August 12, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Those aren’t dinosaurs you’re seeing around the ponds, streams and wetlands this time of year. They may look like miniature pterodactyls, but they’re actually herons. Four heron species call Pennsylvania home. Three are in trouble. More...

Stevenson Dam upgrades unveiled

After nearly 9,000 dump truck loads of sediment were dredged and hauled away from the northern end of lake behind the George B. More...

Hiking program Saturday

A woman who has logged thousands of hiking miles will share pointers and adventure stories during a public program at noon Saturday, Aug. More...

Park offering loaners

Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a summer equipment loaner program each day from 8 am and 3 pm, with a 2.5-hour time limit per use.  Kayaks, canoes, bikes, GPS units and DiscoverE kits for kids are available. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Berry pickin’ time is here

We are almost halfway through August, and the change in calendar brings with it changes in nature.  The katydids and crickets now sing their nightly choruses. More...

No CWD found in Elk County deer

A pair of ear-tagged deer euthanized July 26 in Elk County tested negative for chronic wasting disease, according to the Pa. More...

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicated the 19-mile-long West Creek Recreation Trail that has been many years in the making was held recently. More...

Sizerville park programs

Environmental education programs are planned for Saturday, Aug. 12, at Sizerville State Park.  At 2 pm, visitors will join the park staff to learn about insects. More...