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...
Youth skills day July 21 at Sorber Mountain

Youth skills day July 21 at Sorber Mountain

A youth skills day on July 21 will feature archery, pellet gun shooting, fishing, wildlife calls and demonstrations of trapping and bird dog handling for boys and girls 5 to 17 at Sorber Mountain Cabin. Sponsored by the North Mountain Branch of Quality Deer Management...
Doe license sale starts July 9

Doe license sale starts July 9

Antlerless deer licenses go on sale July 9 in Pennsylvania. Before purchasing an antlerless license, hunters have to buy a regular hunting license for 2018-19 and obtain a pink envelope and application for their antlerless license. Hunters can mail the application...