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People Everywhere – Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Millions of people visit Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) every year. It is one of the most popular national parks in the country. Scientists are trying to understand the impact of these crowds on the environment. In its ongoing “Science Behind the Scenery” series, RMNP held a public forum on three ongoing research projects under […]

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Governor Larry Hogan – Official Website of the Governor of Maryland

Weekend of events scheduled for next month at Underground Railroad State Park ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that on the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth and the 5th anniversary of its opening, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center will host a series of free, tailored programs families […]

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Stark Parks Seeks Funding for Devonshire Park Trail Expansion

JACKSON TWP. – Stark Parks is seeking public funds to redo the trails and add a new one at Devonshire Park. The park district submitted a request for $194,679 to the Clean Ohio Trails Fund through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The funding would be used to replace the 0.7-mile mown nature trail that […]

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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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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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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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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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Giant City State Park Lodge in Illinois Has a Unique History | national news

This Sept. 22 photo shows three generations of the Kelley family, left to right, Mike, Richard and Mikey, who are involved in running the Giant City Lodge in Giant City State Park, Illinois. The Kelleys have managed the lodge since 1981. Byron Hetzler, Southern Illinois via AP MAKANDA – The majestic Giant City Lodge sits […]

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Dickinson County Bridge Project Ceremony Highlights Successful Season of MNR Trail Work in Central UP

A groundbreaking ceremony marking the completion of a $ 600,000 multi-use recreational trail bridge replacement project was held today in Foster City, Dickinson County. The ceremony concluded a successful season of trail improvement efforts on behalf of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in the central part of the Upper Peninsula. “This bridge is an […]

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Happy 90th, Duke Forest | Duc today

Several times a week, Steve Anderson ventures into Duke Forest, puts on waders and enters the tumultuous waters of New Hope Creek, where he retrieves a pipe filled with sensors that collects vital data for a cycle research project. stream life. Since joining Duke in 2011, Anderson, a research associate with Duke Biology, has become […]

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‘Boots on the Ground’ Needed to Get the Most Out of Land Purchases in NSW National Parks | Environment

In June last year, New South Wales Environment Minister Matt Kean announced the acquisition of Narriearra Station, a large property in Karengappa country in the north-west of the State, for the domain of national parks. Dotted with huge temporary wetlands that fill and attract waterbirds during inland flooding, the 153,415 hectare ranching station in the […]

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Commission sends Sams nomination to Senate | national news

WASHINGTON – Chuck Sams enters the final stages of the confirmation process with strong momentum. On Tuesday, November 2, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously to approve Sams’ appointment to the National Park Service in a voice vote. As Senators from both parties have expressed support for Sams and no committee member […]

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Everglades National Park, one of the most resilient ecosystems on the planet

Everglades National Park covers over 1.5 million acres of wetlands in South Florida, providing important habitat for some of the state’s most elusive and endangered species, like the West Indian manatee , the American crocodile and the Florida panther. The park is a haven filled with coastal mangroves, essential for preventing erosion and absorbing storm […]

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The State Wants You to Help Pick Pennsylvania 2022 Trail of the Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Do you have a favorite trail in Pennsylvania to hike (or maybe just a short walk?) The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) wants to hear from you. The Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee, which designates a trail of the year to bring attention to the state’s trail system, is asking […]

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Senate hearing on Sams as head of national parks scheduled for October 19 | North West

WASHINGTON – A politically polarized Senate has set an Oct. 19 hearing on the appointment of former Oregon tribal chief Chuck Sams as the next director of the National Parks Service. Sams, the longtime administrator of the Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, will appear before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources […]

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Park Service and FAA review Glacier helicopter tour plan

WESTERN GLACIER – A new plan will manage how helicopter tours will be conducted over Glacier National Park in the coming years, which will achieve a goal outlined in the overall management plan approved there. over 20 years ago. In a recent online meeting, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Park Service (NPS) explained […]

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Senator Hickenlooper Introduces Bill to Add Amache National Historic Site to the National Park System

WASHINGTON – US Senator John Hickenlooper introduced his bipartisan bill to add Amache National Historic Site to the national parks system during a hearing of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. “Amache National Historic Site would provide an unprecedented opportunity for Coloradans and Americans to learn more about the horrors of Japanese […]

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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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Democrats say a civilian climate body will create jobs. Here is how it might work.

