Great News on the Flathead Valley!

Conservation groups announced last week that they have mobilized more than $10 million in public and private funds to protect  from mining and oil and gas development the spectacular and internationally important  in the Flathead River Valley, a vast wilderness  that...

A note about the Ocean Frontiers film

Time makes the heart grow fonder…so does distance.  This is why Colorado was a perfect venue for Ocean Frontiers.  We have a remote experience of oceans…a mile (or more) high and 1600 miles distant. The director’s positioning of Ocean Frontiers is precisely what we...

Tracks of Giants: Hiking the Horuseb Valley

Hiking up the Horuseb Valley, across the Skeleton Coast, was a lifetime experience.  As we turned inland from the coast we saw our first elephant spoor (tracks), those of a large bull that had walked to the coast, turned, and ambled all the way back up the valley.  We...

Tracks of Giants: Hiking the Skeleton Coast

1 May 2012 wake-up call at 0500 – it was very dark and damp on the little promontory of Rocky Point, jutting into the Atlantic Ocean on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast.  After years of discussion, an announcement of intention during WILD9 (Mexico, 2009), and two years of...

Tracks of Giants: Driving to Rocky Point

30 April, at the base camp in Purros, NW Namibia– We packed for the first 5 days which would be a Wilderness Leadership School type wilderness trail, or trek, that would launch TRACKS on the coast of Namibia, headed east for 5 months to the Indian Ocean.  Packed and...
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