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How to Grab a Bite to Eat and Help the Planet


You CAN grab something to eat, enjoy every bite, AND help the planet..

How to Save Money AND help the planet


Don't all of us love to have the money to do the fun things that bring us joy? Not that all fun things require money, mind you, on the contrary! But have you ever wanted to read that awesome-looking new book, eat at that new green restaurant in town or throw a party for friends and family..

Spanish Courses in Spain


Spain: sun, sea, sand and Spanish..

Maples for Autumn Colour


As the weather cools in late summer and the days shorten noticeably so the deciduous trees and shrubs begin to withdraw chlorophyll from their leaves in preparation for the winter shutdown. With less of that vital green pigment to mask them, the other colours within the leaves begin to show through.

Too much to do in London!


No one can truly say they know London well. To know London completely is impossible.

Shark Pictures Not The Real Thing


Pictures of a massive dead Great White shark on the back of a bakkie are doing the rounds on email with the subject line saying "Caught at Monwabisi and Strandfontein Beach yesterday" - but experts have dismissed it as a hoax.The grim pictures show the shark with a hook and trace still attached.

Japanese Garden of Monaco


Have you ever seen an authentic Japanese garden? Well, I had the chance of seeing the one in Monaco and was really impressed too. Wanna taste a little Japanese culture? Stepping on this ground is escaping from the real world into a fantasy land.

Greek Food


A meal in Greece is highlighted with a selection of hot and cold plates known as mezedes. Soups are few but they are meals by themselves.

Ultralight Backpacking Versus Traditional Backpacking


Contrary to what many think, ultralight backpacking is not just about the freedom to hike more miles or to take your whole pack up the mountain with you. It is also about comfort and safety.

Side-Tripping in Montana


Nightlife in Big Sky, Montana is more exciting than you would think. Especially for a pair of happy-go-lucky California girls in town just for the heck of it, on a spur-of-the-moment vacation in search of a Western adventure.

Three Places to Interact with Dolphins in Hawaii


Visitors to Hawaii frequently see dolphins from shore or on a whale-watching cruise or fishing boat. Visitors sometimes happen to be in the water snorkeling or kayaking when a pod of dolphins swims by.

Where to Find Some of the Best Beaches in the World


We think that Cape Town has some of the best beaches in the world.You can choose beaches which are on the Indian Ocean, with warm water, or those on the colder Atlantic Ocean.

Review: Russell Shortos The Island At The Center Of The World


Up to now the preponderant view held by many historians is that Dutch contribution to American history and particularly to that of New York has been one of irrelevancy. As we no doubt realize, the winners write history, and unfortunately, whatever the losers may have contributed, it seems to be lost or forgotten in the shuffle.

Amazing Trek Across TIbet!


Today Bookpleasures and Sketchandtravel are pleased to have as our guest, Brandon Wilson, author of Yak Butter Blues.In 1992, Brandon and his wife Cheryl travelled 40 days from early October to the end of November in 1992 over 1000 kilometers travelling along the ancient pilgrimage route across Tibet.

Traveling To and Around Hawaii, A First-Time Visitors Primer


Six different islands in Hawaii are open to tourism. Most first-timers planning a trip to one or more than one island have numerous questions relating to where exactly to go and how exactly to get there.

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How to get your kid to love the outdoors this summer  San Francisco Chronicle

When facing the inevitable question of how your children are going to spend their summer break, Lara Hitchcock has a novel idea. “Disguise an activity as ...


Outdoors Calendar: June 16, 2019 | Hunting & Fishing  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Today. n The Putnam County Gun Club will host a precision pistol match, 9 a.m., at the club's range near Eleanor. Call 304-523-9783. n The Putnam County Gun ...


OUTDOORS COLUMN: 'If only one could choose' | Column-with-byline | thetandd.com  The Times and Democrat

The month of May was a strange one for my family. A lot of change and the loss of friends and loved ones made it seem like I was looking.


Kids Celebrate The Outdoors At ‘Adventures NYC’ Free Event In Central Park  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was a perfect day to be in Central Park as, for another year, the parks and recreation department created Adventures NYC to ...


Outdoors in Maine: Deer numbers showing improvement in County  Lewiston Sun Journal

Not so long ago, deer numbers in northern Maine were at a crisis point. It was said, not jokingly, that in some Aroostook County townships the lynx, a federally ...


Some outdoors adventures with dad can be found this weekend  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Here's a few fun things to do in the outdoors with dad this weekend.


Check out the Outdoors calendar for meetings and fishing tournaments  The Advocate

LAFAYETTE KAYAK FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Pack & Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook, Lafayette. Call (337) 232-5854. Website: lafayettekayakfishing.com.


Outdoors calendar for Lancaster County, week beginning June 16  LancasterOnline

The Outdoors Calendar welcomes information on hunting, fishing, hiking and other outdoors events. Email details to sports@lnpnews.com; send to LNP, Attn: ...


Paul McCartney takes the stage, Gander Outdoors closes, Blaze Pizza: Stories you loved  Green Bay Press Gazette

As always, we've rounded up some of the most-read stories of the week and some of their top Facebook comments.


The Philharmonic and Met Opera Go Outdoors, in Good Weather and Bad  The New York Times

Two concerts in Central Park proved, yet again, that there is an improbable joy in hearing great music outside of the concert hall.


OUTDOORS: Arguments for and against deer-baiting  Tuscaloosa News

Editor's Note: Information contained in Robert DeWitt's outdoors column Saturday, June 15 was incorrect. The legislature has passed and the governor has ...


Captains treat Fallen Outdoors to Alabama’s great inshore fishing  Yellowhammer News

After a ride through the significant chop caused an unusual June north wind, Capt. Bobby Abruscato pulled back on the throttle and idled to one of his favorite ...


Sample the outdoors on Outdoor Adventure Day | Grizzly Weekender  Big Bear Grizzly

Are you a city dweller in mind or at heart but want to explore the outdoors? Not sure where to begin? That's where Big Bear Ecotourism comes to the rescue.


Roger Wolfe: Happy Father's Day to all of the outdoor dads  The Logan Banner

First and foremost, I want to wish all fathers out there a Happy Father's Day. There is something special about the time spent between a father and their children ...


Outdoors: Area parks are good getaways ... if it ever stops raining  Chronicle Telegram

It's been a wet spring for everyone. If fact, when it's over it likely will go down as one of the wettest on record — definitely less than ideal for outdoor recreation.


Blue Marsh comes out for National Get Outdoors Day  Reading Eagle

Outdoor enthusiasts from across Berks County came out Saturday to Blue Marsh Lake to mark National Get Outdoors Day.The event was held at Blue Marsh'


Building a Stronger Midway: Feels like summer – find fun outdoors  Monitorsaintpaul

By CHAD KULAS, Midway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. After a long, drawn-out winter has once again come to a close, warmer weather is here.


Outdoor notes: Game and parks to hold hearing about mountain lion hunting season  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to approve a proposed 2020 mountain lion season when it meets Friday in ...


Coastal waters feeling big impact from flood  The Advocate

Don't know if you've ever thought about it, but a wet spring — and it's been extraordinarily wet — is good for strawberries and crawfish, but bad for shrimp and.


First Alert Forecast: Great day to spend outdoors with Dad  WECT

Now, dry high pressure looks to keep rain odds lower for Father's Day weekend with rain chances near zero Saturday night, and 10% for Father's Day.


Outdoors notes  Observer-Reporter

McDonald Sportsmen's Association trap and skeet ranges are open to the public Thursdays from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. year round. For details, call 724-796-2271.


Why you should spend more time outdoors — at the office | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

Our indoor existence is hazardous to our health, the author says, and outdoor or nature-based workspaces could be the answer.


An outdoors lesson from Dad on how fishing applies to life  NewYorkUpstate.com

My father was passionate about fishing and he passed that passion on to me,


NASCAR comes to Iowa for Gander Outdoors Truck Series  KCCI Des Moines

KCCI's Nick Tabbert reports from Iowa Speedway in Newton.


Your Garden: Moving your tropical plants outdoors  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Cindy Williams spoke with Tom Estabrook of Estabrook's in Yarmouth about how to deal with temperamental tropical plants when moving them from inside to ...


Outdoors Calendar: June 16-23, 2019 | Sports | tulsaworld.com  Tulsa World

Outdoors Calendar events listed for June 16-23, 2019.


Outdoors Notebook: Gun club open, J.M. Davis sets anniversary celebration  Tulsa World

Tulsa Gun Club and local nature centers are recovering and opening areas after the flood, and J.M. Davis sets its 50th Anniversary celebration for June 29.


How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week, Doctors Say  The New York Times

Researchers have now quantified the ideal amount of time needed to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors.


Downtown outdoors: Trails for mountain biking coming to Millie Hill | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County residents soon will have a new trail system to walk, hike and bike, thanks to the efforts of the Dickinson Trail Network.


Outdoors: Not all crankbaits are created equal | Free  ECM Publishers

Most anglers think all crankbaits are created equal, but they are not. When you look at the shelves at the retailers, you can be overcome with confusion because ...


