Allegheny Trail Crew finishes up work on the Tanbark Trail this Saturday

   September 4, 2014 9:52 am    0

The Allegheny Trail Crew will meet to complete work on the Tanbark Trail in Warren County. The crew will repair two bridges at the western end off the trail and install water bars at the river end. Volunteers are welcome and asked to meet at the Heart’s Content Interpretive Trail parking lot at 9am. Bring…


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Evergreen Outfitters’ Final Moonlight Paddle Event this Saturday

   September 3, 2014 10:39 am    0

This Saturday, September 6th, is the last Moonlight Paddle of the year with Evergreen Outfitters on Chautauqua Lake. Meet at Long Point State Park near Jamestown, New York at 6:30 pm. Launch time is scheduled for 7pm. From there the group will paddle to Bemus Point which is the turnaround designation. Hopefully the weather will…


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The Big Bend Access Area

   September 2, 2014 6:14 pm    0

The Big Bend Access Area is located along Route 59 just North of Warren, Pa. This access area provides a spectacular view of the Allegheny River and the Kinzua Dam. There is a boat launch, a nearby overlook, as well as a bird viewing platform provided at Big Bend. Trails, playground equipment, restrooms, and a…


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Presque Isle After Dark: Gull Point hike scheduled for next Friday

   August 31, 2014 11:33 am    0

Learn about the creatures that are active at night during this four mile evening hike along the trails at Gull Point. Join the Presque Isle State Park naturalists at the Beach 10 Gull Point Trailhead. The hike is scheduled from 7pm until 9pm on Friday September, 5th. There is no fee or registration. Dress for…


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Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament

   August 30, 2014 5:57 pm    0

The Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament dates are set for September 25th,26th,27th, and 28th. Waters eligible to be fished for the tournament include: parts of the Allegheny Reservoir, Allegheny River, Tionesta Lake, Tionesta Creek, Brokenstraw Creek, and Conewango Creek. There is a festival and parade at the town of Tidioute during the weekend of the…


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Rock Bass: NWPA’s other redeyed bass

   August 30, 2014 1:28 pm    0

Rock Bass are often called redeyes and for obvious reasons.They display an almost glowing red eye similar to those found with smallmouth bass. These fish inhabit rocky pools, below riffles in streams, and in gravel bottomed lakes in NWPA. Rock Bass are listed in the sunfish family and are found in some of the same…


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DMAP coupons available for Presque Isle State Park deer hunters

   August 29, 2014 11:08 am    0

Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) coupons will be distributed for hunters who wish to pursue whitetails at Presque Isle State Park. Beginning on September 15th, hunters interested in receiving a DMAP coupon should come to the front visitors desk at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. These coupons will be distributed between the hours of 10am…


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Hike Cook Forest’s Seneca Trail

   August 28, 2014 3:44 pm    0

Hike partially off-trail as you experience this interpretive excursion along the Seneca and Mohawk Trails. Journey through stands of some of the oldest hemlocks North of the Great Smoky Mountains. Get a look at the tallest known hemlock in the Northeast and observe old growth forests. Please meet at the Cook Forest State Park office…


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French Creek Cleanup and picnic scheduled for Saturday Sept. 6th

   August 28, 2014 8:59 am    0

The 22nd annual French Creek Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6th is a big event. Participants will walk the banks, shallow tributaries, and even canoe/kayak to help remove trash from the French Creek Watershed. Afterward you can meet up at the Sprague Farm and Brew Works, near Venango, for the Weigh-In. A free picnic will…


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Snakes of Chapman event this Friday

   August 27, 2014 1:18 pm    0

Meet Chapman State Park’s Environmental Educator as you hike along the trails of the park in search of snakes. You will meet at the park amphitheater and venture into areas of the park where snakes have been seen. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please call (814)-723-0250


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