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Wright Patman ranked among the best Thanksgiving fishing spots

NORTHEAST TEXAS – Lake Wright Patman is gaining recognition as one of the best lakes in the country to fish during the Thanksgiving holiday. Wright Patman was recently named one of the 11 Best Thanksgiving Fishing Spots, according to fishingbooker.com. “This time of year, we’ve always seen an uptick in our campgrounds,” said Matt Seavey, […]

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You can see the best of Voyageurs National Park with this itinerary

Boasting an impressive 218,055 acres and an amazing collection of forests, streams and lakes, Voyageurs National Park is a dream destination for many people. Shutterstock Pelican swimming on Kabetogama Lake in Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota Travelers who love outdoor adventure might already know a lot about Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. Still, I’m sure they […]

Hiking Trails

AllTrails – The app every hiker needs now

One of the main reasons we go hiking is to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It’s a chance to put that phone down, turn off the TV, and decompress from whatever life throws at us. And yes, we want to leave all those electronic gadgets behind when we hit the […]

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Beneath the Statue of Unity shine, some black spots for BJP

It’s a typical Saturday at the Statue of Unity, with no particular excitement that it’s the first Assembly elections since the 182-metre structure was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kevadia, Narmada district. The inauguration in 2018 was followed by the renaming of the village where the statue is located to Ektanagar, and the […]

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West Seattle Blog… | WEST SEATTLE WILDLIFE: Suspected local case of highly pathogenic avian influenza and what you need to know about it

Tonight Community Naturalist and Urban Wildlife First Responder Kersti Muul shares the story of what happened when she checked on a report of a bird in trouble in Lincoln Park. What she found includes information you should know in case you come across one. The problem is HPAI – Highly pathogenic avian influenza – and […]

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Ranjona Banerji | The tourist life, the “real” life and the destiny of being invisible

It’s a game that we locals play regularly. We watch the numbers of cars that flood into the city on the weekends and misuse them to drive badly and clog our roads. Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, these are common. Gujarat and Maharashtra are unusual but seen occasionally. But what is that license plate […]

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Mastodon, Instagram, Reddit, other alternatives

Twitter is is rapidly evolving under its new Elon Musk ownership. On Thursday night, rumors that the social media platform was getting closer to crashing prompted users to write in potential goodbyes in case things go down the drain. The app is still lagging, but users are scrambling to find alternative methods to communicate. The […]

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Blooming saguaros in Arizona’s national park are confusing

A blooming saguaro is seen in this photo from November 2022. Saguaros typically bloom in the spring and biologists are unsure why they bloom in the fall. National Park Service / D. Swann Saguaros have been spotted blooming again this fall in Arizona, and biologists still don’t have an explanation. The massive cacti typically bloom […]

Hiking Trails

Enchanted Borealis Trail Hikes in Two Michigan State Parks

Are you a hiking enthusiast? Get ready for Enchanted Borealis Trail hikes at two Michigan state parks this December. What makes these hikes so special is not just the snow, but also the lanterns, Christmas lights and campfires. According to mlive.com: There will be four hikes at Seven Lakes State Park in Holly and three […]

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6 places in Bangladesh to visit in winter

Tue Nov 15 2022 4:01 PM Last updated on: Tue Nov 15 2022 4:23 PM Photo: Collected “> Photo: Collected Growing up in a tropical monsoon region like Bangladesh, you should be no stranger to humidity, sweat and sweat. This is why the winter season is something that most Bengalis love, cherish, hope and pray […]

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Agritourism market is expected to witness huge demand with USD 8.21 billion, during the forecast period 2029

A global Agritourism market The research report is a verified and reliable source of information that gives a telescopic view of the existing market trends, emerging products, situations and opportunities that are driving the business towards success. This global market research report is organized by collecting market research data from different corners of the globe […]

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Dispute over national park cats erupts

A wildcat relaxes on a rock at Mount Bukhan against the backdrop of western Seoul, Jan. 27, 2021. (Yonhap) SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Feeding cats in national parks is an act of ecosystem disturbance and is strictly prohibited. However, a lack of awareness causes a series of conflicts among the public. Recently, a […]

Hiking Trails

Riverside County to reopen hiking areas and lift burn permit suspension

Riverside County will reopen seven hiking areas across the region and lift a burn permit suspension, effective Monday. Recent rains and milder temperatures have led to more favorable conditions for outdoor activities in the following seven areas: Eagle Canyon/Tin Mine (east of Corona) Steel Peak (north of Lake Elsinore) Canyon Bautista (southeast of Hemet) North […]

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Over 5,000 People in Taiwan Send Message of Hope and Perseverance

TAIPEI—Liberty Square, Taiwan’s iconic tourist spot, was awash in a sea of ​​color on Nov. 12 as more than 5,000 residents gathered to deliver a message to communist China. Their message was simple: While the communist regime continues to brutally persecute Falun Gong in China, across the Taiwan Strait, and around the world, millions of […]

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Big or small, I love them all | News, Sports, Jobs

PHOTOS BY GARRY BRANDENBURG — Wildlife comes in all shapes and sizes. One of the biggest animals we commonly see is the white-tailed deer, and on a smaller scale, a red-breasted nuthatch also deserves our attention. In the past week, both species have captured this author’s attention, enough that making photographic images of them has […]

