The Roaming Parkers are pretty much evenly divided between mountain people and beach people. I don’t mind beaches but I … Continue reading The Year of the Beach
When I was in the Scouts as a child, about 35 years ago, we certainly emphasized an outdoor stewardship ethic, … Continue reading The Outdoor Code
Next, in an ongoing series of articles about the 7 Leave No Trace principles for outdoor activities like camping and … Continue reading Leave no Trace – Dispose of waste properly
A couple of years ago I took a group of Boy Scouts hiking at Percy Quin State Park. We did … Continue reading Was it a hike or a swim!
The Leave No Trace foundation is a national organization that helps to protect the land, flora, and fauna, by teaching … Continue reading Leave no Trace – Travel and camp on durable surfaces
In the spring the weather begins warming up, trees begin greening, and hikers get the itch to be outside! But humans … Continue reading Is that snake poisonous or not?
Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethic which promotes responsible stewardship in the outdoors. It is composed of seven principles … Continue reading Leave no Trace – Plan ahead and prepare