After a $6.1 million renovation and a two-year closure, Robert E. Lee will re-opening Friday, boasting all sorts of refinements — the centerpiece being a legal, fenced dog run that people will have to pay to use.
Pay attention, folks. We are trashing the world and hurricanes and the ensuing floods are throwing it back at us. Making a wreck of our world is not like making a wreck of our childhood bedrooms; Mother Nature, unlike our own mothers, cannot pick up the garbage we strew and the municipal, county, state and federal services are either unwilling or unable to take care of the mess.
Nearly two years after Baltimore County took over Robert E. Lee Park from the Baltimore City government, the county is ready to open its newly renovated public space to the public. The county will hold a ceremonial opening at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, followed by a day of activities sponsored by the Robert E. Lee Park Nature Council on Saturday, Oct. 15 that will help park patrons get acquainted with the newly formed Nature Council and its activities
Something good to come out of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee last month is better conditions for trout fishing and the rising waters will be stocked throughout October with more than 27,000 trout.
The state has spent more than $131,000 and countless hours of study in a bid for the Marine Stewardship Council's seal of approval, a symbol of sustainability held by about 10 percent of the world's fish species and fish products