BOY SCOUT BLOG 2011...A Year in Review
The first year of the second century of Scouting is drawing to a close. How exciting to be part of a relevant, dynamic organization that does so much good for kids, families and communities!
After th... Posted on 12/30/11 at 5:57 PM
STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Apparent rock shortage in canoe country
Thomas Wahlstrom, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer at Tofte focused his enforcement action in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness this past week, along with other... Posted on 8/30/10 at 4:36 PM
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Camping With Your Dog
Remember, not everyone is a "dog person". Do not allow your dog to approach someone unless they consent.
Ask campgrounds what their pet rules are when making reservations. Many camp-grounds... Posted on 6/21/10 at 4:11 AM
In Southern California, where urban sprawl meets pristine wilderness, one can stand on a backwoods mountain trail and be so close to the city as to still hear the rumble of traffic and make out a downtown skyline.
“Our hike soon brought us to the top of Bullion Butte,” writes Mark Gonzalez of the North Dakota Geological Survey, recalling a boyhood hike to what might be the most scenic spot in the state.
“We gazed at the Badlands sprawled hundreds of feet below. The wind stirred clothes, hair and some primeval niche within our souls.
A proposal to designate a portion of the Buffalo Gap National Grassland as protected wilderness land, authored by Sen. Tim Johnson, moved ahead Wednesday.
A bill to designate the land, which is already owned by the federal government, was discussed in a Senate subcommittee. It continues to draw fire from the state’s top Republican officials, West River county officials and agricultural groups in the state.
By Tom Lawrence , Forum Communications Co.
, June 18, 2010
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