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Tag Archives: State Parks

When The Going Get’s Rough

By Diane Tipton, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Statewide Information Officer It has been an autumn to remember, whether you’ve been watching the weather or the financial news. Fortunately, the weather has been spectacular because the financial news hasn’t been good. The financial world and the condition of the economy…


Franklin Mountains State Park to Grow By Almost 1,700 Acres

AUSTIN, Texas — The largest urban wilderness park in the continental United States — Franklin Mountains State Park in El Paso — is destined to grow even bigger as a result of action taken Thursday by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Commissioners directed the executive director to take steps…


Camping 101-South Texas Style Offered At Texas State Parks

LAREDO, Texas — South Texas families who may have always wanted to go camping together, but weren’t sure how to go about it, are encouraged to consider bilingual weekend campouts this winter at state parks near the Texas central coast, the Laredo area and the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Earlier…


BLM Waives Recreation-related Fees for Veterans on Veterans Day

The Bureau of Land Management will waive recreation-related fees for veterans and military personnel, along with their families, on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11. BLM Director Jim Caswell, a Vietnam veteran, encouraged veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces to recreate on BLM-managed or other Federal lands on November…


Public Hunting Land in New Jersey

Losing access to a hunting spot on private land and/or thinking there are no places to hunt are among the top reasons cited by those who stop hunting or hunt less in New Jersey. While it is true that private land hunting access is becoming more challenging, New Jersey is…


Kansas State Parks Offer Off Season Bargains

Cabins, reduced prices, uncrowded conditions make parks attractive in fall and winter PRATT — Summer is over, but for many outdoorsmen and women, that doesn’t mean the end of Kansas state park visitation. Many hunters and anglers — and even campers looking for a cool-season adventure — take advantage of…


Volunteers Needed for Stewardship Workdays in Southern Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources announced today the schedule of volunteer stewardship workdays to be held in November throughout southeastern Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Volunteers are needed to help collect native plant seeds and cut invasive shrubs in natural areas within state parks and recreation areas. These activities…


Surplus Hunting Permits Now Available For Special Hunts in Seven Minnesota State Parks

Thirty-five Minnesota state parks will be open for special permit archery, firearm, or muzzleloader deer hunts in November and December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). And those who did not apply for a special permit or were not successful in the permit drawing may be able…


Hawaii DLNR Invites Public Participation in 2008 Update of State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks is seeking public participation on an update of the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) that will help shape the future of hiking, biking, boating, hunting, fishing and ocean recreation in Hawai‘i. “The 2008 Outdoor Recreation…


Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Deadline October 31

Youth Encouraged to Enter  If you think you have an eye for photography and love the outdoors, then try entering the Outdoor Alabama Magazine 2009 Photo Contest. The deadline for entries is October 31, 2008. In addition to the regular categories of Birds, Scenic/Pictorial, Mammals, Nature-based Recreation, Other Wildlife, Reptiles/Amphibians,…