Hidden Oaks Nature Center is a great place to spend the day as a family. … More Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Bolingbrook, IL
Skiing on the face of it is not the worst sport in terms of environmental impact. Sure, creating the gear and apparel needed to ski is not without its negatives, but beyond driving to a hill or mountain, skiing can be pretty benign. Hiking up and skiing down impacts snow and perhaps a bit of … More Our No Should be Heard: Jumbo Wild
Hey, National Wilderness Month is almost over! What did you do to get outdoors and, more importantly, what did you do to get a child outdoors? (Don’t have one? Swing by, we have 4 and are happy to share.) We work hard to get our kids outside and had a pretty good month, from hiking … More National Wilderness Month: Get Those Kids Outdoors!
“We come and go, but the land is always here. And the people who love it and understand it are the people who own it — for a little while.” ~ Willa Cather Every once in a while, Government and Nature collide, in a positive way. National Parks, Forests, Monuments, and a whole lot of … More Every Kid in a Park