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2012-05-09 23:03:21

CampingSurvival.com reports that its Facebook fan page now has more than 50,000 fans, thanks in large part to the valuable information available, both from the company itself and the information exchange between visitors. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 CampingSurvival.com reports that the CampingSurvival.com Facebook Page now has more than 50,000 fans, thanks in large part to the valuable information available, both from the company itself and the information exchange between visitors....

2012-05-08 23:03:18

A new report suggests that constant exposure to smart phones and computers can actually sap our creativity, but something as simple as a nature hike can renew our inspiration–a finding that wins the affirmation of nature enthusiasts like Sean Alisea. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 In this Digital Age, information is never far from our fingertips. Indeed, most of us are constantly inundated by the effects of smart phones, computers, and cellular devices. According to a new...

2012-04-11 02:30:12

LANDER, Wyo., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) will run Expedition Denali, the first predominantly African American expedition ever to attempt to summit North America's highest peak, Denali in Alaska. In preparation for their 2013 expedition, team members will kick off their training this May in California's Sierra Nevada, where many will meet for the first time. Expedition Denali team members include diversity champions, change leaders in the youth...

2012-03-29 13:41:13

The land around Yellowstone and Glacier national parks might look like it's filling up with people and houses, but it's nothing compared to the rate of development around some other U.S. national parks, according to a new Montana State University study. While population densities rose 246 percent around Yellowstone/Grand Teton and 210 percent around Glacier between 1940 and 2000, they surged 3,092 percent around the Mojave National Preserve in California, 2,962 percent around the Colorado...

2012-03-28 23:04:27

CNP Integrations Announced the Launch of http://www.getinthewild.com a New Portal for Outdoor Enthusiasts. Boston MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 CNP Integrations announced the launch of http://www.getinthewild.com a new portal for outdoor enthusiasts. This new client site sponsored by the North American Wilderness Leadership School is the brain child and passion of Christopher Hagedorn. Chris and his team of adventure and leadership experts have established a vast resource online with a variety...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

The new book, The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness First Aid by Clifton Castleman, provides both basic and in-depth information on how to recognize, treat, and manage common injuries and illnesses when professional emergency medical care is an hour away or more. This comprehensive guide will teach you what to look for, what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care. Great for anyone who works, travels or plays in the great outdoors, this book is...

2011-11-01 05:30:00

CARBONDALE, Colo., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wilderness Land Trust recently completed a complex corporate merger resulting in the donation of a 2,450-acre property in the Death Valley Wilderness Study Area to the Bureau of Land Management. The donation was made possible through a grant from the Resources Legacy Fund Foundation's Preserving Wild California Program and will help clear the way for the designation of the Death Valley Wilderness Area with the proposed...

2011-10-05 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Danowitz, Pew Environment Group's director of U.S. public lands, issued the following statement in response to today's House Natural Resources Committee 26-17 vote to approve H.R. 1505, the National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act. The proposed legislation would waive 36 environmental and other laws for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol activities on public lands within 100 miles of U.S. borders. "This legislation represents...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

Wild Women Expeditionshas unveiled their 2012 schedule of wilderness adventures, getaways and retreats across Canada for women! (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Wild Women Expeditions (WWE), Canadaâs largest all-women adventure travel company, enters its 22nd season with fun and unique adventures, in every region of Canada. Wild Women Expeditions specializes in outdoor adventure travel exclusively within Canada. In 1991, the company started exclusively as an all-women canoe tripping...

2011-08-09 06:10:00

CARBONDALE, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A partnership of The Wilderness Land Trust and the United States Bureau of Land Management recently resulted in the acquisition and protection of a 40-acre private inholding in the King Range Wilderness. Visible from the famous "lost coast" beach trail near Petrolia in Northern California, this bluff property overlooks the Pacific Ocean and hosts unparalleled views. It is now protected as wild forever with public trail access....


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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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