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Four Season Resort Style Living Trust Orderly Sale

Accord, Ulster Co, NY 3 bedroom main house 6.5+/- acres Private Hudson Valley retreat with 4000 sq. ft. home and cabins on 6.5 acres Being an easy drive from New York people will enjoy this as a quick getaway or as a family vacation resort.” — Max Spann Jr, President of Max Spann Real Estate […]

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Mountain Club wants you | News

A new trail, connecting the Eider and Mill Creek trail systems, took years to build. The Telluride Mountain Club (TMtC) announced a memorandum of understanding with the US Forest Service, giving the go-ahead for the club’s next phase of fundraising and new trail construction. The new Eider Connector at Mill Creek will be built to […]

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Injured skier rescued after small avalanche in Grand Teton National Park

The following is a press release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming – The Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a call around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 about an injured skier involved in an avalanche in Sliver Corridor on Nez Perce in Grand Teton National Park. Park rangers and Teton County Search and Rescue […]

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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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A pair of Florida bald eagle eggs are expected to hatch sooneekend

The parents, Harriet and her mate M15, have spent more than a month patiently taking turns guarding and incubating the eggs and hunting around their nest, located on the Dick Pritchett Real Estate family farm. A confirmed pip — a small crack that signals the first sign of a hatching – was seen on one […]

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2 mountain lion kittens found near Thousand Oaks office complex are cared for at OC Zoo

Veterinarians at the OC Zoo are caring for two mountain lion kittens who were found outside an office complex. (Supervisor OC Don Wagner) Two mountain lion kittens that were found under a picnic table outside an office complex in Thousand Oaks in November are now in the care of vets at the Orange County Zoo. […]

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NC Zoo Welcomes New Grizzly Bear Named Ronan | State and regional

Ronan is the new grizzly bear at the North Carolina Zoo. Hannah Tulloch / North Carolina Zoo Staff report ASHEBORO – The North Carolina Zoo has a new grizzly bear, the zoo said in a press release on Monday. The 740-pound male, named Ronan, was from the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. Ronan, who […]

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Head of Olympic National Park to leave for Alaska

PORT ANGELES – The director of the Olympic National Park leaves for Alaska in January after serving as the park chief of nearly one million acres for nine years. Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum has accepted the new role of Regional Director of the National Park Service in Alaska. She and her husband, Bob, and their border […]

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Man dies while canyoning in Zion National Park, two others rescued

through: Brian reese, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: November 30, 2021 / 10:30 p.m. EST / Update: November 30, 2021 / 9:59 PM EST CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – A man from Virginia died over the weekend while canyoning in Zion National Park, Utah. Andrew Arvig, 31, was pronounced dead on Sunday after search teams found him […]

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Brundage near McCall, ID announces major upgrades to resort and mountain

Brundage Mountain Resort could see significant upgrades in the years to come, as part of a larger plan for future upgrades. New owners took over the resort in November 2020. With that came an updated master plan and vision that still retains what Ski Magazine has called the ‘last great place’. “The key is to […]

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There is a quiet liberal effort to whitewash Idaho history

There is a place in the Allegheny Range called Negro Mountain. It straddles the border between western Maryland and western Pennsylvania. A few years ago, a Maryland lawmaker was driving through the region and saw what I remember being a historical marker. A few days later, she issued a press release demanding that the name […]

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Careless motorists kill bison in Grand Teton National Park

At least five bison have been struck and killed by vehicles in the past two weeks in Grand Teton National Park, prompting authorities to appeal to motorists. “Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat is one of the many unique opportunities that make Grand Teton National Park a special and awe-inspiring place,” Wyoming Park said in […]

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The National Park Service partners with the Native Tourism Association

October 28, 2021 at 2:09 pm Updated October 28, 2021, 5:08 p.m. ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) – The National Park Service has partnered with a tourism association to ensure that Native American contributions, cultures and traditions are incorporated into exhibits and programming at sites across the country. The park service says it highlights the history of […]

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Pilot injured in US fighter jet crash in Death Valley National Park

A Navy pilot was injured after an F / A-18F Super Hornet crashed in Death Valley National Park, California. The Navy said in a press release that the crash happened around 3 p.m. Oct. 4 in a remote area. No civilians were injured as a result of the accident. The pilot, whose rank and name […]

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Tennessee National Park opens trail accessible to cabin

GATLINBURG, Tennessee (AP) – Before Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials and others cut the ribbon on the John Oliver Cabin Accessible Trail on Tuesday, Friends of the Smokies Distinguished Board Member and former Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Gary Wade, recalled a poignant moment in United States history. “To put this event […]

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Injured black bear euthanized after collision with vehicle in Glacier National Park

A black bear was euthanized by park rangers after the injured animal was discovered around 2 p.m. on September 23 along Going-to-the-Sun Road two miles east of Rising Sun, according to a press release issued Monday by Glacier National Park. An initial investigation by the National Park Service indicated that the bear suffered insurmountable traumatic […]

