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Jefferson City News Tribune
Updates on Missouri's fall colors availablefind fall color through drives on back roads, hikes or float trips under a colo
Updates on Missouri's fall colors available
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
find fall color through drives on back roads, hikes or float trips under a colorful forest canopy. Conservation areas and state parks are also great places to visit for fall color. "Even treeless areas, such as prairies and roadsides, display... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Marlin Perkins’ daughter returns to the Buffalo Zoo, and she’s impressed$2 million of the $2.5 million needed for the new Reptile and Amphibian Center
Marlin Perkins’ daughter returns to the Buffalo Zoo, and she’s impressed
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 hours ago
$2 million of the $2.5 million needed for the new Reptile and Amphibian Center has been raised. That includes $500,000 from State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation; $267,000 from the City of Buffalo for a new roof; and private donations from... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
The CCC boys of Nebraska: Musical Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corpssoil erosion control projects. He has performed at CCC reunions around the cou
The CCC boys of Nebraska: Musical Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
soil erosion control projects. He has performed at CCC reunions around the country and at dozens of CCC-built national and state parks. This program is as entertaining as it is important; as honest as it is fun. It's about people both ordinary and... Read more
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The Hill
Flint deal clears government funding impassethe Washington Observer-Reporter reports. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) veto
Flint deal clears government funding impasse
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
the Washington Observer-Reporter reports. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking at state parks and beaches, the Sacramento Bee reports. Several endangered whales have been getting tangled in fishing gear off... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown veto allows Californians to smoke at state parks and beachesWednesday, Brown vetoed Senate Bill 1333, by Sen. Marty Block, D-San Diego, tha
Jerry Brown veto allows Californians to smoke at state parks and beaches
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 hours ago
Wednesday, Brown vetoed Senate Bill 1333, by Sen. Marty Block, D-San Diego, that would have prohibited smoking at state parks and beaches. Block argued that cigarettes are a frequent cause of wildfires and one of the most common types of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Picnic celebrates Black Diamond Trail's near-completionhas been a huge supporter of the trail and we’re happy to work with them on thi
Picnic celebrates Black Diamond Trail's near-completion
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
has been a huge supporter of the trail and we’re happy to work with them on this special event,” said Director of New York State Parks Finger Lakes Region Fred Bonn, who has been a driving force in the trail project for decades. “It will be another... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on Recordthe Friends of Hammonasset stop, Kennedy emphasized the need to find sustainabl
Second Time Around, Kennedy Campaigns on Record
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
the Friends of Hammonasset stop, Kennedy emphasized the need to find sustainable financing mechanisms for the region’s state parks in the aftermath of the state’s drastic budget cuts. This issue has been particularly salient for the Friends of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Fire Restrictions to be Lifted Across Portions of NevadaService (USFWS), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and the Nevada Division of For
Fire Restrictions to be Lifted Across Portions of Nevada
KTVN Reno / Posted 11 hours ago
Service (USFWS), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) in conjunction with Nevada State Parks announce the lifting of fire restrictions that have been in place since June 30, 2016. Restrictions will expire... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Total eclipse-zone campsites available for reservationsand picnic shelters to be booked. Additional campsites will be available on a f
Total eclipse-zone campsites available for reservations
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 hours ago
and picnic shelters to be booked. Additional campsites will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Among the state parks in the eclipse zone taking camping reservations are Randolph County State Recreation Area, Giant City State Park... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Rebounding Arizona State Parks System Plans To Add 100 Rental CabinsPHOENIX — Arizona's rebounding state parks system plans to more than quadruple
Rebounding Arizona State Parks System Plans To Add 100 Rental Cabins
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 12 hours ago
PHOENIX — Arizona's rebounding state parks system plans to more than quadruple the number of rental cabins at parks statewide, one of several major projects on the drawing board to improve and expand parks facilities less than a decade after the... Read more
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The News-Herald
2016 Ohio fall color driving toursto take for spectacular views of the fall foliage throughout the state. Some o
2016 Ohio fall color driving tours
The News-Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
to take for spectacular views of the fall foliage throughout the state. Some of the routes will take leaf-peepers to state parks, forests and nature preserves to get a closer view of the color, according to ODNR. Traveling elsewhere? Don’t... Read more
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Al.com
State parks attract migrating birds and the tourists who track themany other group excluding hunters. From the migrating bird's eye view, the 48,
State parks attract migrating birds and the tourists who track them
Al.com / Posted 14 hours ago
any other group excluding hunters. From the migrating bird's eye view, the 48,000 acres of land and water in Alabama's state parks offer habitat—and food-rich landscapes important to their journey south. Email alerts began within the past few... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillatorsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors w
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillators
