Articles written by: Brad Nehring

Colorado Police Officers Accused of Elk Killing Cover-up

Colorado Police Officers Accused of Elk Killing Cover-up

On Jan. 18, Officers Samuel Carter and Brent Curnow of the Boulder Police Department in Colorado were arrested in connection with a suspicion shooting death that occurred on New Year’s Day.

7 Amazing Animal Rescues

7 Amazing Animal Rescues

In 1988, a team of rescuers managed to safely extricate three California Grey whales trapped in a treacherous ice flow off the coast of the North Pole. This real-life incident was the inspiration for Big Miracle, a motion picture starring Drew Barrymore that was released last year.

Athlete’s Foot Threatens Worldwide Frog Populations

Athlete’s Foot Threatens Worldwide Frog Populations

As unpleasant as athlete’s foot is to humans, recent studies show the bacterial fungus is having a devastating effect on frog populations in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Australia.

The Troubled Tenure of EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

The Troubled Tenure of EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

On Dec. 27, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson stepped down after nearly four years in office. “I will leave the EPA confident the ship is sailing in the right direction,” she said in

5 Things You Didn’t Know about the Swiss Army Knife

5 Things You Didn’t Know about the Swiss Army Knife

Unless you don’t have any uncles and have never ventured outdoors, chances are you’ve owned at least one Swiss Army knife. These versatile tools have been utilized for more than 125 years, and today hold

New Study Revealing ‘Peak Farmland’ Contradicts U.N. Findings

New Study Revealing ‘Peak Farmland’ Contradicts U.N. Findings

In November 2011, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) concluded the first worldwide assessment of our land resources. The findings were dire: officials speculated that more than a quarter of the planet’s farmland

The Holiday Ale Hall of Fame

The Holiday Ale Hall of Fame

Beer enthusiasts rejoice as breweries across the country unveil their latest seasonal concoctions. Here are our choices for the best of the best in winter brews, from critically acclaimed imports to homegrown classics

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

Perfectly Achievable New Year’s Resolutions to Get You in Top Shape

For many of us, the New Year represents an opportunity to reinvent our lifestyle and do away with some of our bad habits. At least, for a month or so. In order to avoid biting

The Year in Wild Outdoor Stories

The Year in Wild Outdoor Stories

As 2012 comes to a close, we’d like to look back on the wildest outdoor-related news stories of the year. From tiny frogs to Felix Baumgartner, here were some of our favorite headlines of the year.

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

If groomed trails and established runs don’t quench your thirst for adrenaline, then a solid hand-built ramp (known as a ‘kicker’) might be just what the doctor ordered. Follow the steps below and you’ll