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Whiskered Wisdom

by Andy Dappen Big ears, big nose, big hair, big brain... listen to your four-legged Yoda. Few creatures live as fully or as transparently as a dog. That’s why friends I recently visited in British Colum... Read More...

First-Aid Lite

First-Aid Lite by Andy Dappen (fact checked by Dr. Mark Shipman) When trying to rid your pack of unnecessary pounds, the normal first-aid kit is worth putting under the microscope. With some scrutiny it’s act... Read More...

Pruning on the Go

It's an age of skinny budgets for land agencies. How do trail users keep trails like this one from going feral? Pruning on the Go  by Andy Dappen We live in an era of shrinking budgets for the maintenance ... Read More...

Save the Planet-By Playing

Photo taken by John Plotz, edited by Sarah Shaffer. There's evidence from all quarters that Americans work too much. Contrary to what our bosses say, this isn't necessarily a good thing. In fact, it's can b... Read More...

Slithering Fauna

Written by Timothy Hohn, pictures provided by Ian Garrison “Snake!” someone suddenly cries. There’s a momentary paralysis among all who are nearby, now alert to a perceived danger. In the next few seconds, an ... Read More...

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