The watching eagle

The watching eagle

Any morning that starts off with a bald eagle is a banner day — and for some of us, a sight as remarkable as it is thrilling.I’m still old...

January 21st, 2018 |  


Winter program offers outdoor skills instruction for women

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Registration is open for Michigan’s annual “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which runs from Feb. ...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Hunters check over 13K deer in muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say hunters checked more than 13,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s recent muzzleloader season.The ...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Tree tents get campers off ground, into air

By Brady McCombsAssociated PressSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are embracing a unique way to sleep under the stars while ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Ohio ACTE recognizes UVCC counselor

Ohio ACTE recognizes UVCC counselor

PIQUA — Deb Jung of Troy was honored Monday, July 22, by the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education with the 2017 Guidance Award.Ju...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Honey-sweet july

Honey-sweet july

July is here. A brand new month — full summer from start to finish — and also the beginning of the second half of our annual journey aroun...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Father, son and the love of nature

Father, son and the love of nature

To characterize my father as “avid outdoorsman” understates and even diminishes the importance nature and the out-of-doors played in his l...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Gentle, generous June

Gentle, generous June

I’ll whisper you a secret of this morn:In ecstasy of nature … June is born!— Olive Waldron WarnerJune arrives and the seasonal pace ...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Finding the bull bluegill hangout

Finding the bull bluegill hangout

I caught a dozen bluegills the other morning.Pretty ho-hum news, right? Anyone with a fishing pole and a handful of bait can hook a practically endles...

May 19th, 2017 |  


May … hooray!

May … hooray!

All the world is glad with May — John BurroughsMay is magical. May is merry. May is magnificent! From poets to fishermen, bird-watchers to wildf...

May 7th, 2017 |