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Salon.com
Wildfire closes Big Sur’s signature state parksBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 1
Wildfire closes Big Sur’s signature state parks
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The signature state parks of California’s grand Big Sur coast are closed as one of the state’s two major wildfires expands in the region. Closures as of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New York extends state park swimming hours during heatwaveand lakes "the perfect way to beat the heat." Ocean beaches at Jones Beach, Ro
New York extends state park swimming hours during heatwave
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 hours ago
and lakes "the perfect way to beat the heat." Ocean beaches at Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Sunken Meadow and Hither Hills state parks will all remain open until 8:15 p.m. through Thursday. Several upstate state parks with beaches, lakes or pools... Read more
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Al.com
Jim Zeigler files another lawsuit over Gulf State Park lodgeour state and creating more jobs," Bentley said. "The money that is generated f
Jim Zeigler files another lawsuit over Gulf State Park lodge
Al.com / Posted 4 hours ago
our state and creating more jobs," Bentley said. "The money that is generated from this facility will help revitalize other state parks throughout the state." The governor's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the new... Read more
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The Express-Times
PennEast impact statement misleading, incompleteBog Turtle, and many others. This will also have significant visual impacts to
PennEast impact statement misleading, incomplete
The Express-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Bog Turtle, and many others. This will also have significant visual impacts to the Delaware Wild and Scenic and over 100 State Parks and preserved open spaces including Goat Hill, Baldpate Mountain, and the D&R Canal State Park. There are also... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Swimming hours extended at Beaver Island, Fort Niagara, AlleganyBeaches and swimming facilities at several area state parks will have extended
Swimming hours extended at Beaver Island, Fort Niagara, Allegany
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 hours ago
Beaches and swimming facilities at several area state parks will have extended hours through Thursday. Facilities at Beaver Island on Grand Island and at Fort Niagara in Youngstown will remain open until 8 p.m. The Red House and Quaker Area beaches... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Soberanes Fire in Monterey County continues to grow; only 10% containedan area with high levels of smoke, according to the air district. Other agenci
Soberanes Fire in Monterey County continues to grow; only 10% contained
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 hours ago
an area with high levels of smoke, according to the air district. Other agencies responding to the fire include California State Parks, the California Highway Patrol, Monterey County Sheriff's Office, Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District,... Read more
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The Columbian
Groups work to preserve Sumpter Dredgedeck of the Sumpter Dredge admiring the massive mining rig built in the Great D
Groups work to preserve Sumpter Dredge
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
deck of the Sumpter Dredge admiring the massive mining rig built in the Great Depression. A ranger assistant of Oregon State Parks, Brown points to a large metal structure partially sticking out the ship’s front. It looks like a rusty Ferris... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Ithaca landmarks show signs of statewide droughthave urged residents in Tompkins County to conserve water because of a severe d
Ithaca landmarks show signs of statewide drought
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 15 hours ago
have urged residents in Tompkins County to conserve water because of a severe drought that's having a big effect on state parks. "It's a little freaky. It just looks completely different, and you can just tell it's completely dried out at... Read more
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Alaska Public
Volunteers remove artifacts from historic building threatened by riverbank erosionVolunteers with State Parks and the Delta Historical Society have removed artif
Volunteers remove artifacts from historic building threatened by riverbank erosion
Alaska Public / Posted 16 hours ago
Volunteers with State Parks and the Delta Historical Society have removed artifacts from a 110-year-old building at Big Delta State Historical Park. The agencies had planned to wait, to see if the Tanana River washed away more of the riverbank on... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota State Parks Busier Than Years PastNorth Dakota State Parks are seeing a lot of traffic, both in park visits and o
North Dakota State Parks Busier Than Years Past
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 hours ago
North Dakota State Parks are seeing a lot of traffic, both in park visits and overnight campers. Ben Smith reports on the reason why park rangers are so busy. It's a busy year for North Dakota state parks. Park Rangers say people are coming from... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No-boating zone around Strawberry Island offers haven for bald eaglesdon’t do that until they mature in three or four years.” The Erie County Sheri
No-boating zone around Strawberry Island offers haven for bald eagles
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 hours ago
don’t do that until they mature in three or four years.” The Erie County Sheriff’s Office, and officers from the DEC and state parks will enforce the restricted water rules. While motorized boats are prohibited from entering the cove,... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Delaware sends crew to Colorado to fight wildfiresa keen interest in fighting wildfires. This year, four are from the Delaware Fo
Delaware sends crew to Colorado to fight wildfires
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 22 hours ago
a keen interest in fighting wildfires. This year, four are from the Delaware Forest Service, two from DNREC Division of State Parks, one from U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s Prime Hook Wildlife Area, and one from New Castle County. Six crew members are... Read more
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Dover Post
Delaware sends crew to Colorado to fight wildfiresa keen interest in fighting wildfires. This year, four are from the Delaware Fo
Delaware sends crew to Colorado to fight wildfires
Dover Post / Posted 22 hours ago
a keen interest in fighting wildfires. This year, four are from the Delaware Forest Service, two from DNREC Division of State Parks, one from U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s Prime Hook Wildlife Area, and one from New Castle County. Six crew members are... Read more
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MLive.com
100-old route along Lake Michigan designated as historic bywayto bring vacationers from Chicago eventually developed into a hot bed for the t
100-old route along Lake Michigan designated as historic byway
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
to bring vacationers from Chicago eventually developed into a hot bed for the tourism industry complete with sand dunes, state parks, resorts and amusement parks. The effort to officially designate the route began in 2006, but it's taken a lot... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado wolf advocates, wildlife managers again feud over reintroductionand Wildlife (CPW) — the agency tasked with managing the state’s fishing, hunti
