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Man Sentenced to Jail for Misconduct in Yellowstone National Park

An Indiana man was sentenced to 60 days in jail and barred from entering Yellowstone National Park for five years after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct. Kyle F. Campbell, 31, of Fairmont, was also sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation and to pay a $ 1,550 fine and a special assessment fee of $ […]

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Fantastic things to do in Florence

Sitting atop the 360 ​​Grille revolving restaurant at the Marriott Shoals hotel in Florence, Alabama, I contemplated the 360-degree view of the Muscle Shoals region in this northern Alabama landscape. Below me, the shallows sparkled in the setting sun. Tucked away in northwest Alabama on the banks of the Tennessee River, Florence is one of […]

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DEBRECEN HIGHLIGHTS HUNGARY’S AMBITION – Ligues Loisirs

June 30, 2021 DEBRECEN HIGHLIGHTS HUNGARY’S AMBITION It is no exaggeration to say that Debrecen, also known as Calvinist Rome, is Hungary’s true sports center. Over the past two decades, it has hosted a number of World and European Championships for all ages. The people who live there are passionate about all forms of sport. […]

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William Robert VanNoy | The everyday world

William Robert VanNoy passed away peacefully on June 15, 2021, while in hospice care at Montesano Health and Rehab in Montesano, Washington after a long battle with diabetes, kidney failure and other health complications, at the age 69. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and their son, Gharett. William “Bill” VanNoy was born August […]

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Belizean boat anchored in Arrecifes National Park in Cozumel not fined

Cozumel, QR – A boat that was reported to be anchored in Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park has been fired without a fine. The large boat, which was filmed anchored in the waters of the national park on Saturday, was dropped as authorities found no damage to the coral. The regional director of the National […]

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A biography for the 2,190 miles of the Appalachian Trail

D’Anieri is sensitive to this historic monochrome. Yet excluded from his Guyot sketch are the geographer’s nutty Aryanist theories of racial geography and his esteem for his own white race as “the purest and most perfect type of humanity.” Also absent from D’Anieri’s portrayal of Myron Avery, the recommendation of the first trail planner of […]

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Gujarat’s Dang District Makes Selfie Clicking Criminal | India News

SURAT: The next time you visit Gujarat’s only hill station, Saputara, or any other tourist spot in the scenic Dang district, be careful not to click on the selfies. If you are caught taking one, you will be committing a crime that will prompt the police to intervene. Dang became the first district in the […]

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Free Bucks County Library: Fantastic Forestry

June 28, 2021 Bucks County is fortunate to be home to a Fantasy Forest with seven County Parks, six State Parks, and three Nature Centers. These are all great places to explore nature and find your new favorite outdoor spot. These parks are not just for hiking. Your family can identify trees and wildflowers, search […]

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Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

Taman Negara National Park is located in the Malay Peninsula, approximately 200 kilometers (125 miles) northeast of Kuala Lumpur, and includes parts of the states of Pahang, Kelantan, and Terengganu. The name Taman Negara itself means national park in Malay. The park occupies an area of ​​approximately 4,300 km2 of what are predominantly tropical deciduous […]

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Remembering Benson’s Wild Animal Farm – Lowell Sun

Are smartphones and social networks destroying a generation? I guess it’s easy for a baby boomer like me to ask questions like this, but the world has become a complicated place. At the height of the global pandemic, I yearned for those long lost childhood years growing up in my hometown of Nashua in the […]

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Hundreds of dead fish found floating in Guwahati pond after oxygen levels drop

Depletion of dissolved oxygen in the pond, along with a high organic load, resulted in the deaths of hundreds of fish, officials said. Workers collect dead fish in the Dighalipukhuri pond in Guwahati. (Photo: PTI) Environmental degradation leading to the depletion of dissolved oxygen levels in a pond has claimed the lives of hundreds of […]

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A glorious beach getaway is only hours away

In June, my daughter and I started the summer vacation with a mother-daughter trip to Semiahmoo Resort in Whatcom County. It can be pricey, but I made our reservations mid-week to save money. We packed the car and drove on I-5 to Blaine. Located at the very top of the state, Semiahmoo is so close […]

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These are the best hikes in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is a favorite spot for outdoor adventurers looking to explore a variety of awe-inspiring landscapes such as forests, meadows, mountains and lakes. Located in Montana, there is no shortage of natural beauty in this park which is also known for its wildlife and biodiversity. It’s a hiker’s paradise too, with over 700 […]

