Braving Icy Bay in Southeast Alaska

Chuck Graham kayaks the chilly waters around Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Read story.

Paddle to Protect Naples

This eye-opening kayak excursion explores and benefits the untrammeled Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Where Preservation, Research, and Education Collide

Reflecting on the University of California’s Natural Reserve System, which turns 50 this year. Read story.

Montecito Trails Foundation Hosts Annual BBQ

Volunteer organization celebrates 51 years of maintaining trails. Read story.

Pilgrimage to Water

Day-long pilgrimages to verify that a water source still flows or that a spring still drips. Read story.

The Allure of Ancient Rock Art

The mind in the cave inspired to paint. Read story.

Potrero Canyon Trail to Hurricane Deck

The solitude of nature adds to its beauty and can stimulate your creative side. Read story.

River Rainfall Check

Last week, I decided to check out the water flow in the upper Sespe River. Read story.

Piedra Blanca Trail to Twin Forks Camp

The “playground” nature of the piedras blancas have lured many day hikers and backpackers. Read story.

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