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‘From the Roots Up’ celebrates trees

‘From the Roots Up’ celebrates trees

May 8th, 2013 10:23 am by Staff Report

The Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners will present the third annual “From the Roots Up” celebration, in honor of Arbor Day. Hosted by the town of Jonesborough and the Johnson City Power Board, this event will take place May 10-11.

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Outdoors

TWRA confirms new state record for spotted gar not taken by rod and reel

May 7th, 2013 1:47 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed a new state record for the spotted gar taken by method other than rod and reel.

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News Regional & National Outdoors

Black bears thriving in Big South Fork

May 6th, 2013 12:10 pm by Associated Press

ONEIDA, Tenn. (AP) — New population estimates of black bears in and around the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area show the population is thriving.

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Blogs Regional & National Outdoors
TWRA seeking comments on hunting regulations

TWRA seeking comments on hunting regulations

May 6th, 2013 8:04 am by Associated Press

The TWRA is asking the public for comments on proposed regulations for the 2013-2014 hunting seasons. Officials say it's an opportunity for citizens to share their concerns with the agency.

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Community Sunday Stories Outdoors
SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

May 6th, 2013 12:00 am by Debra McCown

The sun peeks out over blue-tinged mountains and shines through the morning fog, casting warm, golden light over a stunning view from the grassy mountaintop. It's a view former Kingsport Mayor Jeanette Blazier hopes will always be preserved.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Inaugural Thunder Valley Fly & Wine Expo this weekend

Inaugural Thunder Valley Fly & Wine Expo this weekend

May 3rd, 2013 12:03 am by George Thwaites

"Waiter, there's a fly in my wine ..."

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Community Sunday Stories Outdoors
Going Places: The Channels provide a unique hiking destination

Going Places: The Channels provide a unique hiking destination

May 3rd, 2013 12:00 am by Debra McCown

A remarkable sandstone formation long known to the locals on the Washington-Russell county line in Virginia, the Channels has recently become more accessible to visitors with the opening of the Brumley Mountain Trail.

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Sports Live Regional & National Outdoors

TWRA won't enforce ban on fishing below dams

May 1st, 2013 10:26 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is balking at enforcing dam tailwater fishing restrictions by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Sports Live Outdoors

Talking turkey with hunter extraordinaire Strand

April 25th, 2013 2:22 pm by DENNIS ANDERSON, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Mark Strand has chased turkeys throughout the United States and Mexico. An outdoors writer, photographer and videographer, Strand, 55, began hunting turkeys in the late 1970s.

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Sports Live Outdoors
'Bama rig still boating big-bellied bass

'Bama rig still boating big-bellied bass

April 11th, 2013 10:47 pm by George Thwaites

"If you're fishing a tournament and not fishing this bait, do you know what you're going to get? Your butt kicked," said Rex Pendergrass at Watson's Marine.

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