Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5127/Outdoors Todayen-usFri, 28 Oct 2016 00:14:48 EDTFri, 28 Oct 2016 00:14:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTree color reaches prime timehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/606190.htmlTREE LEAF COLORS are at their best right now. Take time to immerse yourself in the annual color show now playing at a forest near you. I urge you to get outside and take a hike.Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTGreat Egrets are great to seehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605958.htmlGREAT EGRETS are noticeable primarily because their all white plumage sets it apart from the more casual grey and browns of the Great Blue Heron.Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTRiver ramblings ... againhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605561.htmlThe IOWA RIVER is showing us how it must react to too much rain falling in northern counties of the watershed. One week later, those runoff waters accumulated from numerous small creeks to join into the river and swell its volume.Sun, 2 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTClean water starts with you ... planting trees!http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605358.html"I just want to do what's right for water quality. I want to have the archetypical farm that you'd be proud to show off to others and be proud to pass on to your kids.Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFall is baton-passing timehttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/605196.htmlThere are four runners in this ageless 'track event' account of geologic time. There are four runners to the ebb and flow of earth's orbit of the su.Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT