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Bird Safaris: Timbavatis Most Desired Plumage


Normally when you think Safari you think Big 5. The spotlight or limelight is traditionally on lions, cheetah or elephants.

Creative Camp Cooking


For most people, outdoor cooking is synonymous with barbeque, but there are many other ways to cook outdoors. If you have been camping, you are probably at least familiar with the portable propane stoves which provide a burner or two similar to the stovetop burners you have at home.

Viewpoints on Whale Watching in Hermanus!


If you're looking to spot a whale, the first few things you'll hear people say is:"Hermanus has the best land-based whale watching in the world" and "You're sure to see hundreds of whales breaching from the waters off the rocky cliffs to the West" or "You'll definitely see them lob tailing from the vantage point of the golden beaches to the East".And this indeed is a fact.

The Different Styles of Tents Available


The dictionary defines a tent as 'a portable shelter usually of canvas or other cloth stretched over poles or supports and fastened to the ground with pegs and ropes'. That definition covers a wide variety of structures in many sizes, shapes and styles.

Driving in Greece - How Bad is it?


Generally speaking, Greek drivers are not the best in Europe, but they are not the worst - those people know who they are!I have been in driving in Greece for a while now and have witnessed many examples of bad habits on the road, which have shocked my rapidly departing British sensibilities. It is not uncommon for drivers to hoot their horns at traffic lights, even when they are still on red and to fly through red lights.

A Fishy Road Trip in Cairns


The Cairns Fishing Adventure A Great Australia Road TripYou love holidays? You love to fish? Then you'll need to come to Cairns, Australia where the fishing is, quite simply, bloody fantastic.You've got options coming out of your ears when you fish in Cairns on your next Great Australian Road Trip.

Creative Camp Cooking - Part 2


In a previous article, I wrote primarily about box ovens. With this article, we will consider a couple of other ideas that can also make your camping meals fun and enjoyable.

Cheap Safari in Africa For $70 a Day - Heres How To Do It


You would think that a cheap safari in Africa for $70 a day would have to take place in some shady game reserve in Timbuktu that nobody visits. But not in this case.

Chimborazo: Learning Spanish At 20,600 Feet


Climbing the glaciers to the summit of Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador isn't highly technical. It is mountaineering, but how hard can it be, considering I went to 20,600 feet the first time I used crampons and an ice axe? Okay, I used them once for practice, on a sledding hill near my house.

African Safari Gear Packing List - What To Take Along


The last thing you want on an African safari is to realise that you have left any important safari gear behind.Because of the nature of safari there are some things that are essential to take with and others that you can do without because they are only going to add to your luggage weight.

Whale Watching - The Biggest Show on Earth


Whale watching is a spellbinding, entertaining, and thought-provoking adventure trip. It's a show with the largest mammals on earth as the star performers.

The Best Safari Company for Your Safari Trip - Heres How To Choose


Which is the best African safari company for my safari trip?This is a question that comes up very frequently and it's not surprising.There are so many safari operators in the market all promising the earth that it is very difficult to choose between them, especially when you know nothing about them.

One of the Oldest Traditions of the American West; The Dude Ranch


Dude Ranches first gained popularity in the 1920s, in large part due to the writings of Teddy Roosevelt. Working as a ranch man himself, Roosevelt not only spent time herding cattle, but he also urged Americans to explore for themselves.

Camping Stove Performance: Ease of Use & What to Avoid


Important information about camping stoves..

Survival in the Wilderness: What to Do, What You Need


Summer is for picnics, hikes, outdoor concerts, barbeques ..

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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.


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.


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: ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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'


Greensburg woman shared love of outdoors, ice skating  TribLIVE

Grace Howard was outgoing, loved people and enjoyed the finer things in life. On the latter count, she married the right man, according to her daughter.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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 /.


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


6 ways to celebrate Great Outdoors Month in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois Office of Tourism has rounded up some ideas for the outdoorsy (and not-so outdoorsy) types in honor of Great Outdoors Month.


Former TDN outdoors columnist Stan Fagerstrom remembered as 'master caster'  Longview Daily News

The Northwest fishing community lost an icon this week when Stan Fagerstrom, a long-time Daily News employee and internationally known “master caster” ...


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 ...


Central Kansas Outdoors 6-15  KSAL

Bob Roberts talks about the KDWPT commission meeting last Thursday at Rolling Hills Zoo west of Salina. The lack of public participation is a problem that hurts ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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, ...


OVERTIME OUTDOORS: Old tackle box takes me back in time with dad  The Daily Iberian

One of two tackle boxes I “inherited” from the late Bill Shoopman of Kansas City, Missour, opened up beaucoup memories the other day.


Science Says You Need to Spend This Much Time Outdoors to Feel Happy  KING5.com

As kids we're told to go outside and get some *fresh* air, and a new study finds that wisdom still carries into adulthood. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


Six tips for keeping your furry best friend safe in Wyoming's outdoors  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Dr. Shawn Wayment once had a client lose his dog for a week. They were camping, the handler took his eyes off the dog for a few minutes, and it.


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

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


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Hunting, furtaking licenses on sale Monday | Outdoors  Observer-Reporter

Licenses for the 2019-20 hunting and furtaking seasons go on sale Monday.


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 ...


Movies move outdoors in Anchor Bay area | Life | voicenews.com  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

The movies are moving outdoors in the Anchor Bay area this summer, going large with big screens, family activities and car shows.


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 ...


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 ...


Outdoors: It's time to get your licenses - News - The Times - Beaver, PA  The Times

There was a time when every gun shop and hardware store sold hunting licenses. I remember, back when I was a kid, the line of hunters waiting their turn to buy ...


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.


Take in the Great Outdoors This Summer: OpenTable Reveals 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada for 2019  Yahoo Finance

Restaurants across 40 cities recognized as patio season hot spots. TORONTO , June 11, 2019 /CNW/ -- As we approach the first day of summer, Canadians are ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


The Center's 'plein air' field trips invite artists to work outdoors, on location  Chicago Tribune

The 'plein air' art program offered by The Center in Palos Park invites artists to meet weekly to work outside at a different location.


Outdoors: Loon lovers, give the birds some space  Times Union

We launched our canoe into the quiet waters of an Adirondack waterway a few weekends ago, looking for a short adventure. And we weren't the only ones.


Art Lander's Outdoors: Common in rural Ky., the Barn Swallow is an acrobatic bird at home around humans  User-generated content

The Barn Swallow is an acrobatic bird, with its distinctive profile in flight, that's at home around humans, nesting on bridge abutments, the rafters of barns, sheds, ...


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.


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.


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 ...


Back to Nature event teaches children about outdoors  Texarkana Gazette

A group of Texarkana, Ark., children got some up-close education about nature and the outdoors Thursday.


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 ...


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 ...


HealthWatch: Breakfast Foods Still Contaminated By Weed Killer; Outdoor Learning Benefits  CBS Boston

Learning in the great outdoors for as little as an hour a week can do wonders and some cereals continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial ...


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 ...


Get Outdoors: Preparing for the BWCA  KBJR 6

Planning a Boundary Waters trip takes time and a lot of packing. There are several outfitters, ready to help you with everything you'll need in the.


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.


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 ...


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