Sauntering for academic credit Nature: A Salisbury State University lecturer and his students will follow in the footsteps of Henry David Thoreau this fall, tramping the woods near Walden Pond.
River to reopen, but damage is done Pocomoke: Tourism and seafood industries will continue to suffer from the effects of last week's fish kill.
Science teachers learning by doing Bay foundation puts groups of instructors knee-deep in the mud
A Voyage of Discovery Four centuries after John Smith charted the Chesapeake Bay, a team of inveterate kayakers wonders if there is a new passageway to be found through the heart of the great Dorchester marsh.
Month full of great escapes Getaway: From kayaking solo in Alaskan waters to building a treehouse so elaborate it has French doors, the ways to evade the workaday 20th century multiply.
Workshops aimed at reaching women are scheduled National program helps teach outdoors skills
Out in a canoe when the wind is blowing
ALMOST HEAVEN Road trip reveals the many natural and scenic wonders of West Virginia.
Perch, trout herald season Rising temperatures mean surge in fishing action
What more could a father ask for?
Sea & Shore Major cruise lines now offer active land excursions for passengers who want port activities more vigorous than a city tour or beach barbecue.
Cruising Costa Rica Eco-adventure: The passengers on a Temptress cruise learn the importance of protecting the Earth.
City kayaking: nature amid trash Opportunists: The flora and fauna that survive along the South Baltimore shoreline, hardy species that have adapted to life in an industrial area, offer their own charm.
Paddling's joys aren't piddling, seniors say
Catching a ride on the Hudson Trip: Two landlubbers paddle a canoe through two days of adventure and hard work on New York's broad and muscular river.
Northern Minnesota's pleasures Lakes: Forget malls and instead enjoy canoeing, fishing, animal-watching and, if you can stay awake, the northern lights.
Minnesota's blue waters offer quiet pleasures Lakes: No malls, but there is flat-water canoeing, fishing, animal-watching and, if you can stay awake, the northern lights.
Scouts, leaders rescued in Western Md. Carroll group on canoe trip used cell phone from creek
Outward Bound finds the inner self
Discovering Old World charm and timeless beauty Getaway: Visiting Canada's Laurentian Mountain region can make you feel as if you've traveled all the way to Europe.
Places to stay, a place to play
The wilderness challenge: For some, it's burglary
Outdoor pride can leave a man adrift
Petting farm lends a hand at 4-H fair
Swollen river tosses 8 from their canoes 6 teens from program use survival skills; no injuries on Gunpowder
Crabtowne Big Band to perform today in Linthicum Park
Scouts explore lakes, fields at Harford camp
Minnesota Wilderness Adventure: A four-day trip through the Boundary Waters combines the joys of roughing it with the recollections of youth.
Youths explore nature at Piney Run Park camp
Teacher August Lundquist, 69, fought law on pledge in schools
A wilderness adventure in the center of New Jersey Nature: Despite encroachment by commercial development, the Pine Barrens remain an unspoiled area where you can get away from most of the irritations of modern life.
She weaves her faith into her fabric Sacred space: In a small room at her home, a Mount Washington woman to whom weaving is holy turns out Jewish prayer shawls on a loom.
Horror in villages haunted by slavery
Finding yourself at one with water Kayaking: Riding below the waterline, the rider feels every nuance in a sea kayak. And its steering and speed beat a canoe, too.
RESORTING TO ROMANCE HONEYMOON HAVENS WHERE RELAXATION AND OUTDOOR FUN GO HAND IN HAND
Testing the water Kayaking: The sport, with a longtime reputation for danger, is becoming more popular and recreational.
On Deer Creek: more than Atlantic depth
No sign of foul play in Colby case Ex-CIA chief's body washes up near beach in Southern Maryland; 'Fatal boating accident'; Discovery concludes eight-day search by Maryland police
Police may slow search for Colby 2 incidents put strain on DNR forces
LOST AT SEA Angus Whitaker was a superb sailor of the waters off the East Coast. That's why his disappearance is so hard for his friends to accept
Poling down the St. Croix River Riverboats: A canoe trip in Maine is an expedition into history, nature and personal growth.
THE FLEET'S IN AT THE BOAT SHOW
Extreme sports offer a glimpse into the future Thrill seekers: The margin for error is minute, and the price of error is often your life. But today's extreme sports may well become tomorrow's mainstream recreational activities.
Winter, a season for reflection Issues: Crabs, a species important ecologically, socially and politically, and land use, which reflects our nature, were prime concerns of the past year.
Books of the region: Holiday suggestions on many subjects
Suriname steps to an African beat in an exquisite Western setting Remembering yesterday while guarding tomorrow
Student's exploration of Chesapeake cut short by Hurricane Felix Westminster teen-ager, 15 others had to quit before bad weather hit
Taking 'a consumer approach to dating'
Hallers fall short at worlds
MANY PLUNGING INTO COLLEGE