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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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Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 16)  Baltimore Sun

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Action Outdoors: First ice angling | Outdoors  Kokomo Perspective

Every angler knows that “first ice” is the best time of the season to get on the fish. Gamefish tend to really put on the feedbag as the ice is.


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Unsung Hero: Vicki Wadman shares her love of outdoors with young hikers  Los Angeles Times

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Hecho a Mano Art Market Expands Outdoors  Spectrum News

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OUTDOORS digest  Youngstown Vindicator

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Gander Outdoors to open for business in Augusta Friday  WRDW-TV

The store formerly known as Gander Mountain will open its doors to shoppers Friday under a new name - Gander Outdoors.


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Warm temps encourage outdoor winter fun | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

RANIER — The fire was blazing, and kids were sledding and skating at the Ranier Rink Wednesday afternoon.


How European Outdoor Industry Coalition Grants Help Young People To Explore Life Outdoors  Forbes

Established as an International Non Profit Association, the It's Great Out There Coalition (IGOTC) of European outdoor companies aims to encourage more ...


Murray students step outdoors and outside their comfort zone  Park Bugle

Some 80 students from Murray Middle School participated in the annual Wolf Ridge Environmental Center retreat in mid-November, making a journey to Finland, ...


OUTDOORS: Family heirloom will be treated with respect from now on  Tuscaloosa News

Moving, particularly when it involves moving some of your possessions a considerable distance, can be trying. And no matter how careful you are, some things ...


Tecumseh North kindergartners receive bicycles, helmets donated by Academy Sports + Outdoors  The Topeka Capital-Journal

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RATHER BE OUTDOORS: Make a welcoming first impression  The Digby Courier

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OUTDOORS: Millions proposed to increase hatchery chinook production for orcas … and anglers  Peninsula Daily News

WEST END RIVERS are going to be sidelined as they recover from rainfall plentiful enough to trigger flood warnings over the last few days.


Outdoors brand Fjallraven boosts spending amid parka battle  AdAge.com

For three winters in a row, parka-marketer Fjallraven has pushed its product with a Times Square billboard and other out-of-home and print ads. But amid rising ...


Outdoors: Social media needs to get a grip  Waco Tribune-Herald

Social media can be a great and powerful tool. Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms connect people who have similar interests, went to high school ...


High Plains Outdoors: Air Gun Hunt  HPPR

This week, Luke takes us on a big bore airgun hunt to Ranger Creek Ranch www.rangercreekranch.com . Luke's hunted here for many years and loves the ...


Outdoors news & notes from the Rock River Valley  Rockford Register Star

Muzzleloader deer seasonIllinois deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of 3863 deer during the 2018 Illinois Muzzleloader-only Deer Season (Dec. 7-9) ...


Active Outdoors: Christmas gifts for the outdoors lovers  Concord Monitor

Getting Christmas gifts for Active Outdoors folks can be a real challenge. If you surprise someone with something they really want and can really use and enjoy, ...


Academy Sports + Outdoors partners with Columbus Police Dept. for bike giveaway  WTVM

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Academy Sports + Outdoors partnered with the Columbus Police Department to give way bikes to children for Christmas. Thirty bikes ...


Noonan: News & notes from the outdoors  The Daily Gazette

In less than two weeks, jolly St. Nick will be coming down your chimney with his bag of goodies. Have you dropped hints on what you want to see under the tree?


Luke Bryan and Family Get Outdoors in ‘What Makes You Country’ Video  Rolling Stone

The holidays are family time for many so it's fitting that the brand-new Luke Bryan video for his latest single, “What Makes You Country,” features the singer's ...


Iowa's Great Outdoors - December 14, 2018  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

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Marine veteran loved outdoors, sports  Tribune-Review

John Mott of Norvelt was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish, which he taught his daughters along with teaching them about athletics. 'He taught us ...


Outdoors: Clam Company's Ice Fishing Team live for the outdoors  ECM Publishers

Scott Seibert and Shelly Holland, both members of the Clam Company's Ice Fishing Team, have learned to squeeze every free moment of time into the outdoors.


Outdoors: Deer management will continue until February  Daily Record

This year's deer harvest is up over last year's, and winter seasons will continue until February.


Outdoors in Maine  Lewiston Sun Journal

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As temperatures drop for outdoors debate, Tampa's mayor's race heats up  Tampa Bay Times

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Outdoors calendar: Dec. 9, 2018 | Hunting & Fishing  Charleston Gazette-Mail

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'She was sold on it.' How smartphones are helping hunters bag deer in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

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Meet Pattie Gonia, the Backpacking Drag Queen Promoting Inclusivity in the Outdoors  Self

Instagram drag queen Pattie Gonia is spreading positive vibes and a powerful message about inclusivity in the outdoors, one high-heeled hike at a time.


Curious Idaho: Ask us your questions about the Gem State’s outdoors lifestyle  Idaho Statesman

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Outdoors Happenings: Dec. 13, 2018  Yakima Herald-Republic

The Ginkgo Petrified Forest interpretive center in Vantage will be open for special winter hours for the first time, Washington State Parks announced this week.