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In the less visited northern unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, solitude and sites to see

On a perfect June afternoon, visitors to the northern unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park will see herds of bison roaming free, fearful flocks of mule deer, countless prairie dogs and dozens of wild turkeys cross the river. route at will. They will encounter geological anomalies that span millions of years and meandering views of […]

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Bird is the word: State monitoring mysterious bird disease | Newspaper

CHARLESTON – As COVID-19 appears to be drastically reduced in Mountain State, wildlife experts are trying to find answers to a new plague affecting birds across the east coast. According to the Natural Resources Division, birds from West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC and other states are seeing cases of sick or dead birds. Since […]

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One rescue leads to another on Madera County hiking trail

Water levels along Lewis Creek in Madera County are low this year. This opened up new exploration opportunities for the hike along the creek, but also a warning from the sheriff’s office following a pair of rescues on Thursday. Rescue teams from the Sheriff’s Office, Cal Fire and other agencies were called to the Lewis […]

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Buying a condo in Phuket: the ultimate guide

Kata Beach is one of the most popular beaches for living in Phuket. Condos and villas with views of Karon, Kata Noi, and Surin beaches are also expensive and in high demand. Where to buy property in Phuket? We’ve broken down Phuket into three main regions, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, which we’ll […]

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Large area of ​​the Petroglyphs National Monument damaged due to the creation of man-made rocky mounds

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The National Park Service is investigating damage to the Petroglyphs National Monument by visitors who have created several hundred “cairns” or piles of rock. The NPS reports that the damage was discovered by neighbors in the park on June 17 and was reported to park staff and is currently under investigation. […]

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Birdwatching popularity continues beyond pandemic – Quartz

A sudden increase in bird watching around the world was one of the few encouraging consequences of pandemic lockdowns last year. The same restrictions that shut down so many less enchanting hobbies created space for this one, pushing out the delicious creatures that had always been around—steal and sing, sand bath, and nesting– in the […]

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Rim Drive opens at Crater Lake National Park

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. (KTVZ) – The entire 33-mile route around Crater Lake, as well as the 7-mile Pinnacles Route, will open for the season Friday. Below average snowfall during the winter and unusually early snowmelt this spring resulted in accelerated opening. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views of Crater Lake from many vantage points […]

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Best places to visit in Goa

“Goa is not just the land of beaches or the city of churches; it’s a feeling that defines thrills in the most amazing way. ” Goa is one of the most famous tourist spots in India and Goa should be on your bucket list. It is one of the most popular, beautiful and desirable destinations. […]

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Quagga mussels found by Yellowstone National Park AIS boat inspector | Regional

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – Quagga mussels were found by a Yellowstone National Park Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) boat inspector during a routine AIS inspection on June 17. The mussels were found during an inspection in Grant Village, and the inspector prevented the contaminated boat from launching. “Detection of mussels has prevented a major potential release […]

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9 scenic waterfalls near Vizag to cool off

Vizag is blessed with a natural landscape. Located between the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal, Visakhapatnam is known for its multitude of features. Besides the famous beaches of Vizag, the area is also home to heavenly waterfalls. Located a few kilometers from the urban setting of the Cité du Destin, these waterfalls are […]

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David L. Houser | Carroll County Comet

David L. Houser was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the age of 72 at Sainte-Élisabeth Est Hospital in Lafayette, surrounded by his family. David was born in Lafayette on July 20, 1948, son of Alma E. Leslie and Fred W. Houser. He […]

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Animal activists sue National Park Service over dying elk

Dozens of tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore have died of starvation and dehydration in the past year because they could not cross a fence erected by the National Park Service to prevent them from competing with cattle for the food and water, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the federal government. Three […]

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Recipe: Tapas from the trail | Hiker

Exclusive to members Become a member to unlock this story and receive other great benefits. Ingredients 4 pieces of naan bread (or 6 thick flour tortillas the size of a taco)1 cup of grapes2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar3 tablespoons of olive oil½ teaspoon of oregano8 large dates, pitted8 whole walnuts1 chocolate bar (try orange or […]

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Vancouver parking lot is one of the ‘coolest’ in the world

Parking lots are often seen as an ugly necessity of city life, but at least one Vancouver parking lot is seen as a bystander. The Cordova Parkade in Gastown has once again been called one of the “coolest” in the world. This time it was through the BIG 7 Travel website, which covers a variety […]

