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Group launches two free apps for Smokies’ visitors

Group launches two free apps for Smokies’ visitors

February 2nd, 2014 9:35 pm by Associated Press

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The Blount Partnership recently launched two free apps for visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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TWRA prepares for eagle study

TWRA prepares for eagle study

January 29th, 2014 7:02 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “This is one of the largest birds in eastern North America, and we know almost nothing about them. We are finding a lot more golden eagles than we thought we had," said TWRA state ornithologist Scott Somershoe.

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Call of the wild? Blowing nose brings big buck running

Call of the wild? Blowing nose brings big buck running

January 26th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Mississippi deer hunter Ron Manning figured sneezing had blown his chance at a deer, but blowing his nose brought a big buck running and ready to fight.

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Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

January 26th, 2014 3:14 pm by Collin Brooks

If you need a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Roan Mountain State Park is the perfect place to go.

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Seaver named  interim director of Virginia parks

Seaver named interim director of Virginia parks

January 25th, 2014 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Former Natural Tunnel State Park manager Craig Seaver will now oversee a list of properties stretching from Virginia’s Eastern Shore to the Cumberland Gap.

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Outdoor-gear expo has luxury for people and dogs

Outdoor-gear expo has luxury for people and dogs

January 24th, 2014 2:54 pm by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

Wilderness gear is going soft, and not just for people. Dogs are getting their own luxury outdoor items.

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Take a hike: 27K-plus participate in First Day Hikes

Take a hike: 27K-plus participate in First Day Hikes

January 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

From Hawaii to Texas to Maine, a record-breaking 27,861 people from across the nation kicked off the New Year with a First Day Hike on Jan. 1. All 50 states joined in on the fun.

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Luxury cruise and biking? Surprisingly good combo

Luxury cruise and biking? Surprisingly good combo

January 22nd, 2014 8:34 pm by CHARMAINE NORONHA, Associated Press

DOVER, England (AP) — I fancy myself a backpack-carrying, adventure-seeking traveler, at home in hostels and on trails. But there I was, on a cruise ship, sipping wine with silver-haired foxes and fox-trotting in the ballroom during a tour around Europe.

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More women are finding they have a place in the outdoors

More women are finding they have a place in the outdoors

January 22nd, 2014 8:32 am by By Brent Frazee, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Never one to mince words, Sarah Palin has some strong opinions when it comes to a woman’s place in the outdoors, and surveys are finding that the number of women participating in fishing and hunting is on the rise.

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TWRA changes approach to game populations

TWRA changes approach to game populations

January 19th, 2014 5:57 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The agency that oversees Tennessee wildlife is rethinking its approach to managing hunters and wild animals.

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