Outdoors

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

Interior Secretary Jewell keynotes Ducks Unlimited convention

PUBLIC LANDS -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will speak at the annual Ducks Unlimited convention this week during a visit to Portland in her first West Coast trip since she was sworn in last month. Today Jewell and Portland Mayor Charlie Hales are set to...

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012

National Parks offer free three-day weekend

PUBLIC LANDS -- National parks will be waiving entrance fees to celebrate Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 10-12. The Park Service is waiving fees for a total of 17 days in 2012. The Veterans Day weekend fee waiver is the last scheduled for the year. Offering...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012

National Parks offer free admission Sept. 29

PUBLIC LANDS -- National parks will be waiving entrance fees to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 29. The Park Service is waiving fees for a total of 17 days in 2012. Offering free admission to national parks and other federal lands has been...

FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012

National Parks offer free admission June 9

PUBLIC LANDS -- National parks will be waiving entrance fees to celebrate Get Outdoors Day on June 9. The Park Service is waiving fees for a total of 17 days in 2012. Offering free admission to national parks and other federal lands has been featured...

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012

National Parks offer full week without admission fees

PUBLIC LANDS -- National parks will be waiving entrance fees to celebrate National Parks Week April 21-29. The Park Service is waiving fees for a total of 17 days in 2012. Offering free admission to national parks and other federal lands has been featured the...

FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2012

National Parks offer free three-day weekend

PUBLIC LANDS -- National parks will be waiving entrance fees to celebrate Martin Luther King holiday weekend, Jan.14-16. The Park Service is waiving fees for a total of 17 days in 2012. The Martin Luther King weekend fee waiver is the first scheduled for the...

TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011

National parks to offer 17 `free’ days in 2012

PUBLIC LANDS -- For the third consecutive year, visitors will enjoy free admission to national parks on 17 days in 2012, the Department of Interior has announced. Some of those freebies include three-day holiday weekends and even a week-long celebration of National Parks Week. National...

FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

National Parks take heat over reducing elk numbers

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- An annual elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming and a volunteer-based "elk reduction" project in western North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park got underway this month amid public criticism, reports the Wildlife Management Institute. The issue is developing across...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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