Hunting & Fishing

From trash fish to fly rod favorite, the common carp is getting a reputation makeover

More available than most game fish, carp are increasingly being targeted by fly anglers with specialized flies and gear.

Outdoors notebook: Osprey recovery sought through new management plan

In the 1960s and 1970s, pollution and insecticides hit the osprey hard, and in the 1980s it was briefly declared extirpated in Pennsylvania.



Biking: River Trail's popularity is helping local businesses

The Confluence and Ohiopyle segment of the trail is one of its most popular. Now, restaurants and guest houses are opening in the area.

Wildlife: Glaciers caused ground squirrel diversity

On a recent trip to New Mexico, I was perplexed by the disparity of ground squirrel species diversity between the East and West.



Hays eagle cam is back

The female bald eagle alights to a new perch after leaving her two remaining chicks in their nest in the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Aug. 10.
Watch eagles live in their nest in the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh.