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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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Bird Flu Hits Backyard and Commercial Farms in the Midwest | KCUR 89.3

Avian flu case were confirmed in a commercial flock of 50,000 turkeys in Iowa, a commercial broiler operation of 360,000 in Missouri, and a flock of more than 36,000 mixed bird species in South Dakota. The highly contagious virus has also reached backyard flocks in Iowa, Missouri and Michigan, among other states. Poultry farmers, backyard […]

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Ahrenhold, Henry

AHRENHOLD, Henry Henry Ahrenhold III, nicknamed “Captain” by his 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, died peacefully at his home in Atlanta on February 27, 2022 at the age of 93. He was born October 13, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Elma Altonen and Henry Ahrenhold Jr. Henry grew up with his sister Joan […]

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Study of algae in Acadia National Park lakes shows recovery after acidification – UMaine News

Graduate students Matt Faragher and Vendy Hazukova collect a water sample from Jordan Pond. Photo by Credit C. Schmitt/Schoodic Institute Acadia National Park is known for its beautiful lakes – and they can tell scientists a lot about the health of the environment. New research shows that regulations to reduce anthropogenic sulfur in the atmosphere […]

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Many advantages, great opportunities for parks and recreation directors | Community

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Community birding event observes 37 different species of birds at Ormond Beach

Instead of counting sheep, why not count birds? The Environmental Discovery Center hosted its annual Great Backyard Bird Count celebration on Saturday February 19, an annual global initiative that encourages people to observe and count as many birds as possible during a four-day period in February. By reporting their findings, scientists can work to better […]

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Wet and windy, then cold and freezing

The essential Happy Tuesday 02/22/22! How fitting that we have two storm systems in sight this week. The first will bring wet and windy weather to New Jersey on Tuesday. But at least it’s warm enough that we don’t have to worry about winter weather. For now. The next system will arrive from Thursday to […]

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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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Hugh Leman | Obituaries | Logansport Pharos Grandstand

Hugh Leman February 13, 1927 – February 14, 2022 Hugh Leeman, 95, died Monday, February 14, 2022, the day after his 95th birthday at his Wynnfield Crossing residence in Rochester. Born February 13, 1927 in Hamilton County, Indiana, he was the son of the late Joseph Harvey Leeman and the late Grace Edwards (DeVaney) Leeman. […]

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Senators seek more staff at national parks amid visitation records

Senators said they believe a good staffing level would be 23,000 full-time equivalent positions. BAR HARBOUR, Maine — The independent senator from Maine and a colleague from Montana want more staff at U.S. national parks to keep up with increased visitation. Senators Angus King of Maine and Steve Daines of Montana said visitation and workload […]

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With bird flu detected in Indiana, Iowa poultry farmers on high alert

As bird flu creeps closer to Iowa, poultry producers are closely monitoring flocks for signs of the highly contagious disease that swept through the state’s commercial and backyard flocks nearly seven years, killing tens of millions of birds. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that highly pathogenic avian influenza was discovered in a commercial […]

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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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MarketInk: “Happy and You Know It” in San Diego is the theme of an $8 million tourism campaign

The San Diego Tourism Authority, a publicly funded nonprofit, announced plans to spend $8 million on advertising to promote San Diego as a tourist destination through the end of June. The majority of the spending, approximately $6.27 million, will be for a new ad campaign called “Happy and You Know It.” The campaign is anchored […]

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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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Park Supervisor (P) Job in Yosemite National Park, CA – Department of Interior

The United States government is a massive employer and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open positions in locations across the country. Below is a summary of qualifications for an active and open Home Office job listing. The opening is for a Park Supervisor (P) in Yosemite National Park, […]

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Alison Pannell speaks to Rotarians on safari trips to South Africa – Los Alamos Reporter

This photo of a giraffe is one of many taken by Alison Pannell in 2017 in South Africa. Photo by Alison Panelll BY LINDA HULLvice presidentRotary Club of Los Alamos “Game viewing and bird watching are two of the most fascinating and rewarding experiences one can have,” noted Rotarian Alison Pannell in describing parts of […]

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34% of growth will come from Europe for the hiking and trail running shoe market

NEW YORK, January 12, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The market for hiking and trail running shoes in Europe experienced some challenges in 2020. Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain are among the most affected countries in the region. Most countries in the region have imposed lockdowns and are still subject to full or […]

