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National Park Service Begins Environmental Impact Statement for Bison Management in Yellowstone National Park and 30-Day Public Comment Period

NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo – The National Park Service announced a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement for a bison management plan at Yellowstone National Park on Friday, January 28. With this announcement, the NPS introduces a wide range of actions for the management of bison inside the park. […]

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Black Keys Announce US Tour Dates, Rocks Red Rocks Concert Stop

Formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001, the Black Keys were called “Rock Royalty” by the Associated Press. MORRISON, Colo. — The Black Keys have announced their return to Colorado as part of the 2022 “Dropout Boogie” tour. The Indie-Rock band will play on Wednesday July 13, 2022. Band Of Horses will provide support on all […]

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MarketInk: “Happy and You Know It” in San Diego is the theme of an $8 million tourism campaign

The San Diego Tourism Authority, a publicly funded nonprofit, announced plans to spend $8 million on advertising to promote San Diego as a tourist destination through the end of June. The majority of the spending, approximately $6.27 million, will be for a new ad campaign called “Happy and You Know It.” The campaign is anchored […]

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Can you guess the most common bird you will see in the three cities?

My colleague Patti says she is always filling her bird feeder and her cats love to watch from the windows while the birds play and frolic at the feeder. It got me thinking, what’s the most common bird you’ll see in the Tri-Cities? Patti and I settled into the studio for bird watching and on […]

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Controversy for Khao Yai National Park chief over wild party

After a video emerged showing a wild party with sexy girls in skimpy outfits in Khao Yai National Park, the park chief has been relocated while a full investigation is carried out. The party took place on January 26 and appeared to violate both Covid-19 control laws and the National Parks Act. The event was […]

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Firefighters rescue 2 hikers from Camelback Mountain

Two people who were hiking Camelback Mountain were rescued by Phoenix firefighters Saturday morning. According to the Phoenix Fire Department, a 27-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man were rescued in two separate incidents. The 27-year-old said she suffered from heat exhaustion and dehydration while hiking. She passed out halfway through the trail, Phoenix Fire said. […]

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Wonderful biodiversity in Germany – Outlook Traveler

From the azure Baltic coast to the rugged rocky Alps, Germany runs the gamut when it comes to experiencing nature’s wonderful delights. Testimony to our history and foundation of our future, the country’s biodiversity is also the gateway to its many cultural offerings. Lakes, moors, waterfalls, ravines – the German state of Baden-Württemberg is as […]

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Rinehart, Mary L. 1939-2022 St. Joseph, Missouri | Obituary

GRANT CITY, Mo. – Mary Loretta Rinehart died Wednesday, January 26, 2022 in St. Joseph. Loretta was born on November 30, 1939 near Allendale, Missouri to Hope and Elva (Hass) Daniels. She graduated from Grant City High School in 1957 and then from Guard Business School in 1958. Loretta married Thomas William Rinehart on May […]

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Friday Five: Trail Progression, Hard Cider, Bowling and Landscaping | Local News

In 2021, a 2.7-mile section was opened, extending out of Vietnam Veteran Park off Oakwood Avenue and Orphanage Road. It ends at Rogers Lake Road. Obviously the Irish Buffalo Creek Greenway follows the creek. Concord has preliminary plans to complete the sections across the city in small phases. The latest grant will help. Here are […]

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What to do in Rome: 20 ideas for your next trip

Rome is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. This Italian capital also happens to be among the popular cities of the world. Rome has it all – from its famous history to its many treasures, arts and attractions. The city is home to several archaeological treasures, and being a connoisseur of history, […]

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Sandra Williams (Yantone Welch) Roush

Sandra Williams (Yantone Welch) Roush, 79, ascended to heaven on January 24, 2022, just before her 80th birthday. Born January 28, 1942 in Los Angeles, California to the late Lura Pauline (Williams) Welch and the late Albert Yantone, she spent much of her childhood on her great-grandparents’ farm in Greencastle, Indiana, as well as in […]

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How a trek ruled by socialist-era bureaucracy became a Hungarian rite of passage – The Calvert Journal

And there are a lot of beginners. New funds enabled serious improvement work to be launched on the track in 2017. As a result, 2019 was a record year with 404 graduates, compared to 37 in 1995, an all-time low. The Covid-19 pandemic also gave the Blue Trail another significant boost: the Association sold 26,233 […]

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Local filming locations attract tons of tourists

