Allegheny Trail Crew to work on Tracy Ridge Trail System

   September 21, 2014 11:13 am    0

After finishing up some bridge building on the Tanbark Trail, the ATC will now set their sights on the Tracy Ridge Trail System.Volunteers are welcome and can spend an hour or more helping to work on trails. Volunteers can also spend the weekend camping with the crew. The trail maintenance event at Tracy Ridge is…


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PA State Game Lands offer hunters access

   September 20, 2014 9:13 am    0

While it may seem like many prime hunting areas are off limits or posted, white-tailed deer hunters can often find access to good hunting within Pennsylvania’s State Game Lands. Deer will travel through and often use these lands as core areas. Among the dozens of State Game Lands found in NWPA, hunters have access to…


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Join the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Tommorrow

   September 19, 2014 1:16 pm    0

Help to collect trash and collect data for this environmental cleanup. This year marks Presque Isle’s 12th year of participation. Meet at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center or at the Erie Bluffs from 9am -12pm for this event. For more information call: (814)-833-7424


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A Few Anglers are Catching Steelhead in Lake Erie Tribs

   September 19, 2014 11:05 am    0

  Water levels this past week in Lake Erie tributaries remained low and clear. That doesn’t stop anglers from finding the fish. Brandon Sanner, of Edinboro, caught several fresh steelhead recently.  He said about the conditions, “the water is gin clear and too slow to nymph, but there are a few steelhead upstream in West…


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Aim for Autism Sporting Clay Charity Shoot September 28th in Waterford

   September 18, 2014 10:19 am    0

The 2nd Annual Autism Sporting Clay Charity Shoot is scheduled from 10:30am-1:30pm on Sunday, September 28th at Critter Path Sporting Clays in Waterford. This event will help support the over 3,500 children served by the Achievement Center each year. Ages 12 and over are invited to participate in 100 bird and 50 bird shoots. The…


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ATV Trail Riding in NWPA

   September 17, 2014 11:06 am    0

This is a great time of the year to get out on the trail and enjoy a ride. There are many opportunities for ATV trail riding on public lands and at private clubs. Here is a list of upcoming  events and places to ride in NWPA.   ATV trail riding in the Allegheny National Forest…


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The Extended Trout Season

   September 16, 2014 12:41 pm    0

The Extended Trout Season regulations for inland approved trout waters began on September 2nd. These regulations allow anglers to keep 3 trout with a minimum size of 7 inches from waters that contain significant portions open to the public and that are stocked with trout. The Extended Trout Season regulations remain in effect generally until…


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Hiking the Pioneer Falls Trail at Oil Creek State Park

   September 13, 2014 4:27 pm    0

Oil Creek State Park is located between Titusville and Oil City, between State Routes 8 and 227. Many visitors enjoy recreational opportunities within this historic park, including 52 miles of hiking trails. These trails can range from moderate to difficult as hikers follow the hilly contours of the valley. The 36 mile Gerard Hiking Trail…


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Game Commission to host tour of Western Game Farm

   September 12, 2014 3:12 pm    0

On Sunday, September 28th, from noon until 3pm, the Pennsylvania Game Commission will host a tour of the Western Game Farm in Crawford County. This tour is aimed at increasing perspective into Pennsylvania’s wildlife, habitat, and hunting heritage. Tour participants will receive a comprehensive view of the pheasant propagation program. Some of the areas the…


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FreeSteps6 by Hillsound perfect for keeping you on track

   September 12, 2014 11:10 am    0

  FreeSteps6 made by Hillsound, offer a great set of lightweight, stainless steel, boot chains with spikes made for outdoors enthusiasts. An elastomer harness that goes over your boot is tear resistant and maintains pliability in sub-freezing weather. The FreeSteps6 provide additional safety, stability, and control. The 1/4 inch spikes grip slippery stream bottoms, dig…


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