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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Snorkeling the Clarion event this Saturday at Cook Forest State Park

   September 10, 2014 9:03 pm    0

Join Park Staff as you snorkel the Clarion River at Cook Forest State Park. Bring your snorkels and masks for this adventure. Participants will search for macro-invertebrates, fish, and other creatures inhabiting the river. This is a great opportunity to learn about the underwater world of the Clarion River. Meet at the Cook Forest State…


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The Mottled Sculpin vs. Round Gobies

   September 10, 2014 3:07 pm    0

Mottled sculpins are found in many areas of Canada and the central United States. This range includes Pennsylvania. The mottled sculpin can be found in all of the state’s watersheds. These fish prefer  mostly clear and clean upland mountain streams. Mottled sculpins are often found in the same waters as trout, although they can also…


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Chicks in the Sticks

   September 9, 2014 3:14 pm    0

From 8am until 5pm on Saturday, September 20th, there is an Outdoor Programming Workshop for Women at Oil Creek State Park. The event titled “Chicks in the Sticks”  is sponsored by Friends of Oil Creek State Park. Chicks in the Sticks is open to women beginning at age 14. Women from 14-17 years of age…


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Last Campfire on the Beach is scheduled for this Friday

   September 9, 2014 9:51 am    0

Join Presque Isle State Park’s Environmental Educators for the last evening campfire of the season. Meet at Beach 11 from 7pm until 8:30pm, on Friday, September 12th. Bring a lawn chair or beach towel and prepare for some fun! No fee or registration is required. For more information please call (814)-833-7424


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NWPA Whitetails

   September 8, 2014 11:33 am    0

Many whitetails in NWPA have been taking advantage of the growing season. It’s amazing how fast these deer and their antlers grow. Soon white-tailed bucks will rub the velvet from their antlers, while strengthening their necks. This is done in preparation for the rut. Changes can also be seen in younger deer. Fawns grow quickly…


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A late summer trip to Four Mile Creek and the Lake Erie shoreline

   September 7, 2014 12:33 pm    0

Four Mile Creek flows through Greene, Harborcreek, and Lawrence Park Townships. It also borders Wesleyville Boro. Access to this Lake Erie tributary is limited to the west side of the stream north of the Lawrence Park Golf Course. This section of the stream is nestled in a ravine area sheltered from the wind. Public access…


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Registration still open for Hunters & Trappers Education Classes

   September 6, 2014 7:51 am    0

The Spring Creek Sportsman Club has remaining seats open for this 6 hour training class required for all first time hunters and trappers. You must pass a  certification exam at the end of the class to complete the training. This class is scheduled for September 13th from 8am until 4pm. For more information, to find…


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Monarch butterfly presentation & tagging event tommorrow at Oil Creek State Park

   September 5, 2014 2:09 pm    0

Meet at the Oil Creek State Park Amphitheater at 10:30 am for a presentation on monarch butterflies and their life cycles. After the presentation, join the park naturalists as they tag and release monarchs into the wild. Register for the event by calling 814-676-5915.  This event is free and open to the public.


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Ruffed Grouse Society to host upcoming 2014 Conservation and Sportsman’s Banquet/fundraiser dinner in Waterford

   September 5, 2014 11:45 am    0

The Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 2014 Conservation and Sportsman’s Banquet on September 18th at American Legion Post 285, in Waterford, PA. There is a social hour beginning at 6pm with dinner being served at 7:30pm. Auctions, games, drawings, and door prizes will also be featured. High quality firearms, artwork, and other collectables will…


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