Don Steese outdoors column: Outdoor infighting
The old saw, “You can’t please all of the people all of the time,” certainly seems to apply to the Pennsylvania outdoors.
Zaktansky column: Habitat critical in pheasant recovery process
Just shy of a decade ago, Peter Aiken — a longtime Pennsylvania Game Commission specialist, family friend and advocate of resuscitating the region’s pheasant population — had just finishing running his bird dogs at our family’s small farm in rural McEwensville.
Focus on Wildlife: The Snow Goose
The cacophony of honking boarders on ear splitting.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Wait is almost over
The early trout opener is upon us. This coming Saturday, village idiots from across the commonwealth will head to trout streams in the southeastern corner of the state.
Don Steese outdoors column: Four-headed coverage
Ken Maurer and I were having a discussion the other day about the outdoor coverage offered by The Daily Item.
Focus on Wildlife: The American Robin
Is it just my imagination or are there a lot more robins around this year, than in year’s past?
Don Steese outdoors column: Unwanted legislation
I know that it’s en vogue these days to be a government hater.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Thawing out
It’s coming. You can feel it in your bones and smell it in the air.
Shots from the Hip: Prescribing children a healthy dose of mud
To the six young children, the muddy, clay-bottomed stream that wound through a number of campsites at the Central Pennsylvania Wesleyan Campground offered an opportunity to play. To stretch their imaginations and then put their plans into action, building a small dam and exploring for crayfish and other critters during the excavation process.
No Child Left Indoors: Time to help the bats
Some folks see them as creepy things with webbed wings, pointy teeth and sharp claws. What’s worse is that they have furry bodies of seemingly unkempt hair.
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