Outdoors

Ticks
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CNN
May 25, 2020 - 3:29 pm
As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Read about tick season and prevention here.
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The Delaware River Sojourn, a guided canoe/kayak river tour, has been cancelled due to safety issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Mark Abrams
May 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
An annual guided experience along the Delaware River has been scuttled for this year because of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Golfing during coronavirus
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Pennsylvanians who like to golf, boat, fish and camp are getting some good news after a month and a half of widespread shutdowns. Read the latest here.
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Discover Lehigh Valley
Holli Stephens
August 16, 2019 - 6:00 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything to do Aug. 16 to 18.
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Forest fire.
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Molly Daly
April 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — It's peak wildfire season in New Jersey and state forest fire service officials held a telephone news conference late Wednesday morning to get the word out. Although you may think summer is prime wildfire time, state forest service Fire Warden Greg McLaughlin says...
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Philly Playstreets allows residents to apply for a permit to block one-way streets so kids in neighborhoods short on open space have somewhere to play safely.
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Mike Dougherty
August 22, 2018 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the summer winds down, so does a very popular outreach program in Philadelphia. Philly Playstreets allows residents to apply for a permit to block one-way streets so kids in neighborhoods short on open space have somewhere to play safely. Mayor Jim Kenney grew up...
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L. L. Bean has set up a temporary outdoor office space in Philadelphia's Navy Yard.
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Justin Udo
July 17, 2018 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Birds chirping, a warm summer breeze, and sunshine are not things most office workers can enjoy during their work day. Outdoor sporting goods retailer L. L. Bean is looking to change that by encouraging workers across Philadelphia to leave the cubical behind and to...
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