Backyard & Beyond

  • Creepy Trail Cam Pics

    In the spirit of Halloween, we collected a few kind of creepy trail cam and nature pics. From a crazy colored pheasant, to things that might send a shiver down your spine if you saw it, check it out.... An Outdoor News reader submitted that creepy-looking trail cam pic, and…

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  • MN DNR honors 2 youths for their conservation efforts

    By: MN Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources honored two youths for their outstanding conservation efforts during a ceremony Friday, Aug. 30, at the Minnesota State Fair. Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen presented the awards.  Jake Tanghe, from Northfield in Rice County,…

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  • It takes you and me to introduce youth to the outdoors

    Blogger shares on-the-water, in-the-woods bonding experience with grandkids.

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  • Nominations open for Bassmaster High School All-Americans

    Judges will select up to two student anglers in each state. These All-State Fishing Team members will become semifinalists in the selection of the 12-member All-American Team. Criteria include success in high school fishing tournaments and involvement in conservation efforts and other community service activities.

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  • National high school shooting league adds skeet

    The inclusion of skeet shooting as an option to the hundreds of schools that participate in the league will provide exciting new clay target shooting opportunities to tens of thousands of students nationwide, the league said.

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  • A sturgeon-sized undertaking, but high-schoolers up to the task

    Georgia high school mechatronics students build massive replica of lake sturgeon for Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute. The Lake Sturgeon is a state-endangered species in Tennessee, having almost disappeared from the river system by the 1970s. Since the formation of the Lake Sturgeon Working Group in 1998, the Aquarium and its…

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