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Outdoors

City to dedicate new park, trail
October 10, 2010
Lawrence’s newest park and trail soon will be officially dedicated.
Prepare lawn in fall for lush green in spring
September 20, 2010
Early fall is the perfect time to bring a dormant lawn back to life.
It’s apple picking time in Kansas
September 18, 2010
It may not yet be fall, but local apple farmers have been picking apples for about two months already — varieties such as Golden Russet, May, Gala and Ida Red. Fall apples, such as Jonathans, Golden Delicious, Rome and Granny Smith, are ripe for the picking.
Lawrence lauded as a good place for triathlons
Iron 70.3 credited with putting city on map of triathletes’ favorite places
September 3, 2010
In its upcoming October edition, triathlete.com names Lawrence as its top “Tri Town” in the U.S.
Fish in flight: Lawrence photography pros capture odd sight in park
September 1, 2010
This is no fish story, it’s the real thing.
Kansas dove hunting season begins Wednesday
August 30, 2010
The dove hunting season begins Wednesday in Kansas, which has one of the largest dove populations in the country.
Geocaching game combines treasure hunting and technology in Kansas parks
July 12, 2010
Thanks to technology, treasure hunting is not as hard at it used to be.
Garden party: Tour Des Fleurs highlights creative outdoor planning
June 13, 2010
In three short years, Judy Lafond and her husband, Don, turned their small, newly constructed tiny yard into a backyard oasis. You can get ideas from her and other gardeners on next weekend’s annual Tour des Fleurs.
Sail Kansas: Landlocked sailors thrive in their beloved pastime
June 13, 2010
Think about sailing, and you might imagine the azure open waters of Key West, Cape Cod or Australia’s Barrier Reef. But, Kansas? Not exactly a mecca for mariners.
Thomas the Tank Engine returns for annual visit to Baldwin City
June 4, 2010
For the Toland family, 4-year-old Joseph’s love for Thomas the Tank Engine is one of their top priorities.
Beehive makes unexpected appearance in Lawrence front yard
June 3, 2010
At first, Lawrence resident Joyce Barrett noticed only a group of neighbor children gathered around a tree in her front yard.
State seeking public input on protecting forests in Kansas
May 27, 2010
Kansas Forest Service is seeking public input on forest areas targeted for protection under its legacy program.
Bloomington Beach access road remains closed for reconstruction
Beach remains open, will be free to use until construction is complete
May 21, 2010
The road leading to Bloomington Beach at Clinton Lake remains closed for reconstruction, and its weather-related delays will force visitors to walk as much as a half mile before they can get down to free recreation.
Lawrence’s historic locomotive No. 1073 — in Watson Park — to get fresh coat of paint this weekend
May 20, 2010
After chugging for more than 870,000 miles during 44 years of service, then standing up to harsh winters and scorching summers for more than a half century, a retired train locomotive near downtown Lawrence will get a little freshening up Saturday.
Sailboat regatta steers racers to Clinton Lake
May 9, 2010
The 59-degree water at Clinton Lake was a little cold for sailor Zach Bader at this weekend’s third annual Frayed Knot Regatta.