Stories tagged with: outdoors

May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

Some local students are leaving the classroom to explore the outdoors.

Students from John McIntire Elementary School spent their Wednesday at Zane State College's Natural Resource Center. The Nature Interpretation class hosted the event.

"Kids learn better if they're doing some kinds of hands on type of activities and by getting them outdoors, you're encouraging them to play outside, exposing them to things they can see and do outside and it's just a really good way for them...

November 11, 2010 - 11:19pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Area residents are taking advantage of the unseasonable temperatures.

WHIZ spoke with residents at the Bethesda fitness trail in Zanesville who are hoping this warm weather sticks around for a while longer.

"I wish more days were like this, having lived in Florida for eight years I really miss the warm weather and the opportunity to get out and enjoy this track here it's so nice and beautiful," said Wayne Stout.

While winter is well on its way, many residents...

April 2, 2010 - 5:25pm
4 years 16 weeks ago


With the sun out and shining this afternoon temperatures reached more than 80 degrees.

Many residents took advantage of the great weather by getting outside and having some fun.

"By picking flowers!" tells Emma Hooper as she picks flowers with her sister, Lauryn.

"Just getting out of the house, doing a little walking, just trying to get back into shape," tells Brittney and Robert Spangler.

"It is a lot of fun, especially after all...

September 26, 2009 - 4:56pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
 

 Local kids casted off at Tri-Valley Wildlife for the 12th annual JAKES Day.

JAKES stands for, Juniors Acquiring Knowledge Ethics and Sportsmanship. Around 80 kids, ages 17 and under, were learning different aspects of the outdoors. The most popular events are fishing, archery and BB gun shooting.

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