A family hike to the summit of Sleeping Beauty Mountain in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in New York. Jenette with children (L-R) Henry, Angelina, Isabella, and Charlie.
Photo courtesy Jenette Dill
Since Mother’s Day became an official national holiday in 1914, moms all over America have been celebrated with cards, gifts, and flowers. Inspired by some of the stories we’ve been. . .
by Em Loerke, Today’s Letters
Fishing moms and tots.
Photo by Heidi Owens, Courtesy of Today’s Letters
One of the greatest questions I’ve ever been asked is, “What did you enjoy doing as a child, and are you still making time to do those things as an adult?” I find this to be an interesting. . .
Written by: Pat Ortmeyer, Clark Fork Coalition
Modesty Creek was reconnected to the main-stem Clark Fork River for the first time in over six decades.
Photo courtesy Clark Fork Coalition
True to its name, Modesty Creek is not giving up its secrets. Not yet, anyway. Recently reconnected to the mainstem Clark Fork River in southwestern Montana, this small spring. . .
At Orvis Every Day is Earth Day
Photo by Orvis
Here at Orvis we take this Earth Day thing pretty seriously! When you belong to a company that gives 5% of its pre-tax profits to protecting nature, you pay attention to this stuff. When we starting looking for some simple things to do to show Mother Nature a little love, we began right here in our own backyard. Here are ten great, easy-to-do conservation tricks from Orvis Associates…
Written by: Debra Carr Brox
West Grand Lake is the source of Maine’s Grand Lake Stream.
Photos by Debra Carr Brox
I ’m not a creature of habit, but I have a few rituals. One of them is to officially start my fishing season each spring with trip to Grand Lake Stream in Maine. It’s a long way from. . .
In 2016, Orvis is partnering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to complete a network of self-sustaining oyster reefs in the Lafayette River. The money raised through customer donations. . .
Holland Island House in October 2009, one year before it fell into the bay.
Photo by Flickr User baldeaglebluff
Bay-dwellers know the joys of exploring tidal pools and salt marshes, uncovering century-old pottery fragments, glass Rumford Baking Powder bottles, and arrowheads. We inhale the. . .
Written by: Michael Gardner, Fifth Generation Vermonter First Generation Sugar maker
The author, Michael Gardner and daughter, Edie, spend an afternoon in the sugarhouse.
Photo by Kendra Gardner
With Vermont’s Maple Open House Weekend approaching on April 2 and 3, it seems prudent to offer our non-native visitor and sheltered locals a brief guide to maple syrup. . . .
Story and photos by Bob Dagley
In Bhutan, dzongs cling to the sides of steep mountains.
Click here for Part I.
Unlike, Kathmandu, where we watched people bathe, do laundry, and wash vegetables in the same body of water, the glacier-fed streams and rivers in Bhutan were crystal clear. And virtually. . .
Story and photos by Bob Dagley
This door painting reflects Bhutan’s official title as the Thunder Dragon Kingdom.
Photo by Bob Dagley
The year was 2001 and a trip to Bhutan, in a virtually untouched corner of the Himalayas, was an enviable assignment. It was also a rare opportunity. The mysterious, high-altitude mountain. . .