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Finding gems in Quebec’s vast cycling network

Finding gems in Quebec’s vast cycling network

September 5th, 2013 6:10 pm by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

SAINT-JEROME, Quebec (AP) — Quebec’s 3,000-mile (5,000-kilometer) bicycle network, La Route Verte, has attracted plenty of buzz since National Geographic named it the world’s top cycling destination in 2007. But who’s got time for 3,000 miles?

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Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

September 4th, 2013 8:55 am by Jessica Fischer

More than five decades ago, the vision of Freddie Behrend became a reality with the establishment of the first Roan Mountain Naturalists’ Rally. Ever since, nature enthusiasts have been rallying ‘round Roan Mountain the weekend after Labor Day.

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Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 2nd, 2013 12:59 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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Miss. hunters bag double record with 10-foot, 295-pound female alligator

Miss. hunters bag double record with 10-foot, 295-pound female alligator

September 2nd, 2013 7:00 am by Associated Press

Mississippi’s alligator season opened with a bang this weekend when Ellisville hunters Brandon “Boo” Maskew and Allen Purvis said they caught a double state record: a 10-foot-long, 295.3-pound female.

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Seeking new paths: Off-road bike group develops Laurel Run Trail

Seeking new paths: Off-road bike group develops Laurel Run Trail

August 31st, 2013 4:46 pm by Rebekah Wilson

While Jody Millsap knows that some people enjoy riding the same trails year after year, he and other club members are always seeking new adventures by maintaining old trails and building new ones.

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Tennessee dove season opens Sunday

Tennessee dove season opens Sunday

August 31st, 2013 1:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's dove hunting season opens at noon Sunday. The daily bag limit for mourning doves is 15 birds. There is no limit on collared doves.

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Of newcomers to fishing, most are women and children

Of newcomers to fishing, most are women and children

August 30th, 2013 7:00 am by Ray Sasser, The Dallas Morning News

A report on fishing and boating by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation and the Outdoor Foundation said 47 million Americans went fishing in 2012. Women and girls now comprise more than 30 percent of American anglers.

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Opinel folding knives classy, practical — and affordable

Opinel folding knives classy, practical — and affordable

August 27th, 2013 4:55 pm by George Thwaites

It’s simple. It’s iconic. It’s French. And it’s been around since the late 1890s.

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Springhouse Branch Trail closed to horses

Springhouse Branch Trail closed to horses

August 27th, 2013 4:00 am by Associated Press

The Springhouse Branch Trail at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is temporarily closed to all horse traffic after heavy rainfall washed away a section of the trail surface, exposing slick bedrock.

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TFWC OKs state's first sandhill crane hunt

TFWC OKs state's first sandhill crane hunt

August 24th, 2013 12:50 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved the state's first-ever sandhill crane hunt. The TFWC will allow 400 permits, each allowing three birds.

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