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Police warn public against entering closed national parks

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) The National Police Agency (NPA) reminded the public on Tuesday that public entry into national parks is still prohibited under the national COVID-19 level 3 alert, and has warned that those found breaking the rule could face a fine of up to NT $ 15,000 (US $ 535.8). Since the level […]

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Crowd solutions are needed for crowded Utah national parks

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s national parks saw a decline in visits last year due to the pandemic, but most are on course to break records this year. FOX 13 spoke with a Texan couple who visited Zion and Bryce Canyon in early June. This was Layne and Misty Hill’s first time at both parks […]

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HAPPENIN ‘OTSEGO: Bird Watching Begins 06/22/21

HAPPENIN OTSEGO for TUESDAY 22 JUNE Start bird watching PRIMARY ELECTIONS – 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Come vote in the primary elections. 607-547-4247 or visit www.otsegocounty.com/departments/board_of_elections/index.php BIRDS – 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Learn Bird Watching for Beginners. Registration required. $ 1 donation requested. Presented by the Cooperstown Senior Community Center. Brookwood Gardens, 6000 […]

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Top 8 things to see and do: Travel Buzz: TravelersToday

Antigua and Barbuda offers an array of stunning tropical greenery, pristine snow-white beaches and turquoise oceans. In addition, there are many cultural and historical sites to explore and various resorts and accommodations to choose from. For example, yacht charter in Antigua is a popular accommodation option among tourists to experience the full expanse of what […]

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What a view: a new point-to-point hiking trail to debut in Medora

Theodore Roosevelt is well known and beloved for his many notable mottos and quotes, but the call to “play hard” still resonates through the mounds surrounding his beloved Medora. Now, visitors to the gem and tourist attraction town of the Badlands will soon be able to see Medora from a new perspective on the all-new […]

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9 places that should be on your bucket list in China – that’s Shanghai

July 2-4 | RMB680 Mountain Resort Pool Party Image courtesy of Dragon Adventures Escape the chaotic city life and sweltering air of Shanghai and head to Linan to enjoy the coolest summer pool party amidst a beautiful bamboo forest in the mountains. Just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Shanghai, you’ll gather around the bonfire with your […]

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Jasper National Park’s Whistlers Campground to reopen July 12 after two years of renovations

EDMONTON – The largest campground in Jasper National Park will reopen on July 12, and campers will be able to book sites online starting Thursday. The Whistlers Campground is reopening after a $ 60 million renovation that spanned two summers. Parks Canada said in a statement that half of the approximately 800 sites will be […]

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Then Again: James Taylor, father of the Long Trail, had a lot of help

James P. Taylor, center, rests atop Camel’s Hump in 1922 with hikers identified as Herbert Dockham and his wife. Silver Special Collections Library, University of Vermont James P. Taylor was the father of the Long Trail. This is how the story begins and usually ends. That’s true, in a way, but it’s also simplistic. In […]

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Robert Battle obituary (1933 – 2021) – Houston, Texas

Battle of Dr. Robert McRee 1933-2021Dr. Robert McRee Battle passed away peacefully in West Houston on Thursday June 17, 2021. He was 87 years old.He is survived by his life partner, Cecilia, his siblings, Nancy Battle and Jeff Battle (Jackie); her children, Amelia Lantz (Jim), Brian Battle (Corinne), Mara De Luan (Jean), Barry Battle (Heidi) […]

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Discover stunning remote villages for the perfect summer stays

OUR most popular national tourist spots will be packed like record number of vacation home. So think outside the box and explore the beautiful villages and small towns of Britain. 🔵 Read our live coronavirus blog for the latest updates 11 Are you looking for a place to stay that won’t be too busy?Credit: Getty […]

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Search for missing man in Grand Teton National Park

(Moose, WY) – Search operations continued Friday in Grand Teton National Park for Cian McLaughlin, 27, missing for eleven days. McLaughlin’s last reported sighting was on Tuesday, June 8. After days of intensive ground and air effort, McLaughlin’s research will shift tactics to a continuous, but limited, mode, according to the park’s press release. New […]

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hiking community adapts to Central Cascades’ new wilderness permits | Environment

A the limited entry permit system designed to reduce congestion on central Oregon’s most popular hiking trails is operational. There were a few initial bottlenecks and some confusion on the system, but experienced trail users have so far been happy with the experience. “It seems to be going pretty well,” said Jake Wiley, an REI […]

