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Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend, Don’t Forget To Set Your Watches

Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend, Don’t Forget To Set Your Watches

This weekend marks the end of Daylight Savings Time and a return to Standard Time here in the U.S. Wenger would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone to roll back their clocks and watches by an hour before going to sleep on Saturday evening so that they’ll display [...]

Interview: Ellis Richard of Park Rangers for Our Lands

Interview: Ellis Richard of Park Rangers for Our Lands

This past Monday, April 29th, a new organization, Park Rangers for Our Lands, came into the public sphere. These are all hard working, Park loving, trail tromping veterans who have a big heart for the lands that they’ve poured their lives into – and they need everyone’s help to keep [...]

Arborjet Reminds Us to Care for Trees on Arbor Day

Arborjet Reminds Us to Care for Trees on Arbor Day

As America increasingly becomes more urban, we value trees in a new way. Unfortunately, with the introduction of invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer, trees rarely experience long Arborjet has a way of protecting our trees. With an environmentally responsible injection that goes directly into the trunk of the [...]

Annual CITES Conference to Address Wildlife Protection Proposals

Annual CITES Conference to Address Wildlife Protection Proposals

Next month, the Geneva-based Convention on Illegal Trading in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will convene in Bangkok for the organization’s annual international powwow. The CITES Conference of the Parties will be held March 3-14; during the event, member states will vote to

Crowd Sourcing to Fund Greenland Research

Crowd Sourcing to Fund Greenland Research

If you know anything about Greenland, then you probably know that it isn’t as green as it sounds. Or is it?

Rescue Teams Search For Missing Plane In The Antarctic

Rescue Teams Search For Missing Plane In The Antarctic

Search and rescue teams from New Zealand are looking for survivors of a plane crash that took place in the Antarctic yesterday. The plane, which was operated by Kenn Borek Air, was on a routine flight from the South Pole to an Italian research station near Terra Nova Bay when [...]

Quagga Mussel: Scourge of the Great Lakes

Quagga Mussel: Scourge of the Great Lakes

Back in the 1990s, Bill Clinton was president, alternative music was all the rage, and the Zebra was the mussel du jour of the Great Lakes. In the mussel community, it’s quite gauche to tear apart the native ecosystem one small link at a time over the span of several [...]

Guns in National Parks

Guns in National Parks

In 2010, President Obama signed a piece of legislation which revoked a more than two decades’ old ban on firearms in national parks. For the last two years, that law has been active, allowing gun owners to carry their firearms legally throughout our National Parks.

2013 Outdoor Photo Contests

2013 Outdoor Photo Contests

Outdoor pursuits are more than an adventurous escape. When all said and done, what was once an exciting reality turns into a fond memory. And these memories are usually captured via photography. Do something with your photographic memory this new year and submit your best shot

National Geographic Celebrates 125th Anniversary

National Geographic Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Exactly 125 years ago this week, 33 of the top explorers and scientists in the U.S. came together at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss the creation of “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”