7 Great Gifts for New Birdwatchers

Do you want to buy a birdwatcher a present but aren't sure what they’d like? Here are some great gift ideas that will appeal to birders and nature lovers alike.


15 Things You Can Do Outside by Yourself

If you suddenly find yourself alone, or unable to interact with the rest of the population, boredom sets in quickly. Stave off the cabin fever and do something outside. You don't need a companion or mingle to enjoy these 15 activities.


Backyard Wildlife Viewing: a Trail Camera Comparison

Have you ever wondered what animals roam your property? Trail cameras are a great way to see what lives on your land. Here is a look at four different models.


Top American Gemstone Hunting Vacations

Find out where to hunt for your own diamonds, emeralds, gold, and other gemstones!


Zorbing: A Great Bucket List Activity

This article describes zorbing, a fun activity where you roll down a hill in a clear giant ball filled with water.


Wild Wonderful West Virginia's Flora & Fauna: What It Offers and Where to Enjoy It

Some of the gorgeous flora & fauna that Wild, Wonderful West Virginia has to offer.


10 Fun Things to Do on a Sunny Day (for Under $10!)

Struggling to find ideas for what to do the next time the sun's out? Look no further. Here are ten awesome, budget-friendly activities to help you make the most of your next sunny day.


Outdoor Recreation in Southeast Oklahoma: Boating, Fishing, Hiking

Experience the excitement in Southeast Oklahoma with this list of outdoor recreation locates around Poteau!


Best Outdoor Activities in Québec

Quebec offers many adventuresome activities for the entire family, including wildlife safaris, via ferrata routes, and the ability to see beluga whales in the wild.


The Victor 1 Coastal VFR Flight Plan

This hub outlines a tutorial/summary for newly qualified or seasoned VFR pilots to succesfully fly the V1/Victor 1 Scenic coastal flight plan in Sydney, Australia.


Lost Mines of Southern Arizona

There will be no end to stories of lost treasure! The tales ignite excitement. Just join a gold prospecting club and listen to the conversation. Perhaps silver bars await in the wild Arizona desert?

Why Learn to Fly?

The process of learning to fly is a journey of discovery


The Best Beach Tents: 5 Reviews of Pop-Up Summer Shade

It can be confusing to figure out which ‘shade’ of beach shelter is right for you. In this article, I’ll review five of the best pop up shelters, plus discuss their pros and cons.


How to Repel Midges, Mosquitoes, and Summer Biting Flies

Swarms of midges, mosquitoes, and biting flies can ruin a summer evening. Here are some of my tried and tested strategies to help you repel biting insects.


How to Get Close to Wildlife for Great Photos

One of the keys to great wildlife photography is getting close to your subjects without disturbing them. Learn some of the same tricks used by military snipers, bow hunters and photographers.


Top Ten Wildlife Viewing and Photography Locations in the Intermountain West

My passion is wildlife photography. In nearly half a century of looking for great viewing areas I've come up with a list of my favorites.


Midge Attack! Or, How to Repel Midges During the Summer Months

Midges are a nuisance during the summer months. Here are a few tips to help repel them.


Indiana State Parks

A history of the Indiana state park system, which was initiated in 1916 by Colonel Richard Lieber.


Florida Beachcombing Finds: Crucifix Fish, Sand Dollars, Shark Pods

Thought-provoking treasures that you can find in Florida saltwater.


Can Humans Use Their Pets' Flea and Tick Shampoo?

Tries to answer the questions: "Can I use my dog's tick shampoo?" and "Why would I want to use my dog's tick shampoo?"


Smartphone Apps for Outdoor Lovers

From nature apps & weather apps to maps, compass & first aid apps, these programs make any outdoor experience a little bit better. Most are under $10--and several are free!


Skinning Mice

It is said that mice are one of the most ridiculously difficult animals to skin because they are tiny and you have to be very careful with them. Consequently, they also take the least amount of time to finish because they are so small.... Find out how to hide skin these little critters.


How to Find Deer Antler Sheds

Tips for finding deer antler sheds, including where to look and what to look for, to increase your chances on find a shed antler.


How to Use the Lifetime Warranty on Your JanSport Backpack for Repair or Replacement

This hub is 1 part review, 1 part how-to. Find out how the JanSport lifetime warranty makes yearly backpack purchases unnecessary. Also find a simple how-to about using your warranty - including a sample letter and the address for the warranty department.


Golden, British Columbia: Year-Round Adventure

Golden, BC, in the Columbia River Valley of British Columbia, offers skiing, golf, canoeing, parasailing from the top of a mountain, and river-rafting... and much more.


Bird Watching - A Beginner's Guide to Bird Watching

Bird watching is an inexpensive, rewarding hobby. With photos, videos, and links, learn the joy of birdwatching and how to learn to identify birds at home or anywhere.


Types of Chemical and Natural Mosquito Repellents

If you don't protect yourself, you can be a very inviting meal for these critters. There are ways to avoid having all of those itchy, red welts all over your body.