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  • Bats block Del Mar bridge work

    Bats block Del Mar bridge work
    A North County bridge in desperate need of repair is about to undergo a multi-million dollar project, just as soon as a bunch of bats get out of the way. Since the 1920's, the North Torrey Pines Bridge has connected the gap between the town of Del Mar...
  • Living Museum show teems with bat facts

    Living Museum show teems with bat facts
    Widely regarded with fear and superstition, bats have undeserved reputations as dirty and dangerous creatures that suck blood and spread disease. Yet in reality they're relatively benign, beneficial animals that play important roles in pollination and...
  • March 4: Midday Fix - Chicago Lake Home and Cabin Show

    March 4: Midday Fix - Chicago Lake Home and Cabin Show
    Would you hold the bat if you got a chance to like Dina did? Tell us what you think. Bat: creepy or cool? Email me & your comments could end up on the web! Jruizbranch@tribune.com Chicago Lake Home and Cabin Show March 4 - 6 Schaumburg Convention...
  • 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...
  • Fungus Kills Millions Of Bats - Experts Fear It Could Spread West

    Fungus Kills Millions Of Bats - Experts Fear It Could Spread West
    Wildlife Biologists are concerned about a deadly fungus that is rapidly spreading among bat populations. The "white-nose syndrome," as it is known, has killed as many as 6.7 million bats in the eastern United States and Canada since 2006, according to...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Diapers being dumped on Coast Highway

    A stretch of East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar has become the dumping ground for used adult diapers, but city officials say there's not much they can do unless they catch the culprits in the act. The diapers first began to appear near the Cameo...
  • Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors

    Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors
    A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
  • The Presidio in San Francisco installs animal habitat art project

    The Presidio in San Francisco installs animal habitat art project
    A pair of professional arborists, licensed to climb and care for trees, were perched high in the branches of a 110-foot Monterey cypress in the Presidio park of San Francisco. Secured by harnesses and a web of rock-climbing ropes used for rappelling...
  • For a wicked Halloween party, choose a theme

    For a wicked Halloween party, choose a theme
    At Jamie DeBree's house, grass skirts, palm trees and parrots pass for Halloween decorations. That's because the Billings, Mont., woman always chooses a theme for her adults-only Halloween party after checking out catalogues, Web sites and party stores....
  • Escape to a tropical Alcatraz

    San Lucas Island, Costa Rica "If you don't have anything to do," says the graffiti scratched into the cellblock wall, "don't come here to do it." That would have been excellent advice from 1883 to 1989, when this penitentiary on San Lucas Island was...
  • Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces

    Use houseplants to fill in a garden's empty spaces
    By mid-July, "black holes" often develop in the garden. Spring ephemeral flowers such as Virginia bluebells have died away. Tulip leaves and stems have browned and even the daffodil foliage has mostly faded and can safely be removed. Bleeding heart...