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Tips for the beginner skier, snowboarder

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — January marks the beginning of a new year. For many of us, this means new goals are set with the hopes of a better version of ourselves surfacing this time next year.

January 04, 2017 | Lindy Phippen Smith KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Showing kindness to ourselves may be the healthiest goal of all

Goodbye and good riddance 2016. I doubt I was the only one doing a jig of joy when the ball dropped and ushered in a new year. While this past year hasn’t been all bad, there were definitely more downs than ups. My inner Princess Leia is still mourning. Rather than focusing on how to make 2017 great, though, I’m trying to figure out how to find joy throughout the year despite the pitfalls that are sure to come.

January 04, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Viral video shows bull elk stop traffic in Idaho

HAILEY, Idaho — Toni Marcroft was driving on a highway near her hometown of Hailey, Idaho, when she came across a traffic delay caused by a herd of elk. With a line of cars stopped in front of her, she recorded the ensuring action with her phone and about 2.5 million people have now viewed the clip.

January 02, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Memories of fishing with the master

Hello friends and neighbors, wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

December 26, 2016 | By Donnie Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows bobcat catching large salmon

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — While bobcats may be smaller than cougars, they can still pack a punch.

December 26, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows cougar drag deer off family’s porch

Editor's note: Some viewers may find the video disturbing since it shows dead wildlife so watch at your discretion.

December 24, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips to allow you to trail run all through the winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Cold temperatures and snow-covered trails mean most runners hang up their shoes for the season or jump onto treadmills. Yet, empty trails and frosted scenery lure adventurous runners to jog through the winter months.

December 22, 2016 | Carolyn Webber KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


First Day Hike at Darien state park

Fort King George in Darien will host First Day Hikes at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Shad season opens on Jan. 2

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 2, for opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. The season runs through midnight March 31.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State hosts its first ever conference on changing climate

JEKYLL ISLAND - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosted the state's first Climate Conference here early last month, drawing 217 participants from universities, state agencies, local governments, federal agencies, nonprofits and the private sector.

December 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Get your national park fix this winter from home

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — While many people rightly lament the advent of technology and how it encroaches on a previously untarnished wilderness experience, tech in the outdoors presents some unique, positive results. One of those positive results are the many live stream cameras placed in strategic locations across the nation’s 58 national parks.

December 21, 2016 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Merry Christmas, folks

Hello Friends,

December 19, 2016 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips to keep your dog warm, protect its feet in winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — A favorite summer trail covered in snow refreshes both body and soul. The same holds true for my hiking companions, but for my dogs, the conditions mean simple preparation against the elements: booties and a jacket.

December 15, 2016 | Michael Radice KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: 6 gift ideas for the outdoorsy person in your life

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The first major storms of the season have finally arrived and it’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas. Of course, it’s yet to be seen whether this will be a mild winter or if it will have enough of a wallop to help with our snowpack problems.

December 14, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Video shows bull elk battle in a snowstorm

BENEZETTE, Pa. — Now that the rut is over, there aren’t as many reasons for elk to engage in the kinds of epic fights that we have featured earlier this fall. But bulls will be bulls, so there will always be some clashes.

December 12, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


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Articles by Section - Outdoors/Recreation


Goose problems? Here’s what to do

The Canada goose, a protected bird under state and federal law, is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of habitats.

June 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR hoping more hunters will help control coyotes

More than 160 coyotes have been killed across the state since the Georgia Department of Natural Resource's coyote challenge started in April.

June 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


5 tips for landing big fish on a fly rod

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Fishermen are famous for their stories of the big one that got away. From excuses about bad knots to tales of fish ...

June 20, 2017 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Project studying manatees in the area

ST. MARYS - An infusion of tagged manatees may help scientists better understand how the gentle giants use coastal Georgia waters, especially near Kings Bay submarine ...

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Brunswick woman catches record tripletail

Brunswick - Jordan Davis of Brunswick caught a tripletail earlier this month that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said set a women's state record.

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Riverkeeper being recruited

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper Board of Directors is seeking a new riverkeeper and executive director to replace Emily Markesteyn Kurilla, who recently stepped down.

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Tips on planting zinnias, horse auctions, spittlebugs

Question: Can you purchase zinnia plants or do you have to sow seeds? Is it too late to sow or plant zinnias?

June 17, 2017 | Arty Schronce Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


State encourages hunting coyotes

More than 160 coyotes have been killed across the state since the Georgia Department of Natural Resource's coyote challenge started in April.

June 16, 2017 | By Nick Bowman Gainesville Times | Outdoors/Recreation


Trash fish tourney helps cancer patients

This weekend will be the Altamaha River Trash Fish Tournament starting at 4 p.m. Friday and ending at 4 p.m. Saturday.

June 08, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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