March 10, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Dead leaves blanketing the forest floor crackle under my boots. Touches of green are peeking out from the leaf litter as the hours of daylight lengthen.  More...

State’s grouse populations decline

Pennsylvania’s state bird, the ruffed grouse, has been in the decline over the past decade and is now at historic lows, according to the Pa. Game Commission. More...

‘Big Shoe Award’ goes to Weinholds

Winners of this year’s Big Shoe Award, presented by the Susquehannock Trail Club, are Curt and Penny Weinhold.  The award, presented at STC’s Winter Frolic at Susquehannock Lodge, recognizes a long-term commitment to the club and its More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

CWD spread traced to ‘deer farms’

With apologies for writing about the same topic too frequently, I do want to provide an update on the Pa. Game Commission’s efforts to slow the spread of the dreaded chronic wasting disease that threatens our deer and elk populations.  More...

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A monthly bird education program has begun at Woodland Elementary School. It’s a joint project of Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities, Cameron County Family Center and local birder Mark Johnson. More...

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Deer are becoming more active as March continues, seeking out sustenance that fuels the growth of embryonic fawns and antlers. More...