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Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

  • Republican leadership in the House of Representatives could resolve the horse-packing stalemate at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks through a legislative initiative, according to California Democrats.

    In a letter to Rep.

  • Every hobby has its collection of necessary equipment. You can’t golf without clubs, balls, and tees. You can’t knit without a collection of needles and a room full of yarn. You can’t (and definitely shouldn’t) skydive without a parachute.

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

  • Vice President Joe Biden toured Everglades National Park on Monday with Sen.

  • Concerns that hunting and fishing are slowly slipping away as pastimes in the United States have led the U.S.

  • Sturgeon might have graced Captain John Smith's dinner table when he explored the Chesapeake Bay in 1607-1609, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one in the waters of the national historic trail that bears his name today.

    The Atlantic sturgeon, an "anadromous" fish that spends most of its life in the ocean but comes to freshwater rivers such as Virginia's James