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L.A. UnleashedSYDNEY â When the enemy reached Australia's largest state last year, the Kimberley Toad Busters knew the battle was on. But they didn't expect that officialdom might strip them of their most effective weapon. The enemy? The cane toad. The......
L.A. at HomeEcologist Christy Brigham stands amid willows hemming Medea Creek in the Santa Monica Mountains. The treesâ amber leaves glow in the morning light. She frowns at an ivy-like plant with violet-blue flowers. Itâs blanketing a large swath of the cre...
REPORTING FROM NEW ZEALAND What happens when the idea of adventure is still compelling, when the desire to commune with nature is strong, when you still fancy yourself an outdoorswoman but the appeal of pitching a tent has lost its luster? Here's what...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMadge Schaefer, a Maui resident, can't wait for the Hawaii Superferry (www.hawaiisuperferry.com) to sail into her future. "No one from Maui wants to live in Honolulu because it's so crowded. But we want to be able to go there to shop or see a show," said...
Tags: Television, Trips and Vacations, Entertainment, Cruises, Mobile
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersAn analysis of satellite imagery of the Gulf Coast shows that Hurricane Katrina destroyed an estimated 320 million trees in Mississippi and Louisiana, an unprecedented loss of forestland that will reshape the region for generations, Louisiana...
Special to The TimesLIKE most East Coast transplants, Reggie has adapted well to his newfound home in Los Angeles. The 7-foot alligator that's lived in Harbor City's Lake Machado since June has spawned a fan base, at least one dedicated blog, a "free Reggie" T-shirt...
Special to The TimesSix a.m. on the Mokelumne River. The sun has yet to rise over the meandering waterways of Northern California's Delta country. Clyde Wands has driven 50-some miles south from Sacramento, winding across a maze of levees and sloughs with his 17-foot boat...
Special to The TimesFROM bankruptcies to bedbugs, many of the perils that beset travelers last year still loom large. Perhaps not surprisingly, experts are predicting an equally bumpy 2006. If that sounds like doom and gloom, take heart. Practically speaking, this year's...
Today, Bruegmann and Ohland debate environmental concerns related to sprawl and growth. Previously, they discussed modifying public behavior, Smart Growth, and the social tensions over urban sprawl. Tomorrow they'll focus on zoning and new construction....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAn analysis of satellite imagery of the Gulf Coast shows that Hurricane Katrina destroyed an estimated 320 million trees in Mississippi and Louisiana, an unprecedented loss of forest land that will reshape the region for generations, Louisiana researchers...
"Everyone knows succulents are great for container gardens," says Jeff Karsner, president of the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society. "We figure it's time for the public to advance its plant palette beyond the usual offerings." This weekend, the...
Tags: Water Restrictions, Nature
Thousands of volunteers are expected to help build trails, plant trees and remove trash on the 14th annual National Public Lands Day scheduled for Sept. 29, 2007. Last year 100,000 people turned out to join the effort. This year, organizers are making a...
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