Outdoor Recreation Newswire (Page 7)

Outdoor Recreation Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Saving Adventure Games: In Defense of W&M's Activity ClassesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Flat Hat

    Adventure Games. Kayaking. Canoeing. Rock Climbing. Yoga. Tai Chi. Judo. Scuba, and more.


  2. Special Olympics athletes gather ahead of World Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    Special Olympics New Zealand's 13 athletes set to compete at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in March, will gather in Auckland later this week for their final team training opportunity. The group of athletes with intellectual disabilities is the largest ever New Zealand delegation to take part in a World Winter Games.


  3. The Killing BayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bookgasm

    Wow. I'd never read a mystery set within the Faroe Islands, but after Chris Ould's THE KILLING BAY , I want to go back and read his first and will eagerly await what I presume to be the third in the series . He brilliantly describes the Faroe countryside and the Faroe culture .


  4. Japan Going Crazy Over Putin CalendarsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Weird Asia News

    Regardless of where you live, almost everyone has heard of Vladimir Putin. He has held many positions in Russia over the years, but he is currently the nation's president.


  5. "Asa-kai" FCCJ Monthly Tues. Breakfast MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    Born in 1996, Ms. Marin Minamiya moved to Malaysia at the age of eighteen months when her father was transferred there.


  6. Paraglider who died in Pacifica identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KRON 4

    A man who died while paragliding Saturday morning in Pacifica has been identified as 59-year-old Solomon Lee, according to the San Mateo County coroner's office. Lee was paragliding above a Pacifica beach before he went into the water when bystanders pulled him out of the ocean and onto shore.


  7. After 30 years in New Zealand, Vietnamese refugee Tran Lawrence is...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    "If the broker was a communist or a spy, everybody dies. It's a massive risk. If it doesn't go well everyone gets executed."


  8. On Final Day, Obama Administration Phases out Lead Ammo From National Wildlife RefugesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    WASHINGTON, January 23, 2017 - On the last full day of the Obama administration, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an order phasing out the use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on national wildlife refuges by 2022. Top scientists, doctors and public-health experts from around the country have long called for a ban on lead hunting ammunition, citing overwhelming scientific evidence of the toxic dangers posed to people and wildlife.


  9. NRA files lawsuit over ban on assault weapons in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts chapter of the National Rifle Association has sued Governor Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey, contending the state's ban on assault weapons is unlawful and should be declared "void and unenforceable." In a 33-page civil complaint filed Monday in federal court in Boston, the Gun Owners' Action League, along with several other plaintiffs, asserts the state's definition of assault weapons is a "non-technical, entirely fabricated, and political term of uncertain definition and scope."


  10. Famed snake trackers from India are latest weapon in Florida war on pythonsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Two Irula tribesman tracked down four pythons inside this old missile shaft at the abandoned Nike missile base in Key Largo last week. The hunters and biologists spent between five and six hours removing the snakes after hacking away the ficus that covered the 18-inch wide, 27-foot long shaft.


  11. Spearhead Huts project wraps up crowdfunding campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

    The Spearhead Huts Society is hoping to raise just over $50,000 to meet the goal of their crowdfunding campaign, which ends in less than a week. The organization launched the campaign - with perks that range from a night in the to-be-constructed hut to limited edition prints by photographer Robin O'Neill - just before the holidays in hopes that it would help raise the remaining $100,000 needed to break ground on the first of three alpine huts.


  12. Report questions financial accountability of American burying beetle programRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma state and county governments and oil and gas companies have paid millions of dollars to fund conservation efforts to protect an endangered beetle species found in eastern Oklahoma, but there has been little accountability over how part of that money has been used, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Monday. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, requested the report in an effort to bolster his argument that the American burying beetle should be removed from the endangered species list.


  13. The lure of John McPhee's "Coming into the Country," 40 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    "Coming into the Country," John McPhee's book about Alaska, was published in 1977, introducing readers across the country to a wild place, less than 20 years into its statehood. The book quickly became a best-seller and is still popular with tourists and Alaska residents alike.


  14. Southern California pounded by intense storm and floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Recorder

    Surfers enjoy the large waves at the entrance to Santa Barbara, Calif., harbor Saturday morning, Jan. 21, 2017.


  15. Let's make 2017 the year of What We Can DoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Ask questions that invite conversation. Then: listen. At this time, what is a healthy person? What is a healthy environment? How do we take responsibility for ourselves and our environment? How can we reduce our energy and electronics use and still function in society? What can we do individually, by household, by community and at the regulatory level? What keeps our friends, neighbors, physicians, legislators from recognizing scientific evidence of EMRadiation's harm to living creatures? What effectively opens discussion about technology's energy demands, effects on humanness, effects on wildlife, lack of regulation? Given current federal and state regulations, what are realistic goals ? What actions have been ineffective? What would be effective? FCC seeks Comments on Streamlining Deployment of Small-Cell Infrastructure By Improving Wireless Siting Policies: FCC intends to make ... (more)


  16. Metro ParksRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Preschoolers: Give a Hoot!, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at the nature center. Children ages 3-5 are invited to discover what makes owls successful hunters at night through story, song and craft.


  17. Council picks planner to fill seatRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    Town leaders picked a Planning Commission member rather than a runner-up in the last election to fill an empty seat on Town Council. Council voted 4-1 at its meeting Monday to appoint Christopher Morrison to the vacancy created when Councilman Hollis Tharpe won the mayoral election in November.


  18. Waddington Legion ice fishing derby Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Sons of American Legion Waddington Post 420 will host its 16th annual ice fishing derby from sunrise to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 from the Iroquois Dam to the Coles Creek Marina and all connecting water in between. The entry fee is $25 per person, and under 16 are free.


  19. Standing up for safer neighborhoods: New coalition, City of Seattle...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Highline Times

    A new coalition has formed representing Seattle's Ballard, Phinney, Queen Anne, Greenwood and Magnolia neighborhoods - and the group is ready to take a stand on crime and homelessness. Speak Out Seattle, created on Jan. 5, is part of Safe Seattle, an advocacy group trying to end neighborhood crime, drug dealing and homelessness.


  20. Utah skiers tell their story after surviving avalanche in Canadian backcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    On Jan. 18, twelve Utah friends, with two guides from Big Red Cats, went on a dream trip to British Columbia to do some skiing. Expert backcountry skiers - several with patrol experience, plus two doctors.