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first_imgIn her tenure with the National Park Service Davis has worked in a variety of other national parks including some in the southeast, such as Guilford Courthouse in North Carolina, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park in West Virginia, Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway. At Yellowstone National Park a man has always held the highest ranger position—until now. Sarah Davis, a 20-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been named the park’s 18th chief ranger and the first female chief ranger to officially serve in the roll. In her new position, which Davis begins in December, she will oversee law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency services, fires, special permits and trails, among other things.  Watch for pedestrians as you approach areas with parked cars.Check for signs that restrict roadside parking.Choose a spot that will not be damaged by tires on soft ground.Do not park on a narrow shoulder with a steep drop off.Park vehicles with all wheels off the road.Check for oncoming traffic before exiting your vehicle.Know before you go as cell service is limited. Photo: U.S. Forest Service photographed parked vehicles in a roadway Fall weekends bring beautiful weather, changing leaves and hoards of hikers and leaf peepers to Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. In order to avoid blocked roadways that can lead to accidents and delay emergency responders, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is asking the public to avoid obstructing traffic while parking at popular outdoor locations.  Free screening of the documentary film MOTHERLOAD at the Vinegar Hill Theatre in Charlottesville on October 19center_img The free screening of the film will be held at Vinegar Hill Theatre in Charlottesville on Saturday, October 19 from 3:00- 5:00 pm. The event is made possible through the Greenways Strengthening Systems grant from the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit https://motherloadmovie.myeventscenter.com/event/Motherload-Community-Screening-In-Charlottesville-35837.  U.S. Forest Service asks public to “be a hero not a hazard” while parking at popular outdoor locations The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission and The Piedmont Environmental Council are hosting a free screening of the documentary film MOTHERLOAD, in which a cargo bicycle becomes a vehicle for exploring motherhood in the age of climate change. The film follows director and new mom Liz Canning as she strives to understand the tension between modern life and our human need to explore the world in active ways. Along the way, Liz encounters cultural resistance in the form of bikelash, especially as it pertains to women and mothers.  Yellowstone National Park has a female chief ranger for the first time in the park’s 147-year history If trailhead parking is full and you must park on the side of the road, USFS offers these tips:last_img read more

first_img(REUTERS) – INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach says the Tokyo Games would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year due to the COVID-19 crisis.In March, the IOC and Japanese government took the unprecedented decision to delay the Games, which had been due to start in July, for a year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.However, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said the multi-sports event cannot take place in 2021 unless the virus is contained and Bach said he understood his position.The novel coronavirus has infected more than 17 100 people in Japan, causing 797 deaths.“Quite frankly, I have some understanding for this, because you can’t forever employ 3 000 or 5 000 people in an Organising Committee,” Bach told the BBC.“You can’t every year change the entire sports schedule worldwide of all the major federations. You can’t have the athletes being in uncertainty.”Bach said the IOC was committed to holding the Games next year though it had to be prepared for various scenarios including quarantining athletes.“What could this mean for the life in an Olympic Village?” he said.“All these different scenarios are under consideration and this is why I’m saying it’s a mammoth task, because there are so many different options that it’s not easy to address them (now).“When we have a clear view on how the world will look on July 23, 2021, then (we will) take the appropriate decisions.”last_img read more

first_imgFifa presidential candidate Luis Figo on Wednesday disputed the Confederation of African Football’s claim that all 54 votes from the continent will go to incumbent Sepp Blatter in the presidential elections next month.The former Portugal international, in Egypt at the CAF Congress to canvass for votes, told Reuters he did not believe all Africa was solidly behind Blatter, who seeks re-election on May 29 against Figo, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussain of Jordan and the Dutch football association president Michael van Praag.“I feel there’s a lot of respect for CAF among all the African federations but I’m positive that [CAF president] Mr [Eisa] Hayatou did not speak in the name of the 54 members of the confederation,” said the former Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder.“Even when he [Hayatou] announced he would support Blatter, we could notice a difference from past congresses when a statement like that normally is followed by a standing ovation.“This time we heard just a normal applause, which confirms my idea that a lot of African countries understand and agree with the need to change for the better of everyone, especially the national associations.“In fact there were federation presidents who ensured me they would vote for me but they were reluctant to say this out loud because they feared reactions against them, their federations and even their countries,” said Figo. “It‘s also to end this kind of atmosphere that I decided to be a candidate. Football should be about a beautiful game and people should be able to express themselves freely and openly.”The CAF congress in Cairo ended on Tuesday with Hayatou declaring Africa’s complete support for Blatter’s re-election but on all previous occasions when the CAF chief has promised a block of African votes, many have broken ranks.When Blatter came to power in 1998, Hayatou pledged Africa’s votes to rival Lennart Johansson of Sweden but most defied him to vote Blatter into power.When Hayatou stood against Blatter in 2002, almost half the African countries voted for the Swiss rather than their own confederation president.last_img read more