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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...

2011-10-02 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....

2011-07-28 08:07:00

The Wilderness Land Trust transferred three Owyhee County Parcels totaling 1110 acres to the Bureau of Land Management as additions to the Owyhee Wilderness Areas, providing public access and habitat protection in this spectacular and wild area outside of Boise, Idaho OWYHEE COUNTY, Idaho, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wilderness Land Trust announces the transfer of three properties in Owyhee County to the Bureau of Land Management, all in the newly designated wilderness...

2011-07-26 07:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will present awards to outstanding members of the wilderness medicine community at this year's upcoming Wilderness Medical Society 28th Wilderness Medicine Scientific Conference & Annual Meeting [http://wms.org/conferences/snowmass11/default.asp ], taking place in Snowmass, CO, July 29th - August 3rd. The aim...

2011-05-13 00:00:28

The first annual World Nature Quest offers the missing ingredient in the Sustainability Movement, a direct connection with Nature and a heartfelt honoring of the Earth. Solos in wild Nature are being simultaneously coordinated in more than 15 countries on 5 continents May 14 - 22, 2011 (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 On five (5) continents and more than fifteen (15) countries, groups are gathering in wild places to honor Nature. The World Nature Quest, May 14 "“ 22, is a collaboration of...

2011-05-02 08:02:00

LANDER, Wyo., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Take it from experts who have trained U.S. military, NASA astronauts, extreme athletes, Olympians and outdoor enthusiasts on just about every type of terrain found on our planet: when it comes to the wilderness, a little preparation goes a long way. Summer is approaching and it's time to gear up, get out there and enjoy the coming season. Nearly 50 percent of Americans participated in outdoor recreation last year, according to the 2010 Outdoor...


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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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'