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Farmers ask drivers to be patient during spring planting season
The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau held a safety awareness event April 18, at a farm in Cumberland County, to recognize Rural Roads Safety Week.
Pa. residents are encouraged to fight the mosquito bite
As of July 15, the Pennsylvania DEP and county vector programs have detected 68 West-Nile-Virus-infected mosquito pools in 19 counties.
Expect more ticks in Ohio this season and beyond
Ticks — and the diseases they carry — are on the rise in Ohio this season and will likely continue to increase.
Protect yourself from tickborne diseases
Plan now to protect yourself against tickborne diseases, including Lyme disease, which has been found in ticks at high levels around Pennsylvania.
How to evaluate damage to trees
Assessing tree damage is important to prevent more damage, improve long-term tree health and ensure safety. Learn how to evaluate the damage to your trees.
Nonperishable foods to stock up on in advance of a snowstorm
In the event of a snowstorm that may keep you inside for days, you should have at least three days’ worth of food and water. Learn what to stock up on.
How to stay safe when you’re ice fishing
Even if you’ve checked the ice to ensure a safe ice fishing trip, it’s important to be prepared, bring safety equipment and know what to do in an emergency.
Dangers of frozen and cold water
Be aware of thin ice. The potential hazards of walking on frozen lakes, ponds and rivers can be extremely dangerous.
How to determine if the ice is safe enough to go...
Learn how to determine whether ice is safe enough to go ice fishing based on appearance, thickness and other factors that can affect freezing and thawing.
How to stay safe on winter hikes in the woods
Throughout winter there are obvious and inconspicuous dangers related to weather that hikers should be aware of before venturing into the woods.