Why are the terms “explore,” “conquer,” and “discover” so prevalent when we talk about the outdoors? These terms are callbacks to colonialism and the so-called Age of Discovery.
I began to question the value of the individual to the community instead of the other way around.
Last summer, our Girl Scout troop went on a three-day trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. None of
I grew up in a small northern Minnesota town that was rough around the edges. Even in the 1960s, in
The Boundary Waters is a vast, interconnected system of waterways, with no capacity to buffer acids, heavy metals, and sulfates — all signatures of copper-nickel mine waste.
In late 2017, with my 30th birthday around the corner, I was hungry for adventure. I craved slow travel and
I grew up in Homewood, a planned neighborhood located in the Willards Hay area of North Minneapolis, which is about
Back when I had started at my first job in the outdoors, before I knew this kind of career was
The first time Jenny Schwietz hit the cold water of Lake Superior north of Duluth with a surfboard, she caught
LGBTQ+ content is made possible by Ellie Krug Stuhr’s mom signed the permission slip, but they still had to sit down
Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH It was four meters long, with mesmerizing white spots on its
Four people stand on a rock in the tundra. They are singing. They stand on an island that is a