A panoramic view of Gwanghallu Garden in Namwon, North Jeolla [NAMWON CITY] Filming locations for local movies and TV drama series are increasingly recognized as tourist attractions. There has been a 20 percent increase in the number of visitors to paid tourist attractions in Namwon, North Jeolla, Namwon City revealed on Wednesday. About 297,200 people […]

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13 fantastic experiences in beautiful Lincoln

The Oregon Coast is one of my happiest places and Lincoln City is one of my favorite destinations along the coast. With miles of sandy beaches, a scavenger hunt for handcrafted glass floats, estuaries with crabbing and clam fishing opportunities, fabulous bird watching opportunities and a freshwater lake nearby, there are myriad options for enjoying […]

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Austin seeks public input on how to improve walking and biking routes

Austin rolled out its ATX Walk Bike Ride public admission pass in early January 2022. (Courtesy of the City of Austin) Austin Public Works and the Austin Department of Transportation launched the ATX Walk Bike Roll Public Admission Card on Jan. 12 that allows residents to provide feedback on how to improve walking and biking […]

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Injured skier rescued after small avalanche in Grand Teton National Park

The following is a press release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming – The Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a call around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 about an injured skier involved in an avalanche in Sliver Corridor on Nez Perce in Grand Teton National Park. Park rangers and Teton County Search and Rescue […]

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How to drive your UAE registered car in India for up to six months

Dubai: In the United Arab Emirates, a car is not just a means of transport from point A to point B. More often than not, most people can finally find and buy their dream car, which they whether luxury cars or sports cars. The UAE offers a plethora of options for driving your dream vehicle, […]

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Sadler III, Edward T. 1956-2022 St. Joseph, Missouri | Obituary

Edward T. Sadler III, 65, of St. Joseph, died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at a St. Joseph Health Facility. He was born on August 9, 1956 in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, the son of Rubye and Edward Sadler. He graduated from high school in California and later attended Highland College in Highland, Kansas. He married […]

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New Crystal Waters State Playground Opens in Monroe County | Michigan News

By DEAN COUSINO, The Monroe Stories MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Fishing and hunting enthusiasts hail the creation of the all-new Monroe County State Game Area in the county’s north region that opened last fall after the sale of the owned by Crystal Waters at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The 680-acre site in North […]

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The Mesilla Valley has an impressive list of raptors

Putting away my year-end bird records, most of which are backyard sightings, I was struck by the number of raptor species we had seen in or from our backyard – and what wasn’t even an extraordinary year in that regard. We had counted 13 different species of hawks, eagles or falcons in 2021, out of […]

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Old Housatonic School for Sale | South Berkshires

The former Housatonic school is for sale. STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN — THE EAGLE OF BERKSHIRE GREAT BARRINGTON — For sale or for rent: A real repairer! Perfect location in a village in the heart of the Berkshires! Mountain views. Close to walking trails, restaurants, package store, tea room, churches, bakery, art galleries, dance studio and famous […]

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Surabaya administration to reorganize the zoo with several parts

Surabaya (ANTARA) – The Surabaya City Government will work with other parties to revamp and develop the Surabaya Zoo (KBS) conservation agency. Surabaya Mayor Eri Cahyadi said KBS is being reorganized to maintain its functions as a conservation institution as well as for educational and recreational purposes. “KBS always strives to keep wild animals out […]

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DDA reviews Sanjay Van’s development plan, to include adventure activities | Latest Delhi News

Months after announcing its plan to develop Sanjay Van in South Delhi as an ecotourism destination, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is reworking the plan and will once again invite private stakeholders to show interest by the end of this month. A senior DDA official said the plan was to promote nature-based adventure activities. “Only […]

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Leopard found dead near Sanjay Gandhi National Park | Bombay News

Maharashtra reported the highest number of leopard deaths in the country in 2021 and accounted for 178 out of 614 fatalities. Mumbai: A three-year-old leopard known as C-40 was found dead on a road near Mumbai’s Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) on Tuesday, officials said. The animal’s autopsy ruled out the possibility of a collision […]

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Phoenix Fire will use drones for mountain rescues

PHOENIX – Starting in June, the Phoenix Fire Department will begin using drones for mountain rescues. The department says it will get three to four drones this year and certify a dozen people to start. Captain Todd Keller said drones would be useful for all rescues, especially in the mountains where there are miles of […]

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Mountain Bike Rally, Ski show held in Doodpathri –

