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IFLScience Meets: Math Ecologist Natasha Ellison on Tracking Sharks With Numbers (And Falling Into Them …)

When mathematicians consider the discipline, sobering scenes of chalkboards and calculator fits probably spring to mind, but as number scientists know, it can have endless applications. For mathematician ecologist Dr Natasha Ellison, this led to her teaching, working in Alan Turing’s legacy, and even stalking sharks – though the latter ended in slight peril. Here, […]

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Elmo Lake water level in Billings has dropped about eight feet to eradicate invasive clams

BILLINGS – In an effort to kill the invasive Asian clams, the water levels at Lake Elmo State Park in Billings still have between eight and 10 feet to drop before the body of water is completely empty, said Bob Gibson, Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Wednesday Communication and Education Program Manager. “We want all […]

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Trudie Carpenter (1925 – 2021) obituary – Kansas City, MO

trudie carpenter September 27, 2021 Kansas City, Missouri – Trudie Mae (Stuckey) Carpenter, 95, died on Sep 27, 2021. Trudie was born November 13, 1925 to Guy David Stuckey and Floyce Vivian (Day) Stuckey in Many, Sabine Parish, Louisiana. She was the oldest of ten children. She married Waymon G. Carpenter on October 24, 1946, […]

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Everglades oil drilling proposal could be more difficult with the Biden administration

Credit: CC0 Public domain A Texas company’s plans to drill for oil in the Everglades may have a harder time getting approved, now that an administration skeptical of fossil fuels has taken over in Washington. Burnett Oil Co. has proposed to drill at two sites in Big Cypress National Preserve, an important Florida panther habitat […]

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An island of off-grid homes, just 50 miles from Times Square

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated three homes on the east side and severely damaged many more. Fires are the island’s biggest threat. Two neighboring houses burned to the ground during a winter thunderstorm in 2018, when no one was on the island. The island is served by the Babylon Fire Department and an operational pump […]

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Bird & Jim celebrates four years of success at Estes Park – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

This week, Bird & Jim of Estes Park is celebrating its fourth anniversary and already has plans for expansion. The restaurant is a favorite with locals and guests alike, and will celebrate its big day a bit late by appreciation from its employees. “We are celebrating our fourth anniversary on Tuesday October 5th,” said owner […]

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Watch now: Live, teach and practice the way of Leopold | Life

Léopold held the position from 1933 to 1948, then it was held by Joseph Hickey from 1948 to 1976. Hickey had studied with Léopold and, in addition to having written “The guide to bird watching”, he has contributed to the printing of Leopold’s “Sand County Almanac” in 1949., one year after Leopold’s death. And as […]

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Philly teenager commemorates 1,500 migratory birds killed by striking city buildings

The goldfinch she saw killed when it flew into the glass of a tiger enclosure at the Philadelphia Zoo left a deep mark on Victoria Sindlinger, when she was only 10 years old. This is one of the reasons she was so horrified last year when Philadelphia reported bird deaths on a much larger scale, […]

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Zion Williamson keen to unveil expanded game in goal of helping Pelicans reach playoffs

Watch out, Zion Williamson says he’s done missing the NBA playoffs. “It was a stinking feeling,” Williamson told Joel Meyers and Antonio Daniels in an interview with SiriusXM Radio earlier this week. “We weren’t in the playoffs – and I’m watching the playoffs – I’m like, man, we can be there. Like I know we […]

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Ruth Ellis – Osceola-Sentinel Stand

Marilyn Ruth Ellis, daughter of John Orville Goodwin and Eula Carolyn (Ashby) Goodwin was born on August 2, 1942 in Osceola, Iowa and went to join her Lord and Savior on September 22, 2021 at age 79. Ruth was educated at Mormon Trail High School where she graduated in 1960 and then attended the American […]

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Lois Marilyn (Gangwish) Stewart | Obituary

Lois Marilyn (Gangwish) Stewart was 97 when she passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the Royal Plaza in Lewiston after a short illness. Lois was born to Harrison Gangwish and Augusta Ruhter Gangwish on February 26, 1924 in Arriba, Colorado. Lois grew up there on a farm with her two siblings, Geraldine and […]

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Colombian farmers bet on birdwatching lodges to conserve forests

It is early in the morning and tourists are looking over a wooden balcony to observe a small bird. The crescent-headed antpitta, a tennis ball-sized bird with large eyes and a small beak, hops among the ferns and leaves of the forest floor. Bird watchers love this species because it is very difficult to spot, […]

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Morgan County Audubon turns 60

