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Lolo Jones, local kids go on Academy Sports + Outdoors shopping spree: Photos

March 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

LSU Alumna, olympic runner and bobsledder Lolo Jones was in town Monday (March 16) to accompany 30 local kids from her foundation, Hurdles for Hope, on a shopping spree at Academy Sports + Outdoors on Siegen Lane.

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Outdoors notices: March 16, 2015

March 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Hiking • Venture Outdoors will lead a six- to nine-mile day trek hike through Ryerson Station State Park in Greene County on March 29. Hikers …

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VIDEO: Promoting a budding career outdoors

February 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Bury in Bloom is looking to promote more young people to consider a career in countryside management.

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Outdoors Report: Snow conditions vary across state

February 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

A similar pattern repeated itself in the last week with minimal snowfall across the state and basically no change in snow recreation activities. The far north received several more inches of snow last weekend and the south got a dusting to 5 inches in the southwest and southeast.

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Outdoors notebook: Urban deer control debated

January 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Should hunters who chase deer in the state’s most urban areas be allowed to take a second buck? One Pennsylvania Game Commissioner thinks so, but …

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Outdoors: Quabbin, Wachusett are hiding some large lake trout

January 9, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Lake trout fisherman should plan to fish Quabbin and Wachusett Reservoirs when the season reopens there next spring. From both reservoirs, there are confirmed reports of fish that surpass our state record.

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Outdoors Calendar 01-01-15

December 31, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Bong State Recreation Area

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Outdoors calendar: Dec. 25, 2014

December 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Bong State Recreation Area

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Pennsylvanians encouraged to get outdoors

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

STATE — Thousands of guided outdoor recreation events across the state – from after work hikes to family fishing programs to night time paddles – connect people to enriching outdoor experiences through the Get Outdoors PA program.

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Outdoors notebook: Unassessed waters research trickles

November 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Where there are wild brook trout there is clean water worthy of enhanced environmental protections. That's at least half of the idea behind the state Fish and Boat Commission's Unassessed Waters Program, which since 2010 has been researching some 55,000 stream sections statewide that had never been visited by the agency's biologists.

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