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Pamela Turner obituary (2021) – Tecumseh, KS

Pamela “Pam” Jean (Budden) Turner Tecumseh – Pamela “Pam” Jean (Budden) Turner, 70, of Tecumseh, Kansas, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. She has resided in Rossville since 2013. She was born on June 22, 1950 in Topeka, daughter of Frederick and Jean (Ward) Budden. She graduated from Shawnee Heights High School in 1968 […]

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Safer Manoa Falls Trail reopens in Hawaii: Travel Weekly

A well-traveled trail has reopened on Oahu after a nearly two-year closure for maintenance and safety measures. The Manoa Falls Trail in Honolulu, which before the pandemic attracted 700 to 1,000 hikers per day, closed in July 2019 to allow the Department of Lands and Natural Resources to install a rockfall risk mitigation fence next […]

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Flamingos face shrinking wetlands

Not so long ago, the landscape around Uran, a fishing village in Navi Mumbai, was considered a hotspot for bird watching. During the winter, large congregations of flamingos and other migratory birds could be seen along a 30 km long patchwork of wetlands in the villages of Panje and Funde in Uran, south of the […]

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Cyanobacteria continue to be a problem in Zion National Park

If you are going to wade in the Virgin River at Zion National Park, it is recommended that you do not submerge or drink in the river / NPS file Cyanobacteria issues in sections of the Virgin River continue to be a problem in Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Although the bacteria are a […]

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Phoenix firefighters sent home after hot rescues, ask hikers to think twice before hitting trails

PHOENIX – After a week of mountain rescues that sent nearly a dozen firefighters home for health reasons, the Phoenix Fire Department is putting the blame on the people they rescue. On Monday, Phoenix firefighters rescued six hikers from the Camelback and Piestewa Peak mountains. Two days later, Wednesday, three emergency calls were answered in […]

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Accidents increase in rivers, decrease in sea in Japan in 2020, possibly due to pandemic

The entrance to Central Government Building No.2, which houses the National Police Agency, can be seen in this file photo taken in Tokyo in 2019 (Mainichi / Kazuo Motohashi) TOKYO – The number of accidents in Japanese rivers has increased in 2020, apparently due to the coronavirus pandemic. The National Police Agency announced on June […]

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Free fishing, shooting, geocaching, and rock climbing at this month’s Colorado State Park event

Outdoor Skills Day, a free opportunity for the whole family to sample a variety of outdoor recreational activities, returns this year at Mueller State Park. The fun begins at 10:00 am on Saturday June 26 with free activities spread throughout the park including fishing, target shooting with .22 caliber shotguns and rifles, archery, l bird […]

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How to spot toxic algae in the Virgin River

Nearly a year after a family’s puppy died from a harmful algae bloom in Zion National Park’s Virgin River, authorities warned on Wednesday there was still a danger to visitors . Environmental scientist Kate Kickas of the Utah Water Quality Division said the proliferation of cyanobacteria in the river was one of the first of […]

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Outdoor Hudson Valley attractions, state parks, waterfront dining

Gone are the days of COVID restrictions. At the start of the pandemic, many public places, including outdoor spaces, were closed. Concerns about being able to socially distance oneself have closed or limited many of the more popular hiking trails. Even during the summer months, access to many local parks and beaches was restricted to […]

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Utah company claims Boothbay businessman behind Ice Palace attraction infringed his patent

A Utah company sued a Boothbay businessman and two of his companies, alleging they illegally used the company’s patented design to build an ice palace earlier this year as an attraction tourist on route 27. Boothbay’s Lester Spear is said to have consulted with La Belle Lake Ice Palace LLC, a company in Idaho, on […]

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New TikTok Trend Features White Women Forcing Themselves To Cry

A new TikTok trend in which white women force themselves to cry is causing dismay on social media. In a video posted by @ginfueledbrat on Twitter, a white woman is seen crying before suddenly stopping and smiling. This video is one of many that have been shared on the platform following the new trend. Ultimately, […]

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FBI seeks to identify woman found dead in Maryland National Park – NBC4 Washington

The FBI is working to identify a woman found dead in a national park in Frederick County, Maryland. Hikers found part of the woman’s body on Saturday in Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont, the FBI Field Office in Baltimore said in a statement on Wednesday. The woman had long black hair with braids and was […]

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Phuket travel guide: everything you need to know when the Thai island reopens

