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Peak District National Park Celebrates Its 63rd Birthday
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Cher
- 247 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
On April 17 1951 the Peak District is recognised as an area of national importance, becoming Britain's first ever National Park
National Parks Week Offers Wild Fun - Find Out Which Days Offer Free Admission
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Cher
- 251 days ago - wilderness.org
This year National Parks Week is April 19-27, 2014. Admission to all national parks will be free on the opening weekend, Saturday, April 19th and Sunday, April 20th.
How Muir Are You?
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Nancy
- 695 days ago - sierraclub.typepad.com
Just how similar to the Father of our National Parks are you?
Freerunning Sleddogs - YouTube   video
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Barb
- 942 days ago - youtube.com
This is probably the most amazing dog video of dogs being dogs that I have ever seen. 16 sled dogs out for a day of summer fun through parks and pastures, small villages, and into the river and lakes. The owner knows each and every dog taking time to play
Grounds for a Beautiful Friendship
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Ge
- 1143 days ago - jpost.com
Ecuador relies on Israeli expertise to plan 200 accessible, inclusive playgrounds based on Friendship Park in Ra'anana. Anybody can install a few playground swings adapted for children with physical disabilities. But that isn't Israel's vision of what
'Big Cats' Make a Comeback in South Africa
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Simone
- 1205 days ago - voanews.com
South African game reserves reestablish leopard and cheetah populations in an area where the predators once thrived
Dog Owners Object to Proposed New Leash Rules for Northern California Parks
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Cher
- 1425 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The 2,400-page plan released this month by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the country's largest urban national park, would mandate leashes in open spaces where dogs currently roam untethered.
Culver City Dog Park the Boneyard Closed Following Discovery of Low Levels of Methane Gas
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Cher
- 1536 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Culver City off-leash dog park the Boneyard has been closed until further notice after the discovery of low levels of methane gas there.
Money Crunch Could Claim Popular Auburn Recreation Area
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Lone
- 1656 days ago - sacbee.com
The federal government is warning it might not have money to keep Auburn State Recreation Area open and has suspended a long-awaited planning document to guide the future of popular park.
Show Us Your Favorite Off-Leash Dog Park! (Please?)
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Cher
- 1710 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Sometimes, a dog's gotta run -- and in Southern California, where a large percentage of residents are apartment dwellers, many of them don't have a fenced yard in which to stretch their legs. For many dog owners, the solution is one of the area's many
The What on Earth Project - Recording the Wildlife of the UK
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Cher
- 1760 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
How often do you really look around your garden or local park? Rediscover your surroundings in as little as 10 minutes, and open your eyes to the huge variety of different plant and animal species on your doorstep. To celebrate International Year of
Board to Consider Ban on Smoking, Spitting in Seattle Parks
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Lone
- 1798 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
No spitting. No smoking. No sex. The list of rules in Seattle parks may be about to grow. A proposed ban on spitting in parks -- one of 13 behaviors Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to regulate, including a ban on smoking on its grounds -- already
Dogs Aren't Welcome in Redondo Beach's City Parks (But Dog Owners Want to Change That)
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Cher
- 1855 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
We know Huntington Beach has a reputation for being the most dog-friendly city in Southern California. But what city is the least dog-friendly? Vying for that dubious title, at least if you ask some residents, is Redondo Beach. All of Redondo's 20-plus
Big Cats Plan for Parks?
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Simone
- 1893 days ago - getbracknell.co.uk
Forests and heathland around Crowthorne and Bracknell could feature in a drive to introduce new species into the country. Wildmoor Heath, part of the Thames Basin Heath Special Protection Area; Crowthorne Forest, a site of special scientific interest
   

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