(March 31, 2017) -- The proposal to cut 24 seasonal state park jobs, increase forest service jobs, and permanently shift Maine Public Lands under the control of the Maine Forest Service did not appear to win support from legislators last week as they started tackling the conservation and forestry part of LePage’s budget.
(March 31, 2017) -- April is an exciting time in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources offers events around Ohio at our state parks and state nature preserves for people to enjoy as we step into spring. Fun events in April include several Easter egg hunts for kids as well as wildflower and bird walks.
(March 31, 2017) -- Cumberland Mountain State Park welcomed spring with its annual Kite Day on Saturday. Free kites were handed out to the first 100 participants, and a free lunch was enjoyed by all who attended.
(March 31, 2017) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has expanded its popular Outdoor Skills Academy – which began at the DNR’s Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac – to other locations around the state.
(March 31, 2017) -- Palouse Falls, Lyons Ferry and Lewis and Clark Trail state parks have seen increased attendance in the last few years, and safety has become a concern for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
(March 31, 2017) -- Tim Maloney, senior policy director for the Hoosier Environmental Council, expressed concern Thursday that the money dedicated to repairs has been dropping over the last ten years and it’s starting to take its toll on Indiana’s parks.
(March 31, 2017) -- Shawnee State Park in Bedford County has been awarded "Park of the Year" by the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation.
(March 31, 2017) -- Holiday Hills RV Resort operator Dan Selles says he is targeting the May 20 long weekend for the opening day of phase one of his new resort, located on the site of the former Okanagan Amusements, south of the airport lights on Highway 97.
(March 31, 2017) -- Strong winds -- later confirmed to be a weak tornado -- caused some damage in Monroe Thursday morning. A spotter in the city reported a "mini tornado" touched down near the Speedway RV Center on West Main Street in Monroe around 10:30 a.m.
(March 31, 2017) -- Cottonwood Estates residents filled the Washington County Board of Supervisors board room Tuesday afternoon to speak out regarding ongoing issues and planned changes at a nearby RV park.