Migrants being held outdoors near bridge in El Paso, official says  CBS News

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is holding migrants "partially outdoors" near a bridge in El Paso, an official confirmed to CBS News on Tuesday. Border Patrol ...


Get outside and experience the Grand Outdoors this weekend  WZZM13.com

This spring, Experience Grand Rapids launched a new video series called "The Grand Outdoors" which features the outdoor recreation activities you can enjoy ...


Explore and Enjoy the Outdoors  KSMU Radio

June is Great Outdoors Month in America. It reminds us to connect with nature and explore fun outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping and paddling.


OUTDOORS: Crappie can be caught in hot weather  The Union-Recorder

When the weather turns hot in middle Georgia as it has recently, few anglers target crappie except at night around lighted boat docks or under lights dropped ...


The best little cities to live if you love the outdoors  MarketWatch

Finding a place to call home doesn't mean giving up grand adventures. These five small cities are scattered across the states but they all have one thing in ...


Kids enjoy the outdoors at the 'Sharing Nature with Children' event  UpperMichigansSource.com

Kids had the opportunity to get outside with the 'Sharing Nature with Children' event in Lakenenland on Friday evening.


Making the outdoors into kid-friendly, fun spaces  Huntington Herald Dispatch

"Summer time and the living is easy" goes the old quote. However, if you have kids to entertain this isn't always the case, particularly if you don't usually have ...


6 ways to celebrate Great Outdoors Month in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

Don't let spring showers rain on your June parade. Designated as Great Outdoors Month, the Illinois Office of Tourism rounded up some ideas for the outdoorsy ...


Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat | Sports And Outdoors  Anchorage Press

YAKUTAT — On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Biologists here are learning ...


High Plains Outdoors: Shark Fishing With The Family  HPPR

A potential client once asked Capt. Mike Williams to describe hooking, and landing a big shark. Williams, who has spent a lifetime fishing and guiding.


Kate Middleton catch tadpoles with kids, enjoys the outdoors  Today Show

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, loves to play in nature! The former Kate Middleton, 37, showed how much she enjoys the outdoors when she made a surprise ...


Outdoors: Turtles can turn out to be the best in taste  Burlington Times News

The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks, Which practically conceal its sex. I think it clever of the turtle, In such a fix, to be so fertile. Ogden Nash, you have to admit, ...


Gander Outdoors in Sheboygan is closed | Streetwise  The Sheboygan Press

A sign on the front of the store announced the closure but gave no word on why Gander Outdoors has shut its doors in Sheboygan.


10 unique destinations to experience the great outdoors  USA Today 10Best

From family-friendly trips to adrenaline-pumping adventures, here are some of the most unique places to experience the best that the great outdoors has to offer.


These 47 movie nights are taking place outdoors (for free!) this summer  Boston.com

What's better than watching a free movie under the stars on a warm summer night? Fortunately, Boston offers plenty of opportunities to do so. Here are the ...


Actual Google Pixel 4 spotted being used outdoors  Pocket-lint

An anonymous user has been seen with an unidentified phone that looks suspiciously like the Pixel 4 renders posted by Google earlier this week.


Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr  TAPinto.net

LONG BEACH ISLAND AREA - As I sit here gathering some information on this week's local fishing report, I am struck by the poor weather we have been ...


Open Forum: For some, the great outdoors is a little park  San Francisco Chronicle

As a San Francisco park showed, access is the most important amenity of California's outdoor spaces.


Gordon declares June as Great Outdoors Month in Wyoming  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon has proclaimed June Great Outdoors Month in Wyoming.


'They're not going away': Staying safe outdoors during rattlesnake season  KRON4

"You should really learn how to coexist with rattlesnakes, because they're not going away,” said naturalist Kevin Dixon.


What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport...  Brainerd Dispatch

Last weekend kicked off the first of the Student Angler Tournament Trail fishing tournaments and I captained the boat once again for Kyle and Tyler Bahr.


Her office is a natural fit, tied to the outdoors  The Boston Globe

D.A. Hayden strives to keep the outdoors great — and accessible.


Lake Vermilion Guides League driving outdoor education focus  Mesabi Daily News

While the state legislature and Gov. Tim Walz reaffirmed Minnesota's commitment to getting more youth – and residents of all ages - involved in the outdoors with ...


OUTDOORS: Hood Canal crabbing feeling the pinch  Peninsula Daily News

CRABBERS HAVE THE answers they seek: the dates of the upcoming summer crab season, which will open July 4 around the North Olympic Peninsula.


NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Iowa postponed until Sunday  Speedway Digest

Tonight's NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway has been postponed due to weather until tomorrow (Sunday, June 16) at 11 a.m. CT /.