For six decades, members of the Morgan County Audubon Society have explored nature and their love of birds. Established on October 5, 1961, the Jacksonville Nature League was formed by 24 residents who wanted to share their love for nature. It was renamed the Morgan County Audubon Society in January 1962, when it became a […]

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Costa Rica’s digital footprint is a global benchmark for value-added sustainability

According to the study, Costa Rica ranks number one in the world for ecotourism-related online research; third in the world and first in Latin America for national parks; fourth in the world and first in Latin America to surf; fifth in the world and first in Latin America for diving; seventh in the world and […]

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Obituary: Evelyn Louise (Ham) Phair

Evelyn Louise (Ham) Phair Evelyn Louise (Ham) Phair 1914 – 2021 BRUNSWICK – Evelyn Louise (Ham) Phair, 107, died on September 27, 2021 at her home. She was born July 21, 1914 in Fairfield, Maine, daughter of William Cilley Ham and Alta Sawyer Ham. She attended Fairfield schools and graduated from Lawrence High School in […]

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Turn off the lights and watch these spooky horror movies on Netflix – Film Daily

When you can’t decide what to watch, horror movies are your safest bet. They have all the right ingredients: lots of drama, a dash of suspense, a touch of comedy, and loads of horrible creatures and things. Nothing like a rotten zombie to distract you from other things. In this list, we bring you a […]

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Hélène L. Ferrare 1941-2021 | News, Sports, Jobs

POLAND – Helen L. Ferrara, 80, died Friday evening, September 25, 2021, at her home in Youngstown. Helen was born January 28, 1941 in Youngstown, daughter of the late Mike and Helen Hlubik Bezyak. Helen was a 1959 graduate and Salvatorian from Seminary High School in Poland. After graduation, Helen worked as an accountant for […]

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The All-Black Everest team aims to diversify the outdoor industry

DENVER (AP) – Phil Henderson sees the outdoor industry as a cruise ship. It took a long time for the largely white industry to embrace people of color. But the ship turned. Almost every corner of the industry is focused on building a diverse population of outdoor enthusiasts. “We just need more propulsion. We need […]

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5 almost unknown destinations for a Costa Rica vacation

Don’t waste a day off sitting at home or at work when you could be spending your time in a place like Costa Rica. But when you come you don’t have to visit the same places as everyone else. Here we present some of the less visited destinations in Costa Rica that deserve more attention: […]

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Top 5 beaches to explore in Bermuda

Share the article Last update 19 minutes ago Bermuda is full of gorgeous pink sand beaches that are a total of 21 miles long and one mile wide at its widest point. These beaches are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling or diving. Consider this beautiful, quiet island for your next beach vacation. Read on to […]

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An encounter with a copper-tailed eagle filled me with admiration and a sense of danger | Australian bird of the year 2021

Ot over the past few years my amateur bird watching has become an obsession, an obsession that sometimes takes me to more remote parts of Australia. Several months ago, on one of these trips, I had reason to think about what attracted me to birds. That day I was walking the Warrumbungles in New South […]

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Invite nature to the workplace

In the offices of the technology company Volaris, a meeting room offers a view of a forest conservation area. Photo credit – Tom Arban Spending time in nature is good for us. One study linked spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature with good health and well-being. With the restrictions easing and the […]

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[Sustainability Agenda] Meet the Goa startup that runs eco-friendly travel experiences

A deep love for the outdoors has always been at the center of Suman Sukumar’s life. After traveling back and forth across India on hiking, boating and biking expeditions, Suman saw the need for authentic resources to facilitate sustainable travel experiences in the country. With the aim of creating immersive experiences focused on ecology, heritage […]

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Courtney Michelle Schoner | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtney “To research” Michelle Schoner, 33, of Mayfield, New York, died of a long illness on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on June 22, 1988 in Amsterdam, New York, the daughter of Joseph “Dad” and Michelle (LeFever) Schoner. She attended Mayfield High School and […]

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Truck-killed Central Park owl Barry had ‘potentially fatal’ levels of rat poison in the system

The beloved Central Park owl that captivated jaded New Yorkers before being killed in a collision with a truck had dangerous and “potentially fatal” levels of rat poison in its system, the researchers said on Tuesday. authorities. Barry, a 2-year-old barred owl and celebrity in Manhattan’s avid birdwatching community, died when a Central Park Conservancy […]

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Minnesota’s Fall To-Do List

Fall has arrived, bringing with it balmy temperatures, colorful foliage, and lots of fun. Using your suggestions, we create a list of all the events and activities people should be doing to make the most of Minnesota’s fall, before it’s over. What are we missing? Tell us about your favorite fall activity. 1) Peep the […]