Budgam: In a bid to promote Doodpathri as a winter tourism destination, Tourism Director GN Itoo and Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza on Wednesday inaugurated a first all-terrain vehicle (ATV) type rally of TRC to Parhaiz Maidaan at Doodpathri in Budgam. Occasionally, a snow ski show was also held where well-trained skiers demonstrated their […]

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Gaynelle A. Glendye | News, Sports, Jobs

Gaynelle A. Glendye, 87, of Lewistown, died Monday, January 17, 2022 at her home. Born January 6, 1935 in Shirleysburg, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and the late Catherine (Sample) Smith. She was united in marriage to Curtis H. Glendye, Sr. M. Glendye predeceased August 10, 1975. She is survived by her […]

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Public opinion polled on new national park site

THE Scottish Borders came second in an online poll to identify the best site for a new national park in Scotland. After many years of campaigning, the Scottish government has confirmed that the country will have at least one new national park by 2026. Last year’s announcement was part of the Shared Policy Agenda released […]

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A corner of paradise awaits you on the Intemann nature trail | Take a Hike | Mail from Pikes Peak

Winter is a good season for hiking in the foothills, and the Intemann Nature Trail is a piece of heaven with unspoiled foothills habitat. This feature of the trail is made even more special amid views of nearby major city buildings and the low hum of distant traffic. IF YOU ARE GOING TO TO PARK: […]

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What to do in Florida’s most beloved park

Honeymoon Island is named for its dreamlike scenery, and visitors will be quite surprised at what they can do there. Florida is packed with must-visit vacation destinations – from its abundance of beautiful beaches and resorts to epic entertainment and adventure hubs like Orlando and vibrant cities like Miami, warm sunshine and ocean breezes make […]

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Watch now: Watching for eagles near Prairie du Sac | Local News

And eagles are top of mind here this weekend, thanks to the 36th annual Bald Eagle Watching Day, the state’s longest-running eagle-watching event, which ends Sunday and offers in-person and online programs. The annual release of Raptor Education Group’s rehabilitated eagles in Antigo, however, took place in mid-December, with no crowds due to COVID-19 concerns. […]

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Park Supervisor (P) Job in Yosemite National Park, CA – Department of Interior

The United States government is a massive employer and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open positions in locations across the country. Below is a summary of qualifications for an active and open Home Office job listing. The opening is for a Park Supervisor (P) in Yosemite National Park, […]

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Woman and daughter seriously injured in an acid attack by her husband in Wayanad | Kerala News

Ambalavayal (Wayanad): A woman and her daughter were seriously injured in the acid attack carried out by her husband in Adattupara here on Saturday. Husband Sanal threw acid on Nijitha, who runs a shop at the entrance to the Phantom Rock tourist site, and on her 12-year-old Alakananda, and fled around 12:30 p.m. The family […]

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Alison Pannell speaks to Rotarians on safari trips to South Africa – Los Alamos Reporter

This photo of a giraffe is one of many taken by Alison Pannell in 2017 in South Africa. Photo by Alison Panelll BY LINDA HULLvice presidentRotary Club of Los Alamos “Game viewing and bird watching are two of the most fascinating and rewarding experiences one can have,” noted Rotarian Alison Pannell in describing parts of […]

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National park visitors will face ‘Asbo orders’ under new plans to end ‘hostile behaviour’

‘Anti-social’ visitors to the national park will face ‘Asbo orders’ under new plans to end ‘hostile behaviour’ in rural hotspots – following an influx of visitors triggered by the pandemic National Park authorities should be empowered to issue Asbo-type orders Aim is to help parks deal more easily with anti-social behavior Comes as national parks […]

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Real Estate in Sacramento: Top 10 ZIP Codes for Buying a Home

READ MORE Sacramento real estate market in 2022 Sacramento’s real estate market broke records in 2021. What do experts expect for homebuyers in 2022? Some of Northern California’s hottest real estate markets are in Sacramento’s backyard, with homeowners flocking to the suburbs for their proximity to nature. Opendoor, a national real estate company that has […]

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Environmental Disaster Sites I’d Like To Visit

The Gates of Hell, a huge burning gas crater in the heart of the Karakum Desert in Turkmenistan.Photo: Igor Sasin/AFP (Getty Images) Earlier this week, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said the country would renew its efforts to close the gate to hell, a huge natural gas fire that has been burning since 1971 in the […]

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Red Sunfish sightings rise in Irish waters as ocean temperature rises

