Players from Hermitage, King William, Benedictine, St. Christopher's, Midlothian and Thomas Dale are up for this week's award.
ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A private college in Minnesota has renamed its arboretum that honored an 18th-century Swedish botanist who has been criticized for classifying humans in a way now seen as racist, school officials said Tuesday.
The return of cooler weather means just one thing: Colorful autumn leaves are on the horizon. The fall foliage colors in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia may peak by the third week of October this year — about a week ahead of normal.
Players from Dinwiddie, Monacan, Hanover, James River, Highland Springs and Thomas Dale are up for this week's award.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Northern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias as they swept through groves of the majestic monarchs in the Sierra Nevada, an official said Wednesday.
Muir's words still echo
Giles is a new community in Hanover that preserves the past while creating a place for families to thrive. This highly amenitized community has reserved 50% of its land as woodlands and natural buffers throughout the community so that future residents can enjoy the mature tree canopy that has grown over the past 90 years. When you live in Giles you can walk to three of the highest rated schools in the region – Cool Spring Elementary, Chickahominy Middle, and Atlee High – Giles is ideally located to nearby conveniences and just minutes from Interstates 295, 95, and 64.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials proposed endangered species protections Friday for a desert wildflower known to exist only on a remote Nevada ridge where an Australian company plans a lithium mine.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before autumn even arrives. Extreme weather events like hurricanes that strip trees of their leaves altogether.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A fern species that was believed to be extinct when the last known specimen died on Hawaii's Big Island has been found on the island of Kauai.
Drought, heat waves, hurricanes are taking a toll on fall's colors.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death’s come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government on Wednesday declared them extinct.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — California firefighters battled fast-growing forest fires threatening giant sequoias and small communities in the Sierra Nevada on Monday and worked to fully surround a suspected arson wildfire that destroyed homes last week.
Players from Patrick Henry, Manchester, St. Christopher's, Matoaca, J.R. Tucker, King William, Varina and Collegiate are up for this week's award.
Robert Schultz, a retired Roanoke College English professor, has found new success as a visual artist, taking photographs from the Civil War era and reproducing them in leaves.
Robert Schultz, 70, a poet and retired Roanoke College professor, has been making chlorophyll prints ever since learning the technique from th…
Retired Roanoke College English professor turned visual artist Robert Schultz shows what's involved in developing photographs using hosta leaves.