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  • Cleveland Home and Remodeling Expo enters into final day
    Cleveland Home and Remodeling Expo enters into final day
    The good news is that the weather is taking a warming trend after a chilly weekend. The bad news is it is still pretty cold outside. What a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than to go to the Cleveland Home and Remodeling Show at the...
  • Bald eagle rehabbing
    Wildlife rehabilitator seeking funds
    Being a wildlife rehabilitator is a tough job. Long hours, little or no pay. Most, if not all wild animal rehabilitation facilities rely on donations, grants and fees earned from educational presentations. There are few rehabilitators for what...
  • 3rd Annual Ron Jon’s Beach’n Boards Fest Wrap Up
    3rd Annual Ron Jon’s Beach’n Boards Fest Wrap Up
    Melbourne, Florida – March 29, 2015 – It’s the 3rd annual Ron Jon Beach’n Boards Fest was a big success. On Saturday of the Fest the surf was not what I would call ideal for east coast surfing. But on Sunday the surf...
  • Veterans could get lifetime national recreation pass for $10 under proposal
    Veterans could get lifetime national recreation pass for $10 under proposal
    Another effort to make it less costly for veterans to use federal recreation areas was introduced in Congress. Unlike some other bills floating around, this one would lower the price but not make it free. Rep. Richard Nugent (R-Florida) introduced...
  • Pennsylvania's trout opener is set for April 4 in the southeast region
    Pennsylvania's trout opener set for April 4 in southeast region
    Come Saturday, April 4, local streams and a few lakes will be teaming with anglers attempting to catch a few trout that were stocked for the early trout opener in 18 southeastern counties. The statewide season opens two weeks later (April 18) when...
  • Bill would add Wall of Remembrance to Korean War Memorial in Washington
    Bill would add Wall of Remembrance to Korean War Memorial in Washington
    A Wall of Remembrance should be added to the Korean War Memorial in Washington, DC, says new legislation. Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas) introduced the Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (H.R. 1475). The bill first became...
  • Wild Birds Unlimited Grand Opening
    Utah's only Wild Birds Unlimited store holds grand opening this weekend
    Backyard birders in Utah have another great resource for all their birding supplies – the state's only Wild Birds Unlimited Store has opened and is holding its grand opening celebration March 28-29.Located at 1967 East Murray Holladay...
  • International tuna fishing commission meets in April
    International tuna fishing commission meets in April
    The Advisory Committee to the United States Section to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) has scheduled its its annual spring meeting for April 8-9. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the...
  • Sweet Betsey
    Trillium on the Blue Ridge Railroad Historic Trail
    For a while, the existence of the Blue Ridge Railroad Historic Trail was pretty much hidden because the trail was not marked. Finding the trailhead was almost accidental as it was in a previous article. Since then, the Boy Scouts have done a fine...
  • Free your mind with 'spring wildflower photography'
    Free your mind with 'spring wildflower photography'
    Photography of almost any kind can be fun. It helps us to relax, take our mind off of the issues of the day, and it will actually create a way for you to remember the good times while you were out-of-doors, and out of the house!While &ldquo...
  • ROCK Project Tour
    ROCK Project Tour: Inspiring positive responsibility to the climbing community
    The 2015 ROCK Project Tour, a project launched by the Access Fund and Black Diamond Equipment, hit the road this month on a six-stop event tour and will be stopping at some of the climbing hot spots throughout the United States. Multi-day events...
  • Volcom growing in the right direction
    Volcom growing in the right direction
    Melbourne, FL – March 27, 2015 – The 2015 Beach’n & Boards Fest had a few memorial moments. One of these moments was the Volcom sea oats planning event.According to Volcom, “Cocoa Beach Florida is not only the hometown...
  • Less snow more drought?
    New Republican Climate Change deniers?
    The New Republican reality?Like Most Americans, what do the young Republicans in the new U.S. Congress know the rest of us don’t know; and why has modern scientists become the whipping boy for everything wrong in the Universe?Moreover, it is...
  • The length of the Appalachian Trail
    Hiking the Appalachian Trail
    Nothing could be more exciting than to take a long hike on the Appalachian Trail. Hiking the Appalachian Trail can be very exhilarating and a great deal of fun. Some people attempt to hike the complete length of the trail, but there are few who...
  • Recreational fishing and boating grant program extention approved by committee
    Recreational fishing and boating grant program extention approved by committee
    The Sport Fish Restoration & Recreational Boating Safety Act passed a congressional Committee. On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation approved the measure (S. 834), only two days after it...