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Tag Archive for: Adventure

Sand, Surf, and Landmines

Last spring, I was aboard a student research vessel with fellow college students to conduct research projects that ranged from phytoplankton studies to plastics and biological surveys.

My 12,000-Mile Bike Trip

Gusts were so strong we expended energy just to keep the bikes upright. Dust swirled, filling our lungs.

The Human Chain

There was no cell service. I knew I had to move fast.

VIEW: Unplugged and Connected

“Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center of meaningful human experiences.”

The Wisdom of Nature

In her poignant memoir “Watershed”, Ranea Lenor Hanson points out that Minnesota is an apex whose rivers flow north to Hudson Bay, east through the Great Lakes, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. I rather enjoy the concept of our state being central to three directions. For me, it is a reminder that wherever you are in our state, there are three places you can flow.

Wolf Biologist Sarah Hoy

It is a real privilege for me to study wolves, especially in such a beautiful place as Isle Royale National Park.

Opening the Door to Wilderness

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.

Tag Archive for: Adventure