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State Parks

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  • Animals

    AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER, live birds of prey and environmental education: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 323 W. Lester Road, Apopka; $5 adults, $3 children suggested donation; 407-461-1056. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES, airboat rides, pontoon eco tours, live...
  • Environmental group donates California scenic coastal expanse to public

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Cementing protection for one of the largest privately owned pieces of land on California's 1,100-mile coastline, a San Francisco environmental group on Monday donated to the public the Coast Dairies property a pastoral expanse of...
  • Catasauqua man, 20, killed in drop at Glen Onoko Falls; friends shocked

    Catasauqua man, 20, killed in drop at Glen Onoko Falls; friends shocked
    A Catasauqua man died Monday when he fell at Glen Onoko Falls near Jim Thorpe, the Carbon County coroner said. Jesse Michael Crossley, 20, of Second Street was hiking in state game lands near Lehigh Gorge State Park around noon when he apparently slipped...
  • Winter in Alaska is prime playtime

    Winter in Alaska is prime playtime
    The thought of visiting Alaska in the winter may fill you with shivers and a longing to hibernate, but for adventure-seekers, it is prime playtime. Mesmerizing mountains laden with snow create stunning backdrops, and the outdoor options are limitless....
  • DEEP Closes Portion Of Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail While Eagles Nest

    DEEP Closes Portion Of Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail While Eagles Nest
    ENFIELD – A pair of bald eagles returned to Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail to nest for the fourth year in a row. To protect them, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed a portion of the trail until July 1. According...
  • Campbell Falls Is The New King Of The Waterfalls

    Campbell Falls Is The New King Of The Waterfalls
    A quandary presented itself in the wilds of Massachusetts. A few years ago, after visiting all the "big and famous" waterfalls in the state, I crowned Enders Falls as the king of Connecticut's grand plunges. Well, how did I know Connecticut had a...
  • Salvation Army kicks off MOST Amazing Race on Saturday

    Participants in The Salvation Army of Broward County's MOST Amazing Race on April 5 don't have to burn up the soles of their running shoes racing around Fort Lauderdale. "If they want to win, they probably should run," said Sally Gress, race director and...
  • Living on 'river time'

    Living on 'river time'
    Our adventure began at 7:37 a.m. on a Saturday. "Good morning, everyone!" said Capt. Alex, a fit, blue-eyed father of four who has made his career on the river. "Good morning!" came the surprisingly chipper early morning reply from my fellow...
  • East Hartford Library Offering Printable Museum Passes

    EAST HARTFORD — Museum passes are now available through a new "print on demand" program on the public library's website, according to Library Director Susan Hansen. Anyone with internet access can reserve a museum pass online up to 30 days in...
  • A River Walk Not To Be Missed

    A River Walk Not To Be Missed
    It's hard to imagine what Hurd State Park would look like if Jesse S. Miller had won. Places within the 940-acre park in East Hampton, like the popular "Split Rock" — a granite fissure on the northern edge of White Mountain with its tremendous...
  • Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.

    Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.
    Why should Dr. Beach have all the fun? While his famous best beaches in the U.S. list for 2014 won't come out until Memorial Day weekend, the folks over at TripAdvisor have corralled their user reviews to come out with their second annual Travelers'...