Why is Earth Day Still Important?

Earth Day History The first Earth Day was in 1970 and is considered the unofficial start of the modern environmental movement. In a time period where Americans were concerned about pollution, oil spills, wildlife endangerment, and loss of wilderness, a day dedicated to protecting our Earth felt...

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Foraging hunt, Easter, Adventure Publications

How to Go On a Foraging Hunt

Easter is this weekend. And with it comes the requisite Easter egg hunts full of crowds of crying kids and grass-stained clothes. We're proposing a different way to celebrate the holiday this year. Instead of hunting for single-use plastic eggs full of candy, head to the...

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Independent Bookstore Day

How to Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

Next Saturday, April 27, is Independent Bookstore Day—the best day of all (sorry, National Cookie Day)! The day all bibliophiles wait for. We know it can be overwhelming to figure out the best way to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day. So many bookstores, so little time! To...

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver, Menasha RIdge Press

5 Reasons Why Guidebooks are Still Cool to Use

We are living in the future. The Jetson age. We have driver-less cars and talk to robots inside our homes and carry powerful computers in our pockets. It's great. It's really great. Only sometimes it's nice to go old-school. Do a throwback to an easier, simpler...

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How to Tidy Up Your Gear Closet

Whether you're still digging out from snowstorms, begrudgingly battling mud season, dodging rainstorms, or enjoying the pre-summer sun, the calendar has officially turned over to spring. Which means it's time for everyone's annual spring cleaning. And this year, thanks to Marie Kondo and her Netflix show...

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