Rising ocean temperatures have prompted an enigmatic ocean giant to venture north into Irish waters and beyond, nearly 50 years of sightings off the Cork coast have confirmed. A study by a team of researchers from Ireland and the UK has found that sunfish – the world’s largest bony fish – expanded its range in […]

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Fort Clatsop in Lewis and Clark National Historic Park

En route to Fort Clatsop, Louis and Clark National Historic Park / Rebecca Latson “Historical” vs. “Historical”: According to Merriam-Webster.com, “historical” is a general term to describe history, and “historical” is “generally reserved for important and famous moments in history”. Lewis and Clark National Historic Park and Fort Clatsop / National Park Service maps I […]

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34% of growth will come from Europe for the hiking and trail running shoe market

NEW YORK, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The market for hiking and trail running shoes in Europe experienced some challenges in 2020. Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain are among the most affected countries in the region. Most countries in the region have imposed lockdowns and are still subject to full or […]

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25 interesting facts about the Sistine Chapel

Architect Giovanni dei Dolci erected the Sistine Chapel, the papal chapel of the Vatican Palace in 1473-81 for Pope Sixtus IV. Also known as Cappella Sistina in Italian, the Sistine Chapel is a popular tourist spot that attracts millions of tourists around the world every year. Every element of this building is enchanting and overwhelming. […]

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Cyril E. “Sauter” Hays | News, Sports, Jobs

Cyril E. “Skip” Hays Cyril E. “To jump” Hays, 86, of Ellington, died Sunday (January 2, 2022) at UPMC Chautauqua. A longtime resident of the region, he was born on June 23, 1935 in Jamestown, the son of the late Robert and Mildred Long Hays. Skip attended Southwestern School and was a US Navy veteran […]

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Ministry of Environment Authorizes Tiger Safari in Madhav National Park | Latest India News

An enclosure of about 5 to 10 hectares will be built in Madhav National Park in Madhya Pradesh on the model of the Ghorela enclosure in Kanha Tiger Reserve to gently release the tiger. BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh government to develop tiger safari facility in Madhav National Park, Shivpuri, after Environment and Forestry Ministry approved the […]

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Take care of your business: Natural parks, outdoor spaces are more than just places of recreation | Opinion

The weeks after Christmas and the start of the New Year seem the same to me every year – stale. This is what I call “post-Christmas funk”. It’s almost as if the over-saturation of food, shopping, gifts, and holiday celebrations creates a desire to get back to basics. A comment on a recent Kingsport Times […]

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‘Insta-worthy’ Osaka restaurant with miniature railroad and ‘monster’ cats thrives amid pandemic

Cats are seen on a miniature railway diorama at the Diorama restaurant in the Tennoji district of Osaka in this recent photo. (Mainichi / Satoshi Hishida) OSAKA – A restaurant featuring detailed miniature models of railroads and surrounding landscapes is attracting customers from all over Japan here despite the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to its four-legged […]

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Deadly bird flu threatens Israel’s wildlife, triggers hunting ban

Israel canceled the last month of its five-month hunting season in a bid to contain a severe bird flu outbreak that has killed up to 8,000 wild cranes and raised concerns over infection among endangered bird species . Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg tweeted in December that this H5N1 bird flu outbreak is “worst blow […]

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Prehistoric rock art “irreparably damaged” by vandals, officials say

Abstract geometric designs in Big Bend National Park in Texas that have survived for thousands of years have been “irreparably damaged” by vandals who inscribed names and dates in prehistoric designs, the National Park Service said. The Park Service said on its website that ancient rock art was damaged on Dec. 26 in the Indian […]

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local hiking group encourages more trail cleaning effort | News

Find out where you can get vaccines and tests for COVID-19 this week, based on information provided by the Joint Information Center. Elyssa Cuevas / PDN The Mud Dehydrated and Burnt hiking group runs twice a month. MDB, a local hiking group, and others stop to take in a view of the Tarzan Falls Trail […]

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Athens named third most beautiful city in the world to explore at night, in new study

Premier Inn has searched over 250 of the world’s most populous cities on Instagram to reveal the places that are photographed the most at night. The number of hashtags for #citybynight has been counted and compared for cities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. Top 10 most […]

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The most uncrowded and secluded beaches in the Dominican Republic

