Why I Love Backpacking by Jill Katz This poem reminds us all of the triumph and challenges of backpacking, and why it's the most incredible adventure one can have!

Nature is easily expressed through many art forms. Emma Steer, AmeriCorps Member and Wetland Tech, reflects on what her art means to her and how she gets inspiration from nature.

Admittedly, I’ve always felt a little lost. We aren’t born knowing who we are, and going out into the world on our own, we’re never sure how it's going to shape us. However, after living in the Pacific Northwest for five years, I garnered an appreciation for this plane...

What is wellness?  One hears and sees the term everywhere these days, ubiquitously drawing over a billion hits in a quick Google search.  Explained simply, wellness is a state of being healthy in body and mind. The caveat in this definition being the deliberate effort,...

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...

For the better part of the last decade, the primary focus of my curiosity has been the lives and diversity of North American birds. This fascination has brought me to the corners of the continent and just beyond, but only for summer jobs or brief trips in the winter. E...

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