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State Parks

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  • Bentley: State parks to close, services cut without revenue

    Gov. Robert Bentley said it will be lawmakers' fault if state parks close — and other state services are slashed — because of deep budget cuts that could become necessary without new revenue. The governor, continuing his tour of speaking...
  • State Seeks Ideas For New Seaside State Park

    State Seeks Ideas For New Seaside State Park
    WATERFORD — As the state plans the first new state park on the shoreline in more than 50 years, officials are looking for residents' thoughts on three proposed concepts. For the past few months, a committee made up of representatives from the state...
  • WVa officials plan Guyandotte River water quality meetings

    West Virginia environmental officials are hosting two public meetings next month about water quality standards for the Guyandotte River. The first of the Department of Environmental Protection meetings will take place May 4 at Twin Falls Resort State...
  • YMCA: Spring is here - time to get moving and get fit

    Been cooped up in the house since January? It's time to reacquaint yourself with the great outdoors! While the "snow mountains" in shopping center parking lots might keep hanging on, the snow piles in yards and on walkways are finally gone for good....
  • Indiana Dunes State Park project draws criticism at meeting

    Dozens of people turned out to voice their opposition to a planned privately run banquet center at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion. The Chesterton Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1DQ0ptK ) about 50 people spoke against the project and two voiced...
  • Quickly for April 16: 'Banquet facility at state park just wrong'

    Quickly for April 16: 'Banquet facility at state park just wrong'
    As things are getting green with spring, and as you drive down the roadway, look at all the trash thrown out. Makes us sure look like pigs. If you have trash, put it in the right place. Not along the roadway. I was raised on a family dairy farm. There...
  • Auto review: 2015 Pilot is family-friendly crossover with lots of amenities

    Crossovers are the new family station wagons, and among the top entries in the growing list of great midsize models is the Honda Pilot, a three-row, eight-passenger model that exemplifies Honda's expertise in producing a family-friendly vehicle that is...
  • California's national parks

    California's national parks
    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or...
  • Round 2 of pavilion plan open house brings criticism

    Round 2 of pavilion plan open house brings criticism
    Plans for a banquet facility at Indiana Dunes State Park are not going anywhere. Officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources made that clear during a meeting with the public Wednesday at Chesterton Middle School, where dozens of people...
  • A look at deaths near submerged dams in Maryland

    Since the 1950s, at least 441 people have died at 235 submerged dams in 38 states. About half of those deaths occurred in the past 15 years — a period when many cities have sought to repurpose their rivers into picturesque attractions that would...
  • Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant

    William Penn Foundation Grant awarded The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 recently received a $225,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation to conduct a Delaware Canal Vision Study in partnership with DC 21 and the...