One of Thailand’s most visited destinations is expected to welcome tourists again. From July 1, there will be no restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers arriving in Phuket. The region has new travel rules that are different from the rest of Thailand, where international tourism remains closed. Vaccinated travelers wishing to explore beyond Phuket have the […]

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Grizzly bear in Glacier National Park chases black bear on video

National Park shows a black bear running away from a grizzly and climbing a tree.” title=”Video from Glacier National Park shows a black bear running away from a grizzly and climbing a tree.” loading=”lazy”/> Video from Glacier National Park shows a black bear running away from a grizzly and climbing a tree. Screenshot of Glacier […]

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You can hike this amazing California trail for the first time in 13 years

As California drops most of its COVID-19 restrictions and reopens the state, one of its most popular hiking trails opens to the public for the first time in 13 years. Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Falls Trail reopens on June 18 after suffering devastating fire damage 13 years ago. The massive basin complex fire devastated 162,818 acres […]

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MP Brenda Bailey speaks to the Legislature for Granville Island Business

Granville Island was one of the hardest hit areas in Vancouver during the pandemic. This is because this commercial, artistic and culinary area is a very popular tourist destination. And tourism has all but disappeared due to travel restrictions. Granville Island is managed by a federal Crown corporation, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. In […]

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Landcraft Garden Foundation opens in Mattituck, promising bountiful colors every season

The spectacular grounds of what is now the Landcraft Foundation Garden in Mattituck in 2018 (David Benthal) Tucked away on a quiet gravel road in Mattituck is a gardener’s paradise – an oasis now open to the public. For nearly 30 years, Dennis Schrader and her husband, Bill Smith, have built the lush oasis on […]

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Glacier National Park Considering Radio and Cellular Signal Upgrade | Montana News

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) – Public scrutiny has begun for a proposal to strengthen radio and mobile phone services in Montana Glacier National Park, park officials said. The deadline for comment is July 11. The proposal calls for communications upgrades for the National Park Service, which uses outdated technology or cannot reach remote areas of the […]

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Maine teen with hemophilia raises $ 28,000 to hike Appalachian Trail – NBC Boston

At 16, William Addison of Falmouth, Maine has not only driven thousands of miles already, but has exceeded goals that would be ambitious for anyone of any age. On June 5, 2020, when he was still 15 years old, Addison embarked on a southbound hike of the Appalachian Trail, starting 15 miles from Mt. Katahdin […]

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Narco Hitmen on jet skis sprayed bullets on Cancun beach, killing two

The sun rises over the Caribbean as tourists watch from the beach on New Years Day on January 1, 2021 in Cancun, Mexico. Drug vPhoto by Medios y Media / Getty Images MEXICO CITY – An American woman was hospitalized in Cancun following a beach shooting that left two dead people. Identified only as Kanya […]

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We share our first experiences with the hobbies of other salon members | Buckeye Country 94.3 WMRN-FM

During The Bobby Bones Show last week, each member of the show pulled off a “hobby of a hat” from another member of the show that they must have started doing this week. Police officer has Lunchbox’s hobby of watching Teen Mom, Amy got Raymundo’s hobby of watching The Weather Channel, Lunch box I have […]

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Branson Seen As A ‘Hot Spot’ Tourist Destination, Health Officials Worried About Emerging New COVID-19 Variants

BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) – As more visitors flock to the city and new variants of the COVID-19 virus are discovered, Branson is now considered a “hot spot” tourist destination. Branson and Taney County recently received such a designation based on the CDC’s Community Profile Report’s “Area of ​​Concern” map, meaning these communities could experience health […]

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A new app provides real-time information on Central Wash’s trails.

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) – The hiking season is well underway in the Pacific Northwest and there is a new app for outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore some of Washington State’s most popular trails. “We had this pandemic that created this need to get out,” said Mat Lyons, president of Trails, Recreation, Education, Advocacy, Development […]

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Quintina J. Huestis | Bourne obituary

Quintina Jane Huestis, a former resident of Pocasset, died suddenly at her home in Pascoag, Rhode Island on June 5. She was 62 years old. She was the wife of David A. Huestis for 35 years. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Ruth A. (Souder) and Anthony J. Pala. Her early childhood […]

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Visitors to National Parks Rise as Covid-19 Pandemic Restrictions Decline

