President Requests $1.3 Billion in Fiscal Year 2013 for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The President’s fiscal year 2013 discretionary budget request supports $1.5 billion in programs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an increase of $72.0 million over the 2012 enacted level.
Student art contest part of Endangered Species Day
Elementary, middle and high school teachers are encouraged to have their students participate in the annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the seventh annual national Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on May 18.
Zombie-themed mud run on its way
The Zombie Stomp race, an obstacle course/mud run and fun run, is scheduled for May 12 at the Silver Shoe Ranch (1400 Prosser Drive) in Dalton.
Cyclists on way back to area for time trials
The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail this Saturday.
Outdoor event today, Sunday at trade center
The Northwest Georgia Hunting and Fishing Expo continues today and Sunday at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center.
Riders will try to tame the Snake again
In less than a decade, the Snake Creek Gap Time Trial Series has grown from a mountain biking competition with two dozen local enthusiasts looking for a challenge into one of the Southeast’s premier cycling events.
CRBI sponsors paddle trip on Chattooga River
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will host a paddle trip on the Chattooga River on Saturday, Sept. 3, allowing local residents and visitors to explore one of Northwest Georgia’s most intimate paddling destinations.
Drew Brantley: Raisin Hope Ride will be special for Carolina man
An avid cyclist, the now 54-year-old Paul Battenfield was training for a long-distance ride near his Waynesville, N.C., home on Aug. 14, 2010, when his bicycle collided with a dog on the road. The accident that followed pummeled his body, including damage to his spinal cord that sent him to Atlanta’s Shepherd Center, a hospital that specializes in treatment of spinal and brain injuries.
Dalton to host ultra trail runs Sept. 24
The inaugural Georgia Jewel, an ultra race event consisting of 100-mile, 50-mile and 35-mile options, will be held on the Pinhoti Trail on Sept. 24-25, with races starting and finishing in downtown Dalton.
Family challenge added to CRBI’s 7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race
The 4th edition of the Coosa River Basin Initiative—Redmond Regional Medical Center 7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race will feature a special run-bike-paddle-swim (and slog) challenge for children and their parents on Saturday, Sept. 24, in downtown Rome.
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