Spring has sprung and it's time to focus on your health! Healthy eating and physical activity are essential in managing weight. Be sure to balance your consumption of calories with number of calories burned. Check fun outdoor activities on the calendar to get active and burn calories!
As warm weather approaches and excitement builds among anglers and kids, PFBC’s hosts its popular Mentored Youth Trout Days, this year to include all PFBC stocked trout waters. A Mentored Youth Trout Day will be held April 11, 8AM-7:30PM, preceding the state opening day of trout season on April 18th.
April 24-27th, 2015 is the annual Cache In, Trash Out weekend, but any geocache adventure can be a trash out opportunity. Visit our calendar and see where you can try out geocaching for the first time, or just for a new and different opportunity!
Lots of hiking opportunity and all things green in April! Environmental Educators celebrate their trade leading into Earth Day on April 22nd. Find an activity to celebrate trees on Arbor Day on April 24th. Visit the calendar for more events celebrating Mother Earth and Penn's Woods!

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fly fishing, geocaching, target shooting or backpacking?  Get Outdoors PA is a way for you and your whole family to learn or advance these recreation activities through active, outside, fun  programs. There is something for everyone! If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

The high point for programming is National Get Outdoors Day which is June 13, 2015 but we have programming year around so keep an eye on the calendar.  Don't forget the start of Trout Fishing season...



Merrill W. Linn Conservancy is busy hosting April programs...


Check out the variety of programs on hiking,paddling, biking and wildlife viewing on the calendar for the Merrill W. Linn Conservancy's Caring for Communities: Earth Month celebration!  The Conservancy protects land and waterways in the center of PA in Union, Snyder and Northumberland Counties.  This month they are offering a variety of free, family oriented events.  Be sure to look for them! 


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