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  • Foxes return to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

    Foxes return to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
    After disappearing for years, gray foxes have returned to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale. The bushy-tailed predators vanished after the twin blows of Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and a wave of distemper that swept through the park's...
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    South Shore Clean Cities offers internship A college student studying business, communications, engineering, environmental science, marketing or public relations could earn up to $6,000 during a 10-week summer internship for a nonprofit organization...
  • Lawmakers Worry Over Harsh Budget Cuts for Parks, Fishing and Hunting Programs

    Lawmakers Worry Over Harsh Budget Cuts for Parks, Fishing and Hunting Programs
    HARTFORD – The stark choices lawmakers are facing in this budget deficit season were made brutally clear Monday in discussions about Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed reductions in state parks, fish hatchery and pheasant hunting programs. Rep....
  • Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses

    Manes: Summer camp for kids needs mattresses
    "To strive for the purity of waters, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of nature and the value of wildlife, woodlands and open space; to the preservation of this heritage and...
  • Dunes gets spot on national top 10 parks list

    Dunes gets spot on national top 10 parks list
    Mary McCammon of Rolling Prairie made the half-hour trek to the Indiana Dunes State Park Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the park's being named to one of the nation's top 10 state parks by USA Today, but she didn't come for herself — she came for her...
  • Michigan's Porkies offer precious winter solitude along Lake Superior

     Michigan's Porkies offer precious winter solitude along Lake Superior
    In winter, campers typically dream of warmer weather, but aficionados of snow and cold find places to lay their heads even as the flakes still fly. In a search of a last hurrah of winter (just the right way to celebrate a milestone 60th birthday), my...
  • Dunes pavilion plan gets public viewing

    Dunes pavilion plan gets public viewing
    Protestors with signs stood outside the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center Monday while those for and against a proposed banquet facility next to the pavilion at Indiana Dunes State Park packed the building. Desi Robertson's 7-year-old daughter, Stella...
  • Virginia State Parks looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings

    Virginia State Parks looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings
    If you love the outdoors and nature, there may be a job waiting for you with the state's park system. Virginia State Parks is looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings to prepare for more than 4 million visitors between Memorial Day and Labor Day,...
  • Cliff climber injured in 50-foot fall in Bucks County park

    Cliff climber injured in 50-foot fall in Bucks County park
    A 59-year-old man was injured Sunday afternoon when he fell nearly 50 feet while climbing the cliffs at Ralph Stover State Park in Bucks County, a fire official said. The man was conscious and alert after the accident at the park in Tinicum Township,...
  • Letter: Tell governor to nix new building at state park

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources wants to put a three-story conference/banquet facility on the Indiana Dunes State Park beach right next to the iconic old Pavilion building. I can't state this any clearer: No private commercial business...
  • Letter: Private development at state park a lousy deal

    Recently, in a USA Today poll, Indiana Dunes State Park was voted the 7th Best State Park in the U.S. out of more than 6,000 parks. Indeed, the Indiana Dunes State Park is a popular place to visit, and reaches capacity more than 30 days annually during...