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Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

December 6th, 2013 7:53 pm by Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home.

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Community Outdoors
Warriors Path Adopt-A-Tree  aims to plant future forests

Warriors Path Adopt-A-Tree aims to plant future forests

December 6th, 2013 12:34 am by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT — Marty Silver, park naturalist at Warriors Path State Park, estimates that at least a thousand trees are planted every year during the park’s Adopt-A-Tree event.

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'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

December 4th, 2013 1:32 pm by Pat Kenney

Most A.T. through hikers begin their journey in Georgia in March or April and hike north to Maine. Because Kingsport’s Ryan Ankabrandt didn’t graduate from the University of Tennessee until May, his start was delayed and became problematic.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Nantahala salmon run an oddity for fly fishers in the Southeast

Nantahala salmon run an oddity for fly fishers in the Southeast

December 3rd, 2013 3:31 pm by staff reports

Kokanee salmon are the landlocked version of the Pacific sockeye salmon, stocked in Nantahala Lake in the early 1960s as forage for a population of northern pike.

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Sports Outdoors
Tenn. wildlife agency has new mobile app

Tenn. wildlife agency has new mobile app

December 2nd, 2013 8:41 am by Associated Press

The new app includes access to all hunting, trapping, fishing and boating guidelines.

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Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first

Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first

November 24th, 2013 6:00 am by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities.

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TriCityMom Outdoors
Tweetsie Trail is on its way

Tweetsie Trail is on its way

November 22nd, 2013 2:00 am by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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Sports Outdoors
Helmet camera craze: Skiers record their own runs

Helmet camera craze: Skiers record their own runs

November 20th, 2013 5:44 pm by Associated Press

WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — There are moments on the slopes when skiers wish all eyes were on them. But here’s the next best thing: helmet cameras, which enable skiers to photograph and videotape their own descents, jumps and tracks to show off later.

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Hunter hurt in fall from tree stand in Scott County

Hunter hurt in fall from tree stand in Scott County

November 19th, 2013 10:09 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Gary Sloan, 57, of Duffield, was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport for treatment for hip and other injuries. The injuries were believed to be non-life threatening.

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Sports Outdoors
Gun season for deer opens Saturday in Tennessee

Gun season for deer opens Saturday in Tennessee

November 19th, 2013 1:00 am by Associated Press

Gun season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 23. According to the TWRA, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached. That includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons.

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