Outdoors


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.

4 days ago


 Many cycling fans believe Chris Froome’s performances are too good to be true and that he must be doping.

Fans skeptical of Tour de France leader

British rider Chris Froome retains the yellow jacket at the end of Stage 15 amid doping rumors and fan scrutiny.

1 week ago


 O'Hara Chapel Harbor Launch in Fox Chapel, one of the region's entry points to the rivers.

Water trails provide access for activities on Pittsburgh area rivers

The Three Rivers Water Trail, formed by the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers, was created by the Friends of the Riverfront.

1 week ago


Wildlife: Hot summer mystery reads

Birder murder mysteries? Don’t laugh; there are more of them than you might think.

1 week ago


Biking: It's a high ride at annual race

Race to the highest point in Pennsylvania at the 4th annual Mt. Davis Challenge at the beginning of August.

1 week ago


Mt. Lebanon approves archery hunt to control deer

The municipality will pay a group more than $15,000 to coordinate volunteers to kill deer during a hunting season that begins in September.

2 weeks ago


Wildlife: Food, weather ideal for squirrels, chipmunks

Gray squirrels, fox squirrels and chipmunks are tough to ignore this year.

2 weeks ago


Larry Walsh on biking: Trail Town Program receives federal support

A $140,000 federal grant will help several Pennsylvania trails better integrate with their nearby communities.

2 weeks ago


District fishing report: 7.10.15

Despite almost constant rain, area lakes and streams produced some top-quality catches.

2 weeks ago


Wildlife: Visit to a picturesque desert

If you visit the desert, be prepared with water, polarized sunglasses, a wide brimmed hat and sunscreen.

3 weeks ago


Three rivers, three states bike tour with family

Tour three states and three rivers with proceeds benefiting the Major Force Youth Cycling Program. The tour includes a Family Ride.

3 weeks ago



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