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IN THE PARKS

November 16, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 Nov. 26 — Turkey Trek, 2-3:30 p.m. Kick some calories and explore the Lakeside Trail with the park naturalist. more »»

2 endangered California condors sent to Mexico zoo

November 16, 2014 MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. government has donated two endangered female California condors to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo for a new breeding-in-captivity program. A U.. more »»

National Outdoor Book Award winners named

November 16, 2014 POCATELLO, Idaho — They call her Grandma Gatewood. She carries an umbrella, wears a checked skirt, and she loves to hike. In fact, she is the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. more »»

Michigan confirms 2 cougar sightings

November 16, 2014 RABER, Mich. (AP) — There are two new confirmed cougar sightings in the eastern part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. more »»

25 bull elk taken in 1-week season

November 16, 2014 More than 82 percent of the hunters participating in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt took home a trophy. more »»

Turkey hunters can phone in leg-banded bird harvests

November 16, 2014 Hunters who harvested leg-banded wild turkeys on the Nov. 1 opening day of the fall wild turkey season, or early on Nov. more »»

Wash. anglers takes on ‘Big Fishing Year’

November 16, 2014 By Allen Thomas Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian VANCOUVER, Was. more »»

WILDLIFE IN THE NEWS

November 16, 2014 State of Vermont won’t charge warden’s wife in moose shooting MONTPELIER, Vt. more »»

Walking Italy

November 16, 2014 MONTALCINO, Italy — Walking from the towns of Buonconvento to Montalcino as part of a weeklong trek through Tuscany, I was faced with a tough decision. more »»

Exhibit explores union influence on Las Vegas

November 16, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new exhibit opening next month at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas will explore how the city was shaped by Nevada’s largest union. more »»

FISHING FRIENDS

November 9, 2014 Every year, Dan Campbell, of Montgomery, and his fishing buddies travel to Black Lake, near Hammond, New York, with one goal in mind. They want to win the Dash For Cash Bass Fishing Tournament. more »»

Reflections in Nature:

November 9, 2014 During World War II, the U.S. government asked citizens to collect milkweed pods and send them to a plant in Petoskey, Michigan, where the milkweed fluff was used in making life preservers. more »»

OUTDOOR BRIEFS

November 9, 2014 Take a hike with regional club The Otzinachson Regional Group of the Sierra Club and the Edward Abbey Hiking Society will hold a number of hikes throughout the region in the fall and winter. more »»

Spiders force family from upscale Missouri home

November 9, 2014 WELDON SPRING, Mo. (AP) — A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the wall. more »»

SHOOTING SPORTS

November 9, 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 »»

IN THE PARKS

November 9, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 Nov. 26 — Turkey Trek, 2-3:30 p.m. Kick some calories and explore the Lakeside Trail with the park naturalist. more »»

Bellefonte man pleads guilty to poaching trophy-size elk

November 9, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Bellefonte man has been sentenced to spend up to 18 months in jail and pay more than $20,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty Wednesday to poaching three bull elk, one of them... more »»

WILDLIFE IN THE NEWS

November 9, 2014 Wisconsin wildlife group seeking fish donations CATO, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin wildlife rehabilitation organization is seeking donations to help feed a starved white pelican and other hungry birds. more »»

Pa. turkey season now underway in most WMUs

November 9, 2014 One of Pennsylvania’s most exciting seasons began Nov. 1 as hunters headed afield in pursuit of one of fall’s most coveted game animals, the wild turkey. more »»

Climate change talk is scarce at science institutions

November 9, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Visitors to Pittsburgh science-education facilities can experience an earthquake, look down the gullet of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and wander through a distant rain fores. more »»

 
 
 

 

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