Articles written by: Brad Lane

Amazing Outdoor Events in August
Mobilization and Events

Amazing Outdoor Events in August

Beat the dog day’s of summer this August by spicing things up a bit. Participate in a 6 day trail race, watch dueling dragon boats, or try a fried Twinkie (on a stick of course). Here to help you along is a list of 10 amazing outdoor events in August: […]

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in August
Mobilization and Events

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in August

Besides some alliteration, here for you today are 10 awesome outdoor giveaways happening right now! Someone’s got to win them… 1. Oikos’ “Live Fit and Love It” Fit-Cation Giveaway Oikos Green Yogurt website states “live a fit life and even an ordinary day will feel like a vacation.” To add […]

PlasTek: Turning Landfill Plastics into Electricity
Environment

PlasTek: Turning Landfill Plastics into Electricity

For years, the plastics that we send off to the recycling center has been landing in local landfills where it can take centuries to decompose. Some may see that as a problem, but Nate Alder and his team at PlasTek see it as an opportunity for a solution. PlasTek is […]

8 Reminders to Effectively Lead Children Through the Wilderness
Environment

8 Reminders to Effectively Lead Children Through the Wilderness

Every trip is different, from the personalities to the destinations; anytime you lead children through the wilderness, one thing is for sure, you have to stay on your toes. Kids are clever and will soak up their surrounding. So here for you today are 8 tips to keep in mind […]

6 Tips to Lead an Adventure Trip
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6 Tips to Lead an Adventure Trip

Plans, great ideas and weather can all change on an adventure trip at the drop of a dime. Different leaders lead differently and there’s no right “way” to guide people through the wilderness. It takes years to develop the soft and hard skills to effectively teach and cohabitate in a […]

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in July
Mobilization and Events

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in July

Another month, another set of contests. And seeing that we are in the midst of summer, the sweepstakes are only getting hotter. So what are you waiting for? You can’t win if you don’t play: 1. The Clymb’s 7 in 7: Seven Trips in Seven Days The Clymb sells all […]

#1 – #7 Plastics – Why Single-Stream Recycling is Needed
Outdoor Advocacy

#1 – #7 Plastics – Why Single-Stream Recycling is Needed

In our daily actions many make like a water-stream, finding the path of least resistance. Our schedules are full and our time valuable, we function on efficiency and convenience. Drive-thrus and doorstep deliveries, online shopping and instant potatoes; we can accomplish a lot because so many things have become easier […]

6 Seriously Good Ideas for Your Weekend
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6 Seriously Good Ideas for Your Weekend

Start your summer right with one seriously good idea for you weekend. The list is long, but here are 6 to get you started: Run a Race: The summer is the season for 5k’s and fun-runs. Chances are the money is going to a good place and the miles will […]

Amazing Outdoorsy Giveaways in June
Mobilization and Events

Amazing Outdoorsy Giveaways in June

Because somebody has to win them, here for you today are 10 amazing sweepstakes that are going on right now: Outdoor Traveler and Bass Pro Shops “Win the Prize Catch Sweepstakes“ How does a $25,000 shopping spree to Bass Pro Shops sound? Like a lot of bass bait right? Well […]

Running 101 – Choose the Right Race
Mobilization and Events

Running 101 – Choose the Right Race

Running is good for you. And choosing the right race will get you to run more. Their are many races out there, from ultra-endurance events to adrenaline-filled 5k’s. Whichever one you choose, choose the one that’s right for you and strap on those running shoes. Here for you today is […]