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Mission Outdoors

Resolving to get America Outdoors

Jackie Ostfeld | Posted 02.19.2013 | Home
Jackie Ostfeld

Assuming that the popular interpretation of the Mayan calendar is wrong and that we will live to see another year, I am preparing my New Year's resolution. I pledge to get myself and the people I love outdoors more in 2013.

Climbing for Unity on 9/11

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Stacy Bare

On this 9/11, ask yourself what you can do to not just reach back and find the unity we felt in the days following September 11th, but how just standing in the wild places and parks of our nation, we can build a more perfect unity for generations to come.

Return From Glacier National Park

Stacy Bare | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home
Stacy Bare

We did not come to save the glaciers; we came to see and discuss what the glaciers' size meant. And the hard truth is they are going away too fast.

Military Kids are My Heroes

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Stacy Bare

For me, these young people, who have not asked to be a member of the military or veteran community but are literally born into national service, are heroes.

Diversity in the Outdoors, Part III

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Stacy Bare

The good news about diversity in the outdoors is that there already a number of outstanding groups and organizations doing a lot of great work to get everyone outside. All of us though, need to do a better job telling the story and more people need to get involved.