Jim Chestney has been chasing timber rattlesnakes for almost 40 years. It started out as something he did for fun. Now it’s his job.
Pennsylvania's first environmentally aware governor was Gifford Pinchot. He was also the first chief of the National Forest Service, and a founding father of conservation. The Allegheny Front's commentator Ken Chiacchia recently read Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot.
The number of ruffed grouse has declined by 33 percent in the last 20 years--it’s one of a number of victims of nesting habitat loss, say
Billions of gallons of water are pulled out of Pennsylvania's waterways every day.
Winged, web footed or woolly, wildlife in Pennsylvania is all around us. But the species living here are shifting.
It's starting to look as if spring may actually come back again this year.
When temperatures flirt with triple digits and the sun beats down on us, it's hard to get excited about any outdoor activity.