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Indoor kayak class great for learners

Indoor kayak class great for learners

March 6th, 2014 4:55 pm by Amanda Marsh

The class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the ins and outs of kayaking before embarking on an outdoor adventure. And it's available at both the Aquatic Center in Kingsport and Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City.

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February marks snowiest winter month at Grandfather Mountain

February marks snowiest winter month at Grandfather Mountain

March 6th, 2014 3:13 pm by Staff Report

February also was an extremely windy month; a peak wind speed of 81.3 mph was recorded on Feb. 13 and Feb. 15. Twelve of the 28 days charted winds above 60 mph.

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Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

March 4th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

Nepali officials at Everest base camp will check that each climber descends the mountain with approximately 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of trash - the amount the government estimates an exhausted climber discards along the route.

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Report: 9.6 million people visited Smoky Mountains

Report: 9.6 million people visited Smoky Mountains

March 4th, 2014 8:06 am by Associated Press

A report from the National Park Service says more than 9.6 million visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park spent $741 million in communities near the park in 2012.

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TWRA's first Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Extreme Workshop reset for April 25-27

TWRA's first Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Extreme Workshop reset for April 25-27

March 4th, 2014 12:09 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the first Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Extreme Workshop on April 25-27 at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Oneida.

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Winter in the Park: Experience nature's beauty at Natural Tunnel State Park

Winter in the Park: Experience nature's beauty at Natural Tunnel State Park

February 27th, 2014 2:08 pm by Whitney H. Parker

Visiting a state park during the winter months can bring a completely new perspective and different ways to experience nature's beauty. Natural Tunnel State Park is no exception.

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Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

Bill to protect Tenn. outdoorsmen from drones

February 27th, 2014 1:29 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that would prohibit the use of drones to conduct video surveillance of outdoorsmen in Tennessee without their permission has passed the Senate.

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Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

Critter Crawl 5K registration opens March 3

February 24th, 2014 7:24 pm by Kellen Short, Community Contributor

Registration opens March 3 for Grandfather Mountain's third annual Critter Crawl, a challenging 5K race set for June 7. Proceeds from the race will benefit the otter habitat renovations.

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Wild Game Dinner set for Saturday

Wild Game Dinner set for Saturday

February 21st, 2014 11:41 am by Stephen Igo

If you're game for a taste of the wild, Camp Bethel is the place to be on Saturday. Last year's inaugural event in Wise drew more than 270 people.

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Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

Benefit set for Mount Carmel man paralyzed in hunting mishap

February 17th, 2014 9:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel father of four who was paralyzed in a hunting accident last fall still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, and the financial burden on him and his family continues to grow.

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