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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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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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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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Feds seek to revoke celebrity hunter's probation

Feds seek to revoke celebrity hunter's probation

June 28th, 2013 8:33 am by BILL DRAPER, Associated Press

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke the probation of William "Spook" Spann, 50, of Dickson, Tenn., who pleaded guilty in November to transporting unlawfully taken wildlife across state lines in violation of the federal Lacey Act.

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Boone Lake hybrids on night time feeding sprees

Boone Lake hybrids on night time feeding sprees

June 27th, 2013 6:05 pm by George Thwaites

Got hybrids? Boone Lake certainly has. And local angling author Keith Bartlett has been getting into them.

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Get It In Gear: GSI Ketalist cook kit

Get It In Gear: GSI Ketalist cook kit

June 26th, 2013 9:21 pm by George Thwaites

If you need to boil some water in the woods for tea or instant coffee, you can get your Bilbo Baggins on with the GSI Halulite Ketalist– a lightweight tea kettle built for adventurers. Here is your handle. Here is your spout.

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Scrapbook Showcase: The Beauty of Roan Mountain

June 26th, 2013 11:50 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Fred Mattingly. A collection of the photos, showcasing the beauty of Roan Mountain, appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on June 23.

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Black bear scales 10-foot fence to visit Knoxville Zoo

June 25th, 2013 11:46 am by Amy McCray, Knoxville News Sentinel

While zoos are always alert to keep their exotic animals safely inside their habitats, they rarely experience a wild animal the size of a bear wanting to get inside their boundaries.

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