - SDSU Extension, The Nature Conservancy, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and others will be hosting the 2013 Patch Burn-Grazing meeting in Gary, at the historic Buffalo Ridge Resort on Sept. 25-26.
This year's workshop will...