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors who have heart conditions. The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism announced this week that all 47 of South Carolina's state parks have now been equipped... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillatorsThe state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism announced this week that
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillators
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism announced this week that all 47 of South Carolina's state parks have now been equipped with heart defibrillators. The devices deliver a small electric shock to the heart to restore a normal... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillatorsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors w
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillators
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors who have heart conditions. The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism announced this week that all 47 of South Carolina's state parks have now been equipped... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillatorsCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors w
Safer State Parks: South Carolina parks have defibrillators
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are now safer for visitors who have heart conditions. The state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism announced this week that all 47 of South Carolina's state parks have now been equipped... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Folk pop artist to perform at Red Rock CenterFriday, and then visit other parts of Minnesota. "I am excited for the opportu
Folk pop artist to perform at Red Rock Center
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, and then visit other parts of Minnesota. "I am excited for the opportunity to explore Minnesota and a few of the state parks while I am there," she said. "I always love to see new places and meet new friends." When asked about her... Read more
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Orange County Register
Could surfers lose access to Trestles? Lease that lets public use stretch of the coast is expiringadded. “We look forward to continuing the relationship.” When the military nee
Could surfers lose access to Trestles? Lease that lets public use stretch of the coast is expiring
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
added. “We look forward to continuing the relationship.” When the military needs to use the land for training, it alerts state parks officials, who then close that stretch of beach. Some areas are always shut to the public, and other recreation... Read more
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The News & Observer
McCrory, Cooper detail plans for NC rural issuesthat voters passed this March, which he pushed for. By putting more money into
McCrory, Cooper detail plans for NC rural issues
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
that voters passed this March, which he pushed for. By putting more money into research facilities, community colleges and state parks, McCrory said, the bond ought to help with workforce development and tourism. Cooper said that if elected he... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Local lawmaker pushes for healthier options in vending machinesleading the effort, and told 22News the legislation would focus on vending mach
Local lawmaker pushes for healthier options in vending machines
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
leading the effort, and told 22News the legislation would focus on vending machines on state property. That would include: state parks, the RMV, public schools and the State House in Boston. He said, “We have a lot of momentum behind the bill, so... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Rebounding state parks system plans to add 100 rental cabinsPHOENIX - Arizona's rebounding state parks system plans to more than quadruple
Rebounding state parks system plans to add 100 rental cabins
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
PHOENIX - Arizona's rebounding state parks system plans to more than quadruple the number of rental cabins at parks statewide, one of several major projects on the drawing board to improve and expand parks facilities less than a decade after the... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
North Forebay in Oroville closed due to Tobin FireThe North Forebay in Oroville has been temporarily closed due to the Tobin Fire
North Forebay in Oroville closed due to Tobin Fire
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted yesterday
The North Forebay in Oroville has been temporarily closed due to the Tobin Fire. The Calfornia State Parks Department said the areas near the North Forebay, including all parking lots, picnic areas and trails within the North Forebay area as well as... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 28coastal villages, as well as the Point Reyes National Seashore, part of the Gol
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 28
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
coastal villages, as well as the Point Reyes National Seashore, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and three state parks, wraps around Mount Tamalpais to include Homestead Valley, the town of Corte Madera, a piece of Larkspur, the San... Read more
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CNET
Seven things you should know before buying your first dronedifficult to find places to safely -- and legally -- fly. US national parks are
Seven things you should know before buying your first drone
CNET / Posted yesterday
difficult to find places to safely -- and legally -- fly. US national parks are off limits and in New Jersey so are all state parks. The county and municipal parks around me all have different regulations regarding RC aircraft. And then there... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Campsite reservations open for sites in solar eclipse zonenext year. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced today that c
Campsite reservations open for sites in solar eclipse zone
WGN TV Chicago / Posted yesterday
next year. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced today that campsite reservations are now available at state parks in southern Illinois. More than 1,600 campsites are available to be reserved in advance. Some sites also allow... Read more
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Daily Journal
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepairvolunteers cleared brush and spread mulch in a sprawling lilac garden. But as
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepair
