Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5127/Outdoors Todayen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 05:24:14 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 05:24:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssStraight-shooting students excelhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603630.htmlSTUDENT STRAIGHT SHOOTERS know how to compete in a very structured, safe and disciplined sports activity, namely to shoot clay targets with shotguns. And it is all conducted as part of the school approved sports program.Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTLiving with wild thingshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603452.htmlThe IOWA RIVER WILDLIFE AREA (IRWA) is just one of several county owned natural areas dedicated to wildlife habitat. Management goals for the area have been established and are being implemented as time and finances allo.Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAn ecological mechanismhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603226.htmlWhat does a naturalist at heart do in the middle of a hot summer day. Go for a hike, camera in hand, and hike into natural settings just to see what can be seen. Careful observations are a key element of an inquisitive mind.Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTGood-bye for nowhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603227.htmlI moved to Marshalltown in the summer of 1999 to pursue my career as a teacher after graduating from UNI. I thought I would teach here for a couple of years and then get back to my roots in Northeast Iowa.Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTSizzling summer fishing funhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603014.htmlKIDS FISHING DERBY on Saturday, June 25th was a big hit, again, for the 150 attendees plus dedicated volunteers. The weather was perfect, no rain like last year. The fish cooperated.Sun, 3 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT