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Texas Gulf Coast Habitat Becomes State Park

A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Foundation has announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas Gulf Coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one … Continue reading

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Man Charged For Feeding Bears

Do not feed wildlife! How hard is that to understand? In an earlier article I reported on an incident involving the feeding of people-food to a black bear 3. 4 miles outside the north gate to Banff National Park. In … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Park

Picture yourself in a mountain getaway surrounded by towering peaks, untouched wilderness, and turquoise lakes tucked into alpine valleys. The town of Jasper, nestled amid the serene mountain setting of Jasper National Park, offers first-class accommodations, dining, recreational activities, festivals, … Continue reading

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Venomous Snakes Bite 2 Campers + Safety Tips

A recent story in Vogel Talks RVing identified the various species of venomous snakes found in the United States and Canada and the appropriate first aide treatment. Since posting this article two campers were bitten by a venomous snake in … Continue reading

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Venomous Snakebites & First Aide Treatment

Venomous snakebites, although uncommon, are a potentially deadly emergency in the United States and to a lesser extent in Canada. The United States has about 20 species of venomous snakes which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, two species of coral … Continue reading

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RV Travel in Canada

RVing in Canada is gaining in popularity as an affordable vacation. The scale and grandeur of this incredible country has to be seen to be appreciated. Canada is a country that once visited, creates memories that last a lifetime. Canada … Continue reading

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How Stupid Can You Be?

How stupid can you be? How can anyone be stupid enough to feed wieners, pepperoni sticks, and bread to a black bear? That’s the question wildlife officials are asking following an incident on the David Thompson Highway (Highway 11) near … Continue reading

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State Parks Impact Alabama’s Economy

An earlier story detailed the economic benefits for communities located near national parks and other recreation and scenic hot spots. The National Park Service concluded that, nationwide, the country’s parks contributed more than $14.7 billion to gateway communities in 2012. … Continue reading

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Bear Sightings in Arizona Prompt Bear Awareness Tips

The Arizona Game and Fish Department said campers, hikers, and outdoor people need to be aware that bears may already be emerging from hibernation after two recent sightings were reported. The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants the community to … Continue reading

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Bighorn Sheep Return to Catalina State Park

One of southern Arizona’s numerous “sky islands”, the Santa Catalina Mountains dominate Tucson’s northern skyline. These sky islands are small mountain ranges that rise steeply from the desert floor and often feature a cool and relatively moist climate at their … Continue reading

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