January Impact Mini-Challenge | Meatless Mondays

Happy New Year (almost)! It’s that time of year again when we make our resolutions (or, as I prefer, goals and intentions). We’re all looking for a fresh start, looking forward to improving ourselves and our environment over the coming year. My news (admittedly curated from a lot of outdoor-focused sources) was dominated by climate change…

Seven Ways that Living in New York City is Exactly Like Living in Yosemite National Park

I know, I know, this headline sounds ridiculous. What could be more different than NYC and Yosemite National Park? When I moved to Yosemite for a three month volunteer position last summer, I definitely didn’t think any of my ten years of living in NYC would be relevant. Especially when you’re living an unconventional or…

A Weekend with Glacier Institute

What is the Glacier Institute? A 501(c)3 nonprofit, The Glacier Institute provides educational programs for visitors to the Glacier National Park area. The organization uses field-based activities to help participants learn more about the area’s ecology and anthropology. Current courses are listed here. My Visit Whenever I visit a new National Park, I love to…

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