Brush up on big game, backpacking and more at outdoors expo. Plus, there’s free beer.  Idaho Statesman

The Great Northwest Outdoor Expo will be in Nampa on June 7, 8 and 9 at the Ford Idaho Center. The expo includes vendors and seminars on big game ...


The SOAR Act Could Be Great for the Outdoors  Outside

A bi-partisan bill introduced to the Senate last week promises to bring substantial regulatory relief to an industry. The twist here is that rather than allowing oil ...


Artists returning for outdoor painting event  Republican Eagle

Red Wing Arts is once again taking art out of the gallery and into the community with the 13th annual Plein Air Festival. June 17-22 more than two dozen artists ...


Get Outdoors Day promotes outside exploration  The Columbian

No matter the weather, Get Outdoors Day always seems to thrive.


Outdoor Notes  Brainerd Dispatch

Nineteen people will provide input on deer management issues, serving on a new committee the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources created to foster ...


Prevent tick-borne diseases while enjoying the outdoors  OnMilwaukee.com

You've grabbed your water bottle, sunscreen and hat for a hike in the park or some gardening. Add a bit of tick protection to your must-have items when you ...


A Tick Researcher's Tips For Staying Safe Outdoors  90.5 WESA

The rise of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania has been alarming. There were 10000 in 2018, and that's more than in any other state. The illness can cause.


‘Offering a tranquil atmosphere:’ Enjoy the great outdoors at Muskego Park  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MUSKEGO - Brian Kramp spent the morning taking in the great outdoors at Muskego Park. About Muskego Park (website) Muskego Park spans 193 acres and ...


Planning On Enjoying The Great Outdoors In This Heat Wave? Be Prepared  KPBS

Over the last few days, San Diego weather has heated up. If you're planning on enjoying the great outdoors, it's important to be prepared for hot weather.


OREGON OUTDOORS VIDEO: Up in smoke, pt. 3  Mail Tribune

There are a lot of people and a lot of organizations altering their outdoor schedules this year because of the perceived fear of smoke. But if it does come, that fear ...


Outdoors: Wisconsin man stand up paddling from Duluth to Arctic Ocean  PostBulletin.com

DULUTH — Jared Munch is a bona fide adventure junkie, so it's not surprising he left from Brighton Beach in Duluth on Monday bound for James Bay on the ...


LI Summer: Relax in the outdoors and go glamping  News 12 Long Island

Terra Glamping, in East Hampton, is located at Cedar Point County Park, and hosts 30 glamping tents along Gardiner's Bay.


In El Paso, Border Patrol Is Detaining Migrants in ‘a Human Dog Pound’  Texas Monthly

Immigration officials have resumed the much-criticized practice of keeping people outdoors for weeks to relieve dangerous overcrowding.


OUTDOORS: Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Port Angeles; local angler hauls in huge Alaskan halibut  Peninsula Daily News

Forward momentum can be impossible to stop when the wheels of government get in motion.


NMSU professor says migrants being held outdoors in dangerous conditions  cbs4local.com

Migrants are being held beneath an international bridge once again. The discovery was made by a New Mexico State University professor. The El Paso Del ...


Nature Talks: For many, appreciating nature starts with feeding the birds  The Union Leader

Editor's note: The following column was originally published in the New Hampshire Union Leader on Nov. 5, 1965.


IN PHOTOS: Orangeburg Prep wins state trap and skeet shooting title  The Tand D.com

The Orangeburg Prep shooting sports team won the SCSHSCTL 2019 State Tournament on Saturday, June 8 at Mid-Carolina Gun Club in Calhoun County, ...


Free fishing, shooting, and rock climbing at 'Get Outdoors Day' this weekend  KKTV 11 News

COLORADO SPRINGS (KKTV) - If you're looking for something to do this weekend, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has you covered with a free event for families.


Study: Outdoor Learning Benefits Teachers And Students  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – A new study out of the United Kingdom finds that learning in the great outdoors for as little as an hour a week can do wonders both for children ...


Sacramento Valley residents brave heat to be outdoors  KCRA Sacramento

As temperatures soared into the triple digits throughout the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley on Tuesday, some braved the heat outdoors. Dozens of ...


Why Americans are hooked on cooking outdoors  AZ Big Media

Americans have a long-standing love affair with grilling. This relationship started many years ago. Our ancestors first learned to cook over an open flame, and ...


Susie Spikol is right at home in the outdoors  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Growing up in Brooklyn, Susie Spikol wasn't afforded the opportunity to be immersed in nature.But the Harris Center naturalist credits her parents with finding the ...