Inspired by the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s, the Climate Corps would put people to work in short-term jobs or training programs focused on renewable technologies and building resilience in the face of the climate crisis. “The CCC is about saving the planet, but it’s also about making the planet a place where people […]

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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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Create a local national park | Weekend magazine

We tend to see national parks as important cornerstones of nature conservation, and they are. But what if there was a way for people like you and me to work together to conserve the country’s largest national park? What if by doing this we could take an important step towards protecting the natural world? That’s […]

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The importance of the Jaldhaka hydropower project in Bhutan-India Partnership

The modern legacy of close and mutually beneficial relations between Bhutan and India begins with the visit of Pandit Nehru in September 1958. The seed of visitation and friendship germinates and bears fruit until the beginning of the first Five Year Plan of the Bhutan in 1961. Today, India-Bhutan relations transcend diplomatic borders that shape […]

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Ronald Gonzalez’s Passion for the Outdoors Leads to National Park Job | Local News

UNK graduate Ronald Gonzalez, fourth from right, was interned at Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota this summer and then accepted a full-time ranger position there- low. Courtesy By TYLER ELLYSON, UNK Communications HOT SPRINGS, SD – Ronald Gonzalez has always been interested in wildlife, nature and other “outdoor stuff”. He was born […]

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Voted Nature Trails in Attleboro | Local News

The town’s natural trail system, unknown to many locals, can now be fully discovered and explored through the collaborative efforts of the Attleboro Land Trust, Mass Audubon and the town’s Conservation Commission. Those efforts, which lasted nearly three years, came to fruition at the Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Reserve on Wilmarth Street on Saturday […]

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The beta version of the Jenny Lake Explorer app is now available to the public

For a fun and educational digital experience, the Jenny Lake Explorer app is now available to the public, Grand Teton National Park / National Park Service Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Grand Téton National Park are happy to share the launch of the public beta of the Jenny Lake Explorer app, developed and published […]

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Proposal made to extend free access for veterans to all national parks

Blue Hen Falls in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo provided by the National Park Service website. WASHINGTON – United States Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa testified before the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on Tuesday in support of bipartisan legislation that would give veterans and families Gold Star free lifetime access to national parks and […]

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How overcrowded are America’s national parks? See for yourself.

Largely freed from domestic travel restrictions, Americans have flocked to national parks in record numbers this spring and summer. Several parks, including Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park, have already set monthly visit records. Many sites are gearing up for the busiest years in their history. And so, instead of serenity, many visitors […]

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New National Park designation spurs change at New River Gorge

NEW RIVER GORGE, W.Va (NewsNation Now) – When Kyle Kent isn’t teaching social studies in high school, you can find him climbing the Appalachians as a mountain guide. “It only took me a few days to realize ‘Oh wow, I love this place and I think I want to make this house.’ It came really […]

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Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

Taman Negara National Park is located in the Malay Peninsula, approximately 200 kilometers (125 miles) northeast of Kuala Lumpur, and includes parts of the states of Pahang, Kelantan, and Terengganu. The name Taman Negara itself means national park in Malay. The park occupies an area of ​​approximately 4,300 km2 of what are predominantly tropical deciduous […]

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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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Safer Manoa Falls Trail reopens in Hawaii: Travel Weekly

A well-traveled trail has reopened on Oahu after a nearly two-year closure for maintenance and safety measures. The Manoa Falls Trail in Honolulu, which before the pandemic attracted 700 to 1,000 hikers per day, closed in July 2019 to allow the Department of Lands and Natural Resources to install a rockfall risk mitigation fence next […]

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Gros Morne National Park veto spruce budworm control program

Parks Canada staff show what the spruce budworm looks like by crawling on a tree / Parks Canada Parks Canada has decided that Gros Morne National Park will not join an early intervention spray program to control spruce budworm. “The spruce budworm is a native forest insect, and episodic epidemics are a natural ecosystem process […]

