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Stay Out of That Old Mine!


It seems like the most adventurous thing in the world. That dark opening in the hillside beckons, tantalizes, excites.

All the Way to Timbuctu


Yes, it's real. There is a place called Timbuktu and it is not just an imaginary figment at the end of an exclamatory statement.

Visiting Croatia


Croatia has quickly become Europe's hottest destination, and for good reason. The rocky coastline continues for 1778 kilometres and includes pine-fringed coves, wide sandy beaches and cozy inlets.

Journey to Haypress Creek


It was the end of my first year as a graduate student, and my personal stock had risen somewhat due to long hours of hard work. Now a fabulous opportunity presented itself in the form of a research project in the northern Sierras in a locality known as Haypress Creek, which fell into my lap as a result of shifting academic fortunes.

Visiting the Last Paradise on Earth - Costa Rica


I've been traveling and writing about places I believe others would love to visit, to unwind from their busy and hectic schedules. Most recently I visited Costa Rica, a place which can be best described as one of the last paradises on earth.

Beach Vacation Photo Tips - Make Your Vacation AND Photos Memorable


Most people, who go on a family beach vacation, take plenty of photographs. Once you're home and you view or print them out; are you ecstatic, bored, or disappointed? Be honest, now!Does this sound familiar? You arrive at your destination, check the place out, and quickly change to go to the beach.

Disneyland for Hikers: A Walk to Mt. Whitney


Base camp sits at 12,000 feet - stark, windy, unshaded from the blazing August sun, but an otherwise great place to stop for a snack. Voices echo across cold granite as the breeze wraps around dozens of tents, backpacks, cooking stoves, and bear-proof food canisters.

Code of Conduct for Outdoor Enthusiasts


My favorite outdoor related quote comes from John Muir, the father of our national park system and founder of the Sierra Club. He said, "When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

Boston Vacations: Four Ways To Experience Beantown


Boston is a great destination city for a vacation. There's plenty on tap to see and do, and it's an easy city to get around on foot.

The Pyramids of Giza


The most famous Egyptian pyramids to be built are the Great Pyramids of Giza, located in the outskirts of present-day Cairo. There are over 100 Egyptian pyramids of various sizes, and over 50 more in neighboring Sudan.

Old Barney -- A Visit to Barnegat Light, New Jersey


Barnegat Light, NJ is the home to "Old Barney" a historic lighthouse located at the northern tip of Long Beach Island. Long Beach Island, or "LBI" as the vacationing folks like to say, is a narrow island nearly twenty miles long and six miles at sea off the coast of Ocean County, NJ.

RV Vacations: Ten Tips


Perhaps you have wondered about taking an RV vacation. It seems like fun and you'd like to try it, but you aren't sure if it's for you.

Bunbury Western Australia


The first recorded mapping of what is now Koombana Bay and the eventual City of Bunbury, was in 1803 by the French explorers Nicolas Baudin and Louis de Freycinet, from their ships the Geographe and Casuarina. In 1831 there was a temporary English military settlement with the first settlers moving to the area named after Lieutenant Henry William St Pierre Bunbury in 1838.

Going it Alone: The Waterfall at Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska


I stood at the observation point on the balcony at the Visitor Center overlooking the great Mendenhall Glacier at Juneau, Alaska. Before me was a beautiful scene.

Going it Alone: The Waterfall at Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska


I stood at the observation point on the balcony at the Visitor Center overlooking the great Mendenhall Glacier at Juneau, Alaska. Before me was a beautiful scene.

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Outdoors Report: New snow keeps the good times rolling  Journal Times

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Walking on Water Outdoors moves to Fish Hook Lake  Park Rapids Enterprise

The fourth annual Walking on Water Outdoors ice fishing event for veterans moved to Fish Hook Lake Saturday. The move came after a Bobcat fell through the ...


Academy Sports and Outdoors recalls turkey fryer due to fire hazard  KSN-TV

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Hunters, let's share the outdoors | Opinion  PennLive.com

Hunters get six days a week. Other users of the outdoors should get one day.


Great Outdoors and Bike Expo Saturday, Sunday  The Spokesman-Review

The third annual outdoor adventure and bike expo will be Saturday and next Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center. Expo attendees also gain access to the ...


Outdoors: These spoons have taken more fish than any other lure  Tallahassee.com

Spoons probably have taken more fish than any other lure. Legend has it that the first spoon was made by a fisherman who dropped an eating utensil over the ...


Outdoors events, 2/17  Lincoln Journal Star

WEDNESDAY. Archery event — College Night on the Range, 8:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays when UNL is in session, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education ...


