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Public Lands

The Roadless Rule and the Tongass National Forest

Photo by  U.S. Forest Service

Photo by U.S. Forest Service

Why are outdoorists concerned about the Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest in Alaska, and what are they doing about it?

Link: The Roadless Rule and the Tongass National Forest

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Public Lands

14 MILLION Acres – and that’s just the beginning — Outdoor Alliance

What was accomplished by outdoorists in 2019 to protect and conserve their habitat? The Outdoor Alliance sums it up.

Link: 14 MILLION Acres – and that’s just the beginning — Outdoor Alliance

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Climate

Optimism and the Climate

A failed backcountry mission inspires support for community climate action in Bend, Oregon.

Source: Optimism and the Climate | Outside Features | Bend | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon

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Lifestyle

I used to raise cattle for slaughter. Now I refuse to eat meat.

A rancher-turned-outdoorism upends her diet and value system.

Source: I used to raise cattle for slaughter. Now I refuse to eat meat. — High Country News – Know the West

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Biodiversity

Vermont Wild Bee Survey Records Over 9,000 Bees in 2019 | Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Are bee populations in decline? Vermont Center for Ecostudies volunteers contribute to the study of bees in their state.

Source: Vermont Wild Bee Survey Records Over 9,000 Bees in 2019 | Vermont Center for Ecostudies

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Biodiversity

Experience, Not DNA, Could Be Key to Species’ Climate Adaptability

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Are Pikas threatened by climate change? Adventure Scientists volunteers contribute to research.

Source: Experience, Not DNA, Could Be Key to Species’ Climate Adaptability

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Climate

Methane: Why You Should Care About It

Let’s talk about the elephant (fart) in the room: methane.

Source: Methane: Why You Should Care About It

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Biodiversity

Martens Located at Last!

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Adventure Scientists volunteers prove that martens are not yet extinct on the Olympic Peninsula.

Source: Martens Located at Last!