Ross Chastain declares for Gander Outdoors Truck Series points  NASCAR

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series winner Ross Chastain will officially declare for Gander Outdoors points for the remainder of the 2019 season.


The Best Places To Get Outdoors Even If You Hate Camping  Thrillist

Get the high-end hotel experience in the middle of nature at these cool glamping sites.


Residents take advantage of Get Outdoors Day | Local  American Press

SULPHUR — Southwest Louisiana residents were invited to grab their best pair of running shoes, fill up their water bottles and head outdoors Saturday as part ...


Outdoors: Emmaus doctor shares first aid tips for dogs at upcoming NWTF event  Allentown Morning Call

As a veterinarian for more than 35 years, Rick Grgurich has seen all types of dog-related injuries, ranging from canines being bitten by other animals to the rare ...


NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS Spawning Stress Causes Panfish Kills in Iowa Lakes  KIOW

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries biologists are starting to receive phone calls about dead bluegill and crappies in lakes. “Several dozen ...


Tips for customizing your favorite outdoor gear  San Francisco Chronicle

No matter what sets you free in the outdoors, you can make the outdoors your own by customizing your gear. With summer arriving, now is the time.


Grizzly bear spotted north of Conrad captured, relocated  KBZK Bozeman News

CONRAD — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) captured and relocated a grizzly bear spotted north of Conrad on Friday. The female subadult grizzly was ...


Enjoy Warm Weather in Atlanta's Outdoors  Georgia Tech News Center

As summer approaches, it's a good time to get outside. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors in and around Atlanta.


El Chapo Denied Request for Outdoors Time and Earplugs in Prison  TMZ

El Chapo wants to feel the sunshine during the day and some peace and quiet at night -- but a judge is shooting him down at every turn ... 'cause it's just too ...


Shakespeare (and Much More) in Wisconsin's Great Outdoors This Summer  Shepherd Express

From The Bard's works in Door County to lighter, contemporary fare, Wisconsin offers a great summer of live theater.


City kids need the great outdoors. This N.J. fund sends them there.  NJ.com

The Greater Newark *Fresh* Air Fund sends 200 to 400 kids to camp every summer.


A sampling: 50 Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors  Denton Record Chronicle

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a bold adventurer, a parent who wants to use up some of your kids' seemingly infinite energy or an indoor type who ...


How did your father influence your love for the outdoors?  Scouting Magazine

With Father's Day this month, we invite you to reflect how your father influenced you. Did he introduce you to Scouting?


A top outdoors magazine says this is Idaho’s best park. Do you agree?  Idaho Statesman

A popular outdoors magazine recently compiled a list of the best park in each state, choosing ones it felt exemplified each region. Outside magazine published ...


Outdoors in Maine: Keeping a bear-ing on hunting issue  Lewiston Sun Journal

“Did the last bear referendum affect you in any way personally?” she asked. That question was unexpected. It caught me off-guard. A good question, though.


Fallen Outdoors takes local veterans on fishing trip at Dauphin Island  NBC 15 WPMI

Wounded warriors started their Monday in hopes of landing a big one out off of Dauphin Island. This trip meant much more to our war heroes than just snagging ...


Three USM athletes place top-five at NCAA Outdoors  WDAM

Jon Stuart has quietly put together a consistently successful Track and Field program in five years at Southern Miss.However, the Golden Eagles are beginning ...


Employee's efforts to organize outdoors summer series pays off  Charleston Gazette-Mail

BARBOURSVILLE — After more than two years of trying to promote his idea, one man's effort has drawn local outdoor experts to Field & Stream at the ...


Lyme Disease Changed My Relationship with the Outdoors  Outside

Blair Braverman defined herself by what she did, until Lyme disease took physical activity off the table.


How Much Time Should You Spend Outside? Just a Brief Period Boosts Health  Inverse

According to a study released Thursday in "Scientific Reports" there is, more or less, an amount of time spent outdoors that induces the most benefits: 120 ...


Park activities designed to get residents outdoors | Hermitage  Sharonherald

HERMITAGE — The occasional kayak isn't an unusual sight at Lake Julia during the summer, but about half a dozen kayaks could be seen floating gently along ...


How to leave the great outdoors exactly how you found it  Popular Science

Leave No Trace is comprised of seven principles meant to minimize the unavoidable effects we have on natural places and eliminate the avoidable ones.


Big weekend crowds expected at Going-to-the-Sun Road  KXLF Butte News

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK – Significant congestion is expected this weekend in the Lake McDonald Lodge and Avalanche area as hikers and bikers descend ...


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