At Savage's Terrapin Adventures, a mix of zip lines, obstacle courses and team building

At Savage's Terrapin Adventures, a mix of zip lines, obstacles and team building

On a hot and misty July morning in the woods near Savage, several kids and adults screamed with joy as they flew past treetops on a zip line.

Susquehanna Flats show hope for Bay

There weren't any keepers yet, but the fish were definitely biting for Willie Edwards one day last week as he trolled along the edge of the Susquehanna Flats....


Glenelg mountain biker shares passion for county parks in video 

Mountain biking has had a big influence on Nick Griesser, and his passion motivates him to make others aware of the sport.

National parks free for a day

For those who don't have to be in school on Monday, it'll be a great day to visit a national park, because they'll all be free then.

Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

After a brief period of uncertainty when TriColumbia closed its doors, leaving some of its events without a sponsoring organization earlier this year, the Ulman Cancer Fund made sure Sunday’s ninth annual Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon went off without a hitch.

J/120 Euro Trash Girl an early entrant to Annapolis-to-Newport Race 

The 70-year-old Annapolis-to-Newport Race has opened its earliest entry ever, and one of the teams taking advantage is J/World Annapolis, which will race the J/120 Euro Trash Girl next summer.

For husband and wife boxing couple, it's 'business' in the ring 

Franchon Crews was confused as she looked around the University of Maryland Medical Center's URecFit gym. The middleweight boxer was looking for her training partner, Glenn Dezurn Jr., who had gone to the bathroom without her noticing.

Iron Girl still inspires under direction of Ulman Cancer Fund

Racking up the miles on her bike has become a not-so-secret addiction for Julie Lanahan, a healthy habit she never imagined she would hunger after.

Deep-sea coral protections eyed

A federal council took a preliminary step Monday toward protecting deep-sea corals off Maryland and the rest of the mid-Atlantic coast.

Sailors test polluted waters at 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic site

The organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro concluded their first major test event over the weekend, holding a world-class regatta at a venue where water pollution has been of significant concern.

Scientists exploring offshore canyons for Atlantic deep-sea corals 

Seventy miles off Ocean City, scientists aboard the federal research vessel Henry B. Bigelow are exploring a lush underwater landscape that until recently few would have imagined — colorful corals clinging to the rocky slopes of deep-...

Maryland seeking to improve public access to waterways

Liz Sweeney of Timonium used to race her kayak while she lived in New York City.