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Tag Archives: State Parks

Don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn; it’s illegal and likely not abandoned

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby. Removing a fawn from the forest is also illegal because the animal is being taken outside the legal season for taking deer,…


Mardi Gras comes to Columbia State Historic Park

California– This Saturday, March 5th the historic City Hotel Restaurant in Columbia State Historic Park, Tuolumne County presents Victorian splendor and fine Mardi Gras Cajun Cuisine at 6:00 pm. Guests will experience the finest Cajun Cuisine in the Mother Lode–it’s a 24 karat bonanza of savory faire. The sumptuous, four…


DESERT SHEEP FROM MEXICO ARRIVE AT RED ROCK WILDLIFE AREA

LORDSBURG, NM — Desert bighorn sheep destined for a captive breeding program at the Red Rock Wildlife Area north of here arrived Saturday, Feb. 26, after more than two months of quarantine in Mexico. The 10 young rams will provide new genes to a herd that was started at Red…


Yosemite National Park Yosemite Conservancy Seeks $1.3 Million To Fund Life Changing Youth Programs in Yosemite

To cultivate thousands of future environmental stewards, young people will learn about wildlife, experience their first wilderness overnight trip, or become accomplished in trail repair by participating in one of 11 Youth in Yosemite programs to be funded with $1.3 million by Yosemite Conservancy. “Yosemite is nature’s classroom. Connecting youth…


Texas State Parks Welcome Participatory Sports Competitors

AUSTIN – While most people visit Texas state parks to picnic, camp, fish, hike or just relax beneath a shade tree, there is a smaller, more physically-fit contingent that uses some of the state’s most scenic spots for more rigorous recreational pursuits. Hardcore ultramarathoners who trod the trails each year…


Price Lake Road on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to Remain Closed Until March 12

Feb. 25, 2011 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is advising all visitors to Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge that Price Lake Road, a primary access point for public outdoor recreation on the western end of the refuge, will be closed until March 12 due to work needed on…


Indiana’s Long Distance Trails

Trails selected for this website are 10 miles long or greater, have a natural trail surface, and most have camping available to enhance the wilderness experience. These long distance trails occur on properties managed by a variety of public agencies. Each agency has it’s own role to play in the…


United States Pushes for Strong Measures to Protect Bluefin Tuna

2009/11/11 – Dr. Jane Lubchenco, under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator issued the following statement urging the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) to heed the scientific advice and adopt measures that will end overfishing in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean and…


Formal Partnership Established Among National, State, and Local Park Organizations

Looking for a way to improve your child’s mental and physical health? Look no further than your nearest park or natural area. “Numerous studies conclude that time spent in outdoor settings decreases stress, inspires creativity, promotes social development, and encourages physical fitness,” said National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis. “A…


Texas State Parks To Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day

AUSTIN, Texas — Any time is a good time to head outside to hike, camp, backpack, picnic and enjoy other recreational pursuits, but Saturday, June 13, has been designated National Get Outdoors Day to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. As a part of the second annual GO Day, more than…