The Allegheny Front's been following writer Luke DeGroote's journey along the Pacific Crest Trail. This is the third installment of his essay about a hike of more than a million steps, which he made several years ago.
Camping is one of the pleasures of the warmer months. For little people it can mean a lot of firsts: the first time sleeping in a tent, and hanging by a campfire. A couple of years ago, the Allegheny Front's Julie Grant and her then 3-year-old daughter joined their friends Aviva Gold and Steve Dilger and their 3-year-old daughter for the girls' first experience roasting marshmallows.
In 2001 naturalist Chuck Tague recorded this account of his encounter with a duckling and what to do--or not to do--with young wildlife.<
It's easy to start seeds organically.
The emerald ash borer has been found in western Pennsylvania recently.
As you shop for your Thanksgiving dinner, you might be interested to know what is scientifically a fruit and a vegetable.
It's almost Halloween, but our intrepid naturalist Dr. Chuck Welsh says don't be afraid of a little spider.