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
volunteers cleared brush and spread mulch in a sprawling lilac garden. But as money dedicated to maintaining and improving state parks dwindles amid mammoth budget gaps, the work by Dyer — a rangy, 75-year-old retired chemist — and his compatriots... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gov. Brown vetoes college smoking banintended for reuse. Brown has not yet taken action on another bill that would
Gov. Brown vetoes college smoking ban
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
intended for reuse. Brown has not yet taken action on another bill that would ban tobacco and electronic cigarettes at state parks and beaches in an effort to protect the environment from cigarette butts and prevent wildfires. People caught... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At Collegesintended for reuse. Brown has not yet taken action on another bill that would
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban On Public Smoking At Colleges
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
intended for reuse. Brown has not yet taken action on another bill that would ban tobacco and electronic cigarettes at state parks and beaches in an effort to protect the environment from cigarette butts and prevent wildfires. People caught... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Geologist former Big Bend ranger to speak at Public Science Lecture Series - Geologist former Big Bend ranger to speak at Public Science Lecture Series Published Friday 23rd September 2016 Geologist Blaine Hall former interpretive ranger at Big Be...lecture topic, “Geology at the Crossroads: Big Bend Ranch State Park,” Hall wil
Geologist former Big Bend ranger to speak at Public Science Lecture Series - Geologist former Big Bend ranger to speak at Public Science Lecture Series Published Friday 23rd September 2016 Geologist Blaine Hall former interpretive ranger at Big Be...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
lecture topic, “Geology at the Crossroads: Big Bend Ranch State Park,” Hall will cover the park, the largest of the Texas State Parks covering an area of over 300,000 acres. Its southern boundary follows the Rio Grande from about 10 miles below... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Campsites in southern Illinois now available to reserve for 2017 solar eclipseIL. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has already opened up campsit
Campsites in southern Illinois now available to reserve for 2017 solar eclipse
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
IL. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has already opened up campsite reservations at southern Illinois State Parks and the World Shooting and Recreational Complex for visitors making plans to view the total solar eclipse.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Arnold Palmer: Jack Nicklaus called him thethe Bay Hill Club near Orlando, regular site of a PGA Tour event. In Pennsylvan
Arnold Palmer: Jack Nicklaus called him the
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
the Bay Hill Club near Orlando, regular site of a PGA Tour event. In Pennsylvania, there are hospitals and airports and state parks with Arnie’s name on them. Dozens of charities benefited, also, from the work of Arnie and his late wife Winnie,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Arnold Palmer once took on the Legislature (and Jack Nicklaus) and wonand won. The year was 2011. And Florida legislators had hatched yet another bo
Arnold Palmer once took on the Legislature (and Jack Nicklaus) and won
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
and won. The year was 2011. And Florida legislators had hatched yet another bone-headed bill. This one called for turning state parks into for-profit golf courses -- and giving exclusive development rights to Jack Nicklaus. The idea was flawed on... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Malakoff Diggins: A Fun Step Back in TimeNevada County, CA - Some of California State Parks don't always attract the att
Malakoff Diggins: A Fun Step Back in Time
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 2 days ago
Nevada County, CA - Some of California State Parks don't always attract the attention they deserve. Thankfully, in the case of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park we are offered a fun opportunity to have this gem of history mostly to ourselves.... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Filmed On Location in Placer Countystate or county jurisdiction, the California Highway Patrol will be involved. F
Filmed On Location in Placer County
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 2 days ago
state or county jurisdiction, the California Highway Patrol will be involved. Film production in any of California's 270 state parks is usually free, but requires coordination with that agency. With an abundance of federal forestland in the... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Hiking in CT goes high tech with new online mapping systemExplorer" to provide information about the state's network of rail trails. The
Hiking in CT goes high tech with new online mapping system
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
Explorer" to provide information about the state's network of rail trails. The new online feature was developed by DEEP's state parks trails & greenways program, along with the DOT's transportation alternatives program. DEEP said users can simply... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Two Ohioans receive top conservation honorwas recognized during another event at Indian Lake last week for his tireless e
Two Ohioans receive top conservation honor
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
was recognized during another event at Indian Lake last week for his tireless efforts and dedication toward enhancing Ohio State Parks for the benefit and enjoyment of all visitors as well as his commitment to improve water quality... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Release of student created documentary will celebrate 100th anniversary of NC State Parks Dhvani Bhatia | Published 28 minutes ago Over the past four years, students h
Release of student created documentary will celebrate 100th anniversary of NC State Parks
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
Dhvani Bhatia | Published 28 minutes ago Over the past four years, students have worked under the guidance of Tom Linden, professor of medical journalism and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Curt Riffle should resign from open space boardOpen Space Trust (POST) often buys land from owners and then sells it, or “flip
Curt Riffle should resign from open space board