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Prehistoric rock art “irreparably damaged” by vandals, officials say

Abstract geometric designs in Big Bend National Park in Texas that have survived for thousands of years have been “irreparably damaged” by vandals who inscribed names and dates in prehistoric designs, the National Park Service said. The Park Service said on its website that ancient rock art was damaged on Dec. 26 in the Indian […]

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Athens named third most beautiful city in the world to explore at night, in new study

Premier Inn has searched over 250 of the world’s most populous cities on Instagram to reveal the places that are photographed the most at night. The number of hashtags for #citybynight has been counted and compared for cities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. Top 10 most […]

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Will the “horrible” traffic situation at SoFi Stadium ruin the LA Super Bowl?

Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams fans before an NFL football game at SoFi Stadium, … [+] Sunday November 7, 2021 in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo / Marcio Jose Sanchez) ASSOCIATED PRESS The National Football League Super Bowl will be played on February 13, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The stadium is new, […]

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The exhibit commemorates the role of the public health department in Hot Springs National Park

HOT SPRINGS – As Hot Springs National Park’s centennial draws to a close, the last part of the year-long celebration recently opened at the Ozark Bath House. Over the next few months, it will host an exhibition around the United States Office of Public Health. “We commemorate the 100th anniversary of the partnership between the […]

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FAA licenses Camden Spaceport near Cumberland Island National Seashore

The prospect of rockets roaring over the maritime forests of Cumberland Island National Seashore came close to reality on Monday / NPS file Editor’s Note: This update, with comments from the Cumberland Island Superintendent, removes obsolete material. Rockets hovering over the Cumberland Island National Seashore along Georgia’s coast came close to reality on Monday when […]

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Colorado man charged with assault on ranger in Rocky Mountain National Park

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announced Wednesday that a Colorado man has been charged with assaulting a federal officer following last week’s shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park. Daron Marquel Ellis has been indicted on a criminal charge of assaulting a federal agent with the use of a deadly weapon, […]

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Montana seeks end to protections for grizzly bears in the Glacier region

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Montana is asking the US Fish and Wildlife Service to lift endangered species protection for grizzly bears in the northern part of the state, including areas in and around Glacier National Park, announced Monday officials. The request, if successful, would open the door to public grizzly bear hunting in Montana for […]

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Parks that prove how beautiful this state is

The Florida Keys are home to some of the most beautiful parks in the Southern United States, and these remind us of how beautiful the Sunshine State really is. Whatever the season, Florida remains one of the top destinations for American travelers. This sunny stretch of land stretches out to the warm waters of the […]

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Is Anatidaephobia a real phobia?

If you cannot shake the impression that a duck is looking at you, it may be a sign of anatidaephobia. A phobia is a form of diagnosis of “specific phobia,” characterized by intense fear or excessive worry about a specific object or situation. Anatidaephobia, or as some call it “duck phobia”, is the fear of […]

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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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Minnesota man convicted of road rage incident in 2020

ST. PAUL – A federal judge has sentenced a Chisago County man to more than 14 years in prison following a road rage incident involving gunshots and drugs. Thirty six years Derrick hoff pleaded guilty in June to being a felon in possession of a gun and possession with intent to sell methamphetamine. He was […]

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Meet the Class of 2025

Didn’t have time to go through the few hundred introductory messages of the 2025 class? Do not worry. “The Wellesley Snooze” has you covered. We’ve done you the favor of compiling the most common Wellesley introductory posts so that you feel more connected to the fresh meat – I mean the early years – as […]

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A new global initiative to help keep common birds common

INAUGURAL AWARENESS DAY TAKES OFF WITH A WITTY VIDEO WITH CHRIS O’DOWD IN SUPPORT OF CHARITABLE PARTNER BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL NEW YORK, November 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today Redbreast Irish Whiskey launches ‘Robin Redbreast Day’ a global date designed to raise awareness of the brand’s mission to help keep common birds common. To kick […]

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program to kill Grand Canyon Bison Nets 4 animals, review | Arizona News

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Day three and the shooters waited under pine canopy for the rain to stop. Thirty minutes later, a single branch snapped, revealing a small herd of bison in the distance. Before a young cow was identified as the target, the huge animals vanished into a thicket […]

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Remains in Rocky Mountain National Park, man has been missing for 38 years

