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Into The Arctic

When you think of the Arctic it’s hard to imagine what that really means. The first images that come to mind likely include vast tracts of ice and snow expanding ...

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Lessons in Inclusion

Like most of us, I have a lot to learn about diversity and inclusion. The very nature of this important work is fraught with more than a few opportunities mistep ...

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The New Century Vision Project*

After 16 days of rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon I was still covered in a fine layer of dust and sand. Even having taken a shower eariler ...

Reporting on the Business Art and Culture of the Active Lifestyle

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A Deeper Shade of Green ~ an interview with Sierra Club President Aaron Mair

Raised during the height of the civil rights and environmental justice movements, ...
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Exploring Diversity In the Cradle of Conservation

Several miles past the west entrance of Yosemite National Park, a wooden sign ...
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Africa’s Best Idea

The great writer and environmentalist Wallace Stegner put into perspective a profound ...

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This Adventure Will Not Be Socialized

People tell me I have a problem. When I go out with friends or whenever I’m alone I am constantly working the buttons of my iPhone. Texting, updating my Facebook status, posting photos to Instagram I’m constantly plugged into to the Internet world of Social Media. But despite being so thoroughly connect with thousands of […]

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The Energy 2030 Community Workshop

More than 200 community leaders gathered at the Monona Terrace Convention Center to discuss Madison’s energy future. In an event hosted by the local utility company Madison Gas & Electric area residents with a vested interest in safe, reliable and affordable power generation shared their thoughts on how businesses and private homes might receive the […]

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Forget Me Not ~ An interview with Jennifer Lowe-Anker

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS If you’ve been following the news recently you probably heard that there was a startling discovery in the mountains of Tibet. The bodies of climber Alex Lowe and filmmaker David Bridges were discovered near the sight of a tragic 1999 avalanch at the base of Mt Shishapangma. After 17 […]

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Children In Nature Initiative Begins in Madison

The City of Madison is on course to start an exciting initiative. With a planning grant of $25,000 from the Children & Nature Network in partnership with the National League of Cities Institute for Youth several public, non-profit and private institutions are working together to formulate a program to make the many outdoor recreation resources […]

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Life Or Limb ~ Recovering From The Traumatic Injuries of War

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS One of the things I love most about this podcast is the ability to tell amazing stories. And in the process I also help to raise awareness for some very important causes. With your support the Joy Trip Project has been able to back more than few […]

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Hadwin’s Judgement ~ an interview with author John Vaillant

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS Journalist and author John Vaillant began his career with a profound interest in connecting stories of adventure with complex social issues. And it was on a reporting assignment to the remote regions North Western Canada that put him on the path of a remarkable narrative steeped in […]

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Teaching in Nature’s Classroom ~ a new book explores the principles of garden-based education

Garden educator Nathan Larson believes in creating hands-on learning experiences for students of all ages. Author of the new book, Teaching in Nature’s Classroom: Core Principles of Garden-based Education, he provides a practical guide to help fellow instructors to create programs and curriculum dedicated to connecting students with nature through the cultivation of green space. […]

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Welcome Everyone To Nature

In May of 2014 I received a private message via Facebook. It was the summer after Expedition Denali and I was in the final stages of writing the book that would become The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors. Stories of the first African-American climbing team to attempt a summit of Denali, the […]

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Campfire Stories ~ a publishing initative inspires tales by firelight

Few things in the human experience are more profound than the power of storytelling. Dating back to the days of our earliest ancestors members of our tribe gathered around the fire at night to share their experiences of life on Earth. Camped under a blanket of stars primitive men and women recounted their adventures of […]

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Madison One of Seven Cities Selected For National Nature Initiative

Madison will play a vital role in a national plan to make nature more accessible to children who live in cities. Noted for its long-standing traditions of outdoor recreation and environmental conservation the Wisconsin capital city was named among seven U.S. cities to participate in a long-term initiative to explore ways in which local municipalities, […]

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