Outdoors  Butler Eagle

COUNTY. Jennings Environmental Education Center, Route 528, Brady Township, will host A Sweet Stroll Through Maple History, about how sap taken from a ...


LSV Asset Management Buys 800 Shares of Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT)  Fairfield Current

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Outdoor Enthusiasts Launch Nexgen Outfitters, Offering High-Quality Hunting, Camping and Shooting-Sports Gear  PRNewswire

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Great Outdoors: Dogsledding With a Twist at North Star Academy  FOX 21 Online

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Get ready for summer adventures at the Spokane Great Outdoors & Bike Expo  KXLY Spokane

The third annual Spokane Great Outdoors and Bike Expo is happening at the Spokane Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday.


Should I become an apiarist? | Outdoors  SoMdNews.com

We're getting ready to move to our new house soon, and just like most folks who make the move from city life to country life, I've been dreaming about how.


MnDNR: Conservation Officer Reports | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

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Snow-day sturgeon, upside-down, private-public: Notes around Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

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Ultimate Tailgating to sponsor Gander Outdoors Truck Series Race at Atlanta  News-Daily.com

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Deanne Buck resigns from Camber Outdoors and Diana Seung steps in  SNEWS

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Outdoors: CDC warns hunters of 'zombie deer' | News  Corsicana Daily Sun

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State outdoors calendar  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Cowlitz Valley Runners schedule | Outdoors  Longview Daily News

The Cowlitz Valley Runners group sponsors Saturday morning fun runs and other club events on a monthly basis.


DOKKEN: Warroad High School elective class sheds light on outdoors...  Grand Forks Herald

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A variety of events as we work through the winter months  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

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Recreation and outdoors calendar (Feb. 17)  Baltimore Sun

A calendar of recreation and outdoors events in Central Maryland.


FWP encourages women to get outdoors with ice fishing class  NBC Montana

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Growing in Paradise: A Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Cannabis in Tropical Climates  Leafly

Tropical climates can teach a lot about growing cannabis. Whether or not you like the heat and humidity of the region, your cannabis plants love it.


2019 lake trout regulations to change in Grand Traverse Bay  Petoskey News-Review

Because the 2018 harvest limit for lake trout in Grand Traverse Bay was exceeded, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking at some regulation ...


DC Inmates Weren't Allowed Outdoors For Months, Advocates Say  DCist

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BN Outdoor Calendar (Feb. 21)  Buffalo News

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WSI increases with snow, cold | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

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Capt. David Bacon: Teasing Rights For Life Is The Best  Noozhawk

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Outdoor notes: Cowboy Trail gets grant to aid development  Scottsbluff Star Herald

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Winter Outdoor Fun Day offers family fun | Community  Petoskey News-Review

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Getting outdoors for spring activities  Port Townsend Leader

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Outdoors briefs | Outdoors  Lewiston Morning Tribune

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Dan McNeil speaks, sturgeon, eagles: Notes around Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

Dan McNeil speaks on muskies, eagle sightings all over and sturgeon are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors.


Vista Outdoor looks to save money | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

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Local uplands merit attention | Outdoors  Uniontown Herald Standard

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Hope Outdoors, churches help hunters with disabilities  WDAM

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New push to get for children outdoors  KARE11.com

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Outdoors notices for Feb. 10, 2018  Tribune-Review

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ITC: Murray goes Outdoors  Yahoo Sports

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Make a date with the great outdoors this Valentine's Day  Loveland Reporter-Herald

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Outdoors calendar  Duluth News Tribune

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Take The Spa Outdoors (Yes, In Winter) At This Brooklyn Wellness Escape  Forbes

The pop-up spa at a Brooklyn hotel's outdoor terrace features six glorious glamping tents outfitted with wellness-inducing infrared saunas.


NEIL WAUGH OUTDOORS: Walleye War — report from ground zero  Edmonton Sun

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Op-Ed: Access to the Outdoors Is a Basic Human Right  Outside

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Is AdTech Moving Outdoors?  Forbes

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Don't Let a Breakup Ruin Your Love of the Outdoors  Outside

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Hamilton steps down from Roaring Fork Outdoors Volunteers after 24 years at helm  Aspen Times

A man who helped found Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers and led it for nearly 25 years announced his resignation Wednesday.David Hamilton will work with ...


Grants to help Main Street Skowhegan get residents outdoors  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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Outdoor expo to debut in Florence | Business  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Pee Dee Outdoor Classic, Carolina's new premier outdoor expo, will debut March 8-10 at the Florence Center.


Outdoors notices for Jan. 27, 2018  Tribune-Review

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Ex-Cabela's employee launches website selling outdoors products  Lincoln Journal Star

A former Cabela's employee has announced the launch of an ecommerce company focused on selling outdoors products.