Ground search operations in 1983 for Rudi Moder. Rocky Mountain National Park An experienced climber went missing in Rocky Mountain National Park 38 years ago. Park officials now believe they have found his remains. Rudi Moder, 27 from West Germany, left on a two or three night ski mountaineering trip on February 13, 1983. His […]

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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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Three of the main roads leading to Yellowstone will close this weekend

I haven’t been to Yellowstone this year, but feel like I am there often as social media sites have been bombarded with photos and videos of geysers and encounters with tourists and turrets. I visited the last time Yellowstone in summer 2019 and it was one of my most memorable vacations. I will not go […]

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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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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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Haunted National Parks Across the United States

As Halloween approaches, landmarks across the country are getting more and more spooky “SD Travel” Twitter | Courtesy photoThe Jewel Cave National Monument is also known as “The Chamber of Torture”. While there is an urban legend, myth, or old folk tale buried in every city in the United States, some stories have been far […]

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Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Presents Environmental Awards 2021 – Delco Times

MIDDLETOWN – The Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association recently presented the organization’s annual environmental awards at the Tyler Arboretum in Media Barn. The awards, which celebrate commitment to the environment and local watersheds, were presented to: Harrah’s Philadelphia, of Chester, who received the Corporate Stewardship Award; Garrett Williamson, of Newtown Square, who received the Organizational […]

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National Parks Should Teach Indigenous History – Lowell Sun

I could see the ranger’s sigh in the air, a cloud of disappointment hanging in the freezing yellowstone morning. My girlfriend and I had asked Kelly, the only ranger at the socially remote information booth, where I could learn more about the Native Americans who originally inhabited the park. “We really don’t have any exposure,” […]

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Coroner: Gabby Petito was strangled to death

Gabby Petito’s cause of death was strangulation and her case is now confirmed as homicide, as Teton County Coroner Dr Brent Blue delivers findings on young woman killed in Bridger National Forest- Teton. His body was found at a National Forest backcountry campsite adjacent to Grand Teton National Park after a multi-lane search focused on […]

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The Caribbean is mostly under Level 4 reviews, but travelers still go

Since it’s officially fall and it’s fresh in the air again, snowbirds are surely starting to think about heading south for the winter. Even those of us who live in milder climates could enjoy a tropical getaway after enduring 19 months of pandemic banality. The Caribbean typically sees crowds of North Americans looking to escape […]

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How to find a lost dog on a trail

“],” renderIntial “: true,” wordCount “: 350}”> It’s a pet owner’s worst nightmare: Halfway on a hike, away from home, Rover leaps into the brush and can’t believe it. Ten minutes go by, twenty, one hour and it’s time to face the fact that your dog is good and lost. What to do next can […]

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National Public Lands Day draws visitors to Muir Woods – Scot Scoop News

Free access to the trails at Muir Woods National Monument draws visitors from all over the United States every year on the fourth Saturday in September. National Public Lands Day, which took place last Saturday, celebrates time spent in U.S. national parks, protecting our environment, and sharing in the beauty of nature by offering free […]

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Interested in visiting the Carlsbad Caverns National Park? Here’s why you should go

Carlsbad Caverns has given the nickname “Grand Canyon Underground” and its enormous size is just one of the reasons people visit. Located in southern New Mexico, near the border with Texas, is the beautiful Carlsbad Caverns National Park, nestled in the beautiful Guadalupe Mountains. The park is located just 18 miles from Carlsbad. Actor and […]

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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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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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10 facts about Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park has always had a glamorous feel – it is, after all, just two hours from Los Angeles, so it’s no surprise that the park has a fascinating history filled with Hollywood drama. 1. Joshua Tree National Park includes two deserts. Many people don’t realize that Joshua Tree National Park is actually […]

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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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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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Crypto Coin Prices Tipped Amid Growing Debate Over Digital Currencies: Market Wrap

RIYAD: The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mohammed Barkindo, is optimistic about oil recovery and sees demand increasing over the next few years. “Demand for energy and oil increased dramatically in 2021, following the massive decline in 2020, and continued expansion is expected in the longer term,” Barkindo wrote today […]

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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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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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Kaye’s Corner: Yellowstone National Park | Rio Blanco Herald Hours

MEEKER I For a week in September, we had the joy of visiting our country’s oldest national park, Yellowstone, established in 1872. Previous tours have always been fun, but this one included a reunion with my siblings whom I rarely see. Some visitors think the famous “Old Faithful” geyser is the park’s best feature. Indeed, […]

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Is the national park system overcrowded?

