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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks – Worcester Telegram


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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks
Worcester Telegram
Extreme weather continues to impact us. While three nor'easters in two weeks have blasted the region, record warmth in February had previously melted ice on lakes and ponds, duped many species into thinking it was spring, and awoke millions of ticks to

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Extreme weather into March may spell S-N-O-W – telegram.com – Worcester Telegram


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Extreme weather into March may spell S-N-O-W – telegram.com
Worcester Telegram
You don't have to be a weatherman to notice that the weather has been a bit askew lately. Consider that Feb. 24 the temperature reached 69 degrees – 32 …

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Mark Blazis: Challenges in Antarctica – Worcester Telegram

Mark Blazis: Challenges in Antarctica
Worcester Telegram
More than 99 percent of Antarctica is buried under ice, in some places three miles thick. 80 percent of the world's freshwater is locked up in it. As a result of this additional layer of ice, overall, Antarctica averages the highest elevation of all

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Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica’s penguins – Worcester Telegram

Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica's penguins
Worcester Telegram
Several friends had already sent me tantalizing messages from sunny Florida and the Bahamas where they were fighting bonefish. But it was finally my turn to go south, much farther south — as far south as one can go — to Antarctica. It was the last

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Wachusett Earthday collection Nov. 17 will take paints, chemicals – Worcester Telegram

Wachusett Earthday collection Nov. 17 will take paints, chemicals
Worcester Telegram
Add a comment via Facebook. WEST BOYLSTON — The Wachusett Earthday collection from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 includes paints and chemicals. The collection is at the Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center, 131 Raymond Huntington Highway.

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WCLT President’s Award goes to Townwide Earth Day Cleanup chairman – Worcester Telegram

WCLT President's Award goes to Townwide Earth Day Cleanup chairman
Worcester Telegram
For the last five years, Tretter has served as chairman of Townwide Earth Day Cleanup, sponsored by WCLT. According to WCLT President John Metzger, Tretter's energy and efficiency have been invaluable to the Westborough Community Land Trust.

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Earth Day brings a new level of concern – Worcester Telegram & Gazette

WORCESTER — A new level of drama is developing around critical environmental issues as Earth Day arrives tomorrow, with damage reports still coming in from the Gulf oil spill and the Japanese nuclear disaster unfolding amid rising worldwide energy demand …
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