RSS — What is it?

Ever wonder what this symbol means when you see it on a blog (it’s on the right side of this blog just a little down the page)? RRS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and this symbol allows you to subscribe to blog feeds so you’ll know when new content...

Leave No Trace

Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness, CO (2008)For those of you interested in a Leave No Trace (LNT) refresher and for those of you new to the movement, check out this new online awareness course offered by the folks at Leave No Trace.The Seven Leave No Trace Principals1)...

On Fire

Sawtooth National Forest, ID (2007)There’s a fascinating post by New York Times columnist and evolutionary biologist Olivia Judson about the role of fire in nature, particularly forests. Whereas many of us often think of fire as a destructive force that ruins...