Hiking Trails

▶️ PCT hikers redirected after Windigo Fire force trail closure

The recent wildfires in Oregon are causing surprise interruptions for many passers-by on one of America’s longest hiking trails. The Windigo Fire, sitting on 1,098 acres Thursday afternoon, caused a 60-mile closure on the Pacific Crest Trail running north from Crater Lake to Odell Lake (Mile 1848 to 1908). On Wednesday and Thursday, hikers stopped […]

Tourist Spot

If you’re planning a vacation, explore these super fun new places in Andaman and Nicobar

Last update: August 04, 2022, 10:10 PM IST We bring you a list of places you can visit on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on your next vacation (Picture: Shutterstock) We bring you a list of places you can visit in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on your next vacation The Andaman and Nicobar Islands […]

Bird Watching

I miss Vin Scully and his stories about beards and bird poo

There aren’t enough words to fully explain what Vin Scully meant to me as a kid growing up as a Dodgers fan in Los Angeles during the 1970s and 1980s. There aren’t enough moments. of sadness to fully capture my pain and loss since learning of the 94-year-old broadcaster’s death on Tuesday. Wine – and […]

National Park

Nature Photography at Weeks State Park Summer Program August 11 | Culture & Leisure

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Hiking Trails

Get started by joining a walking group in the LS area

Jan Nelson enjoys hiking the KC area trails. Courtesy picture Hoping to start enjoying the many trails and parks in and around Lee’s Summit by starting a biking or walking program? Getting started can be daunting for many, but with the use of technology, you’ll find plenty of ways to get help. The motivation to […]

Tourist Spot

Gulmarg problems must be solved – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Gulmarg in Kashmir is a famous tourist resort and an ideal place for winter sports, hence visitors from all over the country and abroad, as well as locals in large numbers who continue to visit this tourist place. It is a natural corollary that many questions and issues continue to emerge regarding all related hues […]

Bird Watching

Bolivia’s famous ‘death road’ is now a wildlife haven

Imagine driving down a 5 meter (about 16 foot) wide dirt road in a heavy truck, looking out the window for orientation and seeing a 100 meter (about 328 foot) drop with no guardrails between you and the abyss below. -below. It was a daily experience for drivers on a busy Bolivian highway so perilous […]

National Park

The Second World War Ordnance Force Closure of the swimming area at Assateague Island National Seashore

A section of beach at Assateague Island National Seashore has been closed due to WWII ordnance / NPS surfacing A section of the Assateague Island National Seashore has been temporarily closed due to surfaced World War II ordnance. The closure affects the North Beach swimming area in the Maryland portion of the park. The “normal” […]

Hiking Trails

Hiking near the world’s tallest sequoia now results in a $5,000 fine

Comment this story Comment The tree recognized as the tallest in the world is now forbidden to visitors. The National Park Service announced last week that it was discouraging hikers from visiting Hyperion, an ancient redwood tree in Northern California that holds a Guinness World Record for height at 380 feet, 9.7 inches, according to […]

Bird Watching

Obituary: Scott Farquhar, 70, of Fairfield

Information via Spear-Miller Funeral Home FAIRFIELD, CT – Scott Farquhar, 70, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully Friday, July 22, 2022 at his home. He was surrounded by his devoted family who loved him very much. Scott passed away after a courageous two and a half year battle with cancer. He is survived by: his beloved […]