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As straightforward as it may seem, the meaning behind “Nature Is Never Closed” can be interpreted in many ways. For some, it may be that the outdoors are always physically or geographically accessible to them, others may see it as no human has the right to say that another person cannot enter Nature since it is our collective open Earth.    To me, this means that there is always potential to have a significant connection with Nature, no matter where you are. Whether it be seeing the trees on the side of a busy road, raking the leaves in the...

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The planet is warming up, and Americans may be some of the worst offenders when it comes to energy consumption. One study found that U.S. citizens with the lowest energy consumption were still using twice the global average. So what can you do if you want to live a greener life? It turns out that boosting the amount of tech in your home could actually help you reduce your energy consumption. Here are three ways you can easily integrate tech into your household and reduce your carbon footprint. Product Of My Environment earth-conscious apparel is made from environmentally friendly and...

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Nature Is Never Closed.   Mountains have no governments, no restrictions, no shutdowns.   They have seasons, mysteries, and legacies.   Mount Hood, Oregon (originally named Wy’East) features the longest ski season in North America. Olympians, X Games stars, up-and-coming rippers all congregate at Timberline to come shred at the only place with rideable snow in the Western Hemisphere mid-summer.   On August 2nd, many of us were twiddling our thumbs in quarantine, biting at any opportunity to get out and about at a safe distance. A friend and I rented touring gear to ski up and down the Palmer...

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Middle Fork Salmon   The Middle Fork of The Salmon. The River of No Return. The Frank Church Wilderness. The largest swatch of land in the continental US without road access. 2.3 million acres with another million in the adjacent Gospel Hump wilderness all roadless. Access to these remote areas is granted by bush plane and river corridor. This breathtaking section of the Idaho wilderness has quickly established in my mind as one of the most majestic places on earth.    An absolute bucket list river trip for seasoned and budding boaters alike, it is a weeklong adventure into some...

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The leaves are changing colors. There is a light dusting of snow on the high mountains. Winter is coming but is not quite here yet, so ’tis the season to snuggle up next to the fire and read! Nothing soothes the soul and mentally prepares us for the upcoming holiday season quite like taking a little “me time” in the comfort of a great book. So grab a hot cup of apple cider and a copy of one of these great reads this autumn! Shantaram – by Gregory David Roberts If you are looking to escape into a novel of epic proportions, then...

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