Kick Stress, Kick Rocks – 7 Benefits of Getting Outdoors

When a friend mumbled about how stressed she felt I thought back to a stressful job I once held and how I delt with pent up emotions. As a top salesperson in a bustling business I carried a lot of responsibility, which led to a high amount of stress. Many people's schedules and thus lively …

Ambushed by Police-Car Moths at 10,800′

Last summer I giggled when someone told me that they thought butterflies and moths were going extinct. All you need to do is get outdoors and look around is what I told her. Lo and behold, this summer I'm finding the moths at home, which is at about 6,500' elevation and in the mountains while …

San Juan National Forest to Re-Open

Here is some good news for those of us that love to be in the mountains of the San Juan National Forest! Please be safe if you head up to the high country. Most San Juan National Forest and Durango-area BLM-managed lands re-open on Thursday. Stage 2 Fire Restrictions Remain in Effect. Durngo, Colo. -- …

Mentors, Camps and Range Time – POMA

We spent the past week touring around Lincoln, Neb. with our colleagues from the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA). I've been a member for somewhere around a decade. I first joined as my writing career began to bloom and I wanted to learn more about the "rules." The organization has filled those needs and beyond. …

San Juan National Forest – CLOSED #PrayforRain

Due to wildfires, drought, and several other variables, the San Juan National Forest is said to be closed to the public and others beginning June 12th. I'm one who continually encourages others to take care of the wild outdoors. It looks like this summer that will mean staying away from it. --PRAY FOR RAIN! This …