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6 Well-known Companies Responsible for Environmental Disasters
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6 Well-known Companies Responsible for Environmental Disasters

With the widespread emphasis on green technology, reduced pollution, and sustainable operations that has taken shape within the business world for the last 15 years, many privately owned companies have realigned their goals and practices in order to conform to more eco-friendly standards. But hey, (completely preventable) accidents happen. Here […]

The Week in Outdoor Policy – November 1st
Outdoor Advocacy

The Week in Outdoor Policy – November 1st

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. Two Pro Public Land Op-eds With the government shutdown old news already, many […]

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in November
Mobilization and Events

10 Amazing Outdoor Giveaways in November

That’s right, can you believe it? Another calender page turned and one step closer to a different year. To brighten up the winter season, here are 10 amazing outdoor giveaways happening in November. And you, yes you, could be taking home the big prize this month: Allstate Life Insurance “Run […]

Amazing Events Happening in November
Mobilization and Events

Amazing Events Happening in November

Another month means another set of amazing events happening. Don’t let the impeding cold weather get you down, instead check out or participate in one of these amazing occasions happening in November: ING New York City Marathon – November 3rd This momentous marathon takes it’s runners through four distinctively different boroughs […]

Marathon Mom: Running Mom of Two
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Marathon Mom: Running Mom of Two

  Dear Marathon Mom, My kids are 5 and 8 years told – not really old enough to join me running, but too old and big to push in a jogging stroller. They do show some interest in my running and occasionally ask questions. I’d like to foster this interest […]

Environmentalists Rally Against Winery to Save the Redwoods
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Environmentalists Rally Against Winery to Save the Redwoods

It’s redwoods vs. red wine in Sonoma County, CA where climate change is prompting the destruction of forests to make way for wineries. And environmental groups are not too thrilled about it. The majestic redwood forests found throughout northern California and southern Oregon are home to trees over 2,000 years […]

Ask Hope: How to I stay active after a painful breakup?
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Ask Hope: How to I stay active after a painful breakup?

Gals, do I have experience with this one. Simply put: It painful and it’s hard. After a break-up, my typical response involves a tub of ice-cream, Nicolas Sparks movies featuring Ryan Gosling, and an ugly pair of Oh-So-Sexy sweat pants. By all means, give yourself a day, or two, or […]

Marathon Mom: Making Time For Running
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Marathon Mom: Making Time For Running

Dear Marathon Mom, I am a stay-at-home-mom of three kids, all under the age of 5. I love being home with them, but of course it is pretty busy (read: hectic) most days. Before kids, I ran 4-5 times a week and loved it. With each child I had, however, […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th

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. Government Turns the Lights Back On This week’s news in one sentence: the […]

6 Reasons Communication Matters in the Outdoors
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6 Reasons Communication Matters in the Outdoors

Whether you’re going to the backcountry on an epic solo or leading a group of your peers on a weekend backpacking trip, communication can play an integral role to your success. Here are some unexpected ways that you may need to communicate while in the outdoors: Safety Establishing commands is […]