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Nagano aims to educate with hunting skills course

National Jan 25, 2016

Nagano aims to educate with hunting skills course

A basic hunting skills course launched by the Nagano Prefectural Government to combat increasing damage to crops and trees by wild animals has proven popular, drawing many more participants than expected. One rainy day in mid-December, Hitomi Nishijo, a 21-year-old college student from Ueda, Nagano, ...

Moss-viewing trips catching on among women

National Jul 27, 2015

Moss-viewing trips catching on among women

One day in June, a group of 17 people, mostly women wearing colorful outfits, got together at a scenic lakeside area at the foot of Mount Kita-Yatsugatake in Nagano Prefecture. Instead of using binoculars to look at the panorama around them, these people were gazing ...