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2014-07-12 23:03:28

The executive, log home on 11.25 acres offers 360 panoramic views, and is one of the most envied Lake Roosevelt estates. Seven Bays, WA (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Stunning Seven Bays, WA home listed for sale offers 16 miles of breathtaking lake views. Located at 29290 Stotting Trail East, the latest home listing from Keller Williams, and The Spokane Home Guy Group, offers luxurious log cabin living in the heart of one of Washington’s most beautiful natural treasures. The executive, log home...

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to spread the powerful message of recovery throughout the nation. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For years, CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine has devoted himself to sharing about his addiction recovery in an effort to help others. But recently, Phil has been going on long walks, buying hiking...

2014-06-03 23:02:25

New Resource from The Wilderness Society Explores the Past, Present, and Future Values of America’s Wild Legacy Washington (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 In honor of the Wilderness Act, signed into law by President Johnson 50 years ago on September 3rd, a new publication from The Wilderness Society celebrates the role of wilderness in shaping national character, highlights the significance of wilderness to today’s diverse America and calls on Congress to take up its gavel to protect more wild...

2014-04-23 16:26:33

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum (PHMC) today joins with the historic preservation community across the country in recognizing the George Nakashima Woodworker Complex located in New Hope, Bucks County, as a National Landmark as designated by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Internationally-renowned furniture designer and woodworker George Nakashima is recognized as one of America's most eminent furniture designer...

2014-03-20 16:23:15

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) has again partnered with Warrior Hike to provide a group of military veterans the opportunity to "Walk Off The War" along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). This year's group of veterans began the six-month-long physical challenge on March 17 at Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Trail in Georgia. The "Walk Off The War" Program provides participating combat veterans with...

2014-03-13 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will recognize Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell during its fifth annual Leaders in Conservation Awards Gala on May 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Secretary Jewell will be honored with the Vanguard Award in recognition of her notable advocacy for national parks, national scenic trails, wilderness areas and the benefits of outdoor recreation. As the 51st Secretary of the Interior, Jewell...

2014-03-12 12:21:14

Exchange will conserve wildlife habitat, provide outdoor recreation for public access CHARLESTON, Miss., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reached an agreement with land owner James (Jim) Kennedy to exchange a 306-acre parcel of its land in Tallahatchie County, Miss. for a tract of York Woods, Kennedy's conservation-easement property. USFWS is acquiring land that appraises at a higher amount than the 306-acre parcel and will use it as a...

2014-02-21 16:21:04

CARBONDALE, Colo., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you've spent much time in the backcountry of the western US, you've likely stumbled across the remains of an abandoned mine. The Wilderness Land Trust completed purchase this week of one more of those abandoned mines, protecting its 90(th) wilderness area in the US. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/DC69665 This latest addition - the Painter Mine - is located in the heart of the rugged Frank Church River of...

2014-02-12 20:20:52

CARBONDALE, Colo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There aren't many open landscapes left in the West where you can pretend to be an Oregon settler or California gold seeker, but the East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness is one of them. The Wilderness Land Trust acquired a 320-acre private property surrounded by the wilderness in 2011 and just transferred it to the Bureau of Land Management. Now, with the permanent protection of this 320-acre property, the incredible...


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