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Tag Archives: Outdoor Recreation

Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame Class of 2009 Announced

William Guerrini, Don Hankla, Dwight Hoffard, and George Rabb to be honored next February 28 SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Four Illinoisans with decades of dedication to enhancing outdoor recreation and natural resources protection in the state have been selected for induction into the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame. William Guerrini, the…


Belleayre Set to Ski 7 Days a Week as Opening Day Announced

41 Trails Prepped to Go for Season Belleayre Mountain will be open for riding and skiing seven days a week for the 2008-2009 season, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today. Weather and conditions permitting, Belleayre will open the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 28, and run…


Mississippi Recreational Trails Program Application

Dear Potential RTP Applicant: The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds through the Recreational Trails Program. With this letter, I encourage any city, county, state and/or federal agency, college/university, recreation district, or nonprofit conservation organization to apply for Recreational…


Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Fishing remains a fun, healthy tradition available to everyone

Freshwater fishing is one of the many outdoor recreational activities encouraged by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The FWC views outdoor recreation as a tremendously beneficial opportunity that should be available to all residents and visitors, and it strives to provide quality fishing, hunting and wildlife-viewing opportunities. …


Still Time to Sign Up for Tallahassee Outdoors-woman Workshop

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) still has openings for its Tallahassee Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop for women who want to spend a weekend learning a variety of outdoor activities. The three-day workshop will take place Oct. 10-12 at Camp Wallwood on the Gadsden County side of…


Trail Funding Meetings Planned Throughout Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – Meetings will be taking place across the state at 14 locations to discuss recreational trail funding and development issues.  The meetings will be open to the public and will be set up in an open house format so attendees are encouraged to arrive anytime.   The meeting…


ATV Course Shows Expo Guests A Thrill; One Visitor To Win a John Deere Gator

 Many outdoorsmen know the value of a good utility vehicle, but those who don’t can test-drive one at this year’s Oklahoma Wildlife Expo, and one lucky sportsman will take one home with them. The fourth annual Oklahoma Wildlife Expo is slated for Sept. 26-28 at the Lazy E Arena, just…


Updates to Outdoor Youth Challenge at West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days September 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park

Substantial changes that will allow more participation will be made this year to the format of the very popular Outdoor Youth Challenge, part of West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days, scheduled for September 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County. “This celebration is…


South Dakota GFP Web Site Offers Interactive Maps of Public Lands

PIERRE, S.D.—Maps of South Dakota’s public lands have gone interactive on the Game, Fish and Parks Department Web site. Users interested in finding public lands for hunting, fishing or outdoor recreation will find a wealth of information at www.sdgfp.info/Wildlife/PublicLands/PubLand.htm. “This Web site serves a dual purpose,” according to Chris Marsh,…


New Water Trail Map Designed to Help Paddlers Explore Maryland

The Wild Side of the Potomac River in Charles County CHARLES COUNTY – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Charles County recently created a new water trails map and guide to lead paddlers along at least four water trail adventures in Charles County. The colorful guide, printed on waterproof…