In a major shift in strategy as the Chesapeake region nears its 2025 Bay cleanup deadline, Pennsylvania has switched to an approach that gives the reins and money to counties as they try to reduce large amounts of pollution from agriculture and stormwater runoff.
AccuWeather forecasters are warning that a "firehose effect" could unfold and produce 1-2 inches of rain per hour for several areas from Wednesday to Thursday.
Harrisburg, Pa. –The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will conduct a meeting of the Habitat and Environmental Committee on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. This meeting will be held online with Commissioners and PFBC staff participating remotely.
Hughesville, Pa. -- A grant from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) for $12,000 will help propel a local winter outdoor destination into the future.
"What is Agriculture?" asked Agriculture Secretary Russell Reading during this year's breakfast meeting on agriculture, organized by Senator Gene Yaw. The meeting was held at Herman and Luther's barn on Friday, Sept. 17.
Wellsboro, Pa. -- Why attract birds to your yard? There are many benefits beyond the joy of watching them flutter about the yard.
Although DCNR has assisted annually with suppression crews to help combat wildland fires in the western part of the country, for the first time the Bureau of Forestry provided an Incident Management Team to manage a wildfire in another state.
Over the past holiday weekend, one social media user was able to capture some great photos while flying from Hershey to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon.
Mifflinburg, Pa. -- The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA will hold a new event on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m.: the Y to Y Challenge! Racers will run 7.5 miles down the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail from the Mifflinburg YMCA to the Lewisburg YMCA at the Miller Center.
Lawrence Twp., Pa. -- This Saturday, Sept. 4, public help is needed to clean up the South Shore Recreation Area on Cowanesque Lake.
On Aug. 12, PA Lyme won the first-ever Health & Human Services LymeX Education and Awareness Healthathon through their Dare 2B Tick Aware Program.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- A recent USDA study, which at this point has not been peer-reviewed, found that 31 percent of tested white-tailed deer in Pennsylvania (out of 199 tested) show signs of being exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Wellsboro, Pa. -- Leonard Harrison State Park at 4797 PA-660, Wellsboro will remain closed into next week as repairs are made to Route 660, according to The Hills Creek State Park Complex.
Wellsboro, Pa. -- On August 19, the DCNR Tioga State Forest District 16 office temporarily closed the Pine Creek Rail Trail from Darling Run south to Blackwell due to flooding and storm damage to the trail's bridges and culverts. The district's maintenance crew began working the same day to …
Lawrence Twp., Pa. -- A Cowanesque Lake cleanup is set for Sept. 4 at 8 a.m. Depending on the conditions next week, the cleanup will either go on as originally planned, be a land-only cleanup (no boats), or be canceled entirely.
Charleston Twp. -- The 13th Annual Step Outdoors Tryathlon and 5K Trail Run/Walk will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Hills Creek State Park, 111 Spillway Road, seven miles northeast of Wellsboro in Charleston Township via Charleston Street and Hills Creek Lake Road.
Asaph, Pa. -- The Laurel Classic Mountain Bike Challenge is known by riders for its awesome mix of grinding climbs, smooth single and double track, creek and log crossings, and fast technical descents on trails and forestry roads in the Asaph section of the Tioga State Forest.
Wild Florida advertises itself as the world’s only “airboat, gator and drive-thru safari park.” With the arrival of its newest residents, business should be good for the foreseeable future.
Lock Haven, Pa. - Throughout the summer, Lock Haven University biologists, Dr. Steve Seiler, and Dr. Heather Bechtold, have led a team who have been surveying streams throughout the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) in McKean County.
Biking is a great way to have fun while spending time outdoors. It benefits you physically, mentally, and the environment positively. Although it is a helpful way to be active, you need to remember that it can be risky as significant injury can occur from falls and automobiles. Consider the …