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Delaware State Parks and Nemours Health & Prevention Services Partner to Promote Healthy Activities for Children and Families

DOVER, Del. –  Delaware State Parks and Nemours Health & Prevention Services are working together to encourage children and families to take the Delaware State Parks Trail Challenge and support Nemours’ 5-2-1-, Almost None initiative. Individuals hike 15 designated trails in Delaware State Parks to complete the Trail Challenge and…


New Jersey “Take Me Fishing” Program

The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has joined forces with the national Take me Fishing campaign which encourages everyone to participate in the leisurely, family-friendly experience of fishing and enhance their appreciation of the natural world. Over the next year, New Jersey, alongside 29 states nationwide, will participate…


New Chance to Support Wildlife in Alabama

For over a half century, Alabama hunters have paid for the majority of the management of wildlife species through their purchases of hunting licenses and hunting related merchandise. Now there is an opportunity for non-hunters such as bird watchers, hikers and canoeists to support wildlife by purchasing Alabama’s new Wildlife…


Fort Frederick State Park Invites Youth To Become Junior Historical Rangers This Summer

BIG POOL — Fort Frederick State Park invites parents to enroll their children in its Historic Junior Ranger Program. Registration is now open for this affordable summer program offering children aged 9 to 12 years old the opportunity to experience history in a hands-on environment. “Spending time outdoors while learning…


Polihale State Park Camping Area Reopens After Water Leak is Repaired

LIHU‘E — The Polihale State Park camping area on the west coast of Kaua‘i was reopened late Friday night, May 30 by the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources following repair of an underground break in the waterline. “Water service to the park is restored,” said Laura H. Thielen, DLNR…


Iowa DNR Monitoring Water Levels in Parks

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources state parks staff is monitoring flooding conditions in parks across the state and updating the information on its website as reports come in. Click on the State Parks link at www.iowadnr.gov for the latest information. Conditions are changing quickly and much…


Upcoming S.D. State Park Programs Provide Family Recreation and Education

PIERRE, S.D. – Educational and recreational programming in South Dakota’s state parks is increasing as the summer season kicks into gear. On June 14, several parks will offer programs that allow visitors to join a guided hike, learn how to cook in a Dutch oven, or just enjoy a day…


Gov. Rounds Proclaims June as Great Outdoors Month

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Mike Rounds has proclaimed June as Great Outdoors Month in South Dakota. In the proclamation, Gov Rounds states, outdoor recreation is an essential component of our well-being, with the ability to improve our health and build the human spirit.  I encourage citizens and our visitors to…


Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend Slated for June 7-8

Michigan’s annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend has been scheduled for June 7-8, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. For these two days only, residents and non-residents alike can fish without purchasing a fishing license, though all other regulations that govern fishing in Michigan still apply. Michigan has offered a…


DEM Launches the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit – An initiative to Re-Connect Children and Their Families With the Outdoors

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management and the Office of Governor Donald L. Carcieri today announce the launch of the 2008 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit to encourage Rhode Island families to enjoy the recreational resources and outdoor activities our state parks have to offer, and to get moving…