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For the children, present and future.

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Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2019 by »

“When I go into the Scotchmans,” Matt Nykiel says, “I love imagining the generations of people before me who saw and experienced the same incredibly rugged landscape that still exists in the Scotchmans today.” “I [» Read More...]


Man Vs. Nature

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Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 by »

By Kelly Butts-Spirito Eugenio Montale once wrote, “The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and [» Read More...]



A Winter Forest Choir

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Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2018 by »

By Brian Baxter After the snowfall, Old Man Winter rests. He is warm now, with his long white hair flowing down his shoulders. After conjuring up infinite patterns of snow flakes, each one unique, and [» Read More...]



Surviving a Wild Wind by Annie Gassmann

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Posted on Monday, September 17th, 2018 by »

By Annie Gassmann We were nearing the end of a mother–daughter backpack trip into the Scapegoat Wilderness. I was in my late teens, eager to explore tall mountains, dark forests and pretend I was the [» Read More...]