Natural Resource Management
A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols on the Texas border near the Rio Grande, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. Texas is spending $1.3 million a week for a bigger DPS presence along the border. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Is that a red mulberry or a slippery elm in the backyard? An Eastern red cedar or a Scotch pine?
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
CHICAGO | A new public-private fund will begin accepting proposals for projects to improve the Calumet and Chicago rivers as part of a sweeping plan to improve quality of life and the economy in the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana, partners in the effort said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES | Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said.
BANGKOK (AP) — Musicians, take note: Next time you travel abroad, you might need a passport — for your instrument.
COOLBAUGH, Pa. | Barry Warner has loved wildlife since boyhood, and lived out his dream of becoming a conservation officer. He sees no contradiction in the fact that he's also a lifelong trapper, skilled at capturing wild animals and, if appropriate, killing them as part of an avocation that…
Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting better since high school started. A few days later, he hanged himself.
Playing politics: GOP clings to state office
You dine by the light of an outdoor fire, sleep in a yurt and wake up for a safari to see antelope, zebras, rhinos, giraffes and camels.
Anyone looking to upgrade a bathroom in a big way might want to start small — with the showerhead.
Former Gary wastewater treatment operators, national water company charged with violating Clean Water Act
HAMMOND | The former contract operator of the Gary Sanitary District wastewater treatment plant and two of its employees were charged Wednesday with conspiracy and violating the Clean Water Act.
If you're heading to a Christmas tree farm, heed the research of tree scientist Les Werner and his students: Keep that fresh-cut fir or pine watered once you get it home, and you'll be rewarded with fewer needles to sweep off the floor.
Jon Bouton does his leaf-peeping from his car, traveling Vermont's bumpy back roads in a 2001 Geo Prizm.
LOS ANGELES | So you're a renter and you want to green your space, but your landlord won't splurge on solar panels.
For the past six years, the University of Tennessee has participated in a regional study to determine how these neotropical migrants respond to various levels of forest disturbance. The UT portion of the study has focused on the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area — 150,000-plus acres …
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