Quote of the Day

“It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” — Dave Barry, Pulitzer-Prize winning author and comedian

Betty White – Honorary Forest Ranger

It’s official. The former Golden Girl star – who admitted to childhood aspirations of working alongside Smokey the Bear – was recognized last week as an honorary forest ranger by the US Forest Service at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in...

Where’s Your Other Wheel?

This past summer marked my sixth Wilderness Volunteers trip since I first hit the trail as a WV participant back in 2000. Every trip has been memorable, fun, different, and full of good people, good work, good laughs, and good stories – like that one about the...

New CPR Guidelines

The American Heart Association has released new CPR guidelines that change A-B-C (airway, breathing, compressions) to C-A-B (compressions first) except for newborn babies.The main take-away from the new guidelines is that action is more important than assessment in...