Outdoor Recreation Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Mange disease condemns sick wombats to slow and painful deathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    THE shocking sight of an emaciated wombat with hair scratched off his back and thick skin crusting over his eyes is just one heart-breaking example of a deadly disease now afflicting the native animals. Spread by tiny mites that live in the burrows, the disease is decimating wombat populations not just here, but throughout Australia.

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  2. Service with a smile for race competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    Caleigh Littin, a 14-year-old from Annapolis with cerebral palsy, will compete in Sunday's Annapolis Ten Mile Run with the assistance of ASA "WingMen." - Original Credit: Caleigh Littin, a 14-year-old from Annapolis with cerebral palsy, will compete in Sunday's Annapolis Ten Mile Run with the assistance of ASA "WingMen."

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  3. Mick Fanning joins big wave surfers for 20-foot swell at Shipstern Bluff in TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    After his recent brush with death, Mick Fanning was back in the water on Wednesday and charging down one of the world's most notorious reef breaks, renowned for its great white shark presence. Alongside big wave surfer Mark Mathews, footage has emerged of Mick Fanning being towed in by jet-skis to pulsating overhead barrels at Shipstern Bluff in Tasmania, also known as 'Devils Point'.

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  4. Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across WestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug, 22, 2014, file photo, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, right, speaks during a news conference at the Iowa Choice Harvest in Marshalltown, Iowa. Vilsack said his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse, regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections.

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  5. Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control Thursday, August 27Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states. Two journalists, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward of Roanoke CBS affiliate WDBJ7, were shot during a live interview on Wednesday by a disgruntled former station employee who later killed himself.

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  6. Father of murdered US reporter calls for gun controlRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Washington, Aug 28 The father of reporter Alison Parker, who was shot to death on Wednesday along with her cameraman while doing a live news piece, said on Thursday that he will not rest until the US has a way to keep weapons out of the hands of mentally ill people. I'm not going to rest until I see something happen.

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  7. Breast cancer fundraising eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Host of the event, Naomi Arnet said the goal of the evening was to have fun, socialise and raise money for a worthwhile cause. She said the driving force behind the fundraiser was her sister Andrea Foster, a mother of two, who recently completed breast cancer treatment and was in remission.

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  8. Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    " Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change. "There appears to be several thousand animals up there," said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage.

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  9. University of Waterloo: Researchers find way for eagles and wind turbines to coexistRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, where potential for wind power is greatest with a lower threat to nesting eagles. Brad Fedy, a professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, and Jason Tack, a PhD student at Colorado State University, took nesting data from a variety of areas across Wyoming, and created models using a suite of environmental variables and referenced those against areas with wind-development potential.

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  10. Southern Company partners to award new Gulf Coast Conservation GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Building on an industry-leading commitment to protect and preserve wildlife, Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and other public and private partners, announced the new Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program . The program will propel the work of 29 grant recipients across the United States - five of which are within the Southern Company service territory - that will specifically focus on helping to restore and protect nearly 100 miles and 500 acres of coastal bird populations through monitoring, enhancing important habitat and implementing best management practices.

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  11. Vermont News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    MONTPELIER >> Four years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont forced the closure of a state and federal fish hatchery, both facilities are still waiting to reopen. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is awaiting an appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency that denied its request for federal help with the $5 million cost of rebuilding its Roxbury fish hatchery.

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  12. Two more red kites victims of poisoning and shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    TWO more red kites were illegally killed in Scotland last year, it has been confirmed, bringing the total to 14. The first of the two red kites was found dead in June 2014, near Beauly in Inverness-shire. A subsequent post-mortem confirmed that it had been shot.

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  13. New Yorker slams 'society's expectation' that good parents have to be 'shut-ins'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Single mother, 32, slams 'society's expectation' that good parents have to be 'shut-ins' - as she admits caring for her four-month-old is far easier than she expected Anna Davies, 32, has a four-month-old daughter named Lucy; the child's father is not in the picture The New Yorker says that motherhood hasn't been easy - but being a single mom is easier than people led her to believe Anna Davies gave birth to her daughter, Lucy, four months ago. But while everyone she knew led her to believe that single motherhood would be a constant, grueling struggle, the 32-year-old New Yorker has quickly made up her mind otherwise.

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  14. Locals have winning in mindRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The two are among 49 pros competing in the half distance consisting of a 1.9-kilometre swim, 90-km bike and 21.1-km run. "The pressure definitely gets amped up.

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  15. Strong pro field set to battleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The half distance of the 2015 Valley First Challenge Penticton will feature the best pro field in more than a decade. Local athletes Jeff Symonds and Jen Annett are part of an impressive field of 49. They are joined by Canadian Olympian Brent McMahon, Carrie Lester, the two-time champion with Symonds, Trevor Wurtele, winner of the first Ironman Canada in Whistler, defending half-distance champ Alistair Eeckman , three-time Xterra world champion Melanie McQuaid, three-time Ironman and now Ultra502K Canada champ Kate Bevilaqua and Karen Thibodeau, to name a few.

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  16. Roundup: Hoosick Falls golf tops GranvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    HOOSICK, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School golf team topped Granville on Thursday, 4-1, at the Hoosick Falls Country Club. Hoosick Falls had a pair of medalists on the day, with No.

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  17. Captain's Log: Nuclear Subs, Mystery Fish and Tough Nuts to CrackRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    What I love about fishing in the ocean is that when you put your line in the water, you never can quite tell what might happen. I've got stories.

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  18. Many who shoot on public lands are unsafe and litterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... encompasses more than 8,300 acres of public land, and the Glade includes approximately 18,000 acres, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Doug McKim said. In the past 15 or 20 years, more people have begun exploring public lands, walking dogs, for ...

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  19. JTF2 move from Ottawa to Trenton delayed, costs for proposed new facility significantly increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    This is the entrance on Richmond Rd at the corner of Dwyer Hill. -Photo by Wayne Cuddington, Ottawa Citizen, CanWest News.

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  20. Father of slain Virginia TV reporter speaks out on gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Father of Alison Parker, the Virginia journalist who was killed in shooting, wants to become a crusader for gun control. Father of Alison Parker, the Virginia journalist who was killed in shooting, wants to become a crusader for gun control.

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