Posts Tagged ‘ camping ’

SOS: Save Our State Parks!

April 10, 2012
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On July 1st of this summer, California is slated to close 70 state parks due to severe budget cuts- that’s 25% of America’s largest state park system! I am one of the many Californians disappointed in the decision to close the parks and am determined to stop it! Growing up in the Midwest, I was...
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wilderness adventure

August 15, 2011
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with two cars full of snacks, sleeping bags, and an extremely generic map of oregon, we headed eastward towards the deschutes national forest with no real plan, just camping and swimming on our minds. lots of driving and bags of chips later, we ended up in a post-forest-fire patch of dryness near the metolius...
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three dimensional

July 11, 2011
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while planning our road trip up to oregon, i came across these 3D images of national parks via a special section of the us geological survey! turns out the site is “under review,” but somehow these images slipped through the cracks. would be awesome to “tour” all the parks in 3D, i hope they re-activate...
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the great outdoors

July 3, 2011
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last week we went camping in mendocino with melissa, eyon, sonya, lisa, kevin + canine friends, poet and gigi. we waded in and out of the clear, blue, eel river, collecting rocks, dozing in the sun, and admiring the colors of the countryside. in the evenings we cooked fish, veggies, and cinnamon rolls over...
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