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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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Photos Outdoors
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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Community Sports Live Outdoors
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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Community Outdoors
Mountain bike enthusiasts hope Web contest can help Doe Mountain trail efforts

Mountain bike enthusiasts hope Web contest can help Doe Mountain trail efforts

May 13th, 2014 6:51 pm by NET News Service

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association of the Tri-Cities is seeking Internet votes from the community for a grant from Bell Helmets, which will be used to build mountain bike trails on Doe Mountain.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Hidden Gems

May 12th, 2014 5:43 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features Hidden Gems of Southwest Virginia. The photos were submitted by Lee County's Rebecca Edwards.

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Community Education Outdoors
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day

May 9th, 2014 1:45 pm by Staff Report

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting National Park Career Day from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 10, and invites students, recent graduates and their families to get a behind-the-scenes look into National Park Service careers.

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