Scientists warn of climate change’s impacts on winter recreation in NH | Environment

Climate change poses a sweeping threat to New Hampshire’s winter sports and tourism industries, with shorter and warmer winters, muddier springs and “flash droughts” foreshadowing skiing conditions similar to those at resorts in the South, scientists say.

“We’re losing the cold,” said Elizabeth Burakowski, a University of New Hampshire researcher, during a virtual panel discussion on climate change impact this week.

Burakowski said decreases in the numbers of below-freezing days

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Recreation Aid job with USAJobs

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This is a temporary (NTE: October 1, 2021) flexible position located at Bethel Park on Joint Base Langley-Eustis AFB VA at the Langley AFB.
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Performs and/or assists other Bethel Park staff in the operation and maintenance of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and equipment. Inspects outside areas daily and removes trash and debris from around buildings, park grounds, Paint Ball and FAM

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Youth theater classes, camps offered by Holland Recreation

HOLLAND — This spring or summer, budding young actors and actresses have the chance to learn the foundations of theater through a new set of classes and a camp offered by the city of Holland’s recreation program. 

Holland Recreation is offering six-week after-school classes for elementary-age kids this spring, designed to introduce students to the art of acting. The classes will include interactive games, exercises and activities to lay the

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USACE Vicksburg District announces purchase policy changes for recreation passes

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District announced changes to its purchase policies for annual USACE and America the Beautiful recreation passes.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, purchase protocol has been updated to limit contact between visitors and USACE personnel across recreation sites in Mississippi, Arkansas

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Lead Recreation Therapist job with USAJobs

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Recreation Therapy (RT) Leads will report directly to the RT Supervisor. They will assist with ensuring the efficient flow of services provided during the 72-hour program week. They will be responsible for the coordination of clinical and program work schedules for their assigned team in order to ensure services provided meet the needs of Veterans served and there is an even workflow and distribution of workload.

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Whiskeytown National Recreation restores trails, bridge after Carr Fire

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Visitors to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will see some new features and restored facilities at the park this summer.

That’s after park staff rangers spent much of the past year restoring areas of Whiskeytown damaged by the Carr Fire in summer 2018, and the floods that further damaged the park in February 2019. Experts said at the time, the fire destroyed

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Denver Reopening Recreation Centers | Westword

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With more and more Americans receiving vaccines, the City of Denver will soon begin reopening recreation centers and pools.

According to the just-announced schedule, on May 3 the weight rooms and cardio spaces in a handful of Denver’s thirty recreation centers will open; access to fitness equipment will require reservations.

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Treat yo’ self: Penn State professor uses ‘Parks and Recreation’ references to teach economics | University Park Campus News

For Penn State professor Jadrian Wooten, the popular TV show “Parks and Recreation” is more than a funny show — it’s a tool he uses to educate students.

Wooten, an associate teaching professor of economics, uses popular culture and TV references in his classes to teach his students, which has in turn inspired some to pursue economics.

He said “Parks and Recreation,” his favorite TV show, was ending while he

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Spring Events from the Wayne Parks and Recreation Department

WAYNE, NJ – There are less than two weeks until the official start of spring.  The “dark winter” of COVID is coming to an end and the new beginning of a new spring is coming soon to a Township near you. 

The Wayne Parks and Recreation Department have had their hands tied during the winter with all the pandemic restrictions in place. But, with warmer weather, outdoor activities can happen.

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BOTW’s Link Is Obi-Wan In Iconic Star Wars Scene Recreation


BOTW’s Link plays the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in a spot-on re-enactment of the iconic climax of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith.

One Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild fan has recreated an iconic scene from the climax of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith, with Link in the starring role as Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. Players haven’t been able to get enough

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Belmar Steps Up to Plate with Plans for Kids’ Recreation Programs This Summer

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar officials are working on a game plan to bring back recreational programs for children this summer, focusing first on outdoor activities.

Recreation director Barry Trogu gave an update of efforts during the borough council’s March 2 meeting — in response to parents’ concerns that the borough wasn’t doing enough to ensure the return of youth recreation programs after the coronavirus has forced the cancellation of most

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Sweeping Demand In Outdoor Recreation Industry Mixed Blessing For Businesses | Coronavirus

When worsening news of the novel coronavirus began shattering illusions of maintaining normalcy, swarms of shoppers raided stores, and supplies of disinfectant, toilet paper and N-95 masks vanished from shelves.

After families felt securely armed with essential supplies to carry them through the next millennia, the outdoor recreation industry welcomed a surge in new buyers seeking ways of safely expelling pent-up energy from time at home. But as weeks in

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Sweeping Demand In Outdoor Recreation Industry Mixed Blessing For Businesses | Dnronline

When worsening news of the novel coronavirus began shattering illusions of maintaining normalcy, swarms of shoppers raided stores, and supplies of disinfectant, toilet paper and N-95 masks vanished from shelves.

After families felt securely armed with essential supplies to carry them through the next millennia, the outdoor recreation industry welcomed a surge in new buyers seeking ways of safely expelling pent-up energy from time at home. But as weeks in

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SENIOR STARTUP: Ballot item seeks funding to upgrade PA Recreation & Senior Center – Port Arthur News

The City of Port Arthur Recreation and Senior Center will get a freshening up, some much needed renovations and possibly more should voters approve a ballot proposition in May.

The building, located at 1308 Ninth Ave., houses the parks and recreation offices in addition to being the site for senior citizen activities, summer programs, computer rooms and a place for seniors to get morning exercise.

The building, once the site

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Supervisory Recreation Specialist job with USAJobs

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About the position: This position will be assigned to the NAF HR Office at JB Langley-Eustis, VA .This is a Regular Full Time (RFT) position with benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, retirement, 401(k), and annual/sick leave.
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Responsible for the overall economic and efficient operation of the Outdoor Recreation Program. Administers the business, financial, and recreational operation of the outdoor activities program within

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At Peconic Recreation Center, a day long in the making as 1,000 doses of vaccine administered

For the hundreds of people who lined up at the Peconic Recreation Center Thursday morning to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination, the day was a miracle long in the making.

In fact, “miracle” was a word used by several people who heard about Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital doing a one-day,

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Recreation programs expand during pandemic despite severe revenue loss | Lifestyles

After the COVID-19 shutdown one year ago, Santa Maria’s Recreation and Parks Department saw revenue losses in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, leaving staff wondering how crucial community programs would be funded.

Although revenue remains almost nonexistent, even now, the department has found creative ways to continue serving the community with several new, COVID-safe programs over the past year. 

In a presentation to the Santa Maria City Council on

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REV Recreation Group Starts 2021 With Industry Awards And New Models | News

DECATUR, Ind., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — REV Recreation Group (RRG), a manufacturer of Class A motorhomes and a subsidiary of REV Group, kicks off 2021 with industry awards, new models, and recent sales success at the Florida RV Trade Association’s Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa.

RRG, which manufactures three iconic brands American Coach®, Fleetwood RV® and Holiday Rambler®, reported nearly 40% sales

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Dates, courses are set for Winston-Salem recreation department’s golf tournaments | Sports News

Golfers must be Forsyth County residents to be eligible to play in any of those tournaments.

Thomas said the recreation department would work with area courses and provide applications available this spring. 

“We plan to reach out to more schools to get our junior numbers up,” Thomas said of the Forsyth Junior, which had about 25 golfers last summer. “CDC guidelines will be followed and hopefully we’ll see some new

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More than recreation, ice in Traverse City was a brisk business | News

TRAVERSE CITY — During this stressful “pandemic” winter, northern Michiganders may be happy to hear of even a small reason to rejoice, of one local tradition that is carrying on.

This tradition generates serious discussion in the media, and surely during many of those now ubiquitous online friends and family meetings. The topic in question? Ice.

Yes, ice.

Will the bays freeze over? How thick is the ice on the

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