Find A Refuge For You And Your Dog
One of the reasons often given for keeping dogs off trails in National Parks is that dogs disturb wildlife. So you might be surprised to learn about some of the best lands our federal government maintains where you can hike with your dog – our National Wildlife Refuges.10 Cool Things To See On Berkshire Trails With Your Dog
The Berkshires are a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive your dog can climb mountains that leave him panting, trot down mossy trails, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America, explore dark ravines or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. Here is a sampling of the wonders that can be found while hikng with your dog in western Massachusetts.Doggin’ Chesapeake Bay: The 10 Best Beaches To Take Your Dog
The Chesapeake Bay is one of our great recreation destinations. More than 1 in every 15 Americans live within a short drive of the nation’s largest estuary and millions come each year for the sailing, the lighthouses, the Atlantic Blue Crabs… What about for your dog? Some of the best Maryland state parks on the Bay don’t allow dogs (Calvert Cliffs, Sandy Point) but there are some fine beaches to take your dog to nonetheless. Here are the ten best.10 Cool Things To See On New Jersey Trails With Your Dog
New Jersey is a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive your dog can climb mountains that leave him panting, trot down sand trails, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America, explore dark ravines or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. Here is a sampling of the wonders that can be found while hikng with your dog in the Garden State.9 Cool Things To See On Pocono Trails With Your Dog
The Pocono Mountains in norhteast Pennsylvania are a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive you can be scaling mountains that leave your dog panting, exploring impossibly green glens that will set tails to wagging or circling lakes for miles where swim-loving dogs never sight of the water. Here is a sampling of the wonders you can view with your dog while hiking in the Poconos.Bird Watching Binoculars
Selecting the right bird watching binoculars can be difficult. The market offers so many options and the prices vary so dramatically. But don’t worry; you don’t have to spend several thousand dollars to get decent birding binoculars. Knowing what features are necessary and what is required of a good binocular for birding you can find one at a reasonable price.Costa del Sol Holiday Parks – Animals & Birds
There are many animal parks to be found the whole length of the Costa del Sol. They offer a unique opportunity to get close to some wonderful animals, and allow our children to experience some real wild life they may otherwise never get to see.No Scratches – No Grime WitBike Rackh a Car
Just as you invest your money in stocks and bonds, so you invest your money in bicycles and cars. And to keep your investment safe you need to protect them with a car bike rack.Survival Skill: How to Find Potable Water
When the weather is nice, a day hike can turn into hours of meandering along trails. It’s easy to run out of water. I’ve even forgotten to repack my water bottle after taking a break. Streams and ponds may be everywhere, but don’t be tempted. You have no idea if that water is safe to drink. Potable water is available if you know what to look for.How to Build a Barometer
Barometers are designed to be used indoors, so you do not need access to the outdoors. This simple tool is a wonderful way to observe and learn about changes in air pressure. Use your webcam or camcorder to keep track of weather changesHow to Build an Anemometer to Measure Wind Speed
This simple tool is a wonderful way to observe and learn about wind speed. Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or a rural area, this project will work for you.Wilderness Survival Skills Could Save Your Life
You don’t have to be a contestant on the “Survivor” television program to learn wilderness survival skills. This information was second nature to our ancestors many generations back, but in today’s high-tech world, we have grown out of touch with nature and unaware of how to provide such basic needs as food, water and shelter. But, with modern conveniences at our fingertips, why should we learn how to build a fire without matches, or how to obtain safe water to drink?How Do You Repel Sharks? Why Not Use the Shark Anatomy?
For years, experts have been searching for a way to repel sharks but how do you actually do it? Can the shark anatomy be useful in helping to find the solution to this problem? Let’s find out!The History of Iditarod (Sled-Dog Races)
The sled dogs were used as a source of transport in Alaska for more then six thousand years. Thanks to Joe Redington Sr. and Dorothy Page in the 1960s the sled dog races became popular again.An Alaskan Trip to See Animals
An Alaskan trip is a great way to see many animals in the wild. You need to know where and when to find them, otherwise you will miss your chance to get a good photo.