Outdoors

Experience the great outdoors with WYRK. Whether you're enjoying the comfort of your backyard or hiking a wooded trail, we've got tips and helpful hints.

Niagara Falls State Park Has a New Walking App
Living in Buffalo we are able to experience Niagara Falls as much as we want.  I sometimes forget it's practically in my backyard.  When friends and family come to visit that I think I need to take advantage and experience the falls more often, and this is a neat new way to do so...
Dale Rappels Down a 50-Foot Wall at Camp
When I got to the top of the 50-foot tower, Padraic, the young man in charge of the COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) program at Camp Schoellkopf asked me if I was afraid of heights.  I told him I wasn't.  I was just afraid of falling.  He assured me l…
Dale Tackles a Tent at Camp Schoellkopf
For my very first stay at a camp of any kind, summer camp, day camp, scout camp - I was invited to spend a day (and night) at Camp Schoellkopf in Wyoming County.  I was assured we could work out some reasonable lodging rates for the night so I was in.
In the Buf with Jo & Joe: At the Ballpark!
Is there anything better than spending the day or evening enjoying a ballgame? Maybe, but I can't think of any right now. Joe and I are suckers for anything that includes hotdogs, ice cream, peanuts, cheering and dancing! Their fireworks are off the hook...
SPCA Issues Rabies Advisory
It's something the SPCA of Erie County has to do on a regular basis because of well-meaning people who do more harm because of the actions they take.  The SPCA again is warning people not to touch injured or abandoned wild animals because they could have rabies.
In the Buf with Jo: The Urban Gardener
I have always loved gardening. Put on some great tunes and get your hands dirty. It's very spiritual to me, this "yardening" circle of life!
Buffalo's West Side has always been rich with gardens. When I bought my home just off of Richmond Ave, the original title said …
Recall Issued For Lawn Mowers Sold At Lowe’s And Online
Around 28,000 lawn mowers are being recalled due to potential fire hazards. Hongkong Sun Rise Trading is recalling Kobalt and Greenworks brands of cordless electric walk-behind lawn mowers because of the circuit board in the lawn mower can short circuit and catch fire...
In the Buf with Jo, and Joe…On the Excalibur!
"MORE BUMPY RIDE!" Joe takes up that glad shout every time he sees Captain Jim.
The Excalibur is one of our favorite destinations every summer and fall. I always wanted Joseph to experience everything any able-bodied kid would love. We needed to go fishin' & boatin&apos…

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