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Tag Archives: State Parks

Civic Justice Corps Receives Overwhelming Response In Its First Month

Governor O’Malley’s New Initiative Offers Meaningful Summer Conservation Jobs and Training for Baltimore City Youth BALTIMORE, Md. — The Civic Justice Corps (CJC), Governor Martin O’Malley’s new initiative to provide conservation jobs and training for at-risk and court-involved Baltimore City youth, has received tremendous response from teenagers and their families….


DNR Campsites Scarce For Memorial Day Weekend

Make plans now for later in the summer Those hoping to camp at DNR State Parks and Reservoir properties for Memorial Day weekend may be too late. Excluding scattered opportunities, the no vacancy sign is up all over the state.  The only two places that still have 5-10 spots available…


Governor Rell Announces Free State Park Access For Active Duty Service Personnel During Memorial Day Weekend

Free Memorial Day Weekend Access to More Than 130 State Parks With Military ID Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that all active duty service men and women will be able to visit any of Connecticut’s 138 state parks and forests during Memorial Day weekend without charge. The entry fee…


Network of Trails & Walkways Beckon Pennsylvanians During Hiking Week

More than 100 Hikes Set for Statewide Event May 24-June 1 HARRISBURG  — Hikers have more than a 100 choices to pick their path and pace to get exercise and explore Pennsylvania’s bountiful outdoors during the statewide Hiking Week celebration, May 24 to June 1. “Thanks to the work of…


KDWP Reveals 5-Year Trails Plan

Study examines wealth of information to improve existing trails and plan future ones PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced guidelines for improvement of existing trails and development of more trails throughout the Sunflower State. Entitled Kansas State Trails Plan 2008 , the 103-page document…


New Conservation Regulation Addresses Shark Fishing

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has implemented a new regulation regarding shark fishing. The regulation, signed by Commissioner M. Barnett Lawley, prohibits “chumming” or “bloodbaiting” for sharks within 300 feet of the shoreline or on a pier. Chumming is defined as the throwing of bait or fish…


Camping Kick-off Weekend Take 2; Moves to May 16 – 18

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is giving Camping Kick-off Weekend another go ’round because poor weather affected turnout over much of the state. Camping Kick-off Weekend will be May 16, 17 and 18, in Iowa’s state parks. Parks staff will hand out gift packages, while…


Gov. Blagojevich Announces over $18 Million in Park Development Grants

Dollars to help fund 48 new park projects in northern Illinois SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced $18.2 million in grants for dozens of projects at existing parks and development of new parks throughout northern Illinois.  The funds will be used for 48 projects in northern Illinois,…


The First State Heritage Park Celebrates Earth Day with ‘If These Trees Could Talk’ on April 20

DOVER, Del. – Stepping onto the grounds of Christ Church is like stepping back in time. Ancient trees give the cemetery its character, and transport the visitor to times long past. Just as the tombstones tell the stories of those laid to rest, the trees at Christ Church have their…


Ronald C. Wilson Selected as Chief Curator and Head of the Park Museum Management Program

Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the selection of Ronald C. Wilson as Chief Curator to lead the Park Museum Management Program. The Park Museum Management Program is one of five park cultural resources programs that provide national program support functions for park resources and advises…