Outdoors Holiday Gift Guide  Duluth News Tribune

Santa Claus was checking out new routes for his reindeer recently when he stopped in the Northland and tried his hand at ice fishing. Being Santa, he of course ...


Wrap up the 12 Days of Deals with sports/outdoors gifts  Chicago Tribune

For kids, trained athletes, and general fitness enthusiasts, sports and outdoor gifts are hard to beat. They can provide hours of entertainment, exercise, or.


Find places for outdoor fun with free with new MDC “MO Outdoors” app  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Finding places to discover nature and enjoy outdoor activities in Missouri has just gotten easier. The Missouri Department of Conservation now offers its new, ...


Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) PT Lowered to $75 at Imperial Capital Following 4Q  StreetInsider.com

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here.


Former Gander Mountain will reopen under new name Gander Outdoors  The Augusta Chronicle

Gander Outdoors, the store formerly known as Gander Mountain, said Tuesday it will re-open its Augusta store on Friday at 9 a.m.The 52000-square-foot store, ...


Trout fishing 101: Try old reliable techniques for winter fishing fun  Tulsa World

It never hurts to go back over the basics, especially when there are always a few new people to the game.


NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Hawkeye Wildlife Area Refuge Opens Dec. 18  KIOW

The wildlife refuge at the Hawkeye Wildlife Area in Johnson County will be open for public use, including hunting and trapping, on Dec. 18. The main purpose of ...


Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: The Wake Robin beckoned on my walk  The Union Leader

I started towards the sky on a path between two hills. But try as I might I found myself more interested in trailing beside the brook that followed the woodland.


Ice fishing season has begun | Outdoors  PostBulletin.com

It's been a relatively warm December, but not so warm that anglers aren't venturing onto ponds and reservoirs in southeast Minnesota.


Winter in outdoors presents many opportunities  Lincoln Journal Star

It's December. Snow has fallen. It's winter, for all practical purposes.


Manitowoc outdoors news: Wisconsin Outdoor Recreation Plan — your chance to sound off  Herald Times Reporter

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Find new outdoor places with app  Daily Journal Online

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Salvation Army Captain to sleep outdoors to help homeless News  The Sheboygan Press

Salvation Army's Capt. Daryl Mangeri will sleep outside for five nights to highlight the plight of the homeless.


Arkansas Outdoors calendar  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Outdoors column: Working the waterways to put a stop to invasive species  Mankato Free Press

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Outdoors: Gun season harvest improves  South Bend Tribune

The 2018 deer firearms season in Michiana won't break any records, but it certainly was better than last year.


Outdoors, Vol. 2  Willamette Week

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Kids 'Bring the Outdoors In' at Family Fun Day  KPIC News

EUGENE, Ore. — Today was family fun day at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum at the University of Oregon. The activities had a environmentally friendly theme.


OUTDOORS: East Texas Fishing Report for Dec. 6, 2018 | Sports  Huntsville Item

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Recreation and outdoors calendar (Dec. 9)  Baltimore Sun

A calendar of recreation and outdoors events in Central Maryland.


Outdoors classes and activities around Snohomish County  The Daily Herald

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Outdoors Calendar: Dec. 13, 2018 | Sports | journaltimes.com  Journal Times

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Enjoying Iowa's great outdoors  Fort Dodge Messenger

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Naples Baker Museum moves outdoors with minimalist prize: Buren work  Naples Daily News

The Baker Museum's newest exhibition is outdoors at Artis—Naples: Daniel Buren's "The Colors Above Our Heads Are Under Our Feet as Well."


Outdoors in Maine: Longtime game warden John Ford lived a long, happy life  Lewiston Sun Journal

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Outdoors briefs: Snowmobile trails and roads closed down for weekdays  Great Falls Tribune

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Lone Star Warriors Outdoors annual hunt  ConchoValleyHomepage.com

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Best gift for the adventurer in your life: Outdoor experiences  Times Union

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OUTDOORS: Christmas gift ideas for hunters and fishermen  Tuscaloosa News

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Womp, Womp: 5 Gifts You Should NOT Get for the Outdoors Person  GearJunkie

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World Outdoors: Bird-watching opportunities in Savanna  Quad-Cities Online

The US Fish and Wildlife *Service*, in conjunction with the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge, will be hosting a bird-touring event inside the closed ...


Girl Scouts still get outdoors in cold weather  Indiana Gazette

Girl Scouts stay busy and get outdoors during colder weather. The recent snowfall might keep some people inside, but local Girl Scouts haven't been deterred.


Whoopers, Smidt’s, foodies, ethanol, deer harvest: Notes around Chicago outdoors  Chicago Sun-Times

Whooping cranes mixed with sandhill cranes, ethanol issues, deer harvest and Phil Smidt's are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors.


OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New DNR conservation officers go to work,...  Grand Forks Herald

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Nature smart  Aitkin Independent Age

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Things to Do and See Outdoors  Phoenix New Times

It may not always feel like it when you're in the city, but the sheer amount of wild spaces in and around Phoenix is nothing short of impressive. And now that the ...


Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT) CEO Helen Johnson-Leipold on Q4 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  Seeking Alpha

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Outdoors: Doing the Riverdance  Tallahassee.com

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Oregon Outdoors: Snowshoe hiking at Crater Lake  KTVL

Take a guided snowshoe hike with a park ranger at Crater Lake National Park this winter! The Mail Tribune's Mark Freeman shows us how this adventure is ...


Enjoy an outdoors break in the season | News, Sports, Jobs  Minot Daily News

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Whitefish summit focuses on Montana's outdoors economy  KBZK Bozeman News

WHITEFISH – If you hear more about Montana's tourism economy in the coming year it's likely because of the spark that was ignited this week in Whitefish.


Outdoors notebook  Lebanon Democrat

Deer management plan: The Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission outlined a five-year “strategic deer management plan” last week during its final meeting of ...


Matt Ryan Could Be a Fantasy Playoff Bust Playing Outdoors Down the Stretch  The Duel

Matt Ryan's fantasy football numbers are extremely different based on if he's playing outdoors or indoors.


How to protect outdoor potted plants from the cold: Ask an Expert  OregonLive.com

Winter approaches, but gardening questions abound. Get advice from OSU Extension *Service* and Master Gardeners.


Don't hide from winter, embrace the outdoors  Mesabi Daily News

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Rent a yurt to maximize on winter outdoor fun  Idaho Press-Tribune

It's time to book a yurt in the Idaho backcountry to ensure that at least for one long weekend this winter — or more likely, several days during the week.


Agriculture Today & Outdoors | www.wilsoncountynews.com  Wilson County News

Read about Brian Lowak of La Vernia and. Thank you for reading some of our articles, please login or subscribe if you would like to read more. Username or ...


OREGON OUTDOORS VIDEO: Snow walk, pt. 1  Mail Tribune

Strapping on snowshoes is a great way to discover parts of Crater Lake National Park that you normally wouldn't see. Each winter, the National Park *Service* at ...


Outdoor briefs for Thursday, Dec. 6 | Outdoors | bismarcktribune.com  Bismarck Tribune

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and North Dakota Department of Agriculture are opening the Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort designed to ...


How the Outdoors Makes Your Kids Smarter  Outside

Playing outside isn't just good for your kid. It's essential.


12 gifts under $25 for outdoorsy people on your Christmas list  The Tennessean

Finding good holiday gifts for outdoorsy friends or family members can be a challenge. But with some help from area retailers that specialize in the great ...


Get Outdoors | Local  Herald Palladium

Sarett Nature Center. Junior Naturalist Club: 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 4. Club for children ages 7-12 who are interested in nature.


Baylor to face Vanderbilt in Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl  Dallas News

One week after an impressive win over Texas Tech, Baylor learned it will face Vanderbilt (6-6, 3-5 SEC) in the Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl on Dec ...


Clam Outdoors Turns Ice Into Gold  Building Design + Construction

In the state of Minnesota, winter is unavoidable. Every year Minnesotans can look forward to each of the state's 10,000 lakes freezing with a topcoat of ice solid ...


Reward for info on moose poaching near Bozeman bumped by $6,000  Helena Independent Record

The reward offered for information leading to the conviction of those involved in the poaching of a bull moose south of Bozeman has increased. In addition to the ...


Outdoors | Deer kills plummet as gun season opens  The Columbus Dispatch

Years have slipped into the annals — and not a few hunters with them — since Ohio last had an opening day of deer gun week the likes of Monday.The count on ...


BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Keeping a sharp eye out for the 'shar...  Bemidji Pioneer

Living where I do, I only observe one of Minnesota's four species of native grouse—ruffed grouse. The other three native grouse species, which occupy habitats ...


Outdoors: Winter brings new cast of bird characters  The Southern

As the greens of summer and the oranges of fall fade into the grays of winter it is easy to focus on the warmth and comfort of inside things. But, the ongoing story ...


Louisiana continues to monitor chronic wasting disease situation in Mississippi  Magnoliareporter

A third deer in Mississippi has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks ...


Former Nike, SC Johnson CEO joins Johnson Outdoors board  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

Racine-based Johnson Outdoors Inc. has added a former president and chief executive officer of S.C. Johnson and Son Inc. to its board of directors.


Ice Skate Outdoors In Stamfords Mill River Park  Stamford, CT Patch

New Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Opens In Stamford - Stamford, CT - The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Skating Center will be open into March. Click to see other ...


REI Closes on Black Friday, asking shoppers to #OptOut and go outdoors instead  WTVC

The day after Thanksgiving is often associated with door buster deals. But this Black Friday, some locals chose peace and quiet in the great outdoors. Outdoor ...


OUTDOORS CALENDAR  Grand Forks Herald

To get an event in the Outdoors calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 148 or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 ...


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