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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • No pheasants will be stocked in Northampton County

    Pheasant hunters in Pennsylvania can get excited about the upcoming season because of an increase in the number of birds the Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to stock throughout the state this fall. Northampton County hunters, not so much. For the...
  • 10 Mid-Atlantic fall hikes offer peak autumn experiences

    The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
  • Attention hikers: a way to reduce altitude sickness is at hand

     
    The tool to prevent altitude sickness is available over the counter....
  • Check out Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center on Fri., Sat. and Sun.!

     
    Check out the 2011 Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center (http://lgnc.org) this weekend. The full schedule is below. Read what naturalist Dan Kunkle, director of the center, has to say about it: , : Seasonal journeys of wildlife have fascinated...
  • Minor injuries in N.J. bear attack

     
    TRENTON: Two young campers suffered minor injuries early this morning after being attacked by a yearling black bear that entered their campsite in Stokes State Forest in northern Sussex County. The injured campers, an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy and a 12-...
  • Kerr, Weitzel and Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed win Friend of the Lehigh River Awards

     
    Wildlands Conservancy has announced the winners of its 2011 Friend of the Lehigh River Awards. They are Tom Kerr, past president of Wildlands Conservancy; Greg Weitzel, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Allentown; and the Bertsch-...
  • Girl Scouts mark centennial with Appalachian Trail section hike

    Girl Scouts mark centennial with Appalachian Trail section hike
    The Girl Scouts of America turns 100 Monday and scouts from Georgia to Maine have made big plans to celebrate.  In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia on Sunday, Girl Scouts and dignitaries announced the Great Girl Scout Hike on the Appalachian Trail (AT).  It...
  • Wiffle Ball tournament to aid baseball program

    The Clear Spring High school baseball program will hold a Wiffle Ball tournament   Saturday at the high school athletic complex.  The first pitch will be at noon. The tournament is open to all ages. The teams are made up of 3 to 5 players. The entry fee...
  • UPDATED: Search canceled for missing hiker in Nelson County

    UPDATED:  Search canceled for missing hiker in Nelson County
    UPDATED:  The threat of severe weather in the mountains has canceled a search for a missing hiker in Nelson County. Rescuers have been looking for the hiker on the Appalachian Trail near Tyro in Nelson County.------------------------Crews are...
  • A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park

    A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park
    LOGAN, Ohio — There is one Ohio state park everyone should visit. That's Hocking Hills, with its out-of-Ohio vibe that is very appealing. It is Ohio's best park for natural wonders and its most scenic state park. The picturesque 2,348-acre park in...
  • Two Injured In Black Bear Attack At NJ Campsite

    Two Injured In Black Bear Attack At NJ Campsite
    Two young campers suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning after they were attacked by a black bear that slipped into their campsite at a New Jersey park, officials with the state's Department of Environmental Protection said. According to authorities,...