Outdoors

Gerald Almy: Projects for improving wildlife habitat

Gerald Almy

July 26, 2016

If you can spare some time from fishing and preparing for upcoming hunting seasons, this is a great time to work on improving habitat for wildlife. The projects could be on land you or a relative or friend owns, or on property you have permission to hunt on.

Recreation Calendar

July 19, 2016

The Flames
The Flames, Virginia’s second-oldest home-school sports association, will hold an informational meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday

Recreation Calendar

July 12, 2016

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:

Search, rescue missions increasing in national park

June 29, 2016

Search and rescue missions are spiking in Shenandoah National Park as it experiences one of the busiest times of its season. Deputy Chief Ranger Bridget Bohnet attributes one reason for the increase of missing visitors to cell phones.

Recreation Calendar

June 28, 2016

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:
Bishop’s Jubilee
Shrinemont in Orkney Springs will

Events

June 21, 2016

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:

Gerald Almy: More tips on getting started with food plots

Gerald Almy

June 20, 2016

In Part I – http://tiny.cc/pbsdcy – of this series we covered the basics of buying equipment, choosing food plot locations, and laying out the sites, with consideration given to natural contours, prevailing wind direction, sun angle, and nearby cover. We stressed selecting locations not visible from roads and located along natural deer travel corridors, so the animals will find them and feel comfortable using them.

Mountain biking at Bryce Resort a downhill ride

Stan Duda, of Reston, starts down the mountain on one of Bryce Resort's mountain biking trails.  Nathan Budryk/Daily

June 20, 2016

For parents unsure of how to entertain their newly-liberated children, or those who have grown weary of the typical summer cycle of pools or summer camp, there’s a more adventurous option – downhill mountain biking.

Learn joys of camping during Great American Campout

June 15, 2016

The National Wildlife Federation will be sponsoring the Great American Campout, with events slated for state parks across Virginia including at Shenandoah River State Park in Bentonville and Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane.

Recreation Calendar

June 8, 2016

Woodstock 5 Miler
Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold the Woodstock 5 Miler on Saturday starting on Kingree Street at the