Outdoor Activities

OHIO | Paddle Ohio Launches 2018 Summer Paddling Events

Explore the beauty of a scenic river, water trail or state park lake OHIO– The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Parks and Watercraft is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. … Continue reading OHIO | Paddle Ohio Launches 2018 Summer Paddling Events

Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

PIERRE, S.D. –Head outdoors and enjoy the spring weather this Memorial Day weekend but keep an eye out for ticks to prevent tularemia and other tick-borne diseases, says a state health official. “We see cases of tick-borne illness every year in South Dakota,” said Dr. Joshua Clayton, state epidemiologist for the Department of Health.  “You … Continue reading Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

Seniors get big benefits from outdoor activities

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO/June 29, 2017 (STL.News) – Naturalists at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center have touted the benefits of spending time in nature for children for some time. It’s connected to Nature Deficit Disorder (NDD), which stems from a lack of outside time being linked to a higher frequency … Continue reading Seniors get big benefits from outdoor activities