The other day, I was going through a pile of junk (which I have a lot of) and came across this. This intentionally blurred piece of paper was the very beginning of #TheWildLife. It’s just a bunch of notes and ideas that I was jotting down while I tried to decide what I wanted to … Continue reading The Journey So Far
So, here’s the thing: we, at this moment, are rolling out a new newy thing. It’s super cool—the Wildlife Ambassador program! Basically, when you become a member at Patreon.com/TheWildLife, you can pick a species of some kind of personal importance to you and we will donate 10% of your contributions each month to either a … Continue reading Become a Wildlife Ambassador
On this first #TWLHikingClub Tuesday of 2019, Devon and Chelsea Bowker look back on their top hikes of 2018, from the best overall hike, to the most conflicting, and most Instagram worthy.
As 2018 comes to a close, here are some of the most read, most popular, and other top moments from The Wild Life throughout the year. #TheWildLife
This #TWLHikingClub we have a guest post, 'A Case for Solo Wilderness Adventure' by Holly Scherer
Most know them as seagulls, a name which implies a proclivity for life at sea. Yet this familiar moniker is neither accurate (scientifically speaking), nor seems to fall in line with a universal observation---gulls love parking lots, whatever their distance from the salty sea
If you have more advice for saving money while hiking, use the hashtag #TWLHikingClub on Instagram and/or Twitter for a chance to be featured by The Wild Life!
Chances are, if you are an avid hiker or even a beginner, you are using Instagram to interact with others and find awesome places that are too cool for even Outside Magazine to list. If you are not yet, get on there! There is such a community you can build!
There are only 77 so called “Last Great Places” in the world, according to the Nature Conservancy. One of them is in the land of cheese and Packers fans. Here's why Devil's Lake State Park is a fierce competitor for my favorite park.
This week, we have a story from Richard Bowker, co-host of The Wild Life, about his trip to Enchanted Rock.
In an effort to keep telling trail tales and further our hiking club, we are dedicating at least one TWL Hiking Club Tuesday a month to OUR STORIES.
This week, we have a story from TWL Hiking Club member, and dear friend, Shi Weisman.
#TWLHikingClub Tuesday: Our Stories
In an effort to keep telling these stories and further our hiking club, I would like to dedicate at least one TWL Hiking Club Tuesday a month to OUR STORIES.
Hiking etiquette is our topic for discussion this #TWLHikingClub Tuesday. I have compiled a list of ten things that I believe every hiker should know and adhere to in order to make the trails an even better place.
Bloodroot is a perennial native to North America and blooms between March and May. It's called Bloodroot because if you were to break open the stem or roots, it bleeds. If you've ever done so, congratulations, you are a murderer---just kidding. The "blood" is a sap and is a deep, rich, reddish-orange.
As hikers, we like to do what we can to be more comfortable, and we need to protect the most important hiking tool we have, our feet!
For most of my life, I have practiced the art of “sauntering”. I first discovered this term when studying Thoreau’s essay, “Walking”. It is essentially being present with yourself in nature and allowing the nature to guide you. As a child, I just did that, and as I grew up I learned to follow the … Continue reading New to Hiking? We’ve Got You!