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Outdoor sports and recreation set Fort Dodge apart

Outdoor sports and recreation set Fort Dodge apart

From biking trails to water parks, Fort Dodge has really put an emphasis on outdoor recreation and making sure people of all ages have something to love.


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You may not expect to see these kind of hills and jungle like atmosphere in Fort Dodge, Iowa, but it’s here. Thea opportunity for

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Park & Recreation Commission To Hold Public Hearing On FY2021 Community Matching Fund

Sep 25, 2020 at 7:35 PM

Park & Recreation Commission to
Hold Public Hearing on FY 2021 Community Matching Fund

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2020

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public
hearing to receive information and recommendations from staff on the applications
received for the Fiscal Year 2021 Community Matching Fund on Thursday, October 15 at 7
p.m. Following the public hearing, the
Commission will hold

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Death of Colorado man at Glen Canyon Recreation Area under investigation | Local



Glen Canyon National Recreation Area -- Lake Powell



National Park Service officials announced last week they had discovered the body of a Colorado man who had been missing in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for three days.

At approximately 3 p.m. on Sept. 22, 50-year-old Robert Sanders of Centennial, Colorado was discovered after three days of searching by foot, air and water. His death is still under investigation.

According to the National Park service, Sanders

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UBC study uses cameras to show effects of outdoor recreation on B.C. wildlife

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — With busier trails and an emphasis on getting outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study out of UBC is showing what this is doing to the province’s wildlife with the help of motion-activated cameras.

Camera traps were set up around B.C.’s South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park to study how animals have been impacted by people visiting more often.

For the most part, UBC researchers found environmental

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Springfield Recreation Department Ready to Welcome Back Seniors “As Safe And Healthy As Possible”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Starting this Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, the Springfield Recreation Department will begin to welcome back senior citizens to the Chisholm Community Center and Chisholm Park after a six-month absence due to the COVID-19 health crisis.

When they return, seniors will find a slate of physically distanced offerings, which will include weekly outdoor fitness class, bingo, cards, computer lab, fitness room, and pickleball. When speaking about the impending

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Music, movie and indoor recreation venues expect varied reopening after state order

Entertainment spaces allowed to reopen Oct. 9 under a recent executive order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer aren’t all rushing to do so.

Concert venues, in particular, met Friday’s announcement with some optimism about moving forward but say opening for shows at 20-percent capacity is far from a return to normalcy. Making a profit or at least breaking even by hosting a live performance would be impossible under the capacity limitations,

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The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation provides $25,000 in grant funding to support development of CLEDA’s new outdoor recreation initiative

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (CLEDA) – The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) announced Friday that the economic development organization’s newest initiative got a jump start after receiving a New Horizons Grant from The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

The $25,000 grant will fund Outdoor Recreation Fellows, a grassroots leadership training program that lays

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Is ‘Parks and Recreation’ leaving Netflix today? Know where else to stream the show

Netflix is bidding adieu to the NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation today, on October 1, 2020. As fans are upset about this happening, there is another streaming platform where you can watch the iconic show. Read on to know more details:

Also Read: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Returns After 5 Years For Special, Proceeds For COVID-19 Fund

Parks and Recreation to be removed from Netflix

The show is to be removed

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Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation: 2020 ‘Bugs, bats and bones’ goes virtual

CADDO PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Despite the pandemic, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has found a way to hold the award-winning ‘Bugs, Bata and Bones’ event and keep participants safe.

This year’s 10th annual ever-popular event will be held virtually using a series of videos that will premiere at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2nd on the CPPR’s Facebook page, and run at the same time each Friday in

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HOW IMPORTANT ARE ROCHESTER’S PARKS? City council candidates discuss future of Med City recreation

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — As more people head outside because of the pandemic, parks have never been more valuable in the Med City.
However, should $2 million go towards them if it will cost homeowners more?

