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  • New York City Man Recovering From Injuries After Fall At Enders Falls State Park Saturday

    GRANBY – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man who was injured in a fall at Enders Falls State Park Saturday. Michael Happel, 51, of New York City is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at Hartford...
  • Virginia starts new Service and Conservation Corps for public lands

    Virginia is launching a new Service and Conservation Corps designed to preserve and protect public lands and offer training and temporary employment, particularly to veterans and young adults. Corps crews will spend 10 months, from November through...
  • Lake Louisa State Park hosts first Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships

    Lake Louisa State Park hosts first Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships
    CLERMONT — Lake Louisa State Park will be the site on Nov. 2 for the Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships, the third of three USA Triathlon events that comprise the first women's triathlon season. Triathletes will complete a 750-...
  • Fall shows its true colors at Ricketts Glen State Park

    Fall shows its true colors at Ricketts Glen State Park
    COLUMBIA COUNTY — Fresh air and blue skies are easy tonics for the stressed-out city life. Still, I was in a pretty foul mood when I rolled into Ricketts Glen State Park in this scenic, woodsy corner of northeastern Pennsylvania. Equally...
  • Republicans Accuse Malloy of Playing Politics with Seaside Park Plan

    Republicans Accuse Malloy of Playing Politics with Seaside Park Plan
    Gov. Dannel Malloy’s plan to turn a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium in Waterford into a state park is coming under fire from Republicans who claim the park plan is simply a political maneuver designed to help Malloy’s reelection bid....
  • Best New England Drives For Viewing Fall Foliage

    Best New England Drives For Viewing Fall Foliage
    Here comes the great fall foliage color, and you don't have to go far to see it. Many people can find decent foliage color in their own neighborhood, of course, but there is something special about a daylong get-away to explore some new pocket of...
  • See: California's state parks now open for virtual hikes

    See: California's state parks now open for virtual hikes
    High-tech mapping unveiled this week allows armchair travelers to virtually hike California's state parks. And some of the images captured over the course of three months are spectacular, especially if you have a nice, big screen. It was a partnership...
  • Eastern Shore birding festival offers events for kids

    The 2014 Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival this weekend offers plenty for adult birders to see and do. This year, organizers have added activities for kids. The Children's Outdoor Exploration Exhibit is Saturday at Kiptopeke State Park. "The...
  • State parks team with Google to attract a new generation of visitors

    State parks team with Google to attract a new generation of visitors
    Three months ago, a group of Google contractors began walking the trails of California parks wearing electronic equipment that jutted above their heads and sprouted cameras from metal globes. They traversed San Francisco Bay Area beaches, hiked...
  • Time Right For New State Park At Seaside

    Time Right For New State Park At Seaside
    In the 13 years that I have been diligently participating in due process to protect the Seaside Regional Center, a 32-two acre state property on Long Island Sound in Waterford, published commentaries have stubbornly supported the developer's cause,...
  • Autumn shows its true colors in northeastern Pennsylvania

    Autumn shows its true colors in northeastern Pennsylvania
    Fresh air and blue skies are easy tonics for the stressed-out city life. Still, I was in a pretty foul mood when I rolled into Ricketts Glen State Park in this scenic, woodsy corner of northeastern Pennsylvania. Equally distracted by my growling...