Review: Granite Gear Water Bucket and Kitchen Sink

Every once in a while, I run across some gear that makes outdoor life a whole lot easier and more enjoyable. Granite Gear‘s Water Bucket and Kitchen Sink combo are two of those products that relive stress and ease burdens, especially when with groups of people! The Water Bucket  (MSRP $27.95) Coming in at a …

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Video: “Bats in Crisis: Response”

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease caused by a fungus, Geomyces destructans, that is threatening cave-hibernating bat populations in our national parks. Watch part three of a three part video series to learn more about white-nose syndrome and the efforts different parks, such as Mammoth Cave National Park and Lava Beds National Monument, are making …

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Video: “Bats in Crisis: Origins”

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease caused by a fungus, Geomyces destructans, that is threatening cave-hibernating bat populations in our national parks. Watch part two of a three part video series to learn more about white-nose syndrome and the efforts different parks, such as Mammoth Cave National Park and Lava Beds National Monument, are making …

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Video: “Bats in Crisis: Introduction”

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease caused by a fungus, Geomyces destructans, that is threatening cave-hibernating bat populations in our national parks. Watch part one of a three part video series to learn more about white-nose syndrome and the efforts different parks, such as Mammoth Cave National Park and Lava Beds National Monument, are making …

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Video: “Naugatuck River Greenway”

Experience the revival of the Naugatuck River in western Connecticut and the 44-mile greenway now being developed to connect communities along its banks! The National Park Service, Fingerpost Productions, and Naugatuck Valley Community College teamed up to interview river users and showcase the partnerships that inspired a transformation: from polluted river to vibrant connection with …

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Review: GoScope Extreme

Want to record your epic adventures in style?  The GoScope Extreme provides a unique way to save and share memories with GoPro cameras. Overview With GoPro cameras exploding in popularity over the past 10 years, other innovations have come along to help equip GoPro users with additional resources for video production.  The GoPro pole line …

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Video: “The Science of Climate Change in National Parks: Tracking the Timing of Natural Events”

Climate change is affecting national parks throughout the country in various ways. One observed effect is earlier phenology (the timing of life cycle events like flowering and animal migration), which in turn can affect which species occur and interact with each other in the biological communities of national parks. Monitoring phenology and how it changes …

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