John Muir Trust Launches Wild Land Campaign in UK

The John Muir Trust has launched two petitions to urge the UK and Scottish governments to give greater protection to the country’s last remaining wild land.  The petition in Scotland calls for wild land to be protected by a new environmental designation. The petition...

Other side of the globe — Same issue

Right now, there is great focus and concern on the Gulf coast – and rightly so.  The impacts of the Gulf oil spill on the ecological systems and human communities are tragic and likely not yet fully realized.  Recovery from this disaster will be a long, slow...

5 Conservation Tips Every Backpacker Should Know

Most backpackers have a deep respect and appreciation for nature. Not all backpackers understand that it is important to demonstrate this respect by backpacking in a manner that ensures the land used is not harmed or damaged in anyway. If all backpackers follow some...

The World’s Rarest Trees

As I was blissfully looking out my window (trying to think of a compelling blog topic) I noticed a few beautiful trees.  It’s a gorgeous sunny summer day in Boulder and with the fair amount of rain we’ve gotten so far this summer, things are reasonable...
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