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State Parks

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  • Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park

    Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park
    Seemingly out of nowhere, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last fall ended an off-and-on, long-running, state-bungled process to develop the former Seaside Sanatorium property in Waterford and announced it would become a state park. Republicans immediately accused...
  • Clermont Draft Legal Challenge is coming up this weekend

    Athletes from all over the world will be arriving in Clermont on March 7-8 for the 5th Annual Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, which will be hosted at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 U.S. 27 in Clermont. Sponsored by the Lake County Economic Development &...
  • Home and garden briefs for March 5: Walk in the forest, reserve a campsite, head to lots of garden events this weekend

    Take a free walk in the forest on Saturday, March 21 during an open house at the New Kent Forestry Center. The day includes an 8 a.m. bird walk led by the Williamsburg Bird Club, guided nature hikes that begin every half hour until 2 p.m.,...
  • Indiana state park to mark Grissom's Gemini 3 flight

    A southern Indiana state park that's located in NASA astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom's hometown is marking the 50th anniversary of the Gemini 3 space mission he co-piloted. Spring Mill State Park will celebrate the Gemini 3's flight with daily guided...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The New York Daily News on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policy regarding deletion of emails. March 2. As state attorney general, Andrew Cuomo saw for himself how helpful emails could be in exposing truth and bringing wrongdoers to justice. Incriminating...
  • Parks advocates head to Albany to lobby state lawmakers

    Members of more than 30 advocacy groups are gathering in Albany to urge lawmakers and other public officials to protect and preserve New York's state parks. Tuesday is the ninth annual Park Advocacy Day, organized by Parks & Trails New York and the...
  • Affordable ways to enjoy Maui, from beaches to scenic drives

    The perception of Maui as a destination for the rich is only partially true. Flights and hotels can be pricey. The only down season is for about two weeks at the start of December. But the island has many affordable options for food, lodging and...
  • Dunes pavilion to become year-round destination

    Dunes pavilion to become year-round destination
    While any changes to the Indiana Dunes are generally left to Mother Nature, the State Park Beach Pavilion is another story. A complete demolition of the building's interior began Feb. 19. The exterior of the building will remain unchanged, but the first...
  • Democrats grill DNR secretary over budget proposals

    Democratic legislators took the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources leader to task Tuesday, saying budget proposals that would halt state land purchases, strip the agency board's powers and slash tax support for state parks would hurt conservation...
  • Malloy Cuts For Parks, Hunting, Fishing Leave Lawmakers With Harsh Choices

    Malloy Cuts For Parks, Hunting, Fishing Leave Lawmakers With Harsh Choices
    HARTFORD — The stark choices lawmakers are facing as they prepare to deal with budget deficits were made brutally clear Monday in discussions about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed reductions in programs for state parks, fish hatcheries and pheasant...
  • Ocean City ranked No. 25 beach in the U.S. by TripAdvisor

    Ocean City ranked No. 25 beach in the U.S. by TripAdvisor
    Maryland is home to the 25th best beach in the United States, according to a recent survey from tripadvisor.com. Based on reviews and ratings left on tripadvisor.com over a 12-month period, Ocean City's beach ranked #25 in the country -- the only mid-...