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2014-03-21 16:21:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The past winter of seemingly unending snowstorms and frigid temperatures has proved to be a strong ally for state woodland managers battling the No. 1 enemy of Pennsylvania hemlocks, but the reprieve could be short-lived, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials said today. "The hemlock woolly adelgid has been dealt a deadly blow, ongoing forest research is showing us, but enough of the invasive insects...

2014-03-10 08:27:40

Gatlinburg's premier sports recreation facility, Rocky Top Sports World, is anticipated to reinforce the economy and create a sports vacation market, taking advantage of the city's proximity to the tourist-laden Smoky Mountains. CLEARWATER, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sports tourism is an economic trend that is on the rise within the tourism industry - Dev Pathik, CEO of the Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA), recently commented in a Forbes Sports Money segment on the growth of...

2014-01-16 08:25:05

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning a winter getaway? Consider the picturesque Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. The quaint mountain villages of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg offer plenty of shopping, dining, and outdoor winter activities to make this a top vacation destination during the cold winter months. Here are our top reasons to visit the Smokies this season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/PH47320-a) (Photo:...

2013-07-15 12:28:21

Winning entry receives a complimentary night stay at a Smoky Mountain cabin. GATLINBURG, Tenn., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cabins of the Smoky Mountains, one of Gatlinburg's largest cabin rental agencies, today announced the launch of its first Pinterest "Pin It To Win It" sweepstakes. From today through July 29, 2013, eligible adults who follow the company on the popular social media photo-sharing site Pinterest can enter the "Dream Gatlinburg Cabin" sweepstakes....

2013-06-03 23:01:52

Walking inn to inn is a unique and healthy way to experience interesting coastal hamlets and unparalleled nature. Inn To End takes care of the details this Summer and Fall 2013. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Walking and Trekking place to place has long been a pastime for many Europeans. It is embedded in their culture. Germans and Brits enjoy getting out the walking sticks and ambling in nature with friends and family whenever possible. The most popular and established Inn to inn...

2013-04-08 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A non-native, invasive insect that attacks and kills Eastern hemlock trees has advanced westward across Pennsylvania to Clarion and Jefferson counties where infestations have been confirmed in two state parks. "The hemlock woolly adelgid, a pervasive insect threat that has killed thousands of hemlocks across the state, has been detected in both Cook Forest State Park, Clarion County, and Clear Creek State Park in neighboring Jefferson...

2013-01-29 23:02:54

--- Campaign needs another $4 million by December 31, 2013, to preserve rare old-growth redwood forests and protect wildlife habitat San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting redwood forests throughout their natural range, reached its first major milestone by raising half of the $8 million cost to protect some of the tallest and oldest redwood forests left in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. To succeed,...

2012-09-06 06:30:57

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a summer of generous rain and sun, fall foliage color this year should be brilliant in western North Carolina. And with a 5,000-foot elevation range near Asheville, the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains have one of the longest-running fall shows in the country. Peak color begins in early October in the highest elevations and ends in the lowest valleys by early November. According to RomanticAsheville.com Vacation Guide, these are the...

2012-07-10 10:23:40

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gross receipts in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., a BOHAN tourism client since 1990, were up 15 percent in the first five months of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/MM28005LOGO ) Spending citywide totaled $292 million January-May 2012 compared to $252 million in 2011. The agency's program to start 2012 included an 18-city TV campaign; media relations, particularly supporting city-sponsored special events in January and February;...

2012-06-26 06:21:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Heather Bollinger as manager of the Colonel Denning State Park Complex based in Cumberland County. She had been assigned as a park manager in the Bureau of State Parks' Harrisburg headquarters. "Assigned to the bureau's resource management section, Heather demonstrated a keen eye for details and planning," said DCNR Secretary Richard Allan. "Her skills and...


Latest Old growth forests Reference Libraries

Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
2013-11-22 11:59:03

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a 1,530,647 acre United States National Forest located in northern Wisconsin within the United States. Much of the old growth forest within the area was ruined by logging early in the 20th century. Some of the trees that remain growing there today were planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. As they are legally two separate national forests – the Chequamegon National Forest and the Nicolet National Forest – the areas were...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

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