Bringing the outdoors in: Virtual classrooms deliver grizzlies, eagles to schools  The Spokesman-Review

As video classes go, it's hard to beat a studio with a view of the snowcapped Bitterroot Mountains and an eagle trap out the window.


Cardboard sled race draws people outdoors | Local News  PostBulletin.com

Kianna O'Marro, 7, knew her homemade sled would do well before it ever hit the ground Sunday.


Camber CEO Outdoor Equity Pledge sparks major backlash  SNEWS

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Red Rocks tabbed best outdoor concert venue  KKTV 11 News

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Sportsmen's and Outdoor Recreation Show Is Back Friday  KDRV

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19-year-old University of Vermont student found dead outdoors after frigid night  USA TODAY

The student died in the early morning hours after attempting to take a shortcut, according to police.


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Sixth-graders learning hands on science lessons at Cuyamaca Outdoor School  10News

Students from across San Diego who went to Cuyamaca Outdoor School were delighted by the snow and enjoyed learning hands on science lessons.


Women Are Still Not Treated Equally in the Outdoor Industry  Outside

A recent study on gender equity exposes discrimination in the outdoors.


The Best Underwear for the Outdoors? A Speedo.  Outside

For years, I struggled to find an adequate underwear solution. Then one day I read a news report about the prison in Guantanamo Bay.


Tinley Park show leads Week 5 shows, some ice fishing events: Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

The Tinley Park Fishing Show leads an eclectic Week 5 of the show season, and there are a couple ice fishing events, too.


American Outdoor Brands' Shareholders Get Report Defending Smith & Wesson  Motley Fool

The gunmaker says the resolution from its parent company requiring the report was based on false assumptions.


Snow Report, Feb. 20 | Outdoors  Jackson Hole News&Guide

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AGFC plans town hall meeting to answer all your outdoors questions  THV11.com KTHV

The AGFC is planning to hold a town hall meeting called “A Conversation with Commissioners” “A Conversation with Commissioners,” Tuesday, Feb. 19.


Outdoors retailers turn to politics in climate push  Press Herald

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Fly fishing in Cook County, icebergs, city hawks: Notes, Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

Notes from around Chicago outdoors. FYI, yes sharp readers, "Fly Fishing in Cook County'' is a take-off on Richard Brautigan's.


Public-Lands Bill in Congress Would Benefit NV Outdoor Recreation  Public News Service

CARSON CITY, Nev. - A program that has brought more than $100 million to Nevada parks and other outdoor destinations over the years comes up for ...


Massive flood control project for Waikiki would gobble up schools’ outdoors space  Hawaii News Now

The student council at Hokulani Elementary in Manoa are standing up to the federal government by saying 'no' to the Ala Wai Canal project.


Outdoors notices for Feb. 3, 2018  Tribune-Review

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Two Rivers hosts Explore the Outdoors Expo  KKCO-TV

The first ever Explore the Outdoors Expo showcased different businesses that take advantage of our beautiful state--and it's just what Grand Junction is hoping to ...


Snow won't slow show-goers who live for the outdoors  OregonLive

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East Lansing man found dead outdoors, cause of death unknown  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Police said they don't know what caused the death of a 60-year-old East Lansing man whose body was found outdoors on Wednesday.


Gallagher gives Butte voice in next Montana Outdoor plan  Montana Standard

County Parks Director J.P. Gallagher is on a team that will craft the next five-year Montana Outdoor Recreation Plan, which identifies trends and needs for ...


Economic impact of outdoor recreation will be measured permanently  Trade Only Today

The federal government will continue to fund the Bureau of Economic Analysis' Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account.


Outdoor supply co-op REI coming to Summit in Birmingham  Bham Now

Outdoor gear retailer REI announced today they'll be opening a new store at the Summit in October 2019, bringing with it an estimated 50 jobs to Birmingham.


Want to explore outdoor Louisville? These are the top 5 things to try  Courier Journal

From Waterfront Park to Jefferson Memorial Forest, Louisville offers some unique options that will get your adrenaline flowing and your heart pumping.


Recent rain impacts I-277 construction, plus other outdoor projects  WBTV

If you think we've been getting more rain than normal, you're right.


PHOTOS: The best shots of the Colorado outdoors from January  The Denver Post

As people explored Colorado, from the mountains to city hills, Denver Post photographers were there to capture it.


When they couldn’t find many affordable used-outdoor-gear store in Seattle, two friends started their own  Seattle Times

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Klamath Basin outdoor news briefs | Local News  Herald and News

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Neighbors concerned about Yard Bar's outdoor music venue permit  KVUE.com

The city approved and issued a permit in December, giving Yard Bar the OK to have outdoor music on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during certain hours.


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