A Ray of Hope by Jeff Tome

A Ray of Hope by Jeff Tome

Nature is resilient. Wildlife and plants have survived asteroid hits, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and more violent disruptions than a person can see in a lifetime. One of the disruptions that is happening now is a slow, insidious moving of plants and animals from...
Audubon Changes Lives by David Lobb

Audubon Changes Lives by David Lobb

As individuals, we go through chapters in our lives believing that we have conquered life and feel as if nothing could ever go wrong for us. Conversely, we will all share experiences of disorientation throughout our time here on earth. We live in a society that...
Blackberries by Crin Fredrickson

Blackberries by Crin Fredrickson

As a little girl, I can remember — perhaps less vividly then I would like — hot and humid August afternoons, impatiently swinging a white plastic bucket by its flimsy handle down a freshly-mowed wood’s trail. A golden retriever named Brandy would gallop by, tongue...
Put Down the Phone and Cherish the Moment

Put Down the Phone and Cherish the Moment

One of the many reasons people go out into the natural world is to marvel at the raw beauty nature holds. Growing up, I have always been blessed with living in rural areas that are surrounded by forests and creeks. Everyday after school was always the start of a new...
The Forest Experience by Jeff Tome

The Forest Experience by Jeff Tome

There is something amazing that happens when you camp in the same place year after year. My family has a Father’s Day tradition of camping in the Allegheny National Forest. Each year, we haul all of our gear to the same campsite in the same campground on the same...