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This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 12th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 12th

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.   Hot and Loaded: Fires in the West With last week’s tragic loss […]

Bare Your Sole: Top Minimalist Shoes for Active Feet
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Bare Your Sole: Top Minimalist Shoes for Active Feet

The minimalist shoe craze has got everyone by their bare-feet. From trails to roads, active feet need to be protected, but with which shoe? There’s no need to worry as there is a shoe for every arch and Morton’s toe. Get ready to grip, or wiggle, your toes into something […]

Best Disc Golf Courses in Colorado
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Best Disc Golf Courses in Colorado

Disc Golf has been around since the 1960’s and majorly popularized itself throughout central and southern California.  Although it is no new game, for many Disc Golf or Frolf  (Frisbee Golf) has made a major come back and has begun to give an entire new generation a game and pastime […]

4 Awesome Parks in the Midwest (That You Probably Never Heard Of)
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4 Awesome Parks in the Midwest (That You Probably Never Heard Of)

So you’ve found yourself in the flyover states. Whether you’re visiting family, just traveling through, horribly lost and being stalked by a sadistic family of hermits, or (gasp) you’ve just moved to the region, you’re probably getting a significant sense of boredom to go with that heaping helping of culture […]

Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in July
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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 […]

Invasive Lionfish are Hurting Coral Reefs
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Invasive Lionfish are Hurting Coral Reefs

The delicate ecosystems of coral reefs all over the Caribbean and Atlantic coast are under attack, and this time it’s not pollution, climate change or human destruction. A small, splendidly colored, spiny fish is taking over and scientists aren’t happy about it. Meet the lionfish, though small; the name is more […]

Five Free Outdoor Adventures to do With a Child
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Five Free Outdoor Adventures to do With a Child

There are a million reasons to encourage kids to play outdoors, but the bottom line of them all is that it’s natural. We’re made to be active beings, and we thrive by exercising our minds and bodies daily. No one does this better than kids, but even they sometimes need […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 5th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 5th

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 Management Scandal and Wildfire Tragedy in Arizona Timber management on public lands doesn’t normally […]

Tips for Camping in a Rainforest
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Tips for Camping in a Rainforest

Tucked in the northwest corner of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is a rain forest. It’s easy to think it’s not a real rain forest, since it’s only a few hours from Seattle and not somewhere in South America. But campers heading to the Hoh Rain Forest would be wise to heed the […]

Which Outdoorsman Are You?
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Which Outdoorsman Are You?

Every outdoor activity has a rating scale of some sort, whether it be rock climbing, mountaineering, or skiing. That being said, it’s only fitting that Outdoorsmen should have a rating scale all their own. Find out where you rank and how you can up your outdoor game. Class One: This […]