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Grandfather Mountain otter habitat reopens

Grandfather Mountain otter habitat reopens

May 26th, 2014 6:52 pm by Staff Report

After a 2 1/2-month closure for renovations, the otter habitat is open again at Grandfather Mountain, and Nottaway and Luna are back in their renovated underwater viewing area.

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Outdoor Expo will showcase recreational resources in SW Va.

Outdoor Expo will showcase recreational resources in SW Va.

May 25th, 2014 12:05 am by Staff Report

The event will be free to the public with interactive clinics and demonstrations, educational information, family-oriented activities, live music and local beer.

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TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

TVA relying more on local police to patrol lakes, public areas

May 24th, 2014 8:16 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Valley Authority's public use area overlooking the Fort Patrick Henry Dam and reservoir looks much like it did when it opened more than a half century ago, but conditions have changed.

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Two wildlife officers injured on Norris Lake

Two wildlife officers injured on Norris Lake

May 24th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

CLINTON, Tenn. — Authorities say two Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers have been injured in a boating accident on Norris Lake in East Tennessee.

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TWRA, other agencies to host public meeting on trout hatchery funding

TWRA, other agencies to host public meeting on trout hatchery funding

May 21st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

The TWRA, TVA, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting on May 27 to receive comments on long-term funding recommendations for trout stocking programs in the region.

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Outdoor entertaining focus of Jonesborough's Garden Gala

Outdoor entertaining focus of Jonesborough's Garden Gala

May 21st, 2014 8:56 am by Entertainment Staff

Gardening enthusiasts looking for a little "Outdoor Entertaining" inspiration will find it in spades at Jonesborough's 18th Annual Garden Gala, set for Saturday May 24 in Tennessee's oldest town.

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Johnson City Omnium coming up June 7-8

May 19th, 2014 7:50 pm by Reneau Dubberley, community contributor

The Johnson City Omnium — featuring the 30th Roan Groan, the Franklin Woods Community Hospital Criterium and the Tupelo Honey Kids Fun Race — will return June 7-8 to its popular and proven courses.

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Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

Bays Mountain set for arrival of four new wolf pups

May 16th, 2014 5:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The pups, which are coming from a nature preserve in Minnesota, are a little over a month old and weigh between 12 and 18 pounds. The arrival will bring the park's wolf population up to seven.

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Hiking in the American Southwest

Hiking in the American Southwest

May 14th, 2014 8:40 pm by GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO, Associated Press

In seven parks from Phoenix to near El Paso, I wandered barefoot across blindingly white sand dunes, climbed on all fours over red boulders, trekked to waterfalls deep inside a canyon, and played rockhound — all while basking in uninterrupted sunshine.

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Boaters urged to Wear It! Because life jackets save lives

Boaters urged to Wear It! Because life jackets save lives

May 13th, 2014 8:32 pm by Staff Report

National Safe Boating Week is May 17-23, and the National Safe Boating Council and the Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron are encouraging boaters to Wear It! Because life jackets save lives.

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