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Category: Land Management :: Recreation :: Non-Motorized Recreation
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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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Red Lake Nation, Frey offer surprise option for homeless camp in Minneapolis 22.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Lake Nation and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Friday announced a new site to build a temporary shelter for residents of a homeless encampment that's swelled to an estimated 300 people near Hiawatha and Franklin avenues.
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Squatting trees to stop a coal mine 19.9.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Political Action The occupation of numerous old growth trees in the Hambach Forest (Hambacher Forst) near Cologne, Germany, provides an inspiring and innovative example of grassroots resistance to the carbon-intensive, climate-killing coal industry that we can apply to struggles in this country. The open-pit lignite (a low-grade, brown coal) mine, owned by the German transnational RWE, is reported to be both the largest and most heavily polluting coal mine in Europe. Over a six-year period activists have camped in the 12,000-year-old forest to stop the expansion of the 33-square mile coal mine and protect the last 10 per cent of the forest from being destroyed. An estimated 150 to 250 activists live in 60-70 treehouses year-round. They live without running water (they collect rain water), use a compost toilet, have no electricity (other than what is generated by solar panels), and cook vegan in community kitchens in the treehouses with food collected by dumpster diving. One activist told Democracy Now! ...
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New Philadelphia travel company is creating social, boutique experiences for the adventure-seeking traveler 12.9.2018 Philly.com News
Highline, a new Philadelphia-based travel company, is creating boutique adventures for the active vacationer. Trips include trail running, hiking, yoga, and sightseeing through national parks across the country.
AP Exclusive: Modest premium hikes as 'Obamacare' stabilizes 7.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts.
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Minnesota public land trivia: By the numbers 31.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
You might not realize how much of Minnesota is public land. For what's being called Public Lands Day in the state, here's a look.
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Havertown woman, 43, dies in Colorado mountain hiking accident 15.8.2018 Philly.com News
Regina Foley, a 43-year-old pharmaceutical executive, was hiking with two friends Sunday when she tripped and fell 150 feet.
Photos: Wilderness newbies develop an 'I Can!' attitude outdoors 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If you haven't gone fishing, camping or mountain biking, and don't have a friend or family member who has, you are highly unlikely to take full advantage of outdoor life in Minnesota. The DNR hopes to change that.
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Out of spotlight, tribes keep fighting Dakota pipeline 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington, D.C., is weighing whether the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adequately considered effects on the tribes before approving the Dakota Access pipeline. He is expected to rule by Aug. 10.
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Near Amazon centers in rural Burlington County, other mega-warehouse plans stir fear of rumbling traffic 21.7.2018 Philly.com News
Acres and acres of warehouses are rapidly consuming farms in Northern Burlington, off the NJ Turnpike and Interstate 295, and residents are bracing for tractor-trailers that will thunder through their villages and clog their narrow winding roads. Grass roots groups are taking legal action to get developers to take steps to prevent traffic woes.
How a sustainability summer camp could affect millions of youth 13.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could an underused scouting camp create a year-round venue to teach youth about sustainability and the SDGs?
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Colorado wildfire update: Blazes take toll on stressed wildlife, humans warned to take precautions 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 182,000 acres of land have been scorched by Colorado wildfire this season and the damage is taking a toll on wildlife.
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What to expect from Sun Valley's 'summer camp for billionaires' 11.7.2018 Philly.com News
Idaho's Sun Valley Resort is hosting an annual conference known as the "summer camp for billionaires." Attendees get their fix of both mountain biking and golfing, as well as merger talks and media spats.
Colorado wildfire update: Colorado has the highest number of active wildfires in the country 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
While still early in the wildfire season, drought-plagued Colorado is outpacing all other U.S. states when it comes to the number of actively-burning wildfires, according to federal statistics.
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Colorado wildfire update: Spring Creek fire set to become 2nd largest in state history 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a dozen wildfires burned Monday across Colorado as dozens more burned across the western United States.
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Drone joins search for hiker missing in Rocky Mountain National Park for more than a week 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The search for a Fort Collins man missing in Rocky Mountain National Park entered its fourth day Monday, with rescuers cutting the number of people involved in favor of flying a drone in an effort to expand the search area.
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ISIS Remnants Fight On, Despite U.S. Campaign 9.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Islamic State fighters who fled into the desert to escape U.S.-backed forces in Syria and Iraq are staging renewed attacks, as friction among foreign powers hampers efforts to finish the terror group off.
Driver died after crashing into a tree in Aurora Saturday morning 9.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A driver died Saturday morning after crashing a car into a tree shortly after 4 a.m. on South Ceylon Way near East Floyd Avenue in Aurora. 
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Search for missing hiker in Rocky Mountain National Park continues Sunday 9.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
The search for a missing Fort Collins hiker continues more than a week after he went missing while summiting Mount Meeker in Rocky Mountain National Park. But efforts were slightly hindered Sunday as the state's on-going wildfires pulled away some of the search crews' resources.
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Two mountain goats shot to death at close range on Quandary Peak 8.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Two mountain goats were poached on Quandary Peak last week, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a $1,000 reward for any information about who shot and killed the animals.
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