(Nov. 29, 2018) — Refuge Supervisory Ranger Susan Heisey said she’s aware of the problem and working with the new recreation.gov contractors to fix it. In the meantime, her staff is taking limited reservations by phone from 7 to 10 a.m. Monday to Friday (excluding federal holidays) at 912-496-3331.
(Nov. 29, 2018) — Some parts of Point Mugu and Leo Carrillo state parks reopened, while other areas of the parks remain closed due to the damage caused by the Woolsey Fire. Meanwhile, Malibu Lagoon and Robert H. Meyers Memorial state beaches and Topanga State Park have completely reopened.
(Nov. 29, 2018) — Vandalism at Lake Mendocino’s recreational facilities continues to be a problem, and multiple recreational facilities at the park are in danger of being closed for an extended period if the problem can’t be solved.
(Nov. 28, 2018) — Pedernales Falls State Park and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area have little in common with urban and suburban shopping malls or big-box stores. Or so it might seem.
(Nov. 28, 2018) — Many people in our area traded in their shopping carts for hiking boots Friday. Entry to all State Parks in both Indiana and Michigan was free this Black Friday.
(Nov. 28, 2018) — December 1: Kids Craft Program (10 a.m.-noon). Crafts will include winter gardens, fresh green centerpieces and pine cone animals. Registration required.
(Nov. 28, 2018) — Stone County commissioners denied a request to re-zoning land next to a small resort just off DD Highway in Reeds Spring.
(Nov. 27, 2018) — On Saturday, December 1, starting at 11 a.m., the Friends and Neighbors of Putnam Park will host a Winter Walk in which an interpretive guide and reenactors from the Connecticut 5th Militia leads the attendees on a great historical and archaeological tour of the park.
(Nov. 27, 2018) — In the Northland, we are blessed with many sites that give us a break from development and a taste of the wild scene. Whether it is the national forests or national, state or county parks, there are plenty of locations to go to if we want to get a view of the woods and wildlife.
(Nov. 27, 2018) — Vince Rogala, Co-owner of Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping, is warning Michigan’s residents/tourists about a bill that he says threatens family-owned hospitality businesses in favor of franchise and large hotel owners.
(Nov. 26, 2018) — Officials with the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest are cautiously optimistic that South Fork Campground, damaged by the Little Bear Fire and its aftermath in 2012, will reopen earlier than projected.