Katrina Pulham and Kelly Rae Kirkpatrick are both running for the Ward 4 City Council seat and use the parks in their neighborhoods. The potential increase of around $33 a year for homeowners has

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Celebrate the Season with Fall Activities and Classes from Lacey Parks & Recreation

As leaves turn to fiery hues and pumpkins appear on neighborhood doorsteps, Lacey Parks & Recreation is ready for a fall season full of education and recreation. Whether it’s a family-friendly activity box, at-home cookie decorating kit, or exploring the city’s parks on a spooky scavenger hunt, Lacey Parks & Recreation staff have adapted operations to ensure safe, fall activities for Lacey residents and families.

Back by popular demand,
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Braun, ACRA recognized by gov’s office; COVID messaging, outdoor recreation opportunities kept Aspen open, safe | News

Debbie Braun, president and CEO of the Aspen Chamber Resort Association, received the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to Colorado Tourism last week.

Additionally, the ACRA team was given the Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative Award for achieving gold-level status from the International Mountain Bike Association for mountain bike routes throughout the valley.

The awards were announced at a governor’s tourism conference at Red Rocks Amphitheater with attendees logging in

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Parks and Recreation volunteer tests positive for COVID-19

In a press release, Missoula Parks and Recreation announced that one of their volunteers tested positive for COVID-19.

The volunteer last exposure to participants was Sept. 9th.

The Missoula City-County Health Department’s investigation indicates the potential exposure is limited to fewer than 15 participants within a specific recreation program.

MCCHD is responsible for contacting the affected families.

Families do not need to contact Parks and Recreation or the Health Department

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What Oregon outdoor recreation areas are closed due to wildfires?

As wildfires continue to rage across Oregon, outdoor recreation areas are beginning to temporarily shut down to the public.

Some land management agencies are instituting blanket closures to access and recreation, including the Mount Hood and Willamette national forests, while others are shutting down select parks that are either being evacuated or closed as a precaution.

Virtually all recreation areas in Oregon have also instituted fire restrictions to some extent,

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Registration now open for Dare County Parks and Recreation fall activities

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Registration is now open for a variety of Dare County Parks and Recreation programs and activities scheduled for the fall season.

Available activities for children and adults at the Northern Beach Division include Youth Soccer, Youth Gymnastics, Kids Garden Club 1 and Kids Garden Club 2, Kickball Club, Smart Start Soccer, Disc Golf Club, Smart Start Football, Adult Co-Ed Softball and All Sports with Coastal Soccer

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‘We’ll just keep pivoting’: Sumers Recreation to keep students active from afar

Throughout the summer, Washington University had hopes to reopen the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center for the school year. They had a full plan featuring mask requirements, appointment slots and spaced-out outdoor classes. But as cases failed to lower in the St. Louis area, they had to abandon their plan.

As a result, the recreation center is providing its range of classes, from strength training to kickboxing to yoga, online.

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LDAF’s Indian Creek Recreation Area to reopen

(LDAF) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s (LDAF’s) Indian Creek Recreation Area is scheduled to reopen Thursday, September 17, 2020. The popular recreation area was closed August 26, 2020, in preparation for Hurricane Laura which ravaged parts of Louisiana including Indian Creek.



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“We are eager to see our visitors again. Indian Creek Recreation Area sustained a significant amount of tree

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Campus Recreation outlines Fall 2020 opportunities for students, employees

Citing a desire to offer “as many recreational opportunities as possible,” Campus Recreation is in the process of implementing a Fall semester plan throughout its two primary facilities — Swann Fitness Center at Fike and Douthit Hills Fitness Center. Access will be limited to students and employees to appropriately reduce the number of individuals coming to campus and capacity within Campus Rec facilities.

Please note several changes inside Campus Recreation

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‘Exciting display’ of foliage expected in Vermont, recreation officials say

Officials with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation released the group’s first foliage report last week, and it features some good news for soon-to-be leaf peepers.



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FILE – Foliage in Vermont, as seen from Hogback Mountain

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The report says several factors have contributed to predictions of a strong foliage season —

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