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Tag Archives: State Parks

Volunteers Vital for Wildlife, Parks, Outdoor Education

AUSTIN – April is National Volunteer Month, and folks who love state parks, hunting and fishing in Texas have plenty tocelebrate. In 2010, volunteers provided close to 955,000 hours of service worth an estimated $16.9 million to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas State Parks and Historic Sites alone…


Enjoy Nature is Art event at Runge Nature Center April 16

JEFFERSON CITY Mo – Get artistic inspiration and have some family fun at “Nature is Art” on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Runge Conservation Nature Center. No reservations are required. Nature is Art will feature nature-art demonstrations and nature art…


Idaho Wildlife Volunteers Wanted

If cabin fever has you itching to get outside, consider helping with a project through Fish and Game’s Volunteer Program. A variety of interesting and worthwhile projects are scheduled for the coming weeks, all of them designed to benefit wildlife habitat and the people of southwest Idaho. Here’s a sample…


New Germany State Park Hosts Cabin Fever Fundraiser

Annual event benefits local nonprofits Grantsville, Md. (March 24, 2011) — The fourth annual Cabin Fever Fundraiser to benefit the Friends of New Germany and the Savage River Watershed Association will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on March 26 at New Germany State Park’s Lake House and Recreation…


Peregrine Falcons Begin Nesting Season in Ohio

Internet users can follow the season’s progress at wildohio.com COLUMBUS, OH – The 2011 peregrine falcon nesting season is underway in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. There are peregrine pairs at 30 to possibly 38 sites and eggs are being incubated at…


April Programs for Families Set for Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center

The Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center, located just eight miles west of Kalamazoo, is offering five nature programs in April. Families can learn how animals adapt to spring, how nocturnal critters find food and discover the variety of bird species migrating back to the north. Two programs are…


GAME AND FISH TO ORGANIZE ELK WORKING GROUP

CODY – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced today that it will form a citizen’s working group to assist in formulating recommendations for the future management of the Cody elk herd (hunt areas 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 66). “Our intent is to collaborate with a variety of…


OFFICERS SAVE SWAN SHOT WITH ARROW, LAUNCH SEARCH FOR SHOOTER

FLORA VISTA – Department of Game and Fish conservation officers successfully removed an arrow from a tundra swan that had been shot from a bow last week near Farmington. An investigation is under way to find the person who shot the protected bird. The juvenile swan was one of four…


‘Night sky’ program scheduled at Pictograph Cave State Park

Pictograph Cave State Park’s 2001 public program series begins on Saturday, March 26, when Rich McClellan, president of the Yellowstone Valley Amateur Astronomers, presents the first of a three-part astronomy series, “The Wonders of Our Night Sky.” The program begins at 7 p.m. in the Park’s visitor center. It will…


Lantern Tour and Grand Opening of the John Bell House on The Green Highlight First State Heritage Park April Activities

DOVER (March 17, 2011) – Celebrate the arrival of spring at the First State Heritage Park on the first weekend of April.  The weekend starts with a lantern tour of The Green on Friday, April 1, and is followed with First Saturday activities throughout the park on April 2. Highlighting…