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Forest rangers rescue Fort Drum climbers in Tug Hill State Forest

RODMAN, N.Y. (WWTI) – On Tuesday, September 16, around 8:30 p.m., the Department of Environmental Conservation responded to a pair of stranded climbers from Fort Drum. Rangers were notified of two climbers from Fort Drum, in need of assistance, after the climbers were looking for a nearby waterfall, Rangers said resulting in the pair getting stranded approximately 180 feet down in the shale substrate gulf.
RODMAN, NY
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18 Beautiful and Romantic Getaways in Florida!

Are you searching for the perfect romantic getaways in Florida? If so, keep reading!. If you’re looking for the perfect romantic getaways in Florida, then this list is going to give you loads of inspiration!. Whether you’ve been together 3 months, 3 years or 30 years, finding the perfect romantic...
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Rangers perform technical ropes rescue in Tug Hill State Forest

On Sept. 14, at 11:14 a.m., Essex County 911 contacted DEC’s Ray Brook Dispatch reporting a hiker with a knee injury on the summit of Hopkins Mountain in the Giant Mountain Wilderness. Rangers Lewis, Morehouse, Martin, and O’Connor responded. Rangers Lewis and Morehouse stabilized the hiker’s knee and carried him down the trail where he was transferred to a 6×6 UTV. The hiker was taken to the trailhead where he was met by his spouse and then driven to a hospital. Resources were clear at 4 p.m.
ESSEX COUNTY, NY
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Logging may cause delays on Sand Hill Trail at Negwegon State Park

LANSING – Two timber harvests underway near Negwegon State Park, located on the border of Alcona and Alpena counties, may temporarily affect traffic entering and leaving the park. Locals and park visitors may see increased truck traffic or encounter short delays on a narrow stretch of Sand Hill Trail between...
ALPENA, MI
virginia.gov

Old-Timey Apples

The property that is now the Matthews State Forest was donated to the Commonwealth by the late Judge Jack Matthews and his wife, Clare. Judge Matthews had varying interests that helped lead him to the decision to donate his land to the Department of Forestry. Among these were the American chestnut, all types of native wildlife, educating youngsters about conservation, and what he called “old-timey apples.”
AGRICULTURE
maryland.gov

Fee Removed for Off-Road Trails at Savage River State Forest

St John’s Rock Campground Now Open to All Via Online Reservation. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced it has eliminated the day-use fee for riding the St. John’s Rock off-road vehicle (ORV) trail at Savage River State Forest, saving trail users $9 per rider and also removing the need for advance registration.
SAVAGE, MD
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Sonyea State Forest – Mt Morris, NY

This state forest might not look like much, but there is much more here than meets the eye, especially if you want to try rustic camping. Like many of New York’s gorgeous state forests, rustic camping is not only allowed but encourages. See what makes this state forest not only a great camping destination but a wonderful place to hike and fish.
HOBBIES
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ELLIOT STATE FOREST REOPENS FOR MOST USES

The Oregon Department of State Lands and the Oregon Department of Forestry have announced that visitors may once again access the Elliot State Forest for most activities. A release from the ODSL said wildfire restrictions have been lifted on overnight camping, use of firearms, and motor vehicle travel on roads. Campfires remain prohibited until further notice.
OREGON STATE

Top homes for sale in Preston

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 story home on corner lot. Newer siding, newer windows and a large 2 car garage and all with
PRESTON, MN
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Statewide Volunteer Day is Saturday, Sept. 25

Iowa state parks and forests have set Saturday, Sept. 25 as annual Volunteer Day, when Iowans are invited to lend a hand at nearly 20 parks and forests hosting events. Clean-up efforts will be unique for each park depending on needs, and may include litter pick-up, staining or painting buildings, planting trees, rebuilding picnic tables, harvesting prairie seeds and more. The state parks and forests participating include:
IOWA STATE
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Fee Removed for Off-Road Trails at Savage River State Forest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced it has eliminated the day-use fee for riding the St. John’s Rock off-road vehicle (ORV) trail at Savage River State Forest, saving trail users $9 per rider and also removing the need for advance registration. Additionally, the St. John’s Rock camping area is...
TRAVEL
wxhc.com

Injured dirt biker rescued from state forest in Virgil

On Wednesday (September 15) just after 7 pm, Virgil rescue crews were dispatched for a dirt bike accident on State Land near Lash Road. The caller was located on Tower Rd near the power lines between Clute and Lash, however the injured party was approximately 1-1.5 miles into the State Forrest near Finger Lakes trail 3.
DRYDEN, NY
gorgenewscenter.com

Elliott State Forest Reopens for Most Uses

The Department of State Lands and Oregon Department of Forestry today announced visitors may once more access the Elliott State Forest for most activities, effective immediately. The announcement lifts wildfire restrictions on overnight camping, use of firearms, and motor vehicle travel on roads. Campfires remain prohibited until further notice. Visitors...
POLITICS
adirondackalmanack.com

Recreation Highlight: Sharing Trails with Hunters

Hunting and trapping seasons are beginning to open throughout New York State. These activities are enjoyed by many as forms of recreation and a means of providing for their families. These activities can also benefit forest ecosystems by helping maintain healthy animal populations while reducing nuisance wildlife issues and, in some cases, decreasing transmission of wildlife diseases. Whether you are a hunter, trapper, or just enjoy getting outdoors in the fall, learning how to share public lands with other users will help keep you and fellow visitors safe.
HOBBIES

Pennsylvania state park visitors drop from pandemic peak

Visitors to Pennsylvania state parks dropped by 2.6 million so far this year in comparison to the same period last year, according to statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Through August this year, 31,559,249 people visited the state’s 121 state parks, while the same period in...
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