New York, NY (June 23, 2011) -- Outdoor Nation, the youth-led movement championing the outdoors launched last year in Central Park, is returning to New York this week to kick off its …Continue
Added by Jamie Patten on June 23, 2011 at 9:18am — No Comments
Our travels have been good since leaving the dam on the Taltson River. I will try to sum up the highlights of the past week. We decided to have a rest day at a beautiful campsite high up on a granite slope. Dave managed to catch three Lake Trout over the course of the past week. Fennel has become an avid observer of Dave catching and filleting fish.
Added by Amy Freeman on June 17, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Paddling up the Taltson River has gone well so far. The current is not very strong and the water level is low. We have witnessed a change in the landscape as we have traveled south. The in the delta of the Taltson, the banks were lined with mud. The farther upriver we go, the more rocky it gets. Granite dominates the landscape, along with lichen, moss, and Jack Pines. We have entered the Canadian Shield.
Added by Amy Freeman on June 15, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Jamie Patten on June 10, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
Hey Outsiders --
Here's some news to share with you from our State Parks. Take a look and share your thoughts about these stories and about what is going on in your state.
Should parks be cared for and paid for only by the people that use them, or are they every citizen's birthright?
Should parks be run as businesses vs. public trusts?
What should we be doing as a community to address this issue?
NY Times: …Continue
Added by Jeremy Mabe on June 7, 2011 at 5:13am — No Comments
The fourth stage of the North American Odyssey has begun! Dave, Fennel, and I got a ride up to Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories from my father. We gave a few presentations at the school in Fort Resolution and then hit the water.
The principal was nice enough to drop us off at a great starting point on the Slave River. From there, we…Continue
Added by Amy Freeman on June 6, 2011 at 1:04am — No Comments