| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:49 AM
For those looking to get outdoors before going indoors to watch the Orioles and Ravens on television Sunday, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy wants you.
As part of the National Public Lands Day, the ATC Visitor Center in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., is hosting...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45.
"Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:11 PM
On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Experience one of Chincoteague's oldest traditions at the annual Pony Penning and Carnival. On Wednesday, watch Chincoteague's own "saltwater cowboys" herd the island's wild ponies across the Assateague Channel to the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Lenox, Mass. — Travelers come to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts for the mountains and the museums, the camping and the theater, the just-off-the-boil summer days that fade into cool evenings and single-blanket nights. But most of all they...
| Aug 15, 2012
BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all.
On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Fresh-from-the-farm breakfasts, Tibetan stretching and miles upon miles of hiking trails are just some of the reasons adults are happily forgoing their vacations for health retreats.
But with hundreds of retreats from New York to California, it's hard to...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Our book club has only three members. We work at the same company, which allows for ongoing discussion of the book as we read. We've been together for almost four years and are on our 38th book.
Sometimes our book selection inspires field trips....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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-...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 4:25 PM
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-...