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Three accused of being close to bears in Katmai National Park

Three men have been charged with creating dangerous conditions in a closed area and approaching within 50 yards of bears in Katmai National Park, Alaska officials said. Screenshot of Erum Chad on YouTube Three men could end up in jail after officials say they left an observation deck to get closer to feeding the brown […]

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State opens new 30-mile hiking loop covering part of the Appalachian Trail near Millinocket

The state will open a new 30-mile backcountry hiking loop this Saturday that straddles the Appalachian Trail in the Katahdin area, south of Baxter State Park. The Great Circle Trail will connect two backcountry loops to the Appalachian Trail in its Hundred Mile Wilderness section on the Nahmakanta public reserve lands west of Millinocket. The […]

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Search continues for missing man in Yellowstone National Park; brother found dead

GREAT FALLS – Yellowstone National Park search and rescue personnel continue to search for a missing man, after the man’s half-brother is found dead. Search teams found the body of Mark O’Neill along the eastern shore of Shoshone Lake on Monday, September 20, 2021. At this point, there is no word on the possible cause […]

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Video shows helicopter rescue of missing hiker in Olympic National Park

Through Seattle Times reporter Video footage shows Coast Guard aircrew hoisting a missing hiker in Olympic National Park Sunday after a search team located him in a ravine near Mount Olson. A helicopter crew from Astoria, Oregon, hoisted the hiker, identified as Jerren Fisher, 26, and transported him to the Olympia Regional Airport. The crew […]

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Search continues for missing hiker in Olympic National Park

Jerren fisher National park service Courtesy A 26-year-old man has been missing in Olympic National Park since Thursday, according to the National Park Service. Jerren Fisher’s last known location was the start of the Graves Creek Trail in the Quinault Rainforest. Fisher had a wilderness permit from Sept. 8-12 and planned to camp at Enchanted […]

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National Park Service issues concession leaflets for ferries

National Park Service press release: The National Park Service (NPS) issues two concession prospectuses on August 5, 2021, for a 10-year concession contract to operate a passenger ferry service between the South Shore of Long Island and Sailors Haven Marina within of Fire Island National Seashore and for a 10-year concession contract to operate a […]

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Great Smoky Mountains Requiring Reservations and Parking Fee Near Popular Waterfall Travel and outdoors

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has launched a controversial “pilot project” to charge visitors $ 14 to park near Laurel Falls, one of the park’s most popular attractions. The National Park Service says the “congestion management project” will run until Oct. 3, which is one of the busiest times for the 522,427-acre park. “During […]

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Platypuses to be reintroduced to Australia’s oldest national park after half a century

SYDNEY – Australian scientists are preparing to reintroduce platypuses to the country’s oldest national park after they disappeared from the region nearly 50 years ago, embarking on an ambitious plan to preserve the duck-billed wonders. Platypuses have not been seen in the country’s Royal National Park, about 20 miles south of Sydney, for decades. But […]

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Matthew Keezer talks about Cancún – The most talked about tourist destination

Matthew Keezer visits Cancun MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, August 6, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Cancun is probably one of the most famous tourist spots in the world. Tourists from the United States flock to this Mexican hotspot to experience the many and varied attractions designed to appeal to tourists of all types. As a visitor to this […]

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Students at Downey High School staff rescued after being stranded during Mt. Baldy hike

Rescuers hoisted a group of 15 students and staff from Downey High School to safety after becoming stranded on Mount Baldy, including two teenagers who got lost and spent the night on the mountain, have officials announced Tuesday. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, about 51 students from the high school football and […]

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Man Sentenced for Illegal Activities and Violations in Yellowstone National Park

GREAT FALLS – Theodore Eugene Garland of Oklahoma was recently convicted of seven counts of illegal activities and violations in Yellowstone National Park. Garland appeared before trial judge Mark Carman in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming on July 2, 2021, for sentencing. Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Murray said in a press release Monday that Garland, 60, […]

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Google Maps shows users ‘potentially fatal’ route on Ben Nevis

In this archival photograph from May 2000, sheep graze at the foot of Ben Nevis in Scotland. Photo: Lisa Marie Pane (PA) A few years ago, instead of leading my best friend and I through a lovely and scenic Spanish mountain trail, Google Maps took us to a secluded field with cows. As I learned […]

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Man Sentenced to Jail for Misconduct in Yellowstone National Park

An Indiana man was sentenced to 60 days in jail and barred from entering Yellowstone National Park for five years after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct. Kyle F. Campbell, 31, of Fairmont, was also sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation and to pay a $ 1,550 fine and a special assessment fee of $ […]

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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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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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Large area of ​​the Petroglyphs National Monument damaged due to the creation of man-made rocky mounds

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – The National Park Service is investigating damage to the Petroglyphs National Monument by visitors who have created several hundred “cairns” or piles of rock. The NPS reports that the damage was discovered by neighbors in the park on June 17 and was reported to park staff and is currently under investigation. […]

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Search for missing man in Grand Teton National Park

(Moose, WY) – Search operations continued Friday in Grand Teton National Park for Cian McLaughlin, 27, missing for eleven days. McLaughlin’s last reported sighting was on Tuesday, June 8. After days of intensive ground and air effort, McLaughlin’s research will shift tactics to a continuous, but limited, mode, according to the park’s press release. New […]

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Visitors to National Parks Rise as Covid-19 Pandemic Restrictions Decline

Last month, Yellowstone National Park welcomed the most visitors it has ever seen for the month of May, with more than 483,100 people stopping by, according to a press release from the park on Friday. . This represents an increase of about 11% from May 2019, the park said. Last year, the national park was […]

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Woman Identified After Her Body Was Found in a Canyon in Zion National Park | New

UPDATE (June 8) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has reported the identification of a body that was found Sunday night in Zion National Park in southern Utah. According to a press release, the victim has been identified as Cassidy Brown, 26, of Springdale, Utah. “While it is still under investigation, there is no evidence […]

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Several closures remain in place in Rocky Mountain National Park due to 2020 wildfires – CBS Denver

ROCKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, Colorado (CBS4) – Several closures remain in place at Rocky Mountain National Park after last year’s historic wildfire season. About 30,000 acres, or 10% of the RMNP was affected by the East Troublesome and Cameron Peak fires of 2020. Park staff regularly inspected closed trails for downed trees, erosion and rockfall. […]

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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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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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Krka National Park becomes the first protected area in Croatia to welcome digital nomads

Krka National Park: Croatia’s first protected area to welcome digital nomads Teleworkers will be able to perfectly combine work and pleasure On May 20, Krka National Park in Croatia announced that it had become the country’s first protected area to accommodate digital nomads. The announcement comes after the Krka National Park Public Institute signed a […]

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The ultimate multigenerational home offers an inventive solution to rising property prices

Thursday May 13, 2021, 2:35 p.m.Press release: Bayleys While average real estate prices in Waikato have risen by more than 20% in the past 12 months, large families are looking for alternative accommodation options, says Scott Macdonald of Bayleys Hamilton. He says the demand for homes specially designed to house two or more generations of […]

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Zion National Park will increase the price of shuttle tickets starting Friday

Starting Friday, Zion National Park will increase the ticket price for a ride on one of its very popular shuttles from $ 1 to $ 2 per person per day. After receiving public feedback, the park is moving forward with the increase to help cover personnel and operating costs associated with the ticketing system. As […]

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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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Grand Teton Park to Do Restoration Work on Mormon Row | Local News

Built in 1938, the historic Pink House in Grand Teton National Park on Mormon Row is a home for renovation. The park plans to spend a few million dollars to repair, restore and stabilize the John Moulton property that serves as a time capsule of what it was like to settle in Jackson Hole over […]

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Murder charge laid against man in homicide at Kootenay National Park – Castlegar News

A second degree murder charge has been approved against a man who has been identified as a ‘person of interest’ in the case of a woman found dead on a highway in Kootenay National Park last week. Philip Toner, was indicted in an Alberta court for his alleged role in the death of Brenda Ware, […]

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Capitol Reef National Park offers increased camping fees

Capitol Reef National Park. Photo courtesy: National Park Service TORREY, Utah, May 11, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) – Capitol Reef National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase nighttime camping fees for Fruita camping and group camping starting in 2022. All other fees will remain the same, according to the National Park Service. […]

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Saginaw Diocese bans music by famous Michigan composer after sexual abuse charges

SAGINAW, MI – The Catholic Diocese of Saginaw has banned the use of music composed by a native of the Saginaw area known for his liturgical chants such as “We Are Called” and “Blest Are They”. On Wednesday, October 7, the Diocese of Saginaw confirmed that it had joined other dioceses across the country, including […]

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Michigan State Police Soldier Charged with Assault After Leaving K-9 on Suspect for Over 3 Minutes

LANSING, MI – A Michigan State Police Soldier faces felony charges for his service actions by immobilizing a man with a K-9 for nearly four minutes as the man stood still and asked for relief from the dog’s bites. Parker Surbrook, 33, was arraigned on March 5 for felony assault in Ingham County 54-A District […]

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Sexual assault law reintroduced a year after late University of Michigan athletic doctor investigation

LANSING, MI – Two members of the Michigan House of Representatives have reintroduced a legislative package that they say would remove barriers for victims of sexual assault to seek justice. State Representative Ryan Berman, Township of R-Commerce, and Representative Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit, reintroduced Bills 4306 and 4307 – the survivor empowerment act – which would […]

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Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council Reaches Funding Goal of $ 100,000

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council has officially raised its 2020 annual appeal target of $ 100,000, the organization said in a press release. The $ 100,000 was raised by attracting more than $ 50,000 in public donations, as well as dollar-for-dollar matching of $ 50,000 from an anonymous donor, the statement said. […]