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 By AD CRABLE    News    August 3, 2023

Study Dishes Up Surprises In Deer Behavior, Forest Impacts

Who knew that deer salivate about 2 gallons a day or that a fawn has 272–342 spots on its coat? Or that a doe may choose to give birth to fawns near a road so that fewer bears, coyotes and bobcats...

 By Ad Crable    Opinion    January 5, 2023

Oaks Are Dying At Record Rates Across Chesapeake Region

It’s not your imagination. Those beautiful mature oaks are dying, along the road, in forests, perhaps even in your yard — at an accelerating rate. Reports of mature, seemingly healthy trees suddenly becoming leafless and dropping dead branches...

 By AD CRABLE    Opinion    November 10, 2022

Pa. Being Left Behind As Community Solar Shines

Even as solar energy is gearing up for record growth in Pennsylvania, state legislators have steadfastly refused so far to allow a form known as community solar — which would allow anyone to help pay for small, localized solar arrays and get...

 By AD CRABLE    Opinion    January 13, 2022

A Star Is Born: Pa Park is One of Best in World for Night Skies

No sooner had the sun set than a mass of white, like exploding clouds, rose over the evergreen trees. They weren’t clouds, of course, but stars, gas and space dust that collectively appear as translucent white to our eyes. Think 400 billion stars o...


Congress passes Great American Outdoors Act

The U.S. House on July 22 followed the Senate’s lead and overwhelmingly passed historic public lands legislation to guarantee federal funds for local, state and national parks, trails and recreation facilities. The bipartisan vote was 310 to 107....

 By Ad Crable    News    August 13, 2020

Report: Nearly A Third Of Pa.'s Waterways 'Quality Impaired'

Nearly one of every three miles of streams and rivers in Pennsylvania has impaired water quality, according to a draft report detailing the state’s latest assessment. The number of impaired stream miles has grown by 5,568 miles since the last asses...

 By Ad Crable    Life    July 16, 2020

COVID Lockdown Unleashes Swarms Of Visitors at Bay Region's Parks, Trails

Lynne Napoli of Boiling Springs, PA, lives near the Appalachian Trail, which is normally her refuge for quiet mental sustenance. But, this spring and summer, things are different. “It has been so packed I don’t go,” she explained. “When I do,...

 By Ad Crable    Opinion    January 30, 2020

Pa Sets Lofty Goals For Climate Action, But Can It Achieve Them?

Pennsylvania, which ranks fourth in the nation in its emissions of climate-altering carbon dioxide, took a much bolder stance in addressing climate change in 2019, at least in words. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled four separate actions aimed at...

 By Ad Crable    News    August 15, 2019

Manure Injection Passes 'Smell Test' as Best Management Practice

For centuries across the Chesapeake Bay region, farmers have spread manure on their fields to boost crop growth and dispose of animal waste. But stormwater runoff can send those manure-based...


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