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Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

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Learn about wildlife and participate in several outdoor activities at the 6th Annual Outdoors Day, hosted by the Wildlife Commission at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education.

Wildlife Commission Schedules Annual Free “Outdoors Day” at Outer Banks

COROLLA, N.C. (March 22, 2017) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the N.C. Coastal Federation, is hosting its sixth annual “Outdoors Day” on April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla in Currituck County. During the free event,…


DNR's 2017 Conservation Card features a hunting theme. The optional personal conservation cards offer one of several ways to provide proof of hunting, fishing and other license and stamp purchases.

Go Wild System Offers Many Ways to Enjoy Wisconsin’s Wild Side

MADISON – If you like to hunt, fish, boat or just get outdoors and enjoy Wisconsin’s wild side, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources encourages you to visit GoWild.Wi.Gov. Licenses and permits for hunting, fishing, trapping and more go on sale Wednesday, March 8, through DNR’s Go Wild system, an…


Outdoor Recreation Projects

Ohio Communities to Receive more than $2.5 Million for Outdoor Recreation Projects

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has recommended projects from 14 Ohio communities for grant funding, which will exceed $2.5 million. The community-based projects that were selected will help preserve green space and improve outdoor recreational activities for families across Ohio. These funds are pending final…


Texas Wildlife Trail Maps Collection

Final Update Completes Great Texas Wildlife Trail Maps Collection

AUST IN – Drive on the wild side of the prairies and forests with two newly updated Great Texas Wildlife Trail maps. The updated Prairies and Pineywoods East and West maps mark the completion of the entire collection, displaying more than 920 wildlife-viewing sites all across Texas. The nine wildlife…


Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area

Help plan the future of Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area in Florida

A 1 0-year plan for the Moody Branch Wildlife and Environmental Area will be presented at a public hearing in Manatee County on Tuesday, March 14. People are invited to the 7 p.m. public hearing at the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 1112 Manatee Ave. W, Bradenton. The…


Winter Hikes Can Be Breath-taking

Ohio Offers Fun Winter Activities for February

COLUMBUS, OH – Tired of being cooped inside this winter? The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering plenty of fun activities for Ohioans to do in the great outdoors this February. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so grab a loved one or friend to spend some…


Illinois Outdoor Recreation

IDNR Announces $3.6 Million in Land and Water Conservation Grants

Federal funding helps local communities purchase public access and recreation spaces SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today that more than $3.6 million in federal grant funding has been approved for local governments to purchase land to be used for public access and recreation.  Funding…


Popular TV outdoors host Jimmy Houston will be one of the prime attractions at the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia.

Jimmy Houston To Be Featured at 2017 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic

ESPN outdoors host Jimmy Houston will be featured at the 2017 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. Jimmy Houston of “Jimmy Houston Outdoors” will be signing autographs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 24 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March…


Foothills Trail from Sassafras Mountain to Table Rock State Park is open to hikers as of January 20, 2017

Foothills Trail from Sassafras Mountain to Table Rock State Park is open to hikers as of January 20, 2017

After hundreds of man-hours by Foothills Trail Conference volunteers and S.C. State Park Service personnel to clear trails damaged and blocked by the Pinnacle Mountain Fire, the Foothills Trail and Pinnacle Mountain Trail within Table Rock State Park are now safe and open to the public. The 9.7-mile section of…


CDFW Seeks Applicants for Natural Resource Volunteer Program in the Sacramento Area

CDFW Seeks Applicants for Natural Resource Volunteer Program in the Sacramento Area

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is currently seeking applicants for its Natural Resource Volunteer Program (NRVP) in the Sacramento Area.   Motivated individuals with an ability and willingness to convey conservation principles to the public are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be confident and capable of speaking…