As the driest state in America, wetlands play an essential role in preserving Nevada’s wildlife.  So how do these wetlands out here compare to the ones back home?

“One way to drive fear out of a relationship is to realize that your partner’s values are the same as yours, that what you care about is exactly what they care about.  In my opinion, that drives fear out and makes for a great partnership, whether it’s a corporate partn...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

When I discovered that over 200 parks exist in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, I was astonished, and after two years here I still find it incredible just how much there is to explore. I’m lucky enough to work at the Parks Foundation, where my lunch break consists of a...

I have a prescription for you. No copays. Unlimited refills. And, it may be one of the best health decisions you ever make. 

Rx: Go outside—whenever possible.
 

You may have heard a lot of buzz lately about the health benefits of nature—and for good reason! Spending time...

The United States’ Independence Day is this month. Although the Fourth of July occurs at the beginning of the month, the fireworks, barbecues, and customary color scheme of red, white, and blue appear throughout all 31 days. With these recurring themes, it’s hard to ig...

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Wildfire season is upon us. Fires are already burning down western Washington, and the fires in California last year were the deadliest and most destructive in the state’s recorded history. Last year’s Camp Fire was declared a national emergency near the end of 2018. I...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Thinking back on my seven years living in Reno, it’s easy to spin up a mental list of dozens of unique outdoor experiences that have grabbed my imagination and sparked a bit of intellectual curiosity. For instance, at Crystal Peak in Dog Valley you can gaze out over a...

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