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Only a few more weeks to get your fix of the Farmer’s Market

Staff reports | As the scorching summer temperatures cool down and fall sets in, it’s time for many of the area’s favorite farmer’s markets to prepare for them until next spring. Fortunately, there are still a few weeks left to get your fix of the Farmers’ Market – and even some markets that are open […]

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Business week: a milestone in space tourism

What’s new? (September 12-18) Civilians in space On Wednesday, a SpaceX rocket carrying four Americans lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Orbital spaceflight was the first to carry only passengers who were not professional astronauts, a milestone for the space tourism industry. In addition to SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, Blue Origin […]

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‘Families are watching’: LeBron James attacks WNBA star

LeBron James is one of the greatest players in NBA history. LeBron has used his popularity and followers to speak out on social issues and injustice. He is also a strong supporter of the WNBA and has previously expressed interest in purchasing a WNBA team. LeBron James and his Lakers team even supported the WNBA […]

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Seymour Library: The Library Offers More Than Books | Lifestyles

Jackie Kolb Jackie Kolb special for the citizen Did you know that with your Seymour Library card, you have access to books from 33 different libraries in the Finger Lakes library system? That you can check out some handy resources including learning backpacks, Wonderbooks, mental health wellness backpacks, caregiver kits and more? Or that you […]

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Obituary of Robert Rogers (1933 – 2021) – Santa Rosa, CA

Robert Nicholas Rogers, PhD Robert Nicholas Rogers, known as Bob to his family and friends, was a longtime educator, music and nature enthusiast, and a devoted husband and father. Born in San Francisco, California on November 4, 1933, Bob graduated from Stanford University, where he did his undergraduate education and received his doctorate in physics. […]

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AMELIA HALL Obituary (2021) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

HALL AMELIA J. “AMY” (née FLOYD) Amy was married to John Hall Sr with whom she shared 39 years. She was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1946 and has resided in Ephrata, PA for the past 15 years. Amy was a woman of faith, a devoted wife, a loving mother and a grandmother / great […]

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The best national and state parks in Texas, according to Condé Nast

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Park Entrance sign for Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park Headquarters and Visitor Center in Johnson City Texas. (Photo by: Don & Melinda Crawford / Education Images / Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Educational images / Contributor Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Park is located in central Texas, approximately […]

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Am I really that bad … at calling ducks? | News, Sports, Jobs

Teaching someone to talk to ducks can be easy, or it can be the most frustrating thing in the world. The speech itself is not rocket science, but how and how to use it properly is a lifelong pursuit, which many will attempt, but never master. Heck, people can win duck call contests – yes, […]

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B Magazine: Better Business Bureau Executive Brings People and Nature Together Through Bird Watching (9/8/21)

Whitney Quick, Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau, Thursday, August 5, at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. Whitney Quick, Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau Cape Girardeau, uses her love of birding to bring people together to be one with nature. Quick recently started a Facebook group for bird enthusiasts, Murder on […]

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A guide to the interior of Húsavík, Iceland’s whale watching capital

It would be inconceivable to describe the humpback whales as boring, but as anyone who has seen them regularly – perhaps right here in Húsavík – their behavior is predictable. The town is located in Skjálfandi Bay in northern Iceland, whose relatively shallow waters mean the creatures tend not to stay submerged for more than […]

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Let Nature Feed You With These Fall Recreational Activities | Culture

Click to enlarge I can’t tell you how many times over the past year friends of mine have reacted to the madness of the world by joking that they just want to walk in the woods and never get out. Well why not? There is something to this. Time spent among cathedral-like trees, by flowing […]

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Giant tortoise seen attacking and eating baby bird for the first time in the wild in “horrific” incident

Scientists filmed the moment a Seychelles giant tortoise – previously thought to be vegetarian – attacked and ate a tern chick in what they say was the first documentation of deliberate hunting in a species of wild turtle. “This is completely unexpected behavior and never seen before in wild turtles,” Justin Gerlach, director of studies […]

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The Recorder – Speaking of Nature: New Sworn Enemy: The American Oystercatcher

Published: 08/22/2021 5:00:11 PM In 2014, I visited Martha’s Vineyard and discovered I had a nemesis of the holidays: the osprey. This ubiquitous bird has been seen almost everywhere, but was extremely uncooperative for most of my stay. When I had a camera in my hand, the bird seemed to know how to stay far […]

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Obituary of Jennifer Matwijiw (1970 – 2021) – Texarkana, TX

