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Robert Reeves


Most everyone enjoys spending time outdoors this time of year. Between festivals, family parties, camping trips and home improvement projects, many folks have hardly a weekend to spare between now and September. Just ask around. While we enjoy a summer hike in the woods or trip to the beach, how much do we know about the natural world that surrounds us? Ash trees have b…


Winter outdoor recreation for many is limited to skiing, skating and sledding, but Western New York is filled with many areas suitable for four-season hiking. For many local hikers, mud, not snow, is the real enemy. Armed with the proper gear, clothing and a little bit of training and experience, winter hiking can offer a great workout, an opportunity for calm reflection, …