Navigation Links
Army Corps of Engineers Will Host National Get Outdoors Day Activities at Six Corps Project Sites
Date:6/5/2008

WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with federal, state and local government agencies; non-profit organizations; and recreation industry partners, will participate in the first National Get Outdoors Day on June 14.

On this day, more than 75 organizations will conduct hundreds of outdoor activities at 39 government and privately-managed recreation sites across the country according to event co-sponsors, the U.S. Forest Service and the American Recreation Coalition. The goal of the national event is to raise the awareness of people of all ages, especially kids, on the benefits of outside activities. Each National Get Outdoors Day event will feature activities that promote fun and value time outdoors.

Event organizers selected six Corps of Engineers project sites to be featured nationally. These are: Rivers Project (National Great Rivers Museum) West Alton, Mo.; Lake Oahe in Pierre, S.D.; Melvern Lake in Melvern, Kan.; Pomona Lake in Vassar, Kan.; Clinton Lake in Lawrence, Kan.; Wappapello Lake in Wappapello, Mo.

Among the outdoor recreation activities at these sites are geocaching (a high-tech version of treasure hunting using the latest handheld electronic devices), hiking, bicycling, photography contests, scuba and water safety demonstrations, dutch oven cooking, disc golf competitions, children's fishing derby, ironman triathlon and virtual fishing simulator. Dozens of other Corps of Engineers project sites will also hold events in support of National Get Outdoors Day.

National Get Outdoors Day is a signature event of "Great Outdoors Month," designated annually in June by the White House and governors across the nation.

For more information on the event, please visit http://www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org/

For more information on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes, please visit

SOURCE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Wellcorps International Unveils New Nutritional Supplements
2. TPACs AmeriCorps Program Launches 7th Year In Action
3. AmeriCares and International Medical Corps Airlift Relief for Cholera Outbreak In Iraq
4. Coalition Urges Congress to Increase Funding for National Health Service Corps
5. New Democracy Corps Battleground Poll of Swing Districts Finds Strong, Bi-Partisan Opposition to Cutting Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care
6. Joanne Steen Presents Grief Solutions at the Headquarters Marine Corps 2008 Casualty Conference
7. Wellcorps International Releases Major Paper on History and Evolution of Amphetamine and Anti-Depressant Use in America
8. Mercy Corps Delivers Lifesaving Supplies to China Earthquake Survivors
9. Engineers developing new cements to heal spinal fractures
10. SMRT Architects and Engineers Selected to Design New $115M Digital X-Ray Manufacturing Facility for GE Healthcare
11. Engineers use bloods hydrodynamics to manipulate stem, cancer cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary ... Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology ... Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular ... of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and ... regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has been ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to ... Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of the ... world-renowned infectious disease specialist, and chair of the ... Health Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and microbiology ... pandemics, as well as more recent 2009 novel ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY, April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served ... impact" concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared ... for other medical reasons. Differences in measures of ... 6-12 months after injury are reported in an ... peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought on ... research a project that followed the lives of ... found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce ... , "That,s a very strong effect," said Shelia Cotten, ... and media who led the project. "And it all ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2
... A short-term, very-high dose regimen of the immune-suppressing drug ... in most of a small group of patients studied ... disease, Johns Hopkins researchers report. The findings in nine ... suggest new ways to treat a disease that tends ...
... Bulge with Hoodia and Bitter Orange, LOS ... fatty,and unhealthy coffee creamers, Java Solutions today announces ... creamer to start your day off,with a weight-loss ... of,French vanilla and non-fat buttercream with Hoodia, a ...
... to Solantic Board, JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 10 ... urgent care, today announced,the appointment of Tom Scully ... a General Partner with New York City Private ... largest private equity investor in,healthcare. In addition, Mr. ...
... 10 Christine Carson Filipovich, a,graduate of Venture ... Nursing Resources, Inc., was honored last month with ... Bolton School of Nursing at,Case Western Reserve University ... an alumna or alumnus "who has demonstrated,outstanding leadership ...
... no longer just for doctors as PointOne ... WAUWATOSA, Wis., June 10 PointOne Systems, ... tool, known as,RedBox Technology, will begin providing reports ... dramatic change from the industry,s focus,on hospitals, research ...
... Information technology has the power,"to transform data ... Co. executive Carly Fiorina once explained., ... Ingenious Med,s IM Quality,Measures(TM), a software package ... capture, report, and submit quality performance,metrics. Physicians ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'HiCy' drug regimen reverses ms symptoms in selected patients 2Health News:'HiCy' drug regimen reverses ms symptoms in selected patients 3Health News:Leaner Coffee Creamer Boosts Metabolism and Curbs Appetite 2Health News:Healthcare Veteran Joins Solantic Board of Directors 2Health News:Nursing Entrepreneur Whose Business Career Was Spurred by Venture Training is Honored with Alumna Award from Case Western Reserve University 2Health News:PointOne Launches New Business Direction, Healthcare Analytics Beyond Hospitals 2Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 2Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 3Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on ... STUDY OBJECTIVES A ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company ... obese patients, today announced initial results from its ... of methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with ... obesity.  These results showed improvements in body weight, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of ... for the fourth quarter of 2013 will be approximately ... $208 million. "Our full-year revenue growth of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4
... 1, 2007 - Introgen Therapeutics, Inc.,(NASDAQ:INGN) reported promising ... novel investigational mda-7/IL-24 tumor,suppressor agent, in patients with ... were presented today at the,annual meeting of the ... 22-patient trial, INGN 241 induced killing in all ...
... Inc.,(TSX: TLN) announced today that preliminary data from ... cancer,patients was published in abstract form as part ... Meeting in Chicago,Illinois. In the Phase I dose ... two ovarian, one duodenal and one,glioma), that had ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Introgen Reports Promising Phase 1/2 Clinical Results With INGN 241,in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors 2Introgen Reports Promising Phase 1/2 Clinical Results With INGN 241,in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors 3Thallion Announces Publication of ECO-4601 Phase I/II Clinical Data,at ASCO 2Thallion Announces Publication of ECO-4601 Phase I/II Clinical Data,at ASCO 3
Supplemental instrument to the Small Joint Arthroplasty System....
... System utilizes the same proven materials found ... The SR™ Hand Implant System provides advantages ... minimal bone resection, surface replacement of the ... and/or repositioning of the ligamentous soft tissues, ...
Anatomic implant shape and easy-to use instrumentation promote implant alignment, stability, and restored joint kinematics....
The NeurOptics Pupillometer is a portable instrument used to measure pupils to screen candidates for refractive procedures and other ophthalmic applications....
Medicine Products: