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Best Areas in North America to See Fall Foliage | North America

Best Areas in North America to See Fall Foliage | North America | North America | Scoop.it

North America is famous for its beautiful fall foliage.

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Depending on a variety of factors, travelers can expect to see a variety of foliage colors for the 2013 fall season.

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Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes

Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes | North America | Scoop.it

The log canoe is one of several wooden boats that were designed for use in the Chesapeake Bay and nearby estuaries.

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Autumn in North America

Autumn in North America | North America | Scoop.it

As the days of summer grow shorter with each new day, the signs of the impending Autumn season are becoming more prevalent.

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The Canadian Maritimes

The Canadian Maritimes | North America | Scoop.it
Canada's Maritime provinces, also called the Maritimes or the Canadian Maritimes consist of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island (PEI).
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North America

North America | North America | Scoop.it
This page showcases North America, one of the world's largest and most diverse continents.North America is occupied by three countries; Canada the United St...
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Freshwater Fish of North America

Freshwater Fish of North America | North America | Scoop.it
North America is home to hundreds of species of freshwater fish including bass, sunfish, crappie, trout, pike, walleye, perch, catfish, carp, and other fish.
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Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks

Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks | North America | Scoop.it

Chesapeake Bay skipjacks were specialized sailing vessels that were used for dredging oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Although their popularity as a commercial fishing vessel collapsed along with oyster populations, a few skipjacks still remain in service.

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MPAs Cover Eight Percent of U.S. Marine Waters

According to NOAA, recent analysis of data has shown that eight percent of U.S. waters are currently designated as marine protected areas (MPAs).

 

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chris tobin's comment, February 7, 2013 2:45 PM
Surprisingly, only 8% is protected. Many organizations are involved with keeping our waters cleaner. Save The Bay keeps Narragansett Bay cleaner.
chris tobin's curator insight, February 7, 2013 2:46 PM

Surprisingly, only 8% is protected!  Save The Bay and many organizations like it protect our waters and help make them cleaner.

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CBC cleared to continue some analog TV signals - Canada - CBC News

CBC cleared to continue some analog TV signals - Canada - CBC News | North America | Scoop.it
CBC will continue to broadcast analog over-the-air television signals from 22 transmitters that could have been shut down after the mandatory changeover to digital on Aug. 31.
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Mid Atlantic News: 2011 Chincoteague Pony Roundup

Mid Atlantic News: 2011 Chincoteague Pony Roundup | North America | Scoop.it

One of the most popular summertime events in the Mid Atlantic region is the Chincoteague Pony Roundup, Penning, Swim and Auction.

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The Coast of New England

The Coast of New England | North America | Scoop.it
New England's coastal states include Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The region is bordered on the south by the Mid Atlantic states. The region is famous for its fishing...
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Mill Ponds of North America

Mill Ponds of North America | North America | Scoop.it

Mill ponds are icons of North American culture. Once a critical element of rural communities, these local processors became obsolete as transportation systems evolved. Although most mill ponds are no longer equipped with functioning mills, many of these impoundments live on as recreational areas or wildlife habitats.

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chris tobin's comment, February 7, 2013 2:40 PM
interesting topic! The Blackstone River Corridor provides a home to wildlife and the river is getting much cleaner. More information is available on the Blackstone River Tourism site.
chris tobin's comment, February 7, 2013 2:40 PM
interesting topic! The Blackstone River Corridor provides a home to wildlife and the river is getting much cleaner. More information is available on the Blackstone River Tourism site.
chris tobin's curator insight, February 7, 2013 2:42 PM

The Blackstone River Valley Corridor provides a home to wildlife and the river is getting much cleaner now.  There are walking and biking trails that are well maintained.