Published Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, 10:22 am Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP | Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] In addition to offering many programs online during the pandemic, Virginia Master Naturalists have […]

Sara Cummings, clad in an arctic-white anorak, baggy forest green cargo pants and thick-soled white hiking boots, is about to step in front of the camera at the Reese Cooper fashion show and lookbook shoot. This, in and of itself, isn’t noteworthy; this is the third job the L.A.-based model […]

If nothing else, 2020 has been a year of new experiences. It goes without saying that many of those have been due to the coronavirus pandemic — wearing face masks, holding get-togethers via Zoom and worrying about toilet paper hoarders were certainly new experiences to me. So with the year […]

The Daily Beast Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse’s MAGA-Loving Defense Team Implodes While Kyle Rittenhouse awaits trial for killing two people at a Kenosha, Wisconsin, Black Lives Matter protest this summer, his lawyers are in prosecutors’ crosshairs.From the start of the high-profile case, Rittenhouse’s lawyers have attracted nearly as much attention […]

CLOSE Oregon’s Willamette National Forest offered up his year’s Capitol Christmas tree and made a 3,000 mile cross-country road trip to Washington D.C. USA TODAY In the movie, “Elf,” Buddy’s decision to cut down a tree in Central Park to decorate his dad’s New York City apartment was definitely illegal. But there is […]

Wild grown conifers are available for Christmas trees from select sections of Huron-Manistee National Forests. OCEANA COUNTY, Mich. — Families around Michigan will likely be looking for a Christmas Tree in the days and weeks following Thanksgiving. This year, many may start a new tradition by selecting one from public […]

RHINELANDER, Wis. (WAOW) — The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is offering personal use Christmas tree permits. Each permit is $5 and a household can have up to five permits. “We’re hopeful that making Christmas tree permits available online will make it easier for people to enjoy the experience of hiking through […]

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing updates to its rules on electronic bikes on national forest trails, like those managed by the Bridger-Teton. Officials are seeking public comments, but the window to weigh in is closing soon. Currently, e-bikes are only allowed on Forest Service trails or areas already designated […]

HAMILTON — The Bitterroot National Forest is offering up some tips as hunting gets underway in Montana. All hunters during the general rifle season must wear “hunter orange” (hat, cap, vest, jacket or rain gear) above the waist. It must be the outermost garment and be visible from all sides. […]

Wake Forest University said president Nathan Hatch will step down after leading the school for 15 years. Hatch plans to retire in June. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest University announced Tuesday university president Nathan Hatch will step down in his role at the end of this school year. The university […]