Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 28 Jan 2015 17:20:01 EDTWed, 28 Jan 2015 17:20:01 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCitizen science bird watching adds to databasehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/582283.htmlTRUMPETER SWANS are very common critters in Iowa today thanks to a captive breeding program that started more than 20 years ago. Pinioned adult swan pairs were placed in many locations throughout the state.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe hidden lessons winter brings ushttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/582284.htmlThere is something romantic about winter.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTWater refill almost complete at Green Castlehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/581941.htmlGREEN CASTLE RECREATION AREA has new lake water. The lake is almost completely refilled since the gates were closed last fall. Slowly but surely water levels began to ris.Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTNature is the real worldhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/581621.htmlThe REAL WORLD, the real classroom for outdoor education, has to take place outside. Yes, the ideas and themes of conservation can be introduced in classroom settings.Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTIce fishing ... againhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/581622.htmlTo say it has been a weird winter would be an understatement. Thus far this winter I have ice fished in Central Iowa earlier than I ever have, which was Nov. 19.Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT