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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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Op-Ed: Remember PG&E's planned wildfire blackouts in October? They cost California millions, and the benefits don't add up 7.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A new Manhattan Institute analysis of PG&E's massive October 2019 power blackouts shows that costs far outweighed the benefits of reduced wildfire risk.

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On the road in the Southwest during the pandemic. Shelter in place? Keep driving? 4.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

What do you do if you live on the road during a coronavirus pandemic?

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Angeles National Forest closes popular trails until July 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Popular forest roads and trails in the Angeles National Forest, including those leading to Mt.

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An outdoorsman says goodbye to the outdoors — at least for now 3.4.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
Trips to national parks are canceled. Popular hiking trails are avoided. Mountain towns are left unexplored.
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What's open and closed this weekend? Trails, parks, beaches in Southern California 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Amid coronavirus restrictions, tips for walking, hiking, cycling, running near home

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Backcountry skiers concerned about safety after sudden influx of novices 1.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
Ski shops selling or renting backcountry gear have seen business explode after Colorado closed ski areas during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Joshua Tree National Park closes to all visitors over coronavirus 1.4.2020 LA Times: Health

The park closed indefinitely to all visitors Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. It earlier had closed campgrounds and access roads into the park but allowed walkers and cyclists to enter.

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FAQs: How the governor’s stay-at-home order applies to outdoor recreation 31.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Can I run outside? Can I hike in the mountains? Can I uphill ski?
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Forest Service closes all of its trailheads, campgrounds and picnic sites across Colorado 27.3.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
Plus, Colorado Parks and Wildlife closed all of its campgrounds.
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National parks have been closing across the country to avoid crowding during coronavirus outbreak 25.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
From Rocky Mountain National Park to Yosemite, parks have been closing.
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Which Southern California public spaces are safe to visit during the coronavirus outbreak? 24.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Public officials press for more social distancing as many beaches and public spaces close amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Salvation Army offers stores and camps as homeless shelters amid outbreak, but it's a leap 24.3.2020 LA Times: Health

The Salvation Army has volunteered to use its stores as shelters for homeless people at risk of the novel coronavirus virus. It's a long shot.

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Colorado parks and trails fill up as coronavirus leads to cabin fever 21.3.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
With almost all schools, entertainment venues and some workplaces now closed in Colorado, restless residents are heading to one of the few places they can still go: the great outdoors.
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National parks are now free, but not everyone wants you to flock to them 20.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
National parks are free during the coronavirus outbreak to encourage social distancing. But not everyone is happy about it.
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Is it safe to hike Runyon Canyon? Or work out at the gym? 14.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Feeling housebound? Get out and hike, an expert says, as long as you keep your six-foot distance. Gym can be OK too. But use these precautions.

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Here’s how to actually enjoy Hanging Lake without all the crowds 9.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Hanging Lake is one of Colorado's most popular hiking trails in the summer. But the local secret is that it's best done in the winter.
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Park rangers still use hats to raffle coveted backcountry spots — a tradition that might end soon 3.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Nearly 100 campers waited in the cold to scribble their names on slips of papers to be pulled out of a ranger's hat even though they could've just booked online.
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Finding a natural sense of urgency to act 21.2.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
In solving the climate crisis, we must find a way to survive by mimicking nature: changing quickly while establishing firm roots for long-term survival.
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Afghan heroin addicts meet brave woman in 'Mother Camp' rehab 14.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

The woman who runs the Mother Camp heroin rehab clinic in Afghanistan defies a male-dominated in the war-broken land

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