Trash Reminder

1. Trash Reminder

Glacier National Park recently released a reminder to those that have decided its OK to drop trash around our National Parks.

Ibis on the Farm

2. Ibis on the Farm

One of the interesting things about living on a farm is that farm operations can briefly change environmental conditions. Wildlife reacts immediately to these changes. When we cut our grass hay, the ground is suddenly available and...
Nobles Emigrant Trail

3. Nobles Emigrant Trail

In 1851, William Nobles founded a new route to California through lands of the Northern Paiute Tribe. The new trail left the Applegate Trail at Black Rock Springs in Nevada, crossed the Black Rock Playa, passed near what is now...
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Exploring the Oldest Road in The USA – The K...

Exploring the Oldest Road in The USA – The King’s Highway
As it turns out,  I’m not the only one that enjoys historical exploration.  Some folks in Pennsylvania have been exploring the oldest road in America and have produced  a documentary.  They...

Great Outdoors Month

Great Outdoors Month
June is Great Outdoors Month in the USA.  What started as Great Outdoors Week under President Clinton in 1998 has grown significantly under the Bush, Obama and Trump administrations into a month and...

Wildflower Adventures

Wildflower Adventures
  Stories in the eMagazine mention the wildflowers I have come across during my adventures.  But if you really enjoy wildflowers,  you can create your own adventure around them.  In much of the...

More About Morels

More About Morels
We wrote about morel mushrooms in the eMagazine, but here’s another angle on the story in the form of a press release from our friends at Lost Creek Mushroom Farm: Perkins, OK (PRWEB) March...

Wildflower Super Bloom

Wildflower Super Bloom

Enjoying wildflowers can make a great outdoor escape. If you live in the desert southwest of the U.S., now is the time to be looking; a super-bloom is underway.

The Importance of Trees

The Importance of Trees
  Someone posed this question on Quora: What is the importance of trees in a forest? I answered the question this way: While you wouldn’t have a forest without trees, I suspect the question is...

Becoming a Patron

Becoming a Patron
Adventuring Farther Afield We have discussed many adventures we have accomplished in a day or three from our home in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  It is fortunate that we have so may outstanding outdoor...

6 Great Gifts for Adventurers

6 Great Gifts for Adventurers
There are so many things that an adventurer might need and so many adventures that require different equipment, it’s very difficult to make shopping suggestions that can apply broadly....

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month
When I was a kid,  westerns were the most popular shows on television.  Often these shows pitted cowboys against Indians.  That led to kid’s play along the same lines.  In my case,  I was an...

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey
In the 1950’s and 60’s Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal ranger in Arches National Monument, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Florida Everglades, and Lassen Volcanic National Park....

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