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Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

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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…


Saturdays — Tundra Swan Tours at District 10

January 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

DATE — EVENT Saturdays — Tundra Swan Tours at District 10, a 23,000-acre expanse of privately owned rice fields and restored habitat in Yuba County, north of Marysville (95901). The free tours are led by naturalists and last approximately two hours. Tours for up to 30 people are held from…


Participants will prepare - and eat - a meal at the Outdoor Cooking workshop, which will be held on Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Outdoor Cooking Workshop Offered at Pisgah Center in N.C. on Nov. 19

BREVARD, N.C. (Nov. 8, 2016) – Learn how to prepare delicious meals over an outdoor fire at an “Outdoor Cooking” workshop, being held at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education on Nov. 19. The workshop, which is free, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….


Grand Opening of San Joaquin River Parkway Trail in Fresno County

Grand Opening of San Joaquin River Parkway Trail in Fresno County

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and partners are pleased to announce the opening of a new link of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trail, part of the Friant Interactive Nature Site (FINS), and new outdoor educational facilities at the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery. The trail stretches nearly…


CDFW Offering Free Tundra Swan Tours This Fall and Winter

CDFW Offering Free Tundra Swan Tours This Fall and Winter

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will offer free swan tours near Marysville on Saturdays beginning in November and extending through January. Co-hosted by local rice farmers, the naturalist-led tours will focus on tundra swans in one of the premier locations for viewing swans in California. Ducks, geese,…


TFFC Outdoor Expo Set for Sept. 24

TFFC Outdoor Expo Set for Sept. 24

ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center(TFFC) is offering visitors on Sept. 24 opportunities to learn about a wide range of outdoor skills and participate in family fun events during its annual Outdoor Expo and Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament. The expo will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlighting the event…


CDFW Seeking Tips After Finding Desert Bighorn Skull

CDFW Seeking Tips After Finding Desert Bighorn Skull

California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers are looking for any information the public may have regarding an abandoned skull of a mature male desert bighorn sheep found last May in Alameda County. The skull was found near Newpark Mall in Newark, in an area with very limited pedestrian…


Aiken County Wildlife Area Opens to the Public Saturdays in March

Aiken County Wildlife Area Opens to the Public Saturdays in March

Aiken County’s Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area and Ecological Reserve will be open to the public on the first three Saturdays during the month of March (5, 12, and 19). The final Saturday (March 26) will be reserved for a youth turkey hunt. The Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Ecological…