By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor In another low in the animal poaching world poachers are reportedly starting to utilize cyanide in hunting protected elephants. Rangers for the Hwange National Park stated they discovered six elephant carcasses having their tusks removed. A week later, four more died but had not yet suffered the harvesting of their […]
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced today the appointment of Bret Parke, currently General Counsel for the state’s Department of Administration, as the agency’s deputy director. In his new capacity, Mr. Parke will...Show More Summary
Powerful state commission bans the theme park's orca breeding program.
Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. dropped a day after a state agency approved an expansion plan for the San Diego park's killer whale tanks but with conditions that would bar captive orca breeding and limit the transfer of whales in and out of the park. The company's stock dropped $1.13, or...
Yet another school shooting took place last night, roughly the 249th mass shooting in the United States this year. One person was fatally shot and three people were wounded in a shooting in a parking lot at Flagstaff’s Northern Arizona University. Read more...
Bishop Ranch, which lists GE and AT&T as tenants, is set to introduce EZ10 shuttles in 2016, the first of their kind in the United States
The golden light during Emily and Sanjay’s Mt. Tamalpais State Park engagement took our breaths away and the sweet moments they shared with BrittRene Photography melted our hearts. A simple white dress and delicate flower crown never...Show More Summary
Gerald Butler tunes out the world with headphone while taking a hike throughout Leo Carrillo State Park on Wednesday (October 7) in Malibu, Calif. The 45-year-old actor has been fairly quiet on social media for the past few months. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gerard Butler A couple weeks earlier, Gerard was spotted [...]
On Tuesday, California governor Jerry Brown chose a fitting location to sign a state bill aimed at narrowing the gap between men’s and women’s wages—a national park named after Rosie the Riveter, the cultural icon modelled after several real-life working women. Show More Summary
Last August my Dad and I hiked the 100 Mile Wilderness section of the AT. Up to that point our only backpacking trips consisted of 4 day hikes in Baxter State Park’s backcountry. Don’t get me wrong, those hikes were great, but looking back on those trips, I wouldn’t say they put me into the...
The fall is a great time to bird and there are a few opportunities coming up to bird with others, which is a great way to learn more about identifying birds in the field.Saturday, October 10: Bird Walk at Lake Arrowhead State Park. 8:00 AM - (approximately) 9:00. Show More Summary
Just 30 miles from Manhattan, "potentially aggressive" black bears are harassing hikers in New Jersey's Ramapo Mountain State Park. Two animal encounters were reported last weekend, according to NBC New York. On Saturday three female hikers were followed by a bear, but they were able to escape after encountering a... More »
This is the reporting by a Bigfoot researcher of an ongoing study in the Southern part of the United States in a very large park area near homes and urban setting.Prior installments#1 What is Urban Sasquatch?#2 "The Original Experiment"#3...Show More Summary
Last week, Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo bestowed upon Chris Pratt, Anna Faris and their young son the honor of naming the Zoo's newest baby penguin. Pratt and Faris both grew in Washington State, so they named it "Eagle" after all the bald eagles that reside in Washington. Show More Summary
VINA DEL MAR, Chile (Reuters) - Chile on Monday said it would create one of the world's largest marine conservation parks, and Washington announced two new marine sanctuaries and a drive against illegal fishing to help protect the world's oceans.
Earlier this year, I wrote about the grassroots effort to add a 28th amendment to the United States Constitution specifying that money is not a form of free speech and...
For nearly 100 years, the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club has provided anglers a place to practice their casting. James Joiner writes about the unique facility in the middle of the San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park: “there may not … more ?
Wooden signs, wild flowers, and an enchanting forest all came together to create Callan and Ken’s magical wilderness wedding. Smithgall Woods State Park in Georgia offered the perfect atmosphere for this nature couple to say “I do.”Show More Summary
By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor The archetype of bureaucracy is often associated with the Departments of Licensing / Departments of Motor Vehicles in various states. Washington’s contribution for this year manifested in the issuance of handicapped parking placards–the cards that hang from mirrors. It most certainly adds insult to citizens’ injuries who need the placards […]
In New York City's Central Park, just below the 79 th St. Traverse, lies a heavily wooded area, interwoven with narrow, winding trails, and dotted with large granite boulders. While The Ramble, as it's known, may appear to be the most...Show More Summary