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Hays Bald Eagles Are Empty Nesters, Last Eaglet Spreads Its Wings

The last eaglet has officially left the nest.

06/27/2014

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Pittsburgh Bald Eagles Already Beating The Odds

They’re adorable and they’ve captured the hearts of tens of thousands of people around the world.

04/29/2014

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Local Students Learn Important Lessons While Raising, Releasing Trout

The waters of Peters Creek pass through a quiet corner of South Park as four Baldwin-Whitehall school buses roll into a nearby parking lot.

04/25/2014

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Deal Collapses To Preserve Pristine Land In Richland Twp.

For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.

04/04/2014

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Eagle Cam Giving Students Real-Life Lessons On Nature, Wildlife

Three for three! The third eagle egg hatched in the nest in Hays Wednesday afternoon, as the world watched.

04/02/2014

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2nd Eaglet Hatches In Hays’ Nest

It appears the second of three eaglets has hatched in Hays.

03/30/2014

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New Video Shows Parents Feeding Eaglet In Hays’ Nest

There’s new video of the eagle family nesting in Pittsburgh’s Hays neighborhood.

03/29/2014

Photo Credit: Jeremiah Watt Photography

9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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The World’s 10 Coolest Treehouse Hotels

Looking for a vacation with an edge? Instead of traveling to a city, take your next trip to nature and hang out at these treehouse hotels.

02/06/2014

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The Most Epically Remote Places On Earth

Need a cool vacation idea? Why not visit some of the most epically remote places on earth? Check out our list of favorites provided by Thrillist.

12/03/2013

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Ribbon Cut On New Fitness Trail In South Park

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined the “Friends of South Park” Friday afternoon, cutting the ribbon on a new Fitness Trail.

11/08/2013

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Allegheny Land Trust Working To Restore Old Flower Nursery Site Back To Its Glory Days

As the snow flew back in February, there was little left to remember the once 10 million roses a year glory days of the Pittsburgh Cut Flower Nursery.

10/24/2013

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Eaglet Looking For Independence While Learning To Fly

First we saw two. And then baby eaglet made three.

07/04/2013

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Poison Hemlock Growing Rapidly In Pa.

It’s not as nasty as Giant Hogweed, which can leave you with burns if you touch its sap, but another weed is causing concern in Pennsylvania.

07/02/2013

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Group Rescues Bear With Head Stuck In Jar

Four central Pennsylvania residents say they rescued a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.

06/15/2013

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