Outdoor Recreation Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Axtell Runner Heads To Denver For Rowing CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KHGI

    What started out as a way for one Axtell runner to stay active after a back injury following a marathon last October, turns into a challenge to compete on a totally different course. "I usually do about 32 strokes a minute and then it's going to take me I think about an hour and 59 minutes to row that far," said Axtell runner Brenda Alberts.

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  2. Unsung Heroes: Brian Shirk and Lisa DonahueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RecordNET

    It was the perfect way to spend New Year's Day. Brian Shirk and friend Jacob Swaim were out fishing in the Delta's Disappointment Slough when they heard barking.

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  3. Conservationists cheer changes at Fish & GameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Conservation groups have been cheering Gov. Bill Walker's removal of several high-level officials at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, moves that signal a shift in the state's approach to land management, permitting and public involvement. Under Walker's predecessor, Sean Parnell, the department had begun sweeping revisions of management plans for some of the state's most pristine lands , like sanctuaries and refuges for bears, walrus and birds.

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  4. Obama Pushes For Deeper Corporate Connections With IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's. Meanwhile, for an undetermined amount of time, and with a little help from my friends, I will be parachuting primarily into Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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  5. Snowboarder Found Alive After 3 Days 'in the Backcountry'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    A woman who went missing while snowboarding in Whistler, British Columbia, was found in good condition today after three days lost "in the backcountry," according to the police. The snowboarder, identified as 21-year-old Julie Abrahamsen, had last been seen Wednesday morning on Blackcomb Mountain, according to police.

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  6. News of the North - 2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The 25th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza contest was held on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

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  7. Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of avalanches. At this week's Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City - which draws an estimated 22,000 people - the latest in rescue beacons, air bags and snow probes are on display.

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  8. A group that helps look after a park is calling for public support...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Enfield Independent

    Firs Farm Park has applied for money from the Mayor of London's Big Green Fund to improve flood relief and cycle paths A group that helps look after a park is calling for public support for its bid to transform a "dull" green space. Firs Farm Park, in Winchmore Hill, has applied for money from The Mayor of London's Big Green Fund to improve flood relief and cycle paths through the park.

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  9. Facebook ice fishing group hosts get-together for 'freaks'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MLive.com

    An idea forged on a fledgling Facebook group two months ago turned into a small pilgrimage Saturday on Hardy Dam Pond in Croton Township. More than 200 members of the MBH Ice Freaks page on the popular social networking site took to the ice to bond doing one thing they all have in common: Ice fishing.

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  10. Atlanta Celebrates MLK Day with Stone Mtn. HikeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | AGA News

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015, the Atlanta Go Club and the Atlanta Chinese Go Association organized a hike up Stone Mountain, in memory of Dr. King, who referred to the mountain in his I Have a Dream speech - "Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia." Feijun Luo 7d, led young kids to play go at both the shelter in the middle of the mountain, and the pavilion on the top of the mountain.

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  11. Playa Avellana outstanding backdrop for a memorable vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Playa Avellana is located in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica , and is renowned for its spectacular scenery, year-round sunshine, and radiant beaches. It also boasts fascinating nature preserves such as the Ostional Wildlife Refuge and the Marino Las Baulas National Park, both of which were created to provide a place for endangered sea turtles, although they are now home to a wide variety of other wildlife species as well, and a vacation in this beautiful area is something that will never be forgotten.

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  12. Mass. black bear population strongRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Hard to believe that 15 years ago hunters were taking home just 100 bears a year during the entire season here, but the bear population has just exploded. The population was estimated at 900 bears at the time and today the estimated statewide population is 4,000.

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  13. Farm briefs: Kida s nature bowl, 4-H fundraiser, College of Ag events, almond meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Coaches sought for Nature Bowl >> Parents, teachers, club leaders, student teachers or interested adults are being recruited for Nature Bowl. Specifically, the adults are sought to coach groups three or more elementary school students who will compete in the Nature Bowl.

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  14. A Salute To The Coast Guard At 100Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols Boston Harbor outside the federal courthouse in Boston on Jan. 5, the first day of jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols Boston Harbor outside the federal courthouse in Boston on Jan. 5, the first day of jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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  15. Outdoors: Optimism fades with dud of duck seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    Massive, cotton-white birds poured into the pond as if spilled from a pitcher. I lost count at 100.

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  16. Tony Souza is King of San Diego BayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Tony Souza fished from a kayak and beat up all the big boys in their boats Saturday in the 20th Annual San Diego Anglers Bay Bass Tournament. - Ed Zieralski Tony Souza fished from a kayak and beat up all the big boys in their boats Saturday in the 20th Annual San Diego Anglers Bay Bass Tournament.

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    9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Few sports issues can disrupt the hype to a Super Bowl quite like cheating. And while fans are a long way from knowing what mischief led to the New England Patriots winning the AFC title with underinflated footballs, it's already become the latest episode in a vast history of rule-breaking in the wide world of sports.

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  18. Sickly bald eagles from Lakeville treated at Tufts Wildlife ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    LAKEVILLE - Three ailing bald eagles found Wednesday on the shores of Assawompset Pond were taken for care to the Tufts Wildlife Clinic, said Middleboro Conservation Agent Patricia Cassady. She told The Standard-Times on Saturday that she had a brief conversation with Lakeville Conservation Agent Nancy Yeatts, and learned the birds were being re-hydrated at the clinic, located in North Grafton near the Massachusetts Turnpike outside Worcester.

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  19. Catfish Bay Hosts 4th Annual Ice Fish FestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Ice fishing enthusiasts in Sioux Falls didn't have to travel very far on Saturday to reel in the catch of the day. Fishers of all ages set up camp on the lake at Catfish Bay for the 4th annual Ice Fish Fest.

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  20. Patent No. 1070116A1: Beer Flavor ConcentrateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    Today in 2001, US Patent 1070116 A1 was issued, an invention of Matthew L. Tripp, assigned to the Green Bay Beer Company, for his "Beer Flavor Concentrate." Here's the short Abstract.

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