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Celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week June 14-18, 2022

March 16, 2022 – SACRAMENTO, California – The public is invited to celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week, June 14-18, presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, California Parks and the California State Parks Foundation. Through special community events and in-person and virtual programming, this inaugural event celebrates California’s 279 state […]

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The Southwest’s “Wonderland of Rocks” could be our next National Park

Cover photo: Early morning at the Chiricahua National Monument; photo credit: John Fowler via Flickr CC BY 2.0 Nestled between the Sonoron and Chihuahuan deserts at the southern end of the Rockies, Chiricahua National Monument is one of Arizona’s unsung natural gems. Its distinctive rock formations were created by a volcanic eruption around 27 million […]

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Key Manufacturers Global Digital Binoculars Market 2022-2029 Bushnell Outdoor Products, Barska, ATN – The Grundy Register

A Global Market Study digital binoculars market examines the performance of the digital binoculars market in 2022. It contains an in-depth analysis of the digital binoculars market status and competitive landscape globally. Global Digital Binoculars Market can be obtained through market details such as growth drivers, latest developments, Digital Binoculars Market business strategies, regional study […]

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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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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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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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‘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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County Clinton Celebrates 2021 Achievements and Looks Forward | News, Sports, Jobs

EXPRESS PHOTO Mike Fisher, Deputy Executive Director of SEDA-COG, speaks to Clinton County Commissioners during a tour of Susquehannock Heights ahead of its opening in February. LOCK HAVEN – And just like that, the people of Clinton County have been through another year. One day in 2022, L’Express looks back on 2021 and highlights the […]

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200 acres preserved in five conservation agreements in Berks County

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many people closer to nature, turning to the outdoors for exercise and relaxation, it has also raised the need to maintain and expand these places of respite, according to leaders of regional conservation organizations. Several landowners near state parks and game lands in Berks County have preserved their lands […]

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Williamson County’s Largest Mental Health Resource Partner Prepares for Expansion

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – Mental health support resources have become increasingly needed as many people have faced stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations report seeing many new faces walk through their doors. Just north of Austin, the Williamson County Mental Health Authority is looking to expand to meet this need, but it faces some […]

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Reservations required to visit Arches National Park in Utah soon

The pilot program launched next year aims to reduce congestion and overcrowding. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Entrance to Arches National Park, Moab, Friday, September 17, 2021. Visitors to Arches National Park will soon need reservations to access the park’s iconic arch formations and venues. other red rock elements. | December 10, 2021, […]

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Some Utah campgrounds are full most of the peak season

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) – No, you wouldn’t imagine it. Camping has gone crazy on public land in Utah. A new report from the advocacy organization Center for Western Priorities released Thursday shows that busy bookings for campsites on public lands increased by 39% during the peak season from 2014 to 2020. And the West […]

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In Italy, old towns hungry for new blood sell houses for $ 1

Milan, Italy – The first time Heather and Steve Giammichele from Southern California decided to take a road trip through Steve’s ancestral homeland of Italy, their car broke down about three hours from Pisa. At least 30 city dwellers pulled over to make sure the couple were okay, and one ended up canceling plans for […]

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Delaware Water Gap could become a national park

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY – Nestled between New Jersey and Pennsylvania lies approximately 70,000 acres of wooded paradise, the Delaware River meandering through the mountains as a resource for recreational adventures and wildlife. Known as the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, more than five million visitors flock to this outdoor mecca each year to hike, […]

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The university campus comes back to life with the vigor of youth

Spice of Life: It is the sap of youth that rushes and gushes through the veins of old institutions that nourishes them and helps them endure the vagaries of time and tides As I step onto the podium, my hands itch to write the first words on the shiny surface of the blackboard. I turn […]

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Canaan Valley fall foliage draws those from near and far to County Tucker |

Away from town, Tucker County includes more than half the land of National Forest, Federal Wilderness, Fish and Wildlife Sanctuary, and State Park, making the scenic Valley of Canaan, one of the most popular tourist destinations every season of the year, but especially in the fall. the foliage is at its peak. Although known for […]

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Company Owner Says Nashville Should Be ‘Grateful’ As Bachelorette Parties Flock To City

Honky Tonk Express owner Grant Rosenblatt discusses the benefits of hosting bachelorette parties, says his business has been “nearly destroyed” by the COVID pandemic. Wedding season is upon us and business is booming in Nashville, Tennessee as it is emerging as a bachelorette party hot spot. After a year of financial burdens and restrictions due […]

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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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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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Acadia National Park on track for a record year

BAR HARBOR – Acadia National Park is on track for a banner year as park officials see no signs of slowing down this fall. The busiest year on record for the park was 2018, with 3.54 million visits. This year, the number could exceed 4 million, Kevin Schneider, park superintendent, told the Acadian Advisory Board. […]

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Watch your steps | The star

It’s a tough call. It’s understandable that we want to go out since most of us have been locked up at home for so long, and especially now that many of us are fully immunized. But it’s hard to reason how many of my friends have dined in cafes and restaurants. As a penangite foodie, […]

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8 deer in Nara Park in Japan “lepak” together, but still practiced social distancing in the parking lot

Japan – A parking lot in Nara Park recently had unusual tenants. Instead of vehicles, around eight deer were seen relaxing in the area. A Steve Eto took to Twitter September 6 to share the photo, which went viral. Photo: Twitter screenshot / Steve Eto Nara Park is a popular tourist spot filled with friendly […]

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Hikers rescued from ledge of closed Quarry Rock trail