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Open Space Trust (POST) often buys land from owners and then sells it, or “flips’’ it, to public agencies like Midpen or state parks, usually at the same price. In many ways, POST’s job is to be a middleman: As a private land trust that raises... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Happy trails: $1 million state grant funds private, state park upkeep of hiking, off-road vehicle pathwaysto the crossing," he said. "Some need to support heavy grooming equipment and o
Happy trails: $1 million state grant funds private, state park upkeep of hiking, off-road vehicle pathways
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
to the crossing," he said. "Some need to support heavy grooming equipment and others just ATVs." Given the two largest state parks on in the Berkshires, trail upkeep is vital, according to West Region Director Michael Case. "We've got October... Read more
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Al.com
Hundreds of laws at stake with Amendment 14 on Alabama ballotfates of 14 proposed amendments to the Alabama Constitution on Nov. 8. The top
Hundreds of laws at stake with Amendment 14 on Alabama ballot
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
fates of 14 proposed amendments to the Alabama Constitution on Nov. 8. The topics range widely – from protecting money for state parks to expanding the Auburn University board of trustees. A few affect only one county. Voters might find some of... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lakechannel for boats. Utah hopes to start construction on that project early next
Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lake
Minot Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
channel for boats. Utah hopes to start construction on that project early next year, said Jeremy Shaw, manager of the state parks at the lake. Lynn de Freitas, executive director of the conservation group Friends of Great Salt Lake, said Utah... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepairtouched 90 before noon, and many workers were retired seniors. But as money de
Budget cuts doom state parks to disrepair
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
touched 90 before noon, and many workers were retired seniors. But as money dedicated to maintaining and improving state parks dwindles amid mammoth budget gaps, the work by Dyer — a rangy, 75-year-old retired chemist — and his compatriots... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Big E celebrates Vermont daysticky and it’s good on pancakes.” It’s not just food that attracts people to
Big E celebrates Vermont day
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
sticky and it’s good on pancakes.” It’s not just food that attracts people to Vermont. Ethan Phelps, manager of Vermont state parks said, “Vermont’s really special because we have so many things you can do the scenery is beautiful there’s tons... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Liar's Cruise benefits Sierra State ParksThe Sierra State Parks Foundation’s third annual A Liar’s Cruise is Oct. 8. Ta
Liar's Cruise benefits Sierra State Parks
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
The Sierra State Parks Foundation’s third annual A Liar’s Cruise is Oct. 8. Tall tales and mysterious truths will be told while never-ending hors d’oeuvres and free-flowing bubbly at served. Storytellers will spin their yarns while cruising along... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
10 great fall foliage hikes in Michiganis expected to see peak color in mid-October. Antrim Creek Natural Area The h
10 great fall foliage hikes in Michigan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
is expected to see peak color in mid-October. Antrim Creek Natural Area The hike: Antrim Creek may be small compared to state parks and other natural areas, but plenty of scenic sites and fall color are packed into its 156 acres which features a... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Woman who drowned off Sonoma coast there to memorialize sonhad thrown flowers into the water when several large waves knocked her off bala
Woman who drowned off Sonoma coast there to memorialize son
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 4 days ago
had thrown flowers into the water when several large waves knocked her off balance and swept her out to sea. Crum says a state parks lifeguard, swam out and retrieved her and started CPR but couldn't revive her and she was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Woman who drowned off Sonoma coast there to memorialize sonhad thrown flowers into the water when several large waves knocked her off bala
Woman who drowned off Sonoma coast there to memorialize son
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
had thrown flowers into the water when several large waves knocked her off balance and swept her out to sea. Crum says a state parks lifeguard, swam out and retrieved her and started CPR but couldn't revive her and she was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big Sur fire: Containment still possible next week; Molera state park could open soonreassigned to another fire, position or sent home, said Bellah. Sean James, pu
Big Sur fire: Containment still possible next week; Molera state park could open soon
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
reassigned to another fire, position or sent home, said Bellah. Sean James, public safety superintendent with California State Parks, said that although portions of Andrew Molera State Park may be cleared, about 70 firefighting personnel will... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
A new chapter for library resourcesthey are going beyond the stacks with new materials aimed at getting patrons ou
A new chapter for library resources
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
they are going beyond the stacks with new materials aimed at getting patrons outdoors and active. The Check Out Colorado State Parks Program is the result of a partnership between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Department of... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Spearfish Canyon State Park Plan Hits Snag In Forestfeel the land exchange is beneficial to the Forest Service or necessarily even
Spearfish Canyon State Park Plan Hits Snag In Forest
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
feel the land exchange is beneficial to the Forest Service or necessarily even to the American people," Van Every said. State parks officials says they will work with the Forest Service to assure the swap is fair. But they also believe they can... Read more
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