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BUGGIN' OUT

September 21, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — “Sorry, they just creep me out,” the tall, lanky, adult man said, standing well clear of the volunteer who offered to let him hold a Madagascar hissing cockroach. more »»

Reflections in Nature:

September 21, 2014 While looking in our attic for items to sell at the Troy Sale Barn’s first barn sale, I found a pair of nylon stockings still in their original package. more »»

OUTDOOR BRIEFS

September 21, 2014 Biking, kayaking outings offered Debby Meade, of the Otzinachson Regional Group of the Sierra Club and the Edward Abbey Hiking Society, is organizing biking and kayaking outings on weekdays through... more »»

IN THE PARKS

September 21, 2014 Bald Eagle State Park, Howard Office: 814-625-2775 Sept. 26 — Fall Foliage Float, 4 p.m. Sept. 27 — Homecoming Hike, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27 — Fall Tree ID Hike, 2 p.m. Sept. 28 — ELC open house, 1-3 p.. more »»

Agency to hold free tours of game farms

September 21, 2014 The state Game Commission will hold guided tours of its four game farms — two in Lycoming County and one each in Armstrong and Crawford counties — on Sept. 28. more »»

Hillsgrove man wins world shooting event

September 21, 2014 GRANADA, Spain — All the glory, the accolades, the hype and the magazine cover shoot, those are nice. more »»

SHOOTING SPORTS

September 21, 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 »»

IMAGES OF NATURE

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TIME TRAVEL

September 21, 2014 NEW FREEDOM — While visiting Pennsylvania’s Civil War history zone this summer, in broad daylight, Johnathan Zook saw a ghost. The teenage railfan from Lebanon, Pa., was thrilled. more »»

The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota

September 21, 2014 NEW YORK — Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. more »»

Travel Briefs

September 21, 2014 Amtrak brings vintage ‘Great Dome’ railcar to upstate NY for tours ALBANY, N.Y. more »»

'1 bird at a time'

September 14, 2014 SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Training a red-tailed hawk to fly on command takes a little bit of quail meat, a few dead rats and a whole lot of patience. more »»

'1 bird at a time'

September 14, 2014 SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Training a red-tailed hawk to fly on command takes a little bit of quail meat, a few dead rats and a whole lot of patience. more »»

The lowly chub — loathed, despised and hated

September 14, 2014 The fish suddenly crashed the water’s surface, plunging the popper from sight. Instinctively, I pulled back the rod, excited to absorb that tug of a few pounds of weight on the end of my lin. more »»

OUTDOOR BRIEFS

September 14, 2014 Biking, kayaking outings offered Debby Meade, of the Otzinachson Regional Group of the Sierra Club and the Edward Abbey Hiking Society, is organizing biking and kayaking outings on weekdays through... more »»

Kindness to wildlife can pay off in the garden

September 14, 2014 Competition and conflict have existed between people and animals since the first gardeners began sowing seeds on the ground. The critters just as quickly carried them away. more »»

Processing alligators is a growing business

September 14, 2014 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of hunters are plying Florida waters every night this time of year, searching the swamps for a prize alligator to take during the state’s annual 11-week public hun. more »»

Comment sought on state agency’s proposed management plan changes for striped bass

September 14, 2014 BRISTOL — Anglers who fish for striped bass in the Delaware River and estuary may attend a public meeting at 6 p.m. more »»

SHOOTING SPORTS

September 14, 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 »»

Agency: State wildlife grants are available

September 14, 2014 The state Fish and Boat Commission today is accepting applications to the State Wildlife Grant Program for projects that will help address high-priority conservation needs for the timber rattlesnak... more »»

 
 
 

 

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