| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:52 AM
It’s not easy to put a dollar figure on the beach, mountains and other natural assets, but the Piedmont Environmental Council is trying.
The Warrenton-based watchdog group issued a report Nov. 30 stating that Virginia’s natural goods and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Question: Why do Jews eat apples dipped in honey as their special New Year food? — S., Huntington, N.Y.
Answer: Every religious tradition finds some way to eat something sweet. Apples and honey are like chocolate Easter bunnies or the candy-...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Nature is humming along at Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course — quite literally.
The picturesque lodge and nine-hole golf course is the site of a new "green" initiative that combines locally-grown produce with the power of bees.
Six new table-...
| Dec 20, 2011
The Eastern Panhandle Beekeepers Association has announced plans for its annual Beginning Beekeepers Classes.
The introduction to beekeeping will be conducted at the West Virginia University Fruit Tree Research and Education Center near Kearneysville...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:03 PM
COSTA MESA — After sweeping the competition statewide, Costa Mesa High School's Business Academy will compete in New York City in March for a national title.
Mesa's two Virtual Enterprise companies, the Great Park Wildlife Center and Abeille,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:51 AM
On my desk, books stacked as tall as a bantam rooster celebrate backyard chicken coops in suburbia, rooftop gardens in Queens and a dairy farm on Washington state's Vashon Island. They're filled with photos of people caressing bunnies, nuzzling horses,...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:58 AM
Bee Walk and Talk in the Garden
Saturday, August 20
First Floor Garland Room
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St. and in the Lurie Garden
Plant at least five plants of one variety to attract bees and supply...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:15 PM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A horse was killed, and its owner was hospitalized, after a swarm of bees attacked them in Riverside.
It happened in the Arlanza neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
The horse's owner was treated for numerous bee stings at an...
| Sep 18, 2008
The secret to a fall color paddling trip is flexibility and preparation.
Flexibility, because you have to be ready to drop everything for a perfect day. Which, for a fall canoe trip, means a day at the peak of the color season but unseasonably warm and...
| Mar 26, 2008
DAYS spent lolling around the blooming fields of lavender and wild sage and hanging out in the fragrant orange orchards. A pause on the way home to lick sweet nectar from honeysuckle blossoms. A session in the home office, transforming the day's take into...
| Mar 15, 2009
If you don't already have a can of it, go get one! There are more uses than you could ever dream of. Plus, what guy doesn't like a woman armed with the blue and yellow....
It's not just for rusty bike chains & squeaky hinges anymore.
| Dec 21, 2008
The Sacramento Kings are in town tonight which will undoubtedly remind the Hornets of the low point of this season. It should also serve to motivate the bees against a team that unexpectedly beat them on their home floor one month ago. Fueled by a 4th...