February, 2014

This Month’s Featured National Heritage Area: Lunar-Like Landscapes and Inspiring History Await at Arabia Mountain

Creating the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) took some time—about 400 million years, give or take. Nature, history, and […]

Explore the Oil and Gas Development That Threatens Theodore Roosevelt’s Backyard

When a young Theodore Roosevelt owned and operated a cattle ranch in the badlands of western North Dakota in the […]

Buffalo National River.

Essential Paddling Guide: Paddling The Buffalo, America’s First National River

The following post is reprinted from National Parks Traveler. These stories are part of the new Essential Guide for Paddling […]

ChesapeakeBay-BurwellPhotography

Clean Water Is the Solution, Not the Problem

Everyone has a right to clean water. Recently, 21 states—many located hundreds, if not thousands, of miles away from the […]

Pika in Snow Covered Rocks

Sock Thief Confronts Climate Change: A Pika Tale

It’s startlingly sunny and windswept beside the lake I have hiked two hours uphill to see in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass […]