Nature Trust purchases lands for protection near Keremeos provincial park, including iconic geological columns – Penticton News

Photo: Nature Trust The Nature Trust of British Columbia has secured some historical landmarks throughout the Similkameen Valley for conservation thanks to the help of many donors. Over 194 hectares of historically and ecologically important land, including the Keremeos Columns formation which is adjacent to the 20-hectare Keremeos Columns Provincial Park, has increased the size … Read more

Touring the volcano-shaped landscape of Yellowstone National Park

View of the Yellowstone caldera from the Washburn Range. The caldera extends to the base of the Red Mountains in the upper right of the photo. The rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is in the foreground (Photo by Jacob W. Frank | National Park Service). By MICHAEL POLANDDaily Montanan The road over … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – Science in the Park events aimed at North Clackamas families

Mill Park and the Park at Boardman Wetlands to host water-themed kids activities How much water do we use to brush our teeth? How much water do manufacturers use to make blue jeans? The answer is too much, and children and their families will learn what we can all do to use less water during … Read more

Theme park in southeastern México reveals Jurassic past

Visitors flock to the Jurassic Path theme park in the municipality of Progreso, in Yucatan on May 31. Lorenzo Hernández EFE Agency Merida, Mexico Tyranosaurus rex, velociraptor, brachiosaurus and diplodocus are some of the dinosaur species that went extinct 66 million years ago but replicas of which are “alive” at Sendero Jurasico, a theme park … Read more

Citizen Science Programs at Koreshan State Park | News, Sports, Jobs – FORT MYERS

Koreshan State Park will be hosting citizen science programs this month including programs on gopher tortoise burrows and invasive plants, which support established research projects. An advanced Florida Master Naturalist will be in the park on Tuesday, June 7to share information on gopher tortoises as part of a titled program “GPS Gopher Tortoise … Read more

Community Calendar: Senior dance, Jay Cooke State Park events and more – Cloquet Pine Journal

YOT Senior Dance, 1-4 p.m., Cromwell Pavilion. The event will feature Ted and Rose. Snack Chat, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat. Family Movie Night, 4-6 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. Ping pong and air hockey … Read more

New areas of Hood Mountain Regional Park to reopen this weekend after post-fire overhaul

The wait is over for outdoors lovers who’ve been yearning to get farther into Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve. Nine miles of trail and other areas closed by the 2020 Glass fire will reopen Saturday for the first time in 20 months. The Los Alamos Road entrance and parking lot on the … Read more

How one stone gave a Halifax-area park heritage status

A hulking, rocking chunk of granite that’s been attracting visitors for two centuries and is rumored to have caught the attention of royalty has had its historical importance to the Halifax area set in stone. The Halifax Regional Municipality awarded heritage status last week to the Rocking Stone and the surrounding Kidston Lake Park in … Read more

Central Park has to adapt to climate change

This article originally appeared in Nexus Media News. When Hurricane Ida dumped more than 3 inches of rain on Central Park in a single hour, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) called it a “1-in-500 year rainfall event.” The downpour broke the park’s previous rainfall record, set just 11 days earlier. It damaged scores … Read more

Newark to replace principals at Science Park, Vocational, sources say

The Newark school district plans to replace the principal of prestigious Science Park High School just one year after he was appointed, according to two people with direct knowledge of the district’s plan. The district is also replacing the first-year principal of Newark Vocational High School, a recently revamped school that has struggled over the … Read more