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American Bison Restoration: No Easy Task for the National Wildlife Federation

American Bison Restoration: No Easy Task for the National Wildlife Federation

History has not been kind to the American bison. Though as many as 40 million bison roamed the Great Plains when European explorers first arrived, the herds were decimated in the centuries that followed. By 1900, only 1,000

Yosemite Hantavirus Means Less Crowds…Worth the Risk?

Yosemite Hantavirus Means Less Crowds…Worth the Risk?

Back in the summer of ’04, I lived in Yosemite Valley as a climbing and hiking bum while working in the uber-fancy Ahwahnee Hotel, cleaning up people’s trash andeating

The Adventure Racing World Championships Begin Saturday

The Adventure Racing World Championships Begin Saturday

The world’s best endurance athletes are descending on France this week where they are preparing to take part in the 2012 Adventure Racing World Championship. The race officially gets underway on Saturday when 73 coed teams of four, from 30 nations, will set out on an epic eight day adventure

Every Outdoor Enthusiast Should Know about the Land & Water Conservation Fund

Every Outdoor Enthusiast Should Know about the Land & Water Conservation Fund

Take a moment to think about your favorite outdoor recreation location. Maybe it’s soaring granite in a national park or a pier where you go and catch rockfish. Perhaps it’s an inner-city park or even a memorial to fallen loved ones.

Welcome to Wenger

Welcome to Wenger

Every so often, people stumble on hidden gems. Sometimes it’s breathtaking scenery or perhaps  it’s witnessing a rare natural event. For some, it’s finding an item of significant value while for others, it’s collecting another man’s junk. Whatever your idea of a hidden gem is – we hope

Kayaking the Amazon

Kayaking the Amazon

In centuries past, adventurers would visit South America in search of lost civilizations, hidden treasures and mythological beasts. Today the allure to discover and explore has only gotten stronger although now, adventurers visit the Amazon for very different reasons.