Jennifer Evans Matwijiw1970-2021Jennifer Evans Matwijiw passed away peacefully on August 14, 2021, with her family by her side, after a sudden and unexpected medical incident. Jennifer was born January 24, 1970 in Houston to Arthur F. Evans III and Sandra Evola Evans. She grew up in the Houston area and attended St. Stephens Episcopal Day […]

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Research Finds Ways to Improve Management of Magpie on NT Mango Farms

Research from Charles Darwin University (CDU) has identified ways to improve management of magpie geese to better support mango growers as the Northern Territory enters mango season. PhD student and environmental science researcher Amélie Corriveau recently completed her research studying the movements and diet of the magpie goose, a large, iconic bird most abundant in […]

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Matthew Keezer talks about Alentejo, Portugal – Relax and Enjoy the View

Whether you are here for gorgeous and romantic views or looking to sample from Portugal the best cuisine, the Alentejo has it all. However, don’t forget to visit the historical sites as well. There are a number of towering castles and other educational attractions that will interest you and your whole family. MONTREAL, August 9, […]

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Shelter of the Year: Influencer Cocktail Bar beats 300 rivals to win top prize

A 1970s-inspired cocktail bar battled fierce competition from a bra boutique and fairytale castle to be crowned Shed of the Year. Creme de Menthe, a mint green entry from social media influencer Danielle Zarb-Cousin, beat more than 300 entries to win the 2021 Cuprinol Shed of the Year top prize after a public vote. The […]

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Sneaky thieves steal hair from foxes, raccoons, dogs, and even you

As anyone who has ever tried eating French fries on a beach will attest, flight is not an uncommon behavior among birds. In fact, many birds are very good at daring and cheeky flight. Scientists have documented several species of birds, including magpies, winter birds and black kites, looting everything from discarded plastic to expensive […]

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Betty J. (Cor) Lehr | Obituary

Betty J. (Horn) Lehr, 99, of Sayre, Pa., Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at the Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center after living a happy and fulfilling life. She was born January 18, 1922 in Sayre, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Frank and Laura Horn. Betty was a graduate of Sayre High School […]

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Obituary of Marion Peck (1930 – 2021) – Ayer, MA

Ayer Marion Pauline (Keyes) Peck, 90, of Natick MA passed away peacefully. Born December 22, 1930 in Hamtramck, MI to the late Cass and Frances Keyes. She met and married her husband Bruce E. Peck Jr., in Hamtramck, in love since high school. They lived in Detroit Michigan, Southern California and Arlington MA before settling […]

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UConn’s hoops players shine at the Olympics

SAITAMA – There is definitely a UConn flavor in the women’s basketball played at the Tokyo Games. The school that has dominated women’s college hoops for the past two decades has branched out internationally with former female players representing not only the United States, but France and Canada as well. It is not a coincidence. […]

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Donald Lee Whipp – Villages-News.com

Donald lee whipp Donald L. Whipp (86) joined his Heavenly Father on July 17, 2021 after a four-year battle with cancer and lung disease. Don was born in 1934 in Frederick, (MD) and moved to The Villages (FL) in 2005. He graduated from Frederick (MD) High School in 1952 and served almost three years in […]

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Mill Valley News | New

As of 03/17/2021, family / church visits with Mill Valley Care Center (MVCC) residents and Sunrise Villa Assisted Living (SVAL) tenants have resumed, as conditions / precautions allow it. The number of visitors to the building is limited and all visits must be scheduled in advance. On 4/22/2021, artists and volunteers were allowed to follow […]

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Where Kirk Ferentz is in the CBS Sports Hot Seat Rankings

Last summer, the future of Iowa’s program was uncertain, especially whether head coach Kirk Ferentz would remain the ship’s captain. After allegations of racial disparities In the program released last June, Iowa was the talking point of the college football world. “Ferentz came under intense scrutiny last month after longtime coach Chris Doyle was kicked […]

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Paula Gayle Cowley | Obituary

October 18, 1938 – July 12, 2021 Paula Cowley, 82, died on July 12, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She is now in her heavenly home with her Lord and Savior and dancing with her husband. Paula was born on October 18, 1938 in Roseburg, to Earl and Ada Smith. She attended […]

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Charming New England coastal towns to see this summer

Whether it’s the white spiers of churches towering above the treetops of New England, the wide windswept beaches of the mid-Atlantic, or the quiet charm of the South Coast, there is plenty of summer left and plenty of time to explore lesser-known coastal enclaves that should be on your summer travel itinerary. Watch Hill, Rhode […]

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Louisiana seeks the best birding spots

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) – It’s time to put your birding knowledge to good use. The State of Louisiana asks residents about the best places for bird watching. The Tourist Board says people have until September 30 to submit nominations to be included in Louisiana’s redesigned birding trails. The nominations are part of an effort […]

