COVID-19 Coverage

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This week, Mayor of Montoursville Steve Bagwell alerted residents to the closure of many of the facilities at Indian Park, including basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball fields, and playground equipment. 

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced this week that all facilities at State Parks and State Forests in Pennsylvania will be closed for 14 days, effective March 17, to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has announced that ALL organized events, programs, and volunteer days at all State Parks and State Forests in Pennsylvania are cancelled through April 30 due to COVID-19 concerns.

PA Fish & Boat Commission Susquehanna River biologist Geoff Smith will make a presentation on the research findings and status of the health of the ecological and recreational fisheries of the Susquehanna River, including the concerns over fluctuations in the smallmouth bass and other sp…

Tiadaghton Chapter #688 of Trout Unlimited (TU) will meet this coming Tuesday, March 3, at the Wellsboro Community Center at 3 Queen Street. Both the business and general meetings are free and open to the public, and attendees do not have to be members of TU. The regular business meeting wil…

The Fly Fishing Film Tour, or F3T for short, has become the entertainment event of the year for anglers of all ages. In 2020, organizations in more than 150 big cities and small towns across the United States are showcasing the best fly-fishing films of the year from around the world.

A multi-department group of Bucknell University faculty and staff are teaming up with community members for a discussion about increasing children's engagement with nature at home, in school, and in the community. The free event is designed to bring local educators, school board members, and…

The James V. Brown Library in Williamsport will host an Audubon Society program led by Dr. Jean-Francois Therrien. Dr. Therrien's presentation will discuss the challenges associated with deciphering how raptors are responding to ongoing climate changes and the importance of studying and prot…

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Humans aren't the only ones who court each other during this time of year! Here are highlights of some forest species that breed in late winter. You might observe these birds or mammals courting in your backyard or out in Penn’s woods.

“Since we can’t guarantee a quality event that is safe for mushers and their dogs, we are going to Plan B,” said organizer Mary Beth Logue in announcing the decision to cancel this Saturday’s Canyon Sled Dog Challenge.