Colorado wolf advocates, wildlife managers again feud over reintroduction
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
and Wildlife (CPW) — the agency tasked with managing the state’s fishing, hunting, camping and boating and operating 42 state parks and more than 900,000 acres of wildlands — released a statement that climbing sightings of gray wolves over the... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
People beat the heat at state parks across Connecticut on SundayRachel Oquendo, of Hartford. She said there was no better way for her and her
People beat the heat at state parks across Connecticut on Sunday
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Rachel Oquendo, of Hartford. She said there was no better way for her and her children to spend their Sunday, but with the state parks quickly hitting full parking capacity, she knew they had to get there early. "We decided we'll come a little... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Park officials say fire now under control after half of Antelope Island burnedANTELOPE ISLAND, Utah – Utah State Parks says the blaze at Antelope Island is l
Park officials say fire now under control after half of Antelope Island burned
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
ANTELOPE ISLAND, Utah – Utah State Parks says the blaze at Antelope Island is largely contained Sunday, and they will be investigating the impact to the island’s animals after more than half of the area was damaged by fire. Wendy Wilson, Assistant... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Heat advisory issued for parts of the state on Mondaysome towns saw 90 degrees again. The temperatures reached 92 degrees at Bradley
Heat advisory issued for parts of the state on Monday
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
some towns saw 90 degrees again. The temperatures reached 92 degrees at Bradley International Airport on Sunday. Several state parks reported reaching capacity throughout the day, as people headed to beaches and lakes to cool off. Rocky Neck... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Shawshank's iconic oak tree downedoak tree featured in the film "The Shawshank Redemption." After a storm split
Shawshank's iconic oak tree downed
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
oak tree featured in the film "The Shawshank Redemption." After a storm split the tree in half in August 2011, an Ohio State Parks manager worried that the next storm could knock down the rest of the estimated two-century-old tree, according to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Departments put out fire at Lovers Leap State Parklocal open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent
Departments put out fire at Lovers Leap State Park
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
local open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent forest fires, those who use Connecticut’s state parks and open spaces should keep flammable objects away from fires, dispose of hot charcoal and put out smoking... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Rescuers Carry Injured 15-Old Boy Out Of Pocket Wildernessmade reporting a teenager had injured his ankle from cliff jumping at the "Blue
Rescuers Carry Injured 15-Old Boy Out Of Pocket Wilderness
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
made reporting a teenager had injured his ankle from cliff jumping at the "Blue Hole " at the Pocket Wilderness. Tennessee State Parks and Mowbray Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and immediately requested a mutual aid response for... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Lovers Leap State Park closed Sunday as departments fight firelocal open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent
Lovers Leap State Park closed Sunday as departments fight fire
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
local open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent forest fires, those who use Connecticut’s state parks and open spaces should keep flammable objects away from fires, dispose of hot charcoal and put out smoking... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Some State Parks at Capacity SundaySeveral state parks reached full parking capacity Sunday According to the Depa
Some State Parks at Capacity Sunday
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
Several state parks reached full parking capacity Sunday According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the parking areas at Wadsworth Falls State Park in Middletown, Gardner Lake State Park in Salem, Indian Well State Park in... Read more
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The News-Times
Lovers Leap State Park still closed as departments fight firelocal open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent
Lovers Leap State Park still closed as departments fight fire
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
local open burning official, according to DEEP’s website. In order to prevent forest fires, those who use Connecticut’s state parks and open spaces should keep flammable objects away from fires, dispose of hot charcoal and put out smoking... Read more
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The Wanderer
Elizabeth Taber LibraryAquarium, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Plimoth Plantation, Providence Children’s
Elizabeth Taber Library
The Wanderer / Posted 2 days ago
Aquarium, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Plimoth Plantation, Providence Children’s Museum, Roger Williams Zoo and the Mass State Parks Pass. To reserve a pass or for more information, please call the library at 508-748-1252 or visit our website... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Your Town, July 24, 2016is at 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Public outreach observing events are offered at dark-sky
Your Town, July 24, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
is at 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Public outreach observing events are offered at dark-sky locations. Club members visit schools and state parks to offer telescope viewing to the students and to lecture on astronomy-related science and current events. Visit... Read more
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The Mining Journal
State parks vie for new campersago," she said. Campers want to plug in electronic devices and use the flush to
State parks vie for new campers
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
ago," she said. Campers want to plug in electronic devices and use the flush toilets aboard their RVs. It paid off: Ohio state parks have seen a 20 percent spike in overnight camping revenues since the improvements began two years ago, she... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Families displaced after fire destroys hometo capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Families displaced after fire destroys home
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Ventura County Star
SUV ends up in ocean near Mugu Rockone was injured, but crews responded to determine whether any chemicals or oils
SUV ends up in ocean near Mugu Rock
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
one was injured, but crews responded to determine whether any chemicals or oils had spilled from the vehicle, authorities said. California State Parks staff members on the scene to oversee the towing of the sport utility vehicle from t... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Man arrested for shoplifting a baby monitorto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Man arrested for shoplifting a baby monitor
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Dunes, native birds at Ormond Beach get additional protectiontiny birds are nesting behind the delicate fences erected more as a warning tha
Dunes, native birds at Ormond Beach get additional protection
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
