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Cherry blossoms along DC's Tidal Basin, April 2011 (Flickr's Robert Pos)

‘Little Pink Warning Flags’: Early DC Cherry Blossoms Signal Climate Change Impacts

Washington DC’s iconic cherry blossoms are forecast to challenge the record for earliest peak bloom thanks to temperatures that reached 80 degrees for the third consecutive day. It’s part of …

Hike and Seek – Getting Outdoors With a Kid in Your Life This Weekend

By Larry Schweiger As a child I was fortunate enough to spend many hours outdoors with my father, who was a dog trainer and hunter. My dad died more than …

Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future

Could the sweltering summer of 2010 be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future? It depends on whether America & nations around the world act now to …

New Tourist More Than DC Can Bear?

Here in the Washington, DC area, we’re used to a summer tourist invasion. But this may be a bit much — a bear spotted less than two miles northwest of …

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