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This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 29th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 29th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Prime Land Secretly Leased for Oil and Gas in Utah This week, news […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 23rd
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – August 23rd

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Forest Service Moves More Cash to Keep Fighting Fires – Again This week, […]

3 Campfire Discussion Topics to Get Your Campers Communicating
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3 Campfire Discussion Topics to Get Your Campers Communicating

Many hands make little work, and an important aspect of any adventure trip is to be able to act collectively as a team. A sure-fire way to get your individuals acting as a group is to all sit down around a fire (nature’s television), and discuss a common topic. And […]

The Many Hats of Leading Children Through the Wilderness
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The Many Hats of Leading Children Through the Wilderness

It was day five of our two-week adventure trip, and my group of kids were scattered across our open-field campsite like it was the end of a civil-war reenactment. Backpacks were exploded everywhere, a lone hiking boot was flung across the field, and audible moans could be heard in the […]

5 Things You Learn on a Bike that You Miss in a Car
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5 Things You Learn on a Bike that You Miss in a Car

Hey, Drivey Mc Driverson! Yeah, you there in your pretentious Prius hybrid, on your cellphone, talkin’ to your friend about how eco-friendly you are because you drive a green machine. Guess what? There’s an even more eco-friendly way to get around town; one that gets you in touch with your […]

The Week in Outdoor Policy – August 9th
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The Week in Outdoor Policy – August 9th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Idaho Holds First Federal Land Grab Meeting The front lines of the Sagebrush […]

A Smooth Operator’s Guide to Outdoor Dating
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A Smooth Operator’s Guide to Outdoor Dating

Being a single outdoorsperson is tough, isn’t it? The forests, mountains, crags, creeks, and hills are usually not a hot spot for singles. And if you venture into civilization, you’ll most likely be hard-pressed to find someone that you share those interests with. So whether you’ve happened upon a prospective […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 26th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 26th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net.   Proposed Budgets Gut Funding for Conservation, Recreation… Funding for the outdoors took […]

Minorities in Outdoor Sports – Is the Outdoor Community Doing Enough?
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Minorities in Outdoor Sports – Is the Outdoor Community Doing Enough?

Within the majority of sports, there are usually a few standout prodigies who are making their way onto the industry’s radar by the age of 13.  Tony Hawk, Shaun White, and Ryan Sheckler come to mind.  In the climbing world, many heads are turning toward 13 year old Kai Lightner […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 19th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 19th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Good Public Land News out of…Utah? The words “good news for the outdoors” […]