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Officials Urged to Widen Ban on Camping in Victoria Parks

City Council members of Victoria who were considering a ban on camping in a few small parks are being urged to add even more parks to the list. The four parks where camping was to be banned were selected because of their small size and proximity to residents. In fact, one of the parks, Haegert… Read more »

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Ann Arbor Parks Might Get Natural Ice Rinks

Officials of Ann Arbor have released estimates for the cost of putting natural ice rinks back in three different city parks. The price is good enough to convince a member of the City Council to propose that the city make free outdoor ice rinks in parks by the next winter. A lot of the members… Read more »

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The Smoking Law Debate in Seattle

Just this week, the Board of Park Commissioners in Seattle was embroiled in a controversy surrounding parks, cigarettes and homeless people. During a public hearing on a proposal by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to ban the use of cigarettes in city parks, a lot of people spoke up against the proposal. All tobacco use within… Read more »

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Public Land: Which is Which?

A lot of people do not understand the differences between the various types of public land. While the exact definitions change from country to country (and in some cases even from state to state), the public land system of quite a few countries is based on that of the USA. So, below are the various… Read more »

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Entrance Fees to Rise in Some National Parks

This summer, the fees to enter a few recreation areas and national parks are set to rise. The fees have been steady for the past six years due to a moratorium, but that will not be the case any longer. Camping fees, admission fees in some areas, touring fees and other activity fees will be… Read more »

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The Gun Controversy in National Parks

In March, a man called Brian Kuzawa was in Doling Park in Springfield. As he was chasing his children, he attracted a lot of attraction because of the handgun he had kept strapped onto his hip. One of the people looking at him was a park ranger. As Kuzawa entered his car and made to… Read more »

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Easter Gift For Campers

The state government has given campers an Easter gift by totally removing camping fees in over five hundred camping sites in national parks. Previously, the government had introduced a fee of thirteen dollars in basic camping sites and had also increased fees in other camping grounds in an effort to increase maintenance of the sites…. Read more »

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    Officials Urged to Widen Ban on Camping in Victoria Parks

    City Council members of Victoria who were considering a ban on camping in a few small parks are being urged to add even more parks to the list. The four parks where camping was to be banned were selected because of their small size and proximity to residents. In fact, one of the parks, Haegert… Read more »

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    Ann Arbor Parks Might Get Natural Ice Rinks

    Officials of Ann Arbor have released estimates for the cost of putting natural ice rinks back in three different city parks. The price is good enough to convince a member of the City Council to propose that the city make free outdoor ice rinks in parks by the next winter. A lot of the members… Read more »

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    The Smoking Law Debate in Seattle

    Just this week, the Board of Park Commissioners in Seattle was embroiled in a controversy surrounding parks, cigarettes and homeless people. During a public hearing on a proposal by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to ban the use of cigarettes in city parks, a lot of people spoke up against the proposal. All tobacco use within… Read more »

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    Public Land: Which is Which?

    A lot of people do not understand the differences between the various types of public land. While the exact definitions change from country to country (and in some cases even from state to state), the public land system of quite a few countries is based on that of the USA. So, below are the various… Read more »

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  • Entrance Fees to Rise in Some National Parks

    This summer, the fees to enter a few recreation areas and national parks are set to rise. The fees have been steady for the past six years due to a moratorium, but that will not be the case any longer. Camping fees, admission fees in some areas, touring fees and other activity fees will be… Read more »

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    The Gun Controversy in National Parks

    In March, a man called Brian Kuzawa was in Doling Park in Springfield. As he was chasing his children, he attracted a lot of attraction because of the handgun he had kept strapped onto his hip. One of the people looking at him was a park ranger. As Kuzawa entered his car and made to… Read more »

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    Easter Gift For Campers

    The state government has given campers an Easter gift by totally removing camping fees in over five hundred camping sites in national parks. Previously, the government had introduced a fee of thirteen dollars in basic camping sites and had also increased fees in other camping grounds in an effort to increase maintenance of the sites…. Read more »

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