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Global initiative of $ 23.6 million to support Sudan’s national parks and ecotourism

The main national parks of Sudan must be given increased protection and support for better management, local communities and ecotourism. The $ 23.6 million initiative is to be funded by the Global Environment Facility and the remainder by contributions from the United Nations and national countries, and partners. A joint statement from Khartoum on Sunday […]

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Athol Daily News – Gobi amendment would reimburse MassWildlife for lost funds

Published: 05/30/2021 9:19:13 PM Modified: 05/30/2021 21:19:12 BOSTON – Senator Anne Gobi (D-Spencer), co-chair of the Massachusetts Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus and former chair of the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, successfully advocated on Wednesday for the inclusion of an amendment to the state FY22 budget to address lost revenue that the […]

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Jerusalem Municipality to Preserve Reches Lavan as National Park

The Jerusalem municipality will work to preserve Reches Lavan and Nahal Refa’im by declaring them national parks, the municipality said Thursday. Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion also informed the planning and building committee that the municipality will not allow construction or development on the slopes near the Hadassah University Medical Center, except for expansions of the […]

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About 200 elephants move away from the national park in Tanzania

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Tanzanian authorities have issued a warning to villages adjacent to Nyerere National Park saying at least 200 elephants have moved away from the park. Damas Ndumbaro, the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, said on Sunday that elephants could wreak havoc in villages in Namtumbo and Tunduru districts in Ruvuma region […]

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What’s their point? – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

The cicadas are popping up in the Miami Valley and some people may be wondering “what is their purpose?” According to Tom Macy of the Forestry Division of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, cicadas have a specific purpose that plays a unique role in ecosystem functioning. >>Cicada Watch 2021: upload your cicada photos “They […]

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Ontario’s highest court rules on endangered piping plover case

TORONTO – Ontario’s highest court has ruled it will weigh in on the significance of environmental damage after a city was found guilty of damaging piping plover habitat on a popular Lake Huron beach. In its ruling this week, the court agreed to hear an appeal from the town of South Bruce Peninsula, which was […]

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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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Cebu City relaunches program to promote tourist sites in mountain barangays

As the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) situation in Cebu City continues to improve, the Cebu City Tourism Commission (CCTC) saw this as an opportunity to promote tourism in the city. The CCTC relaunched its tourism program dubbed Highland Blooms and Eco-Tourism on May 11, 2021. Tourism Commissioner Jocelyn Pesquera said the program highlights the sights […]

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Get off the grid at Guadalupe Mountains National Park

El Capitan and Guadalupe Peak from Hunter Peak / Barbara Jensen Off the grid at Guadalupe Mountains National Park Words and pictures by Barbara ‘Bo’ Jensen Spring is here and I am trying to get out; however, this year I am also looking for less traveled roads. While some national parks are so busy they […]

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New Trails Added to Bird Watching Program | Albion New Era

CONNERSVILLE – Indiana Audubon has announced the induction of six new birding destinations as part of its Indiana Birding Trail, joining 60 of the state’s top birding destinations. These new sites add to the collection of existing birding trail sites to help highlight the state’s diverse bird populations and the high-quality habitats that support them. […]

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Chinese affairs in Central Asia: how crony capitalism is eroding justice

This essay is part of an ongoing research project on the business practices of Chinese companies and their effects on development in Central Asia. I am deeply indebted to my wonderful research assistants, Nur Myrzamurat and Haknazar Hallygylyjov in Kazakhstan and Almagul Aisarieva and Aybek Aytbaev in Kyrgyzstan. The fieldwork was made possible by a […]

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How 2020 Changed the Art of Three Emerging MFA Graduates

Susan Chen, Aric, Eric, Alex Chen, 2019 Oil on canvas. Susan chen In an art world that reflects the country’s overall inequality in terms of the distribution of wealth, it is undeniable that artists have been strained by the crises of 2020. Starting during a state of emergency has put pressure on them. recent MAE […]