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Game Commission, volunteers search for rare marsh birds

June 22, 2014 By Brendan Gibbons (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens’ Voice The state Game Commission is recruiting amateur birders to help in the search for secretive marsh birds, some of the rarest birds in the state. more »»

In the parks

June 22, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 June 22 and 29 — Sunday Morning Stroll, 8:30 a.m. June 27 —Bald Eagle Knap-in, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., pavilions 6 and 7 near the beach. more »»

Outdoor Briefs

June 22, 2014 Open paddle planned Country Ski & Sports in Montoursville is organizing an open paddle at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this week and through the season. The event is not a class. more »»

Camp gets $3K grant

June 22, 2014 LAMAR — The Clinton County Conservation District recently received a $3,250 grant from the Dominion Foundation, an offshoot of Dominion Energy. more »»

Agency helps acquire key Pennsylvania elk country

June 22, 2014 The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently teamed up with the state Game Commission to purchase and conserve 81 acres of prime elk habitat in Elk County’s Benezette Township, which is among areas... more »»

Final prep underway for inaugural National Sporting Clay Cup event

June 22, 2014 HOUSTON — The USA Shooting Team has begun final preparations in anticipation of the inaugural National Sporting Clay Cup, a national fundraiser set to induce a philanthropic rush on behalf of the... more »»

Shooting Sports

June 22, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sun-Gazette reserves the right to edit items submitted for the “Shooting Sports” section. To submit an event, call 570-326-1551, ext. 3116. more »»

Reflections in Nature:Sweet locust attracts bees

June 22, 2014 When I stopped by to see my friend Bob Bastion, he told me his honeybees really were working on the locust tree flowers. more »»

Bald Eagle State Park ‘Knap-In’ on weekend

June 22, 2014 HOWARD — Want to see how the world was before cellphones, Internet, telephones and electricity? The Bald Eagle State Park Knap-In will give you a glimpse on Friday and Saturday. more »»

Howling at the Thunder Moon

June 22, 2014 LITITZ — Prompted by tour guide Rosemarie, a strapping wolf named Tioga raises his buckskin muzzle to the sun and howls. About 20 other wolves quickly join i. more »»

Boaters: Check water conditions and wear life jackets

June 22, 2014 With the summer boating season underway, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission strongly encourages boaters to check water conditions in advance and to always wear their life jackets on... more »»

Wildlife in the news

June 22, 2014 Lawsuit seeks protection for Kirtland's snake TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. more »»

Count bats, PFBC says

June 22, 2014 State Game Commission biologists are seeking assistance from residents in a regional monitoring effort to collect bat maternity colony data this summer. more »»

Turkey federation celebrates youth during viewing of film

June 15, 2014 LEWISBURG — Some of Pennsylvania’s youth hunters will make their big-screen debut as part of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s PA Jakes Movie Night at 7 p.m. more »»

5th-wheel living

June 15, 2014 By Rich Landers The Spokesman-Review SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In the field of RV camping, Susan and Larry Dach are pros. more »»

Invasive flathead catfish now a river favorite

June 15, 2014 By ANDY SNYDER York Dispatch YORK (AP) — Just 12 years ago, the idea was farfetched. After all, at that time, we had just discovered the first flathead catfish in the Susquehanna River. more »»

Outdoor Briefs

June 15, 2014 Open paddle planned Country Ski & Sports in Montoursville is organizing an open paddle at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this week and through the season. The event is not a class. more »»

In the parks

June 15, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 June 19 — Thursday Evening Series: Storytime with the Friendship Community Library, 6 p.m. June 21 — Pond Walkers, 10 a.m. more »»

Richmond takes silver at Kazkhstan, falters in Munich World Cup event

June 15, 2014 Josh Richmond, of Hillsgrove, made it two World Cup medals in two chances on May 21 when he scored another silver medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Almaty,... more »»

 
 
 

 

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