If you ever visit Hawaii, check out Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Why? The park’s official website says it best when it describes volcanoes as “monuments to Earth’s origin, evidence that its primordial forces are still at work.” It just makes you want to sit down and watch a Ken Burns documentary, no? 261 more words
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Happy Belated Birthday John Muir (born April 21, 1838). Thank you for working so hard to preserve the natural places in our country, and for inspiring so many with your writings. 990 more words
Park rangers are tasked with safeguarding recreational areas, the wildlife that inhabit these sites and the guests that venture into the wilderness. In Los Angeles, experienced rangers earn an average annual salary of $35,000, with top nature experts raking in wages north of $80,000, according to… 361 more words
I recently traded blue for brown. And what a difference it has made.
For the past eight-ish years, I’ve volunteered at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, wearing a blue t-shirt with just about any old pair of shorts or skorts or capris–in khaki, oatmeal, gunmetal, or green. 502 more words