outdoors

Adventures Above the Clouds

The fall weather is setting in here in Seattle, with its changing leaves and cool, rainy days. As this happens I find it necessary to escape the clouds when possible …

Photo by: Bryn Fluharty

Backpacking in the Cascades – Spider Meadows

I love mountains and here in Seattle our backyard is abounding with peaks waiting to be explored. Backpacking is one of the best ways to escape into the mountains for …

American People to Washington, DC: “We Just Want to Get Outdoors”

How do you get kids, hunters, veterans, ranchers, rock-climbers, archaeologists, birdwatchers, urban planners, business leaders, health advocates and more to fly to DC and go to the same reception?  Besides good …

Flickr/D Sharon Pruitt

Back to [Green] School!

The arrival of fall marks the end to longer days, ice cream trucks and the return to the classroom.  For some students around the country this return is often marred …

Photo Proves Existence of Alaska Lynx, or Possibly Bigfoot

We began to worry that it was a stuffed lynx set out as a practical joke.

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Field Highlights: Sportsmen Show Support for Clean Air Act Last week over 300 Sportsmen groups nationwide sent a letter to congress urging them to protect the Clean Air Act.  The letter …

Sue Brown hiking Hanging Lake Trail

Colorado’s Hanging Lake Named a National Natural Landmark

Sue Brown takes a break from her work overseeing NWF’s Action Team to hike one of the nation’s most scenic trails.

Meri's dad helps get her fishing pole ready

Remembering the Good Times Outdoors with Dad

With Father’s Day approaching, I’ve been reminiscing on all the great times I spent outdoors with my father growing up. There were the camping trips at Meadow Creek, tubing adventures …

Photo courtesy of Governor's Office

Kids Pitch Tent on Maryland Government House Lawn

Research shows that kids are spending an average of 7 hours 38 minutes per day connected to technology, while only spending an average of 7 minutes per day in unstructured …

Sportsmen Talk Clean Air at Walden Pond

“ the problem of preservation boils down to is this–ducks can’t vote, trees can’t vote, neither can salmon, flowers, mountains or rivers. It is incumbent upon us as sportsmen to take on this weighty responsibility to serve this as our greatest constituency”.

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