Scuba demo July 21 at Locust Lake

Scuba demo July 21 at Locust Lake

The emergency rescue scuba diving team of Ryan Twp. will demonstrate techniques and equipment such as underwater video and wireless communication on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the south boat launch parking lot of Locust Lake State Park. Spectators can talk to divers while...
Urban wildlife not what it seems

Urban wildlife not what it seems

I thought, “That’s not a cat,” as an animal with a strange gait crossed an intersection ahead of me. Its rounded back reminded me of an armadillo until I reminded myself that there are no armadillos in West Hazleton. “Maybe it’s an...
Fish with a waterways conservation officer

Fish with a waterways conservation officer

SWEET VALLEY, PA – Fish with an expert. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission welcomes the public to Fish with a Waterways Conservation Officer on July 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.at Moon Lake Park, Luzerne County. Young and old, families and singles will have a...
Three kayak sessions July 17 at Nescopeck State Park

Three kayak sessions July 17 at Nescopeck State Park

People have three opportunities to kayak on Lake Frances at the Nescopeck State Park on July 17. The first class at 1 p.m. is for seniors senior citizens, and the second class at 3 p.m. is for anyone 9 and older. At 5:30 p.m., folks can unwind after work by taking an...
Hickory Run hike July 11

Hickory Run hike July 11

The trail is called Shades of Death, the terrain is rated most difficult, but environmental educator Megan Fedor will guide everyone who wants to tackle the 3 1/2 -mile path during a group hike at Hickory Run State Park on July 11 at 9 a.m. The group will meet at the...