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  • Islamorada is a capital place to fish

    Islamorada is a capital place to fish
    If you've never been to Islamorada, you might think it presumptuous to call itself "The Sport Fishing Capital of the World." But if you've ever fished the waters surrounding the Florida Keys village, you know that it lives up to that name. Where...
  • Great places to pitch a tent in Florida

    Great places to pitch a tent in Florida
    Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
  • Missouri Ozarks state park keeps trout coming

    LEBANON, Mo. It was a special moment for grandfather or granddaughter, shared at a place that's their favorite in the world when together. Gary Madole spoke softly as he coached 12-year-old Nikki on landing her first trout on a fly rod at Bennett Springs...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Camera Found In Changing Room At Hammonasset State Park

    Camera Found In Changing Room At Hammonasset State Park
    MADISON — A camera was found in a changing room at the Hammonasset Beach State Park camping grounds early Saturday morning, a state official said. Officers of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection searched all changing rooms,...
  • July 4th Events

    July 4th Events
    Looking for something to do on July 4th? Look no further! We've got events for Broward, Miami-dade and Palm Beach. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY BASH AT BAYFRONT PARK The largest 4th of July celebration in Miami with a spectacular fireworks...
  • Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves

    Hiking Long Island's Nature Preserves
    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — If you grow up on Long Island, there are certain inevitabilities. Manhattan will always be the city; traffic will always crawl. And if it's summer, you'll always, always end up at the beach. I haven't lived here for nearly a...
  • Watch hang gliders soar at Hyner View State Park

    Leonardo Da Vinci would love central Pennsylvania's Hyner View State Park. On five weekends a year it gives life to his vision that men can fly like birds. Make your way to the park's stone lookout, near Lock Haven (Clinton County), on Fourth of July...
  • Shedd applauds creation of world's largest marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean

    Coral reefs are projected to be gone by 2050; seafood is predicted to disappear by 2048. There has never been a more critical time to protect our oceans. We applaud President Barack Obama and his administration for his public commitment to create the...
  • 10 for the road: Fishing holes

    Top family friendly places to fish, from Takemefishing.org (tinyurl.com/p2nrom7): 1. Lake Berryessa, Pleasure Cove Resort and Marina, Napa Valley, Calif. 2. Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key, Fla. 3. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, St....
  • Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park

    Griswold Airport Is Reborn As Madison's Salt Meadow Park
    A plane flew low over the marshes of Long Island Sound, and I stood at the edge of a crumbling runway wondering if the pilot might start descending, forgetting that Griswold Airport is now just a distant memory. On a warm summer morning, I stood on the...