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Former Nashville dump becomes wildlife habitat

Former Nashville dump becomes wildlife habitat

October 6th, 2013 6:05 pm by Associated Press

The site of a controversial former dump in Nashville has been transformed into a wildlife habitat. Mayor Karl Dean and others recently celebrated the Wildlife Habitat Council’s certification for the 190-acre site.

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Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

October 4th, 2013 4:07 pm by George Thwaites

Anglers are starting to get out the Rat-L-Traps and other lipless crankbaits to get in on the action.

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With turkeys gone wild, Maine expands hunting

With turkeys gone wild, Maine expands hunting

October 3rd, 2013 2:14 pm by CLARKE CANFIELD, Associated Press

Buoyed by what's been called the most successful wildlife restoration project ever, wild turkeys are eating crops, ruining gardens, crashing into cars and motorcycles and even smashing through suburban windows.

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NRA National Sporting Museum a big attraction in heartland

NRA National Sporting Museum a big attraction in heartland

October 1st, 2013 4:30 pm by staff reports

The museum, which is a joint project of the NRA and Bass Pro Shops, has attracted more than 97,000 visitors since it opened in August.

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Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

October 1st, 2013 11:52 am by Associated Press

Smokies spokeswoman Molly Schroer said Tuesday that the shutdown of the nation's most visited park includes closure of all visitors' centers and trails.

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Fishing Report: It ain't autumn until it's autumn

Fishing Report: It ain't autumn until it's autumn

September 27th, 2013 5:13 pm by George Thwaites

Just as it takes a while for cold water to heat up, it takes a while for warm water to cool down.

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Home sweet hummingbird home: ‘Feisty’ Rufous breed now spending winters in Tri-Cities area

Home sweet hummingbird home: ‘Feisty’ Rufous breed now spending winters in Tri-Cities area

September 27th, 2013 7:24 am by Marci Gore

Spending summer in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and normally wintering in Mexico, the Rufous has the longest migration route of all U.S. hummingbirds. But recently, the Rufous’ route has brought it to Northeast Tennessee.

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Going Places: Wooded campsites and waterfalls await visitors at Rock Creek Recreation Area

Going Places: Wooded campsites and waterfalls await visitors at Rock Creek Recreation Area

September 25th, 2013 9:00 am by Debra McCown

Earl and Cindy Booth live just three miles from Rock Creek Recreation Area, but it’s been their vacation spot of choice for some 30 years.

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Virginia Trappers Association announces Rendezvous

Virginia Trappers Association announces Rendezvous

September 24th, 2013 7:44 pm by George Thwaites

Organizers note that History Channel's "Mountain Men" has helped the public image of wild fur harvesting, as well as boosting overall interest and participation.

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28-year-old Brit first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska

28-year-old Brit first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska

September 24th, 2013 6:49 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.

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