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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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Fall color changes are about to begin. Here’s where to go leaf peeping in Colorado. 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Mother Nature has been teasing us this year, but Coloradans don't have long to wait now.
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Denver-area hiker reported “overdue” since Sunday in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness 17.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 66-year-old Denver-area man is overdue from his hike in Pyramid Peak in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness and has not been found since Sunday, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office.
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At last, sunglasses designed for the sport you love 13.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

These shades aren't cheap, but they protect your eyes when you're cycling, skiing or running.

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Hike this lush, shaded loop near Griffith Park's Travel Town 13.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A three-mile walk in Griffith Park delivers high-up views, as well as an unusual look at the back of the Hollywood sign.

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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Where to see California condors in the wild 6.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Southern California places where you can watch these big birds, which were brought back from the brink of extinction

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Leaf-peeping is only a few weeks away — and it’s supposed to be amazing this year 3.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Want to go leaf-peeping this fall in Colorado? We've got a breakdown of when leaves are expected to change across the state.
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Malibu Hiker Dies of Heat Stroke and Eight Others Rescued After They Ran Out of Water 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Officials said the man was in his 60s.
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Witness preaches safety after seeing Minnesota climber's fatal fall 31.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A witness recounted seeing the fall that killed Eric Lindberg, 65, of Circle Pines, while he was hiking Montana’s Granite Peak last weekend.
Fire dangers draw concerns in Rocky Mountain National Park this Labor Day weekend 31.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Dry, windy conditions and the curing of a "robust grass crop" in Rocky Mountain National Park, combined with Labor Day weekend crowds, prompted park officials on Friday to remind the public of fire dangers.
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E-bikes are headed for national parks — and some in Colorado aren’t happy about it 31.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A new Trump administration order hotly opposed by many outdoors groups will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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Phish fans brave plague-related drama for Labor Day weekend shows 31.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A little bit of plague? Some last-minute scrambling to avoid sleeping in your car? A few air-conditioned shuttles? That's just par for the course for Phish fans, who braved some travel headaches, health hazards and housing hullabaloo for the jam band's annual Labor Day weekend shows at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
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Coming to national park trails: electric bikes 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming their way into serene national parks and other public lands nationwide, under a new Trump administration order — hotly opposed by many outdoors groups — allowing the so-called e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
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Going to Burning Man — and the boss lets you expense it 30.8.2019 LA Times: Business

The Nevada desert happening has become a work retreat for some companies. Really.

Illegal cannabis farms still scarring public lands, two years after Prop. 64 29.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Nearly two years after California voters approved Prop. 64, illegal marijuana grows are continuing in the state's national forests, predominantly the work of Mexican drug traffickers.

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Hike in camping fees at Rocky Mountain National Park proposed 29.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Staff at Rocky Mountain National Park is proposing fee increases for camping at the popular park.
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Mountain bikers and environmentalists collide in Minnetonka trail dispute 27.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnetonka City Council on Monday approved a controversial plan for a mountain bike trail that environmental advocates say will harm the natural habitat for an endangered species.
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Greenland's glaciers are melting. It's as if Earth's refrigerator door were left open 21.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Summer is hitting Greenland with record heat and extreme melt. By season's end, about 440 billion tons of ice will have melted or calved off its ice sheet.

Heavily polluted U.S. weapons sites — including Rocky Flats and Rocky Mountain Arsenal — are now home to wildlife 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.
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