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Bag It Up: Help keep the backcountry permit-free with responsible poop...

By Jason D. Martin Poop. Yep. That’s right. Poop. That’s what all the cool kids are talking about these days. Or perhaps, more specifically, the cool...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Fall Foraging: Store up for winter

By Amy Gibson As autumn approaches, plants begin to ready themselves for winter. For plants, the change in temperature causes sugars to migrate and convert...

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...

A national park of roadless wilderness

“What wilderness we decide to save within the next critical decade or two of decision-making will be all we will ever have. Probably it...

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...

Women’s Work: Making a living on the mountain

By Katie Griffith As the snow melts on Mt. Baker, hikers, climbers and campers head to the hills. Roads clear of debris, trails dry and...

Build a toolkit for spring foraging

What you need when plants start growing Story and photos by Amy Gibson The darkness is lifting, living nature is rising to meet the sun and...

Spring 2019 photo gallery

   

Galbraith Mountain changes hands but stays open for play

The bulk of Bellingham’s mountain bike mecca sold early this summer, but its new owners have been working on the mountain since 2010. Polygon Financial...