tiny birds are nesting behind the delicate fences erected more as a warning than as a barrier. Working with California State Parks, Audubon supports a program training stewardship volunteers to help educate beachgoers on all the beaches where... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Route 395 in Killingly closed after serious accidentto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Route 395 in Killingly closed after serious accident
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Crews responding to fully involved house fireto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Crews responding to fully involved house fire
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lebanon home destroyed in fireto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Lebanon home destroyed in fire
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Small plane crashes into Haddam houseto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Small plane crashes into Haddam house
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Man wanted for string of home break-insto capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave
Man wanted for string of home break-ins
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
to capacity during heat waveMultiple parks filled to capacity during heat wave As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to capacity. As residents try to manage the heat many state parks have been filled to... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect foodCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to kn
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect food
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That's why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend. There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Backcountry trek all about Tahoe historyNevada State Parks is putting on a ranger-led tour in the backcountry of Lake T
Backcountry trek all about Tahoe history
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 3 days ago
Nevada State Parks is putting on a ranger-led tour in the backcountry of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on Aug. 26. Travel up Tunnel Creek Road and view the remains of the tunnel that took two flumes through the mountain, then hike out to the... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
State Parks at CapacityRocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and several other state parks have reached f
State Parks at Capacity
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and several other state parks have reached full parking capacity Saturday. According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the lots at Rocky Neck State Park, Miller’s Pond State Park in Durham,... Read more
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The Maui News
Threat of storm causes closures, cancellationsTropical Storm Darby is leading to the closure of facilities, such as state par
Threat of storm causes closures, cancellations
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
Tropical Storm Darby is leading to the closure of facilities, such as state parks and county ballfields, and the cancellation of events including the Ridge to Reef Rendezvous and the Plantation Festival at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center this... Read more
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The Maui News
Tropical Storm Darby headed toward Maui Countysupplies, the Red Cross said. Darby also has had an effect on events and activ
Tropical Storm Darby headed toward Maui County
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
supplies, the Red Cross said. Darby also has had an effect on events and activities countywide this weekend. County and state parks are closed today, as well as state forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves and trails.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sneaker waves: Learning the hard wayI knew about sneaker waves but not about the enormity of them until my own up-c
Sneaker waves: Learning the hard way
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
I knew about sneaker waves but not about the enormity of them until my own up-close-and-personal experience. If all beach state parks had a "boulder memorial" with a plaque and a warning of the unpredictability of the ocean from Nov. 1 until April... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect foodCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to kn
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect food
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That's why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend. There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
5 heat-related deaths in Roseville, fire chief saysThursday, thunderstorms were severe in places. The western Upper Peninsula saw
5 heat-related deaths in Roseville, fire chief says
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, thunderstorms were severe in places. The western Upper Peninsula saw storm damage, including downed trees and power lines. Power has been restored at five state parks in the U.P. Read or Share this story: http://on.freep.... Read more
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The Maui News
Threat of storm causes closures, cancellationsat 3 p.m. Friday. This includes Polipoli State Park; those with camping permits
Threat of storm causes closures, cancellations
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
at 3 p.m. Friday. This includes Polipoli State Park; those with camping permits were being notified about the closure. State parks remained open Friday but will close today until further notice, the state Department of Land and Natural... Read more
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The Maui News
Tropical Storm Darby headed toward Maui Countysupplies, the Red Cross said. Darby also has had an effect on events and activ
Tropical Storm Darby headed toward Maui County
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
supplies, the Red Cross said. Darby also has had an effect on events and activities countywide this weekend. County and state parks are closed today, as well as state forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, natural area reserves and trails.... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect foodCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to kn
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect food
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That's why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend. There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect foodCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to kn
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect food
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That's why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend. There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect foodCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to kn
No Vacation from Hunger: South Carolina parks collect food
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Workers at South Carolina's state parks want people to know there is no vacation from hunger. That's why the parks are holding a food drive this weekend. There are trucks at all 47 state parks on Saturday and parks officials... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more for July 22-28or wrbt.org).ShellFest, Twanoh State Park SAT Exhibits, shellfish lunch ($7/pe
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more for July 22-28
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
or wrbt.org).ShellFest, Twanoh State Park SAT Exhibits, shellfish lunch ($7/person, $20/family donation to Washington State Parks Foundation requested), children’s activities, beach walks, information about restoring and protecting shellfish... Read more
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