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Category: Land Management :: Recreation :: Non-Motorized Recreation
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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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You’ll have more chances to visit national parks for free in 2019 17.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The National Park Service raised the number of free days in 2019, adding a day to honor the park service's anniversary.
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Will Ethiopia's democratic awakening catch on next door in Eritrea? 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit.
3 key questions as Minneapolis readies homeless camp shelter 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Even as the city and its partners rush to open an emergency shelter for people living in tents along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues, questions vital to the effort's success remain unanswered.
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Better forest management won't end wildfires, but it can reduce the risks — here's how 28.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Facing unprecedented conditions, it is more critical now than ever to fund fireproof investments, increase partnerships and improve policies.
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88 dead, 203 still unaccounted for after Camp Fire contained 27.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials increased the toll when a forensic lab determined that previous remains thought to be from two individuals were actually from three.
Understaffed and overworked: Firefighters exhausted by severe California fires 26.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As major wildfires increase in California, some firefighters are being pushed to the point of exhaustion -- and overtime costs are soaring.
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Storm clouds on the horizon promise wildfire relief — and stir new fears 20.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Rain is in the forecast for California regions decimated by the Camp and Woolsey fires. That's a boon for firefighters, but it also complicates matters for evacuees and raises the threat of mudslides.
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77 killed in California's Camp Fire as number of missing drops to 993 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
At least 80 people have died throughout the state since the Camp and Woolsey fires broke out earlier this month. The official missing persons list spans 993 names.
Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines.
Serving time, and fighting California wildfires for $2 a day 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For the inmates who volunteer, the state program offers sentence reductions and more comfortable prison accommodations. But some critics have decried the practice as slave labor.
Warming tents go up at site of long-standing encampment in Minneapolis 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city gave permission for the warming tents because new shelter space is not ready. Temperatures have been well below freezing in recent days.
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California's Camp fire becomes the deadliest in state history 13.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
At least 42 people have died in a wildfire in Northern California that burned through the town of Paradise with shocking speed.
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Scientists: Wind, drought worsen fires, not bad management 13.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say.
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Death toll in California wildfires climbs to 44 12.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Forty-two of the confirmed deaths were in a huge blaze in Northern California. Officials said their teams have been sifting through ash and debris for remains.
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Death toll in California wildfires climbs to at least 31 12.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Firefighters are racing against wind gusts to control blazes raging in two areas of the state. In Northern California, officials say six more bodies were found.
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Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims 12.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, Calif. — and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones — as wildfires raged Sunday on both ends of the state.
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Northern California fire officials begin agonizing search for dead 11.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sheriff's investigators have begun the agonizing task of scouring through the wreckage of California's most destructive fire on record in search of the dead. By Saturday, the death toll had reached 23, but it seemed likely to climb.
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'Nothing here': Returning to rubble in Northern California 11.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
People surveyed the damage and struggled to cope with what they had lost. Entire neighborhoods were leveled and the business district was destroyed by a wildfire that killed at least nine people.
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At least 5 dead as blazes ravage California 9.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Camp Fire has consumed more than 70,000 acres, and at just 5 percent contained, it is likely to burn through tens of thousands more. And it is just one of several major wildfires now cutting a fiery path through the state.
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