Last month, Yellowstone National Park welcomed the most visitors it has ever seen for the month of May, with more than 483,100 people stopping by, according to a press release from the park on Friday. . This represents an increase of about 11% from May 2019, the park said. Last year, the national park was […]

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Mother remembers her son and calls for Arizona hikers’ safety after his death

Quincy Egwu woke up early to hike White Tank Mountain Regional Park on August 13, 2020 – one of the hottest days in the Phoenix area last year. Egwu, 29, was no stranger to spending time outdoors in Arizona, where he was born and raised. He left at 6 a.m. with a trail mix, water […]

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Using heritage lighting in Ayodhya: CM Yogi Adityanath to officials | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: Reviewing development work in Ayodhya for the second time this month, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday that the temple city should be developed as a sustainable city, an international tourist site and a religious center in accordance with the tradition of Sanatan. The CM discussed conservation of water resources, intelligent traffic management […]

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For the Love of Birds: Backyard Detectives Boost Scientists’ Work | New

WASHINGTON – Georgetown University ecologist Emily Williams was first fascinated by birds, not because of their beauty or their gentle songs. She was fascinated by their extraordinary journeys. “Realizing that this little animal that can fit in the palm of your hand can travel thousands and thousands of miles one way in the spring and […]

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Trail boundaries are set in this state park for heat-related rescues

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California said on Tuesday it would limit access to trails due to excessive heat after two hikers had to be evacuated by air last weekend. In a Facebook post announcing the restrictions, park officials advised hikers to take safety measures to avoid similar occurrences. SOUTHWEST TEMPERATURES COULD GROW TO MORE […]

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Is the latest setback the end of a long-planned resort near Mount Rainier National Park?

Debbie Cockrell / The News Tribune A long-proposed resort in a prime location near Mount Rainier National Park has suffered a serious setback that could lead to its demise. In a May 20 decision, a hearing reviewer granted Pierce County Planning and Public Works’ request to revoke a conditional use permit for the development of […]

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Following the footprints of the CPC: Former residence of Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong, the late Chinese leader, also the main founder and leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), was born in Shaoshan, central China’s Hunan Province on December 26, 1893. Mao Zedong’s former residence was Mao’s birthplace and childhood home. It is now a National Scenic Site 5A, a “red tourism” site and also a […]

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New River Gorge National Park officials warn to expect crowds

The New River Gorge Bridge spans the New River below the World Jamboree site. Photo courtesy of Ed Rehbein. Summer hours of operation for the new New River Gorge National Park and Preserve go into effect on June 12, and park officials recommend that visitors plan ahead as crowds are expected. Publicity Park Superintendent Lizzie […]

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Experts advise hikers to prepare for the extreme heat in Ojai

VENTURA, Calif .– Upper Ojai search and rescue teams say they are receiving higher volume of calls from hiking trails than usual lately. According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, hikers are not bringing the supplies they need to stay healthy and hydrated. The Harmon Canyon Preserve is a popular trail for hiking and mountain […]

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Modern things to see in Jeddah

Jeddah is the port city of Saudi Arabia. It is located near the Red Sea. It is a modern shopping center and is known for its holy cities Mecca and Medina. Jeddah offers you the best and safest tourism ever. The safest way to get there is by plane. Flynas airline booking is inexpensive and […]

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Search for missing man underway in Joshua Tree National Park

New A search is underway for a missing man whose vehicle was seen in Joshua Tree National Park Thursday. Patrick Lynn Welz, 38, of Twentynine Palms was last seen on June 5 as he traveled to Riverside to visit his father. Joshua Tree Park staff found Welz’s vehicle at the Indian Cove parking lot on […]

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“Birds are there for everyone”: How Black Birdwatching finds a community | Birds

“THe’s my cure, ”says Mariana Winick, a third-grade Brooklyn teacher and bird enthusiast. Dressed in a t-shirt with a bird illustration, using binoculars and a reliable bird identification app, Winnik walks through North Central Park on a Saturday morning walk led by Christian Cooper. Cooper says he doesn’t usually lead bird walks due to the […]

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Free Gear Fridays: Danner Trail 2650 Campo lightweight hiking shoe

Photo courtesy of Danner June 11, 2021 | Sponsored message Home »Shoes» Free Gear Fridays: Danner Trail 2650 Campo lightweight hiking shoe At GearJunkie, we test a lot of gear. And we have the chance to test new cutting edge products. Now we also want to give you the chance to win gear. This week, […]