If there’s one place known for its beaches, it’s the Dominican Republic – but that doesn’t mean travelers can’t find secluded spots. The reason the Dominican Republic is the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean is not too far-fetched. The views are beautiful, the atmosphere is right and sunny, the people are welcoming, the […]

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White Sands National Park sees record number of visitors in 2021

ALAMOGORDO, NM (KRQE) – Despite the ongoing pandemic, an attraction in New Mexico is once again seeing record visits. In the second year of the pandemic, White Sands National Park welcomed more than 780,000 visitors – a number that continues to grow year on year. “It’s an extremely magical place and I think it has […]

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Step back in time with a hike to Hewitt Farm in North Stonington

Hewitt Farm North Stonington The bottom line: Numerous trails take visitors through pristine fields, forests and down the Shunock River. The Bicentennial Trail shows the city’s past and a pretty glacial formation known as “Tipping Rock”. Difficulty level: Easy to moderate, especially along the Bicentennial Trail with several long inclines. Footing can be difficult in […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Association donation of $ 300,000 to Great Smoky Mountains National Park will go to radio stations

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one step closer to getting valuable new gear. The Great Smoky Mountains Association raised $ 300,000 for the national park to help replace its radio communication systems. The new radio system will allow the park to improve and expand communications with surrounding communities. PHOTOS: […]

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What $ 1.3 million brings you in Maine, New Mexico and New York

Cap Elizabeth, Maine | $ 1.25 million A 1914 Colonial Revival style home with four bedrooms, one and a half baths and two one bedroom and one bathroom apartments, on 1.4 acres of land Frederick Augustus Tompson, a local architect, designed many of Portland, Maine’s largest public buildings and homes in the late 19th and […]

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Misty and bewitching Ponmudi welcomes tourists again

After a long hiatus, Ponmudi hill station in Thiruvananthapuram district opens its doors to travelers. The popular tourist spot was off-limits to visitors due to restrictions triggered by COVID-19 and damaged roads. Traffic on the winding road to Ponmudi Hill was banned as cracks were found near the 11th and 12th hairpin bends and the […]

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Obituary of Margaret Laurent (1953 – 2021) – Leominster, MA

Leominster – Margaret Ann (Flanagan, Williams) St-Laurent, 68 of Leominster, passed away on December 29, 2021 after a courageous battle with ALS at home surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born January 19, 1953 in Leominster, daughter of James and Julia (Ashe) Flanagan. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband Ronald St-Laurent who […]

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Get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in the eco-adventures of Biscayne National Park – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

The New Year is always about starting over, and in 2022 how about going out more? Biscayne National Park isn’t just for fish, because with their eco-adventures a shipwreck may be in your future. Wait, I don’t mean you’re on it when it’s leaking. Have you ever forgotten that we literally live next to a […]

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White’s Creek Trail to be Serviced Annually, Looking for Volunteers | News

There will be a day of trail maintenance on Saturday January 8 at Whites Creek Small Wild Area in Rhea County at 10 a.m. as part of the ongoing stewardship activities for this TVA Small Wild Area trail. Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning [TCWP], an Oak Ridge-based environmental advocacy organization, maintains the trail and sponsors […]

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Huge leap in India with 33,750 cases in 24 hours, 1,700 Omicron infections; Jabs for 15-17 from today

Read more children against COVID-19 in the 15-18 age group as of today. I ask family members to register eligible children for vaccination ”. The national capital is also equipped with vaccination centers ready to administer vaccines for the younger population. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said there was no need to set up separate […]

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Kotte walk: the good, the bad and the ugly

“Diyasaru Park” is the latest addition to the many leisure facilities developed around our parliamentary complex in Kotte. With several lakes, streams and marshes interspersed with small patches of unspoiled greenery, brush and shady trees, the larger area of ​​Kotte is ideal for this purpose. At the end of the afternoon, thousands of inhabitants of […]

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Waterbird census begins in Shuklaphanta National Park

Shuklaphanta National Park. (File photo) KANCHANPUR: The census of water birds has started in Shuklaphanta National Park and other areas. The census of waterfowl has started in the lakes and rivers inside and outside the park. The count will continue until January 16. For the census, park office staff, experts from the Nepal Bird Conservation […]

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Book a visit to this Ontario village

Visitors to this Ontario village will be able to see a shallow wreck with something as simple as a kayak trip, but scuba diving is also an option. The Canadian province of Ontario is home to many world famous tourist attractions, from the CN Tower in Toronto to the majestic Niagara Falls. However, visitors should […]