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Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 23, 2018 2

In early December 2017, Patagonia—the outdoor clothing and gear company for silent sports—took a major stand. When Christmas shoppers looking for gifts visited the Patagonia website, they were met not by the usual ads

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Bear Itch

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Bear Itch

Kendal Bower January 19, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a brown bear out of Alaska. Photographer Dan Schlotter captured this moment

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The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 16, 2018 0

Big dreams of adventure were not uncommon in the late 1800s and early 1900s, a time known as the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration. But one adventurer may have taken such aspirations to the

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Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2018 4

It’s the day after New Year’s, and we’re just entering into 2018. In Times Square last night, according to the Associated Press, it was the second-coldest New Year’s celebration on record. The temperature was

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A Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure

A Great Alaskan Grizzly Photo Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures November 30, 2017 0

For avid nature photographers searching for the ultimate chance to get close-up pictures of grizzly bears at eye level, it’s tough to top an American bear safari. Here in the roadless wilderness of southwest

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Creating a New National Park: Possible or Pipe Dream?

Creating a New National Park: Possible or Pipe Dream?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 28, 2017 3

Today, in the current political climate, with national parks falling into disrepair because of budget cuts and parks and monuments threatened with downsizing, I was astonished to learn about a newly proposed national park.

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