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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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Virginia State record hybrid caught — at Flannagan Reservoir!

Virginia State record hybrid caught — at Flannagan Reservoir!

September 13th, 2013 5:12 pm by George Thwaites

Joshua Neece of Dante (a town of Major Hoople fame) caught the Virginia state record hybrid on Flannagan on June 19.

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Warriors Path hosts conservation camp for fourth-graders

Warriors Path hosts conservation camp for fourth-graders

September 12th, 2013 11:28 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — About 800 fourth-graders got up close and personal with animal skeletons and skins, live animals, bugs and recycling this week. The conservation camp at Warriors Path exposed students to conservation-themed presentations.

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For many, the first day of dove season signifies the start of the hunting year premium content

September 10th, 2013 9:19 pm by George Thwaites

DOVE FIELD, Va. — For an avid hunter, the approach of autumn has a peculiar sound. It begins at noon. A seasoned ear can easily sort out the 20s from the 12s — although the report of a stray 28-gauge might leave a few scratching their heads.

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Biologists reintroduce endangered mussel to Tennessee river

Biologists reintroduce endangered mussel to Tennessee river

September 10th, 2013 5:31 pm by Associated Press

Biologists have reintroduced an endangered mussel to Tennessee’s Duck River. The mussel historically had a range from Minnesota to Arkansas, but today there are only five known populations.

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Church Hill Trout Rodeo set for Saturday

Church Hill Trout Rodeo set for Saturday

September 9th, 2013 5:40 pm by Staff Report

The Church Hill Trout Rodeo will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Jaycees Park.

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