HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Wildlife authorities say Pennsylvania hunters killed 4,653 black bears last year, setting a new record.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission said Monday the total is far above last year's total of 3,153, which was the 11th highest total recorded but was also the lowest in ...
PHOTOS BY LAUREN SHAFFER
First Photo: In their breeding plumage, Common Loons are the elegant black and white tuxedo-clad birds of the northern lakes and the oceans. They sport a dagger-like bill and a red eye, white stripes on the neck and spots on the back, making for a handsome ...
Match for 1/7/20
Markovich Const. Inc. 8-0 @ Liberty 6-2
Markovich Const. Inc.
Scott Sorgen 99-3
Chase Weise 98-8
Navara Reynolds 98-5
Conner Bauman 98-5
Tom Welsh 98-3
Bill Bridgens Sr. 97-5
Jim Guenot 97-2
Kodi Cameron 96-6
Jase Bechtol ...
By EMILY BOHLIN
For The Express
You might not think of January as an optimal time for birding. The days are shorter. Everything is quiet. It seems like most of the forest creatures are in a state of torpor. All of the spectacular, migratory songbirds have long settled in Central and ...
MUIR WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENT PARK, Calif. (AP) — A huge redwood tree fell and killed a man visiting Muir Woods National Monument in California on Christmas Eve, authorities said Thursday.
Subhradeep Dutta, 28, of Edina, Minnesota, died while walking on a marked dirt trail with two other ...
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission, HDOnTap and Comcast Business have teamed up once again to offer a new bald-eagle nest livestream for the 2019-20 nesting season.
The PA Farm Country Eagle Nest livestream launched on Dec. 18, offering viewers worldwide 24-7 access to live video ...
First Photo: Thayne Muthler of Jersey Shore bagged this seven-point buck on opening day, Saturday, Nov. 29, just about 30 minutes after the official start of the season. He was hunting in the Rauchtown area with Matt Wasson when he shot the deer with a .308 at 7:30 a.m.
Second Photo: ...
By TED LOY
As I sit on my back porch overlooking the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, it is a golden autumn evening. I enjoy the smell of the clean crisp air and the natural world around me. This is one of my seasonal enjoyments, having lived on the Loyalsock Creek for many years. This ...
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park says it will increase surveillance for a fungus that spreads rapidly among bats and can kill them.
The park has been sampling bats and bat droppings for years and hasn't found any infected with white-nose syndrome. Testing ...
FRANCONIA (AP) — New Hampshire authorities came to the aid of a mother and daughter out hiking who became stranded at a mountain summit due to whiteout conditions.
The pair, Nathalie Beaudet, 54, and Catherine Courtemanche, 24, from Sherbrook, Quebec, hiked a familiar trail up Mount ...
Tomorrow’s sunrise will open the deer season, ending a long custom in Pennsylvania’s outdoors. Since at least the early 1960s, the season has begun on the Monday after Thanksgiving. The board of Pennsylvania game commissioners, responsible for establishing hunting seasons and limits, voted ...
By TOM BUTZLER
(Editors note: This article is the first of a series exploring professional opportunities for Penn State Extension agricultural educators during the 2019 summer)
Extension educators come into the Penn State system with deep educational backgrounds and experiences. Most have ...
LOCK HAVEN — The Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County have scheduled their Holiday Greens Workshop and Sale for Dec. 7.
This annual event features plenty of holiday greens and all the trimmings, hands-on workshops, and a selection of holiday decorations, gifts, and fresh ...
HARRISBURG — The Third Annual Wild Pheasant Youth Hunt was held this month and once again, youth hunters had their shot at history.
Over two Saturdays in November, youth hunters took to the fields in Montour and Northumberland counties to pursue roosters within the Central Susquehanna ...
By WAYNE LAUBSCHER
Years ago, Evening Grosbeaks were fairly regular winter visitors in the northeast. They have not been around so much in the past couple of decades, however. In the 1970’s and 1980’s these unmistakable finches mobbed many a bird feeder, voraciously consuming huge ...
HARRISBURG — Coming off the heels of an unforgettable first archery-only elk hunt Sept. 14-28, the 98 general season elk license holders, 27 for bulls and 71 for antlerless, are primed for one of the most exciting hunting adventures in the Keystone State. The general elk season begins Monday, ...
Matches for 10/29/19
Mill Hall 1-3 @ Liberty 4-1
Karen Woods 98-6
Milt Geyer Jr. 98-4
Lynn Woods 98-4
Jim Baney 98-2
Dink Dolan 95-4
Jeff Koch 95-2
Ed Hamberger 93-1
Holly Baney 93-1
Tyler Weaver 86-2
Emery Gunsallus 99-4
HARRISBURG —Two consecutive light fall wild turkey harvests and a substantial statewide turkey population of 212,000 birds should provide plenty of action in the upcoming fall turkey hunting season, which opens Saturday, Nov. 2 in most Wildlife Management Units.
The most significant change ...
Match on 10/18/19
Strouse Electric 2-0 @ Tylersville 0-2
Kevin Novosel 98-6
Adam Yarnell 98-3
Jim Newman 98-3
Andy Klaus 98-3
Sam McCartney 97-5
Mitchell Holden 97-4
Gary Vonada 95-2
Bob Marshall 95-2
Mike Bonchack 98-4