Leaves have already gone red, orange and yellow in much of the higher elevations of northern Pennsylvania. But the southwestern and central parts of the state should get their turn starting this weekend.
Twenty years ago, Gettysburg was so overgrown, visitors literally had to trudge through forests to experience legendary spots on the battlefield. So the National Park Service decided to do something (epic) about it.
For kids who grow up in cities, a love of nature can be an acquired taste. But a program at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is showing that pitching in at city parks can spark an appreciation for the environment.