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Tennessee Aquarium helping to restore brookies

Tennessee Aquarium helping to restore brookies

September 22nd, 2013 9:36 pm by MORGAN SIMMONS, Knoxville News Sentinel

Last month, the Tennessee Aquarium released 225 Southern Appalachian brook trout — the only trout species native to Tennessee — into Hampton Creek as part of a long-term effort to restore these fish to their native waters.

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Smokies sets up sister agreement with Thai park

Smokies sets up sister agreement with Thai park

September 22nd, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has a new sister in Southeast Asia, and except for the language they could almost be twins.

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Cooler night temperatures one of several good signs for region's anglers

Cooler night temperatures one of several good signs for region's anglers

September 20th, 2013 4:27 pm by George Thwaites

Water levels on area reservoirs are moving down. Pleasure boat and jet ski traffic is thinning. Bait fish are moving up. "Fishing Heaven" is on its way.

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Federal decision keeps Tennessee fish hatcheries open

Federal decision keeps Tennessee fish hatcheries open

September 20th, 2013 3:00 am by Associated Press

A decision by the Department of the Interior means that Tennessee fish hatcheries, which are located in Erwin and Dale Hollow, will remain open, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Wednesday.

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Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

September 18th, 2013 7:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — One of the best fishing spots in Hawkins County is also one of the most dangerous, as two fishermen found out Wednesday morning when their boat capsized at a Holston River dam near Rogersville.

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Just outside Las Vegas, kayaking through a canyon

Just outside Las Vegas, kayaking through a canyon

September 17th, 2013 6:27 pm by KAREN SCHWARTZ

It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally approved form of ID.

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'Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Trail' ForeWord Reviews book of the year

'Appalachian Trail: Celebrating America's Hiking Trail' ForeWord Reviews book of the year

September 17th, 2013 6:24 pm by Staff Report

Published in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Appalachian Trail, the book documents the significance of the trail with historical essays and full-color photos.

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High Knob Naturalist Rally scheduled for Sept. 28

High Knob Naturalist Rally scheduled for Sept. 28

September 15th, 2013 6:16 pm by Staff Report

COEBURN — The Clinch Coalition will host its 7th annual High Knob Naturalist Rally on Sept. 28 at Bark Camp Lake in Wise County, located within the Jefferson National Forest near Coeburn.

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Study: Rare condors hurt by residual DDT

Study: Rare condors hurt by residual DDT

September 15th, 2013 1:04 pm by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

In the coastal redwood forests of central California, scientists trying to unravel the mystery surrounding the reproductive problems of dozens of endangered condors think they have uncovered the culprit: the long-banned pesticide DDT.

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Branham wins Cherokee R&G Black Powder Cardridge championship

Branham wins Cherokee R&G Black Powder Cardridge championship

September 14th, 2013 6:26 pm by George Thwaites

The matches, which utilize metallic cartridges hand loaded with lead bullets and muzzleloading propellant, showcase big-bore single shot rifles of the type used by buffalo hunters and match shooters of the 1800s.

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