Often when I discuss the harvest numbers for the three big hunting seasons in Maryland (turkey, bear and deer), I get emails from well-meaning folk who take offense at the term harvest.

Have you gotten the chance yet to peek in on the eagles nesting in Hanover, Pa., or much closer to home at Port Tobacco Park?

Happy March 1.

We’re getting ready to move to our new house soon, and just like most folks who make the move from city life to country life, I’ve been dreaming about how exactly I can get my hands dirty this summer.

Chances are if you’re a fisherman, you’ve already heard the news that came out of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission winter meeting about striped bass.

If you’ve ever thought about getting your kids or grandkids interested in birdwatching, this upcoming weekend might be the perfect opportunity.

My husband’s brother and his wife live nearby, and every few weeks they offer to bring over a pizza and catch up with the family over dinner. It’s always nice to chat, but just as nice not to have to cook.

Attending outdoor shows in the wintertime is one of the best ways to get your juices flowing and your mental wheels turning to plan out your spring, summer and fall activities.

If you read the fishing report that’s printed in this space every Friday from April to October, you’re familiar with all sorts of fish species from bluegill to blue marlin and catfish to rockfish. But here’s a fish that showed up in Ocean City this past summer that you might not be familiar …