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Bay Area Day Trips: Summer in Marin County

From wild beaches and ancient redwoods to swimming in the bay, to numerous hiking and biking tours, Marin County has the widest variety of natural beauties possible. Add in tons of history and delicious local food, and you’ve got a recipe for enough day trips to fill a dozen summers. This week’s Hoodline Bay Area […]

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“A lucky bird”: a young red-tailed hawk injured, cured, then released near the League campus

SYRACUSE, NY – Sometimes bad things happen after a young bird leaves its nest. Sometimes, however, there can be a happy ending when humans step in. This was the case on Thursday morning when a young red-tailed hawk, injured just over two weeks after apparently crashing into a window of a building on the Syracuse […]

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Best California Glamping Destinations For Luxury Campers

Camping is the ultimate getaway for those looking to escape the rigors of everyday life and rejuvenate themselves in nature. Some people like to sleep in a tent and cook over a campfire, while others prefer to enjoy the great outdoors without giving up creature comforts. If you fall for the latter camp, there is […]

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Inside Great Plains Tembo in Zimbabwe • Hotel designs

As we follow the story of Great Plains and Beverly and Dereck Joubert – and the fascinating lives they build for themselves and the community around their meaningful camps – it’s hard not to anticipate what the filmmakers have become. hoteliers will do next. We last spoke to the couple a few months ago when […]

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What you need to know about Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, from hiking trails to campsites

Camping, hiking, scenic natural beauty, and wildlife galore – Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park has it all. This California State Park, located on the western slope of the Santa Lucia Mountains, is a charming, wooded riverside retreat for those wishing to experience one of the Sunshine State’s most popular parks. Take a walk along the […]

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Fern Ridge Lake Recreational Use Notice

LANE COUNTY, Oregon – The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today issued a Recreational Health Advisory for Fern Ridge Lake due to the presence of an overgrowth of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins that may be harmful to humans and pets. People should avoid swimming and high-speed water activities, such as water skiing or motor boating, in areas […]

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Saving shorebirds, one trip at a time

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Ed Steponaitis jumps off the boat and trudges through the murky, warm Gulf of Mexico. His shorts are soaked in salt water up to the waist. He wades 50 yards to Three Rooker Island, a crescent-shaped haven west of Tarpon Springs. Swarms of birds hover above, squealing and croaking. On the […]

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Shirley reichenbacker

SEYMOUR Mrs. Shirley “Ma” Dean (Oathout) Reichenbacker, 83, of Seymour, passed away on July 6, 2021 at Schneck Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born in 1937 in Indianapolis, IN, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Katheleen (Wray) Oathout. On June 18, 1955, she married Jack Reichenbacker. Shirley graduated from Cortland […]

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Saved Raven Becomes Rainier Man’s Lifeline

By Daniel Warn / [email protected] Crows: scary? Check. Clever? Check. Capable of improbable and healing friendships? Check, check, check. Jonny Snow the Crow, affectionately nicknamed “Mr. Snow” by his rescuer, spent five days in the loving hands of Rainier resident John Wilson. Wilson chronicled his time with the bird on Facebook, which ended with the […]

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From music to markets and more

Party at the Point: 6 p.m., Fridays in July, Charleston Beach Resort and Marina, Mount Pleasant. The beloved Happy Hour concert series is back with live music and plenty of food and drink. Each event is limited to 600 general admission ticket holders. Tickets are available on citypapertickets.com. All shows cost $ 10, with children […]

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Here’s one reason young people may not get so sick – Marin Independent Journal

Previous infection with less harmful cousins ​​of the COVID-19 virus could reduce the severity of the disease, according to new research from Stanford University. People who carry immune cells created after exposure to common seasonal coronaviruses may be less sick with infection with the more dangerous COVID-19 virus, called SARS CoV-2, reports Mark Davis, director […]

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Missouri and Kansas: Best KC Campgrounds in the Kansas City Area

State Park earlier this month. The program, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, teaches the basics of family camping.” title=”The Minter family, including (left to right) Kelly; Tessa, 8 years old; Isaac, 6 years old; and Ron, practiced pitching a tent on Tuesday at their home in Kansas City. The Minters attended Camp Learn2 at Weston […]

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Senedd’s declaration of natural emergency welcomed, but time is running out

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Swifts in flight. Photo by TheOtherKev from Pixabay. Jon gower When I first moved to Cardiff in the 1980s, the sound of a late June evening was provided by the cry of swifts as their scimitar-shaped wings sliced ​​through the air. Unfortunately this year I only saw a few individual birds […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]