Two young men called for help around 6:20 pm on September 2 when they got stuck in a “dangerous place” at the popular Deep Cove Trail viewpoint. Two hikers on the closed Quarry Rock trail on Thursday learned a valuable lesson when they had to be rescued after slipping off the edge of the rock […]

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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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Mammer – an exquisite place to enjoy nature and shop for authentic crafts

Mammer, the land of pristine beauty is a famous tourist spot and a stopover on the way to the mountain resort of Sonamarg “golden meadow” located in the district of Ganderbal. It is located 11 kilometers from Kangan nestled between pine trees and is surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains in the background. Well in the […]

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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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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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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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Black Birders Week 2021 puts black bird watchers in the spotlight

Deja Perkins can’t remember the exact moment she started birding. Her parents tell her that when she was a child in Chicago, she had a special affinity for Canada geese, even calling them her “babies.” Now, years later, Perkins never leaves the house without a pair of binoculars. A recent graduate student in Fisheries, Wildlife, […]

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Risky, impatient climbers put America’s highest peak at risk | national

Rangers who watch North America’s highest peak say impatient and inexperienced climbers are taking more risks and endangering themselves and fellow climbers after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Denali, in southern Alaska, is 20,310 feet (6,190 meters) above sea level and requires a level of expertise and acclimatization to high altitudes that […]

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Cittaslow Gökçeada Island prepares to welcome visitors

ÇANAKKALE Gökçeada, the world’s first island of Cittaslow, in the western province of Çanakkale is preparing to welcome visitors this summer. Located in the far west of the country and formerly known as Imbros, the 279 square kilometer Gökçeada is also Turkey’s largest island. It has always been one of the best-known tourist attractions for […]

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Uncaged: Malaysian bird breeder tells us why he lets his birds fly

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. “It’s a feeling that’s hard to describe. Watching them fly happily, ”said Syimir Ahmad Safawi, 30, expressing affection for his pet birds and the wonderful world of free flight parrot training. Sharing his Shah Alam apartment with more than a few feathered friends, Syimir’s […]

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Grand Teton saw a 48% increase in visitors in April compared to last year

Courtesy of Grand Teton National Park The following is a press release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming – Grand Teton National Park hosted approximately 87,739 recreational visits in April, a 48% increase from April 2019. The park was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020 Park statistics show that April 2021 […]

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Bergen Community College: Bergen student chosen from 3,700 for scholarship

May 12, 2021 “Jade is a caring and passionate researcher as well as a valued member of PTK,” said Kelly Keane, Ph.D., and Lisa Mayer, Esq., In a co-signed statement, faculty advisers at Bergen PTK. “She is the Service Director on the PTK Board of Directors and has been an integral part of the award-winning […]

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Visit Waco Mammoth National Monument for a Journey Through Prehistoric Times | Through the fort

WACO – Did Dinosaurs and Other Legendary Prehistoric Creatures Really Exist? Well, the proof is in the pudding – or in this case, in the floor of Waco’s Mammoth National Monument, a 108-acre park along the Bosque River where visitors can “glimpse a Texas Ice Age that wasn’t. not terribly cold, a habitat for many […]

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Glampervans and the death of mini-breaks: these are the travel trends for 2021

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and hospitality services have been among the sectors most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest given by McKinsey. Since March 2020, when the virus began to increase its global transmission, we have seen theaters, restaurants, small independent stores, bars and clubs shut down. Unfortunately, some of them for […]

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Justin Moore guides Philadelphia’s Rivers Casino as the game roars

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on everyone casinos in pennsylvania 2020. They were forced to close for a third party of the year, which had a huge impact on income, employee layoffs and taxes collected by the state. It was a particularly difficult year for Rivers Casino Philadelphia which was closed on the […]

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March 29 – Many US Households Use Stimulus Payments to Pay Off Debt | Fwbusiness

Americans are getting a third round of stimulus checks through the new US bailout law, and data from the Census Bureau’s Experimental Household Pulse Survey shows past stimulus payments have helped to ease financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first round of COVID stimulus payments of up to $ 1,200 per adult and $ […]

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Decolonized Democracy – The Shillong Times

By Dr Samhita Barooah Elections have become T-20 games these days. Everyone is busy balancing the equations with religious, class, regional, ethnic and traditional lineages. Today, our home voting practice began with staff seeking time off from work to vote for the first time in their lives. One is 18 and the other 22, rushing […]

Holiday Inn in Great Falls adds convention space
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Holiday Inn in Great Falls adds convention space

GREAT FALLS – Tony Roma’s restaurant is back in Great Falls. The new location will be in the Holiday Inn at 1100 5th Street South. The building now occupied by Cattle cut in the Marketplace was Tony Roma’s original home in Great Falls over 15 years ago. Franchise features ribs, steaks, burgers and more. The […]

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“ Fortuitous encounters ” at the Musée des Beaux-Arts D’Amour

Showcasing sculptural assemblage art made from found materials, “Chance Encounters: Mixed Media Constructions by Shawn Farley” features new and innovative works by the Massachusetts artist through March 7 at the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts in Springdfield. Farley creates sculptural assemblages that breathe new life into obsolete foundry molds and other found objects. By embracing […]

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200 Main Art & Wine Gallery will close, but the owners will keep the …

Owner Jo Ellen Burke, right, is featured in her gallery, 200 Main, Pre-pandemic. Since its opening in 2017, 200 Art & Wine in downtown Eau Claire has been a labor of love. It featured dozens of artists from the Chippewa Valley, perfectly associated with wine and beer. And while owners Terry Meyer and Jo Ellen […]