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Channel 2 NewsA state agency is collaborating with a nonprofit organization to solicit poems that celebrate Alaska parks. The Alaska State Parks agency and the Alaska Center for the Book want to install poems on permanent signs in state parks. The effort is...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Cornwall, Travel, Tourism and Leisure, Poetry
Channel 2 NewsThe McHugh Creek wayside facility was closed Friday due to a bear danger, according to Chugach State Park. Park officials said the wayside was closed because two bears had been reported in the area guarding a moose kill. The moose carcass is said to be...
Channel 2 NewsThe Chugach State Park Management Plan will be taking public comment for two more weeks. The plan details proposed changes to the park, like additional parking lots, expanding existing lots, and creating a 2 1/2 mile-long road to connect the Upper...
Channel 2 NewsThe state Division of Forestry and the Anchorage Fire Department have been clearing out trees in Chugach State Park to help reduce the threat of wildfires in the Stuckagain Heights and Prospect Heights areas. Removing live and dead spruce trees in the...
Love is in the air in Chugach State Park. The guys are starting to fight with one another, all to show off in front of the ladies in a period of sexual excitement. We're talking, of course, about the rut, that special time of year moose get their groove...
Our wonderful Chief of Police Ken Small has announced his retirement ("Police chief to retire, May 16"). It is a sad day for Huntington, as Ken truly cared about the safety of our residents and would often go beyond the call of duty, always answering...
Jesse Heydorff likes to call the inaugural Crystal Cove State Park Junior Lifeguard program "outdoor science camp meets junior lifeguard training." From 8:45 a.m. to noon June 24 through Aug. 2, children ages 9 to 15 will hike, swim, paddleboard,...
MAY Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival. Come pay tribute to horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds native to the Delaware Bay during the 10th anniversary festival. Held in Historic Milton, the event includes arts and crafts, food, music, water...
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, more and more people will be heading into the great outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunshine, and to get away from it all. Please remember to leave wildlife alone. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission...
Middletown/ShorelineCelebrate Connecticut Trails Day weekend by joining The Rockfall Foundation (www.rockfallfoundation.org) and Everyone Outside (www.everyoneoutside.org) for local fun and exploration at Wadsworth Falls State Park and the Captain's Field. This is perfect...
I'm pretty sure I just made my first trip to Silver Springs, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Ocala. I know that my parents used to take me along to family vacations to Ocala when I was a youngster. I have old snapshots of pretend gunfights...
Each spring, the state Game, Fish and Parks Department celebrates the beginning of another summer season with an open house and free fishing weekend. The annual event is held the weekend before Memorial Day every year. During the weekend, guests can...
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