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A Year in the Life of a Glacier: A skier’s research...

By Elizabeth Kimberly Early May The birds chirp a dawn chorus and the winter rain has diminished. The disparity between the snowy alpine and the verdant...

15-mile Radius Project: Exploring every trail near home

By Hannah Singleton I sat on my living room couch listening to the steady drumming of rain on the roof. Over the last hour, the world...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Leave No Trace, updated for the digital era

By Jason D. Martin In 2014, a bandit was on the loose in our public lands. For 26 days, this bandit raced through seven national...

Cargo bike touring on the San Juan Islands

A professional cyclist relaxes into the pace of touring with a toddler-laden cargo bike By Spencer Paxson The prologue leg of our four-day San Juan Islands...

Spring 2019 photo gallery

   

Sit bones stretches can prevent snowboard pain

By Luca Williams I fell in love one cold, Wisconsin winter day on my first snowboarding date with Justin Kyle Evans. Justin had me stand in...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

Forget the surf, plan a hiking escape to Southern California

Story and photos by Craig Romano I have lived nearly my entire life in the Northeast and Northwest. I love green landscapes and mountainous regions dotted...

Bird Watching for Beginners: A convenient way to connect with nature

By Oliver Lazenby  |  Photos by Eric Ellingson Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs, heralds of seasonal change and wanderers in a global ecosystem....