Hunters have long described themselves as among the first environmentalists—caring about the land because it’s where they find their food. Hunter and writer Seamus McGraw thinks hunting advocates may have protested too much when their boycott forced the closure of a massive sports and fishing equipment show in Harrisburg.
Do new tax breaks for alternatively fueled vehicles make sense? New research by Carnegie Mellon University calls that into question. This is part of our alternative-fueled vehicle coverage in advance of our Green Gathering Saturday, Feb. 23. Please join The Allegheny Front pit crew to check out various alternatively fueled vehicles.
The Allegheny County Airport Authority approved the plan to lease gas drilling rights to Consol Energy, in a plan that would net the airport upwards of $500 million over the next 20 years.
With the price of sunflower seed bird feed rising, Organic Gardeners Doug Oster and Jessica Walliser discuss why, and how to get the most bang for your buck in your bird seed! You don't need to start the plants indoors, but if you're looking through seed catalogs now, remember that you do want to use fresh purchased seeds.
With Valentine's Day approaching, Carnegie Mellon University's Rob Fallon, who specializes in music and nature, speaks with TAF host Jennifer Szweda Jordan about love, nature, and music. He shares selections from George Crumb and Joseph Canteloube.
Whether you're solo or coupled, we've got some romantic outdoor ideas that will shine some loving light into your February. Compiled by Allegheny Front intern Charlene Ward.