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Half Dome – Almost!

    There are few features as iconic, or as beautiful, as Half Dome in Yosemite National Park.  But it is not easy to get there.  You won’t see a … Continue Reading →


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Top 10 Videos for Bushcrafters, Nature Lovers, and People Who Love the Outdoors (2014)

  Here is a list of videos for you or your favorite bushcrafter, nature lover, or person who loves the outdoors.  The list is part of the NatureOutside Gift Guide … Continue Reading →


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You’re no Ray Mears, and Here’s Why!

    Ray Mears is one of the foremost bushcraft experts in the world, and you’re not.  Neither am I. Through his numerous television programs Ray takes viewers on wonderful … Continue Reading →


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10 Books for Bushcrafters, Nature Lovers, and People Who Love the Outdoors (2014)

  Here is a list of great books for your favorite bushcrafter, nature lover, or person who loves the outdoors.  It is one of the NatureOutside Gift Guides for 2014. … Continue Reading →


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Gift Guide for Bushcrafters, Nature Lovers, and People Who Love the Outdoors (2014)

  The holidays are approaching and, quite frankly, I look forward to greeting them. I look forward to the warmth of family gatherings, exchanging best wishes with old friends, and … Continue Reading →


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Enter to Win an Autographed Copy of “A Year of Watching Wildlife”!

  As many of you know, I like to give away free stuff. I try to make the giveaways unique – things that you would not normally be able to … Continue Reading →


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Wolves Teach a Master Class (Part 3)

    Tracking with wolves!  Perhaps that’s a good title for Kevin Costner’s sequel?  It was exhilarating spending the day with our wolf instructors, Harley and Shadow. In part 1, … Continue Reading →


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The Rain Brings Old Friends

    So it rained in Northern California.  Not much.  Not everywhere.  But we can use every drop. For the last three years, California has experienced a severe drought.  And … Continue Reading →


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Wolves Teach a Master Class (Part 2)

    Wolf – just its name is charged with meaning.  Our ancient ancestors admired the wolf for its hunting prowess.  Our modern society reviles them for the same reason. … Continue Reading →


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The Missing Arm of William Waddell

  I am helping with a fun Halloween event that you may want to attend. Each year around this time, Big Basin Redwoods State Park presents, The Missing Arm of William … Continue Reading →