Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5127/Outdoors Todayen-usTue, 3 May 2016 02:54:10 EDTTue, 3 May 2016 02:54:10 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssEveryone lives in a watershedhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601085.htmlWATERSHEDS are the definition geologists and other land managers are quite familiar with. Even if you live in the heart of a city like Marshalltown, you have to be at least somewhat aware of the importance of watersheds to our daily live.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTRock Creek Lakehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/601086.htmlMarshalltown, being in the center of the state has a lot of fishing opportunities by taking a short drive.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPelicans ply the airwaveshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/600827.htmlWHITE PELICANS can and do make one of the most graceful flyers in the world of birds as they ply the airwaves making maximum use of thermal rising air currents. Flocks numbering in the hundreds were observed earlier this month over the Iowa River.Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTTurkey time on Mondayhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/600593.htmlWILD TURKEYS are secretive critters. At times it appears so easy to make a sneak on them from behind heavy cover and then attempt to call one in close. But nature seems to have other plans for 80 percent of the 50,000 hunters in the stat.Sat, 16 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTBluebirds and blue skyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/600291.htmlEASTERN BLUEBIRDS have arrived. That is a sure sign of spring, along with longer days, warmer air, rain, wind, and the emergence of insects. It is nice to see bluebirds going about their business of living as a whole new year awaits them and us.Sat, 9 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT