Carrie Madren is a freelance journalist with 10 years of reporting, writing, and editing experience.
Urban dwellers find a fresh harvest in container gardening
Sixth grader Rey Robinson looks up and considers the 10-foot-tall, woven basket-like object looming from the corner, its two curving points tied together at the top. “This looks like a fort, like they threw spears through the opening,” he says.
Thank Uncle Sam for life-saving bone marrow transpl...
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A surge of seniors will soon change U.S. population dynamics.
Back in the 1950s and 60s, former State Senator Bernie Fowler remembers wading out chest-deep into the Patuxent River near his home seeing crabs scuttling by his feet. Now, "wade-in" tests reveal murkier times.
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Playground safety inspectors’ work is a child’s dream job.
At the woods' edge, small groups of HSBC technology managers, armed with clipboards and measuring tapes, meticulously determine the circumference of specially tagged trees down to a tenth of an inch. ...
Brought to the U.S. from all corners of the globe, invasive, non-native plant species are taking over ecosystems across the nation. Can the combined efforts of concerned citizens and government agencies keep this invasion of alien species at bay?