From our friends at Venture Outdoors:
Saturday, June 5 is World Environment Day and Venture Outdoors and its 30 plus outdoor partners are taking over Pittsburgh’s three rivers in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record(TM) for the
Tree Frog Canopy Tours will open late July 2010 in northeast Ohio's Mohican River valley.
Zip Ohio LLC, a Mansfield company; announced the development of a canopy tour
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (The Center) today announced the selection of its first “Hot Spot”, as part of an initiative to raise awareness for areas impacted by recreational use.
From Granny Gear Productions, which puts on 24 Hours of Big Bear:
Dear Granny Gear Racers, Fans, Industry Titans, and Media,
Sponsored by the National Wildlife Foundation, National Wildlife Week (March 15-21) encourages kids to unleash their wild child to learn, explore, discover and imagine, surrounded by a world of green.
The Ohio River Radio Consortium, hosted by WFPL, Louisville’s NPR news station, is a regional environmental news service, dedicated to covering the environment in the Ohio River Valley watershed.
Mammoth Cave National Park Superintendent Patrick Reed announced that the park will offer several fee-free days again this year, beginning with Sunday, February 14.
Congratulations to Mark McCutchan and Pat Dewees, both from Athens, OH (represent!) as well as Dave Sippey from Pittsburgh - they won prizes from the GO! schwag bag for taking our reader poll.
Take the GO! reader poll - tell us about your favorite places in the Ohio River region and enter to win prizes from the GO! schwag bag. It only takes five minutes.
This year's Geminid meteor shower, Dec. 14 should be ideal - that is, if we have clear skies in the Ohio River region.
Canaan Valley Resort will open four slopes Saturday, Dec. 12 to kick off the 2009-10 season. Discounts apply for opening weekend.
Snow Trails Winter Resort in Mansfield, OH has opened for the 2009-10 season. For more info, go to www.snowtrails.com.
Motorized trail riders, mountain bikers, and horseback riders have until Tuesday, December 15th before the Wayne National Forest closes its designated trails for the season.
The Indianapolis Parks Foundation (IPF) recently announced that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded the foundation a grant of $7.3 million, the largest single donation in IPF's 20-year history.