Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

This is the last thing a mouse sees when a fox approaches.Tom Thornton captured these images of a red fox last week in his Blakeslee backyard. Perhaps...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke Conservation Club hosts Kid’s Fishing Day

Nanticoke Conservation Club hosts Kid’s Fishing Day

The Nanticoke Conservation Club held its second annual Kid’s Trout Fishing Day on May 14 at Harveys Creek. The club stocked several species of t...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Moon Lake producing monster bass

Moon Lake producing monster bass

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — In many area ponds a 5-pound largemouth bass would be about as big as an angler can expect to catch.Not at Moon Lake.The Pen...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: A shell game in nature

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: A shell game in nature

May is all about eggs.Bird eggs.Frog eggs.Fish eggs.You name it, if there’s a shell and a yolk, or a yolk sac in the case of fish, it can be fou...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Society’s disconnect with nature can be deadly for wildlife

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Society’s disconnect with nature can be deadly for wildlife

When I saw the photo of a bison calf standing in the back of an SUV last week, I knew the story wasn’t going to end well.Earlier this month a to...

May 21st, 2016 |  


PGC releases endangered bird American Bittern after recovery from broken wing

PGC releases endangered bird American Bittern after recovery from broken wing

Davidson Township, Sullivan County - as the American bittern manuervered through the tall grass toward the open water of Splash Dam Pond, it didn̵...

May 21st, 2016 |  


All-day hunting for spring gobbler begins Monday

All-day hunting for spring gobbler begins Monday

Beginning on Monday, Pennsylvania turkey hunters will be permitted to hunt from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset until the e...

May 15th, 2016 |  


PGC to conduct prescribed burn in Carbon County

PGC to conduct prescribed burn in Carbon County

Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Daniel Figured announces that nearly 1,600 acres of State Game Lands 141, in Carbon County, is ...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Trout in the Classroom Program a success

Trout in the Classroom Program a success

WRIGHT TWP. — Crestwood High School senior Joel Sledziewski stood at the edge of Wapwallopen Creek on Wednesday and scrutinized the stream as if...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: A reason for everyone to be concerned

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: A reason for everyone to be concerned

Chronic wasting disease has yet to be found in Luzerne County or in deer anywhere in the northeastern region.But we should all be concerned about the ...

May 15th, 2016 |