Friday, April 25, 2008

News Roundup

Our house fire has left half the house without electricity, including my office, so internet access is possible only with a long extension cord.

Here's some recent news:

Endangered hunters in Florida.

“You think kids today want to get up at 4 a.m. to sit around and swat away mosquitoes and wait for something they’re not even guaranteed to catch?” he asked. “Nope, not when there’s a TV right at home.”

The Movement is covered in Iran!

Rich Louv blogs on Huffington Post.

1. Go for a family walk when the moon is full. There's a whole new set of animals, sights and sounds out there. Listen to animals calling. Owls and bats are looking for prey. Watch for things glowing, like worms and fungus on trees. And look up at the stars.

Junior Rangers
in Hawaii.

The Haleakala park announcement said eligible children can apply to be Jr. Rangers if they enter the park on Saturday before 1 p.m. The program for children takes about two hours to complete. Children who are already members and their families can enter free by displaying their Jr. Ranger badges.