Since the pandemic first hit the United States, it has forced many people to rethink their leisure activities, embracing the great outdoors and the natural world. This has led to a huge increase in activities like bird watching and gardening, as well as trips to the country’s national parks. But an increase in the number […]

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Rock formations, wildlife and dark skies

Located in Montrose County, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park has a 53-mile-long canyon that is one of the narrowest and deepest in the western United States. So deep, in fact, that sunlight rarely reaches the bottom, a feature that helped give it its name. This national park attracts expert hikers, avid bird […]

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We still have a chance to save our national parks

The Biden administration launched its America the Beautiful plan to save public lands. (Nikki Boliaux | The New York Times) Hikers take in the view from the top of the Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park, Utah, November 23, 2020. By Donald Falvey | Special at La Tribune | Sep 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m. […]

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Hiking in Malibu: A Guide to the Best Trails

Malibu is home to some incredibly scenic and surprisingly difficult hiking trails – here are some of the best. West of Los Angeles, Malibu, California is known for being home to wealthy celebrities and beautiful beaches. While visiting the beach or the famous Malibu Pier is a great way to highlight a California vacation, there […]

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The Venice Beach Guide: From Skateparks to Bohemian Shopping

Venice Beach is known for its oceanfront skate park, and here’s what else to check out while you’re at it. Venice Beach, California is a hotspot for tourists and residents alike. With magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and plenty of room to relax in the sand, visitors can enjoy great food and activities during […]

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Wanderlust and Stolen Lands: How to Mindfully Explore the American Outdoors | Public lands

In her book An Indigenous History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz argues that the United States idealizes outdoor travel to hide its colonial roots. Many Americans were brought up with the belief that our heritage was an urge to travel. Hunting “wilderness” was our right. But lost in this tradition is the recognition that […]

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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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Fall is for the Reds on Blue Ridge Parkway |

With over 100 tree species, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a prime location for a fall getaway and leaf viewing. The 469-mile route traverses six mountain ranges in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. Operated by the National Park Service, the boardwalk is a planned landscape, unlike most national park areas. In 1933, […]

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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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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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‘Gem’ of Cougar Bay preserved

Eighty-eight acres of Cougar Bay property will remain undeveloped and open to the public for generations to come following an acquisition by the Bureau of Land Management. The $ 1.6 million purchase announced on Tuesday is part of a three-year effort by the agency, public affairs specialist Suzanne Endsley said. Located on the western shore […]

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Search and rescue missions are developing in the network of national parks

Some rescues require helicopters to evacuate the injured from the hinterland, look like this SAR mission in 2011 at the El Malpais / NPS National Monument Search and rescue missions are developing in the network of national parks By Lori Sonken When two New Yorkers sightseeing in Alaska left a Talkeetna airfield near Denali National […]

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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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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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Glacier National Park records one of the busiest June

Glacier National Park had one of its busiest June last month, with more than half a million visits despite a new reservation system aimed at reducing congestion on the Going-to- route. the-Sun. Park officials recorded 502,581 visits during the month, more than in June 2015 (414,671) or June 2016 (485,017), according to preliminary data. And […]

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Montana Boomtown Moves to # 1 in WSJ Housing Market Index / Realtor.com

Billings, Mont., Is the new number 1 in the Wall Street Journal / Realtor.com Emerging Housing Markets Index, bolstered by its accessibility and appeal to remote workers. The index reflects how the real estate boom sparked home buying activity in small and mid-sized US cities. The top 20 cities in the ranking have an average […]

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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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Photos, video of the bamboo forest in Kyoto

There are a lot of forests in the United States, but in Japan bamboo forests have become one of the biggest tourist attractions. KYOTO, Japan – Most of the events of the Summer Olympics are in Tokyo, but south of the bustling city, near historic Kyoto, is another place that tourists like Chantal Marauta must […]

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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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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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Be a tourist in your home country

July 6, 2021 at 4:18 pm It’s time to to party! We are no longer confined to our homes and have made the welcome mat available to those in the United States and locals planning a vacation rather than going overseas. As we emerge, starved for stimuli and overloaded with the virtual realm of home […]

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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 […]