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2008-07-26 15:00:26

By Susan Gordon, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 26--A forest fire burning southeast of Mount Adams is the latest manifestation of a troubling relationship between climate change, insects and wildfires, scientists and land managers say. A lightning strike started the Cold Springs fire July 12 in dead and dying trees. As of Friday, the fire had covered 12 square miles in steep terrain, destroying valuable timber and choking off access to hiking trails and campgrounds. The blaze...

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 15--A forest fire south of Mount Adams ballooned to more than 8,000 acres Monday. An expert said several circumstances give this fire an unusual opportunity to continue to grow. Regional fire managers dispatched hundreds of wildland firefighters to the area 11 miles northeast of Trout Lake on Monday. A small tent village of firefighters sprouted on the grounds of the Trout Lake School, while state highway authorities warned motorists...


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2008-08-15 20:12:15

The Bay-breasted Warbler (Dendroica castanea), is a bird of the New World warbler family. They breed in northern North America, specifically in Canada, into the Great Lakes region, and into northern New England. These birds are migratory, wintering in northwest South America and southern Central America. They are very rare vagrants to western Europe. The summer male Bay-breasted Warblers are unmistakable. They have gray backs, black faces, and chestnut crowns, flanks and breasts. They also...

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2005-06-14 09:27:27

The Cape May Warbler (Dendroica tigrina) is a small New World warbler. It breeds in northern North America across all but the westernmost parts of southern Canada, and into the Great Lakes region and New England. It is migratory, wintering in the West Indies. This species is a very rare vagrant to Western Europe. In summer the male Cape May Warbler has a brown back, yellowish rump and dark brown crown. The underparts are yellow, streaked black, giving rise to the bird's scientific name....

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.