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Endangered species thrive on U.S. military ranges

Endangered species thrive on U.S. military ranges

August 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

The sign says "Danger. Boom. Explosives. Unexploded Ordnance and Laser Range in Use. Keep Out." But on San Clemente Island, which is owned by the Navy, the loggerhead shrike has been rebounding from the brink of extinction.

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Anglers fish for bass, trout walleye on South Holston Lake

Anglers fish for bass, trout walleye on South Holston Lake

August 9th, 2013 12:00 am by George Thwaites

Since Jerry Hall completed his world record endurance scuba dive at Lake View Dock last week, things have finally gotten back to normal on South Holston Lake.

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Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

Outdoor events abound at Highlands Fest

August 6th, 2013 9:11 am by Jessica Fischer

The streets of picturesque downtown Abingdon, Va., will be bustling with arts and crafts, musical performances and other family-friendly activities this week as the 65th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival continues its 10-day run.

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Outdoors
USFWS considering adding two Tenn. plants to endangered list

USFWS considering adding two Tenn. plants to endangered list

August 6th, 2013 12:39 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input on a proposal to list two Tennessee plants, the Short’s bladderpod and whorled sunflower, as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.

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Regional & National Outdoors
AEF releases American eagles Thunderhead and Destiny at Douglas Lake

AEF releases American eagles Thunderhead and Destiny at Douglas Lake

August 4th, 2013 11:58 pm by Associated Press

The American Eagle Foundation released two of the majestic birds — named Thunderhead and Destiny — on Friday at Douglas Lake.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Rescuers find body of Mount Hood snowboarder

Rescuers find body of Mount Hood snowboarder

August 4th, 2013 2:34 pm by Associated Press

Rescuers have recovered the body of a Colorado snowboarder killed when an ice tunnel collapsed on Oregon's Mount Hood, authorities said Sunday.

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Outdoors
N.Y. village trying birth control to trim deer herd

N.Y. village trying birth control to trim deer herd

August 3rd, 2013 11:59 pm by Associated Press

“We’re hearing all about ‘Don’t kill Bambi’ and all the jokes about deer condoms,” Mayor Peter Swiderski said. “People are having their little chuckles. But deer have a pretty big negative effect on the community.”

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Search continues for missing Tenn. hiker

Search continues for missing Tenn. hiker

August 3rd, 2013 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Searchers are continuing their efforts to find a missing hiker, Geraldine Largay of Brentwood, Tenn., on a rugged section of the Appalachian Trail in western Maine.

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Kids learning in the Smokies with a little help from Friends

Kids learning in the Smokies with a little help from Friends

August 2nd, 2013 9:34 pm by Staff Report

Friends of the Smokies invested more than $226,000 in environmental education programs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park during the 2012-2013 school year.

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Cooler temperatures haven't affected fishing on area reservoirs

Cooler temperatures haven't affected fishing on area reservoirs

August 1st, 2013 10:17 pm by George Thwaites

The dog days haven't been all that doggy. Ambient temperatures slipped into the 60s before August even got under way.

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