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2013-05-30 16:21:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State parks across Pennsylvania will be hosting special events and activities during June as part of the nationwide observance of "Great Outdoors Month.'' "This celebration gives us a chance to showcase our vast natural resources available to the people of Pennsylvania all across our state," Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan said. Gov. Tom Corbett again gave the effort strong momentum when he...

2013-05-29 23:00:48

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a fall nature adventure tour to Wisconsin, exploring special places touched by Leopold´s land ethic. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 13 - 19, 2013, tour to Wisconsin and the sites that helped shape Leopold´s conservation principles. The eco-tour company´s owner Peg Abbott says, “If you are interested in...

2013-04-22 16:22:35

Expands Nature Valley Trail View; Continues Commitment to Preserving the Parks and Inspiring Exploration MINNEAPOLIS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nature Valley expands its dedication to national park preservation by adding a new park to Nature Valley Trail View, its street-view style digital platform that encourages outdoor exploration and education. On April 25, the addition of Sequoia National Park to NatureValleyTrailView.com will expand the hub's park count to four,...

2013-01-29 16:21:11

CARBONDALE, Colo., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jarbidge translates into "monster that lurks in the canyon" in the Shoshone language. While hikers in the Jarbidge Wilderness may not need to worry about running into a "Jarbidge," they can keep an eye out for mountain lion, elk, black bear, and northern river otter. The Wilderness Land Trust received an anonymous donation of seven parcels of land totaling 280 acres in and adjacent to the Jarbidge Wilderness. All the parcels are...

2013-01-17 12:22:06

Purchase Protects the Home Range of the Endangered California Condor CARBONDALE, Colo., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Wilderness Land Trust recently purchased a 160-acre private property inside the Ventana Wilderness, preventing future residential development and motorized access in the home range for the endangered California Condor. The site was one of five properties along the North Coast Ridge Road that were grandfathered with residential building and motorized...

2012-10-23 15:21:13

Purchase Protects Public Access to Thornburg Canyon Trail and the Headwaters of Carson River CARBONDALE, Colo., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thornburg Canyon Trail travels over eight miles point to point from Blue Lakes Road at 9,000 feet to the quaint mountain town of Markleeville, CA at 5,500 feet. Along the way, trail users are dazzled by panoramic views of the Mokelumne Wilderness in the Carson Pass and Hope Valley areas, and pass through old growth forest and wet...

2012-10-16 15:22:28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to inspire more families to get outside and enjoy nature, the U.S. Forest Service, The Wilderness Society and the Ad Council are partnering with GOOD (good.is) and GOOD Maker (maker.good.is) to launch the "Discover the Forest's Get Your Community Outdoors!" challenge. Individuals, groups and nonprofits are encouraged to submit their best ideas for how to motivate people in their communities to discover their wild side...

2012-10-13 04:03:30

The 2012 wildfire season could soon be one of the worst on record. Family forest owners need all the conservation tools they can get, and yet resources for private forest owners have diminished steadily over the last decade. That's one reason why the American Forest Foundation launched MyLandPlan.org. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 The 2012 wildfire season could soon be one of the worst on record. With more than 8 million acres burned by wildfire as I write this, forest...

2012-10-01 10:21:25

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Simons Land Trust announced today the closing of the organization's purchase of Cannon's Point, an undeveloped, 608-acre wilderness tract located on St. Simons Island,?Georgia. The sale transfers ownership of Cannon's Point from Wells Fargo to the Land Trust, which intends to manage the land as a publicly accessible wilderness preserve that will be protected by a conservation easement. The St. Simons Land Trust is a non-profit,...

2012-09-24 23:00:45

The Wildernesss Medical Society and their Nepal partner, Peak Promotions, have announced they will be sponsoring a Everest Base Camp Trek in 2013. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Due to the great response and participation in last year's "Everest Experience," the Wilderness Medical Society announced another world-class program March 24 through April 13, 2013. Described as an “adventure, hands-on” wilderness medicine training experience, the program will offer the...


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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...

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