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13-year-old Casey Kaufhold zaps adult archery records with Olympic bow and arrow

13-year-old Casey Kaufhold zaps adult archery records with Olympic bow and arrow

By Sarah Bernstein, USA Archery

Photo: Archer Casey Kaufhold, 13, has set the highest score of any woman in U.S. history at any age, breaking the senior, junior and cadet national records:  – Photo Courtesy Rob Kaufhold. At the U.S. National Indoor Championships in Lancaster, Penn., 13-year-old Casey Kaufhold shot the highest score of any woman in U.S. history at any a... READ MORE

Icy temperature drop—dangerous for people and sea turtles

Icy temperature drop—dangerous for people and sea turtles

By Buckmasters Online

Sudden storms are as common during late winter as hopeful thoughts of warm weather and spring. For anyone who spends time outdoors, seasonal transitions such as unexpected temperature drops should be treated with caution, especially during cold water season. In Minnesota, for example, it’s a good time to talk about the dangers of thin ice. &... READ MORE

It’s Groundhog Day, ’er woodchuck, ’er marmot, ’er whistle pig, aw let’s just watch the movie

It’s Groundhog Day, ’er woodchuck, ’er marmot, ’er whistle pig, aw let’s just watch the movie

By Buckmasters Online

What’s the big deal about groundhogs, February 2 and Punxsutawney Phil? If you’ve seen the movie “Groundhog Day,” you know the starting place for the Bill Murray comedy: If a groundhog sees its shadow February 2, winter will last another 6 weeks. If he doesn’t see his shadow, spring will arrive earlier than expected. B... READ MORE

A winter’s day, and what to do? Take a hike!

A winter’s day, and what to do? Take a hike!

By Buckmasters Online

Cold weather can put a damper on some outdoors activities, but state parks offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors during winter. On New Year’s Day, America’s State Parks in all 50 states offer free, guided First Day Hike programs. The hikes provide a way for individuals and families to welcome the new year in the outdoors, ... READ MORE

Wildland firefighters sharpen skills at Crew Boss Academy

Wildland firefighters sharpen skills at Crew Boss Academy

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Real-life exercises with fire are part of the Crew Boss Academy workshop, where wildland firefighters from across the country come to train and build their leadership skills. Three dozen wildland firefighters from around the country knew for sure they were going to find a lot of classwork during the 10-day Crew Boss Academy. The intensive wo... READ MORE

For bear basics, visit BearWise.org

For bear basics, visit BearWise.org

By Buckmasters Online

This fall as bears actively forage for food in preparation for a winter nap, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is recommending a website for anyone who realizes there are more bears in the neighborhood than there used to be. Professionals at Wildlife and Fisheries are recommending BearWise.org as the place to learn how to coexist w... READ MORE

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