Right after I graduated from Cornell University, I took off for the North Cascades wilderness. First as a student and later an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, I spent summers in Glacier Peak Wilderness Area.
Could outdoor space make or break a purchase deal? Or make or break a city? As the warm weather approaches, the importance placed on outdoor space in New York City is on the rise. However, at just what cost does the summertime indulgence come?
It's hardly the first time that leading researchers have called for doing a better job of protecting the portions of the county -- and world -- most important to conserving the biodiversity upon which all life depends.
With the longer nights and the warmer weather, it's time to get your outdoor areas ready for entertaining and relaxing. Upgrading your backyard isn't as tough as it sounds, with these fun and easy DIY's to inspire your decorating spirit.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...
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I recently had the opportunity to speak with Juan Palma, a warm, friendly and highly respected leader in managing public lands, who retired last month after five years as the State Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Utah.
It's the same for us as people and leaders. We often use ourselves up until we run dry. Like the flow in the well we can begin self-regulating by asking ourselves: Is there as much coming in as there is going out?
Gratitude is a lifestyle, really. When we're grateful we're graceful. We're more conscious, inspired, and powerful. We change, and thus we change the world. My quest for the beauty of humanity has led me here.
We're all experts at holding onto negative feelings. But it doesn't come as naturally to us to hold onto the good.
by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around--whether ...
I was completely wrong about Panama. I was wrong to think I could sum up everything this country has to offer in only a week. I honestly left feeling a bit teased by my experience. There is SO much to do here and so much more ground to cover.
Zion sits on the throne of the Mighty 5 as Utah's most visited National Park, and for good reason. With 229 square miles of incredibly diverse landscape and wildlife, even the most dedicated explorer couldn't experience all that Zion has to offer in a lifetime.
Since both my friend and I are avid photographers, it took us a little longer to do the hike than it probably would most people because with the flowing river, canyon walls and wildlife running about, the photo-ops were abundant, and we took advantage of every single one.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. As we cut down much of the Amazon forest , much of the rest is starting to die off,...
In a Park Service compendium published in mid-March, officials wrote that the transmission of disease from llamas or alpacas to wild sheep or mountain goats has not been documented, and the likelihood is "probably low, although still possible."