Taking Care of Your Gear

Now that our project season is drawing to a close, it’s a good time to make sure we store our gear properly.Sleeping Bag: Take it out of the compression stuff sack and store it in the big cotton sack it came in or in a king-sized pillow case. If it’s...

Reenie and Jack are Back

Reenie and Jack Knudson are Wilderness Volunteer’s participants that did a month-long journey in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness this summer, and they recruited friends to donate money to Wilderness Volunteers based upon the number of portages they did...

Grand Staircase-Escalante Awaits…

In September 1996, President Bill Clinton established the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by reading a Presidential Proclamation at the rim of the Grand Canyon. I was there, standing 20 feet in front of the President, hyperventilating with excitement. In...