Tag: hiking

The Need for Nature Knows No Boundaries

Written by | April 25th, 2014

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No hike? No problem. Blogger Susan Sabatino’s disability doesn’t stop her nature addiction. From mules to meadows, she finds creative ways to get her fix.

Fear and Roaming in the Allegheny Highlands

Written by | April 23rd, 2014

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Saturday night’s alright for hiking? Blogger Daniel White takes to the Alleghenies for a moonlit ramble and encounters a… grizzly? Or maybe he’s been reading Hunter S. Thompson a bit too much lately.

Growing Up Wild: Wilderness Backpacking with My Daughter

Written by | April 9th, 2014

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A paper map and bear-proof canister provide the impetus for a wilderness adventure for blogger Randy Edwards and his daughter. Join them on their adventure into the Monongahela National Forest.

End of the Hemlocks, a Lament

Written by | February 20th, 2014

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Invasive species threats sometimes seem abstract. But not when beautiful trees start to disappear, writes blogger Randy Edwards. Can we save the eastern hemlock forest before it’s too late?

Greenways: The New Front Porch

Written by | February 18th, 2014

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The benefits of urban conservation projects are well known: clean water, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation. But blogger Paul Kingsbury found something unexpected while walking Nashville’s Greenways: community.

First All-African American Team Climbs Denali

Written by | August 21st, 2013

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An all-African American team of nine hikers climbed Denali and achieved their goal: to inspire people of color to get outside and pursue their dreams.

Brothers Find Inspiration on the Appalachian Trail

Written by | July 19th, 2013

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Blisters, bears, rattlesnakes and rain didn’t stop this duo from hiking the famous Appalachian Trail in just 99 days. Learn how these brothers rediscovered themselves on the A.T.

For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

Written by | July 3rd, 2013

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This Independence Day, our guest blogger reflects on how fortunate we are that so much of America has been preserved for our enjoyment and enlightenment.

Adrenaline Rush: Three Unexpected Encounters with Nature

Written by | May 16th, 2013

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Bears, elk and whales — these three close encounters with animals will leave you on the edge of your seat and serve as a reminder of the true wonders of the natural world and the importance of protecting in.

Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Written by | April 27th, 2013

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A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration. From D.C. to Afghanistan, over 12,000 nature-lovers celebrated Earth Day outdoors with good food and great company.

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