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Spokesperson says ‘pack your patience’ while driving in Zion National Park this winter – St George News

This 2021 file photo shows the aftermath of the South Entrance flash flood, Springdale, Utah June 29, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Zion National Park, St. George News ST. GEORGE- It will be slower to travel to Zion National Park starting Monday. Still, improvements made this winter will make future flooding less likely, park officials […]

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Docs on the Trail – local couple hike the Appalachian Trail |

A local couple who recently retired from family medicine have just completed their biggest adventure yet. Drs. Pete and Julie Rosá cut their bucket list by hiking the 2,000+ mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine over a 6 month period. The trip came after 3 years of planning. Their friends and family joined in […]

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The United Arab Emirates among the top 20 tourist destinations in the world according to the findings of ForwardKeys

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are the only countries in the Middle East to feature in the top 20, with the United Arab Emirates 17% behind 2019 levels and Qatar 25% behind. The United Arab Emirates has been ranked among the top 20 tourist destinations this […]

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Dedicated Lower Park Terrace – Ceres Courier

A small crowd gathered Friday morning on the bluff overlooking the Serene Plane next to the Tuolumne River to officially mark the opening of the Lower Terrace at Ceres River Bluff Regional Park. The public can now use the park during the day for walks, hikes, bird watching, picnicking, and launching kayaks into the river. […]

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Toxic bacteria found in water in Utah’s Zion National Park

Toxic cyanobacteria that pose risks to children and pets have been found in the waters of Zion National Park, according to park staff. Rick Bowmer PA The same toxic bacteria that killed a dog two years ago has been detected again in Zion National Park, officials say. Park staff monitor harmful cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins monthly […]

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Kandiyohi County to Update Plan for Bikes and Pedestrians – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Kandiyohi County prides itself on its lakes, parks and trails and the recreational opportunities they provide. Five years ago, the county decided it needed an established plan for its cycle and pedestrian path network, which not only mapped out what was currently available, but listed future extensions the county hoped to make a […]

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Keys to the Game – Bulls at Raptors (11.06.22)

The Bulls (5-5) travel “north of the border” to Toronto, Ont., to face the hometown Raptors (5-4) in the first of a straight game between the teams. Today’s game also marks Chicago’s fourth game in six days and the Bulls’ fourth (of 13) straight game this season. The series moves to Chicago tomorrow night with […]

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Tickets on sale for the park’s ‘Candlelight Walk’ – Times-Standard

The 33-year-old winter tradition at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park returns to its original format in December. The “Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods” will take place in person Dec. 3-4 from 5-8 p.m. as a fundraiser for Redwood Parks Conservancy and the parks it supports, including National and Redwood State. Each evening is limited to […]

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At the reunion, the local trio reflect on an epic hike on the Appalachian Trail

November 5—PETERBOROUGH — Three guys — Popeye, Papa Bear and Dreamer — walk into a bar. This is not the start of a joke, but rather a kind of reunion. The trio – Mark Paquin and Michael Lebo from Stoddard and Larry Chambers from Antrim – recently met at Post & Beam Brewing in Peterborough […]

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Birds of Rocky Fork – Times Gazette

It is a popular destination for local residents and out-of-town tourists, but beyond that, Rocky Fork Lake in Highland County is also home to many and diverse varieties of birds, according to the Ohio Ornithological Society. The Ohio Ornithological Society website said that “there is lots of boating, water skiing and other activities” during the […]

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THAD is inspired by the contours of nearby mountains for a visitor center in China

Spiral tiled roofs inspired by the contours of the surrounding mountains cover the Jiuzhai Valley Visitor Center in Sichuan Province, China, designed by Tsinghua University’s Institute of Architectural Design and Research . Located at the entrance to the UNESCO-listed Jiuzhai Valley National Park, the center offers new exhibition space, a visitor center and offices as […]

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The river speaks: how to protect the river

When we consider rivers, we don’t always think about what is built around them, but that’s something Robert Gable does. He is responsible for the Scenic Rivers Program for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. He has been studying the Little Miami River for 30 years now. Gable told Hope Taft that the river is […]

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Canyoning in Badian suspended due to bad weather

Get ready to dive into cool waters on the Badian Canyoneering adventure. | Photo added CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to bad weather, authorities in Badian, a city in southwest Cebu, have suspended canyoning activities. The Badiane Tourist Office, through its social media arm Breathtaking Badian, has announced that from Thursday 3rd November it will […]

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Celestron Nature DX 12×56 Binoculars Review

The Celestron Nature DX 12×56 binoculars are a great buy for wildlife enthusiasts, birdwatchers, and stargazers. KEY SPECIFICATIONS Magnification: 12x Lens diameter: 56mm Angular field of view: 5.5 degrees Eye Relief: 0.63inch/16mm Lester: 36.2oz/1028g They are completely waterproof and fully rubber shielded, protecting them from the elements. They’re also anti-fog and nitrogen purged, so you […]

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Plastic accounts for 81% of litter in national parks, report says

Plastic items account for 81% of all trash found in national parks and other public lands across the country, according to a report released Tuesday by an advocacy group. The analysis, by Plastic-Free Parks TrashBlitz, a community project that tracks plastic pollution in parks, focused on trash collected by more than 500 volunteers during 44 […]