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  • Adirondack Park a great American getaway in upstate New York

     Adirondack Park a great American getaway in upstate New York
    New York state is best known for the mega-metropolis that bears the same name, but it's also home to a mega-park, one of America's greatest natural wonders: Adirondack Park. As state tourism officials like to point out, the 6 million-acre wilderness...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Everglades talk: A panel discussion entitled "Everything everGLADES" is 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Florida Atlantic University Theater. Topics include ecology and sustainability, social justice and the arts in the Everglades. Call 561-297-2661, email...
  • South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9

    South suburban event calendar, Oct. 3-9
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Friday, Oct. 3 Joliet Farmers Market: Shop for...
  • Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe

    Kayaker overturns, is rescued near Fort Monroe
    A man whose kayak overturned near Fort Monroe was rescued Wednesday by Coast Guard crews and assisted by Hampton responders, officials said. Emergency responders in Hampton were alerted about the incident just before 11:45 a.m., said Hampton Division of...
  • From fallen logs iconic boats built from felled trees now a part of Jamestown exhibit

    When the English settlers at Jamestown encountered their first Chesapeake Bay log canoe in the early 1600s, they knew a good thing when they saw it. Though they soon discovered that the narrow, somewhat unstable craft took some practice to get into...
  • Central California beaches reopen after great white shark attack

    Central California beaches reopen after great white shark attack
    Three beaches in Santa Barbara County have been reopened after a surfer was attacked by a great white shark last week. The surfer suffered non-life threatening injuries to his knee, as well as cuts to other parts of his body, in the attack, which...
  • Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way makes a magical coastal adventure by car

    The winding roller-coaster route along Ireland's raggedy-edged west coast has a proper new name: the Wild Atlantic Way, an ideal drive for fall. Meandering 1,600 miles from the Inishowen Peninsula near Derry in the north to Kinsale, in the south, it...
  • Types of Log Canoes

    While the thousands of Chesapeake Bay log canoes built during the 1800s and early 1900s shared a common form, they often differed in important hull details as well as sail plan and rigging, said Marc Nucup, curator at The Mariners' Museum. Three...
  • Nayaug Kayak and Canoe race set for Oct. 18

    Organizers are gearing up for the 26th annual Nayaug Kayak and Canoe Race on Oct. 18, and are encouraging boaters of all ages, levels and abilities to take part in the fun-filled day on the Connecticut River. A pancake breakfast, served by the South...
  • 600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors

    600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors
    Centuries before Captain Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a daring feat remains something of...
  • Check out the log canoes at Jamestown

    Check out the log canoes at Jamestown
    LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of...