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Lightning survivor has no memory of deadly strike

July 15th, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

Justin Teilhet doesn't remember hearing a boom or feeling a sting, just waking up numb on the treeless tundra high in Rocky Mountain National Park and discovering his good friend was trying to revive his wife.

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Lightning safety tips for mountain visitors

Lightning safety tips for mountain visitors

July 15th, 2014 10:02 pm by Staff Report

Lightning strikes have killed two tourists and injured others in recent days in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Photo Gallery: Fun Fest Kingsport Birding Trail guided walk

July 15th, 2014 1:15 pm by David Grace

Walk gives birders the chance to see and hear a numbers of species of birds.

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Grandfather Mountain's Mile High Swinging Bridge makes for a good day trip

Grandfather Mountain's Mile High Swinging Bridge makes for a good day trip

July 14th, 2014 1:30 pm by Amanda Marsh

When the urge to get away won't go away, and your wallet makes it impossible to go very far, there's a good alternative - Grandfather Mountain, N.C.

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Regional & National Outdoors
NWTF habitat initiative makes significant impact through first year

NWTF habitat initiative makes significant impact through first year

July 9th, 2014 12:50 am by contributed

"Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt." The National Wild Turkey Federation initiative was implemented a little more than a year ago and it's already making a difference, the NWTF says.

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HAAP taking applications for 2014 deer hunts

HAAP taking applications for 2014 deer hunts

July 2nd, 2014 8:18 pm by George Thwaites

Holston Army Ammunition Plant is now acceptiong applications for five white-tailed deer hunts to be held during the upcoming 2014 hunting season.

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Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

July 1st, 2014 10:45 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

"Let's get the trail open then look at it," Dr. Dan Schumaier, the group's chairman said about how to handle the hotly debated issue.

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Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

June 30th, 2014 6:50 pm by Staff Report

In 2015, Jeff Marion, an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech and a U.S. Geological Survey researcher, will lead a team to create the most comprehensive data set about trail and campsite conditions in the Appalachian Trail's more than 90-year history.

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Nighttime anglers get out the black light for funkadelic bass fishing

Nighttime anglers get out the black light for funkadelic bass fishing

June 28th, 2014 9:30 am by George Thwaites

Side-mounted black lights have been standard night fishing equipment for decades. They impart a spectral glow to fluorescent fishing lines, enabling night anglers to control casts and monitor retrieves in low light conditions.

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Photos: Colonial Heights couple donate plant collection to Warriors Path

June 24th, 2014 9:05 am by J. H. Osborne

After the Ottenfelds offered their native plant collection to the park, more than 40 volunteers contributed more than 350 hours to make the garden happen.

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Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

June 24th, 2014 7:36 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comment on a proposed change that would allow for more teal hunting in Tennessee.

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