Tag Archives: wilderness

Teddy Bears, Grizzly Bears & The National Wildlife Refuge System

  Of Teddy Bears, Grizzly Bears & The National Wildlife Refuge System – A Celebration – Or a Rant?     It’s been 114 years since President Teddy Roosevelt created the National Wildlife Refuge System, the heroic beginning of the idea … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer Thomas D Mangelsen Unveils His Legacy Reserve Collection

  As A Capstone To His Heralded Career, Renowned American Photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen Unveils His “Legacy Reserve Collection”   “By purchasing one of these special fine art photographs, collectors get a rare invitation to go wildlife watching with Mangelsen … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Bathtub Made from a Tree – Beautiful or Destructive

  Can a Tree Become a Bathtub?   “Timber Neutral Makes World’s Largest Wooden Tub!” or, as one viewer observed, is it “a badly photoshopped image of a girl in a cereal bowl?” Here’s my thoughts on seeing the girl … Continue reading

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Stephen J Voorhies: Artist of the American People — and Places

  Stephen J Voorhies: Tribute to an Artist of the American (and Canadian) People — and Places     As an avid collector of classic wilderness fiction, including the stories of our Canadian Mounties, I’ve been lucky enough to track … Continue reading

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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading

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Be Kind To Animals Week: Take The Kindness Pledge

  Celebrate Human Compassion with American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week! They cannot ask for kindness Nor for our mercy plead, Yet cruel is our blindness Which does not see their need.On Kindness To Animals, Edgar Guest  “Be Kind … Continue reading

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Breaking News DC Eagle Cam Reveals Two Baby Eaglets

  Breaking News!  DC Eagle Cam Reveals Two Baby Eaglets     BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: “The Eaglets Have Landed!  A day after its sibling hatched, a second eaglet in the National Arboretum’s eagle nest began breaking free of its shell, … Continue reading

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PAN by Knut Hamsun – Under a Strange Sky

  From the Author of GROWTH OF THE SOIL…     PAN, A Northern Novel by Knut Hamsun   “I have gone to the forest.”  The Northland is a world unto itself.  And I grew up in the Northwoods of … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908

  “THE CLIMATE HAS CHANGED AND IS STILL CHANGING.” President Theodore Roosevelt, 1908       Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908   As a Canadian, I’ve never had much to do with party politics. OK, I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus

  Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus       “This is the story of a wizard elk — Rauten, as people called him. He was a human being in animal guise…”   The Northcountry in literature has … Continue reading

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