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Get It in Gear: Motorola MT-350R two-way radio smart move for outdoors-minded

Get It in Gear: Motorola MT-350R two-way radio smart move for outdoors-minded

July 7th, 2013 9:00 am by George Thwaites

The Motorola MT-350R Talkabout series fits the “everybody ought to have a couple of these” category of items for any disaster preparedness kit.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Get It In Gear: Becker BK-7 a great all-around knife for adventure

Get It In Gear: Becker BK-7 a great all-around knife for adventure

July 5th, 2013 6:15 pm by George Thwaites

The Becker BK-7 was designed from the outset as a high-utility, high value tool that average U.S. military personnel could afford. This covers what most people want in a general purpose utility knife.

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Community Outdoors
Arborist certification course set for Abingdon

Arborist certification course set for Abingdon

July 5th, 2013 1:52 pm by Staff Report

The Arborist Certification Course will be held July 16-18 in Abingdon in cooperation with Trees Virginia. It has been designed to assist tree care professionals and other professionals who wish to become certified arborists.

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Strange Days: stripers and hybrids still in the river near Rogersville

Strange Days: stripers and hybrids still in the river near Rogersville

July 4th, 2013 3:59 pm by George Thwaites

A strong rockfish and hybrid bite in the Holston River in Rogersville has local angling experts scratching their heads.

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Holston Army Ammunition Plant will hold no deer hunts in 2013

July 3rd, 2013 7:06 pm by George Thwaites

The drawing hunts, which have always had a strict quota, were originally initiated to prevent the installation’s deer herd from exceeding the carrying capacity of the enclosed property.

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Going Places: Winged Deer Park has become a popular staycation destination

Going Places: Winged Deer Park has become a popular staycation destination

July 2nd, 2013 10:17 am by Debra McCown

Winged Deer Park might be known as a tournament ballpark, but it also has much more to offer, said Roger Blakeley, director of Johnson City Parks and Recreation.

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Outdoors
Smokies rangers issue high-water alert for Fourth of July week

Smokies rangers issue high-water alert for Fourth of July week

July 1st, 2013 9:48 pm by knoxville news sentinel

With potentially heavy rainfall forecast throughout this week, Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers are advising visitors to be extremely cautious near area rivers.

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4th Watauga Lake Cleanup set for July 20

4th Watauga Lake Cleanup set for July 20

July 1st, 2013 6:45 am by Staff Report

The fourth annual Watauga Lake Cleanup will be held Saturday, July 20. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Fish Springs Marina and Sink Mountain Boat Ramp.

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Regional & National Outdoors
TWRA seeks input on pair of migratory bird issues

TWRA seeks input on pair of migratory bird issues

June 30th, 2013 6:51 pm by Staff Report

The TWRA is seeking public input on two migratory bird issues: opening day of the 2013-14 waterfowl hunting seasons and a possible sandhill crane hunting season.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Tennessee to get $47K USFWS grant to battle white-nose syndrome

Tennessee to get $47K USFWS grant to battle white-nose syndrome

June 29th, 2013 4:12 pm by Associated Press

A new grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will provide $950,694 to 28 states, including Tennessee, for projects aimed at controlling white-nose syndrome.

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