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  • New owners say they're making upgrades at Perrywood Garden Apartments in Harford

    The new owners of the often-troubled Perrywood Garden Apartments in Perryman recently told members of the Bush River Community Council that they're committed to fixing the many problems they inherited when they bought the 184-unit low-income complex....
  • Western Maryland wind project faces limits to protect bats, birds

    Western Maryland wind project faces limits to protect bats, birds
    Maryland's first industrial-scale wind energy project would be required under a federal plan issued Monday to slow down its turbines at certain times of the year to reduce the number of endangered bats that might be killed by the long, spinning blades....
  • Earth Day weekend: Not just another marketing opportunity

    Earth Day weekend: Not just another marketing opportunity
    Earth Day weekend is upon us. I can tell because my email inbox is jammed with pitches for "green" products and corporate campaigns: Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles; natural skin care products; hybrid auto accessories, even pet waste...
  • Maryland offshore wind area slashed

    Maryland offshore wind area slashed
    The Obama administration took another step Monday toward opening the Mid-Atlantic coast for offshore wind development, but in the process slashed Maryland's potential stake in the developing new energy industry by more than half. Pointing to concerns...
  • Maryland gardens warm up to tropical trend

    Maryland gardens warm up to tropical trend
    Tropicals will be hot this gardening season. Forgive the pun, but growers and garden centers are responding to a demand from homeowners for the luxurious foliage and lipstick colors of plants more suited to the South. And they are offering much more...
  • Wildflowers have become a travel destination

    Wildflowers have become a travel destination
    Nowhere is nature's "Yay!" more apparent than a good display of wildflowers. Seeds are splitting, shoots are shooting, buds are unfolding to show the colorful petals they've concealed. It's happening everywhere from your back yard and your neighborhood to...
  • Ohio's Highlands Nature Sanctuary lures with gorge, wildflowers

    Ohio's Highlands Nature Sanctuary lures with gorge, wildflowers
    BAINBRIDGE, Ohio - Little-known Highlands Nature Sanctuary is a gem. The 2,200-acre preserve sits along the Rocky Fork Gorge west of Chillicothe in Highland County, 65 miles from Cincinnati and 50 miles from Columbus. It is a stunning wilderness tract...
  • Could the Ebola Outbreak Spread to the U.S.?

    Could the Ebola Outbreak Spread to the U.S.?
    UGANDA -- Fourteen people have died so far from the Ebola outbreak that began earlier this month in Western Uganda. According to the World Health Organization, the first case is believed to be from the Nyanswiga village in Nyamarunda, a sub-county of the...
  • Rabid bats on the rise in Los Angeles County this year

     
    Due to an unusually high number of rabid bats found in Los Angeles County this year, public health officials are asking all residents to avoid touching any wild animals and to make sure their pets have up-to-date vaccinations. Officials do......
  • Bat roundup: Relocating in Cocoa Beach, and a federal proposal to deal with fatal white-nose syndrome: Your views requested

     
    Florida Today reported Tuesday, Oct. 26, that the picnic pavilion at the Cocoa Beach Aquatic Center has been closed because bats have moved into the rafters. Wisely, the center is eager to keep bats around because they're such great mosquito-eaters. So to...
  • Drugs may protect bats threatened by disease known as white-nose syndrome, scientists announce

     
    BOSTON — Scientists may have found some ways to help the nation's bats, which are being wiped out by a novel fungal disease. Lab tests show that several drugs can fight the fungus and that some antiseptics might help decontaminate......
  • From the Vaults: 'First Spaceship on Venus' (1960)

     
    Well, "First Spaceship on Venus" is quite the odd little movie: a vintage space epic filmed in East Germany and co-produced with Poland. It features an international team of characters and a strong anti-nuclear message! Released in German as "Der...