Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Wild Side: Getting closer to critters is easy for RV travelers

By Scott Linden Relaxing at the edge of a sparkling trout stream, I caught movement on the far bank. The undulating form quickly became an...

‘Tis the season for tick talk

By Kate Doherty Soon school will be out and families will be ready to break out – visiting parks, going hiking and camping in heavily...

Be careful where you put your satellite dish or this can happen

By Gail Marsh Many RVers invest in a television satellite dish. It’s nice to have reliable TV wherever and whenever you want to tune in...

Video: Don’t let moose lick your RV!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If the RV lifestyle weren’t hard enough already: dumping tanks, watching out for low bridges, terrifyingly steep downgrades. Now...

Be thankful you are not a tarantula

By Chuck Woodbury Be thankful you are not a tarantula. It is not a good life. First, a little background on the big hairy spider, then...

The Day It Rained Whale Blubber

There was a big problem 50 years ago this month on an Oregon beach near Florence, when a long-dead 45-foot, 8-ton gray whale washed...
Mother grizzly

Video: Mother grizzly makes unexpected inspection

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Two hunters in Alberta, Canada, may have been well set – if they had an extra set of dry...

Is geotagging ruining nature and the outdoor experience?

By Dave Helgeson Due to the pandemic, more people than ever are heading outdoors to hike, camp and/or escape urban craziness. Thanks to geotagging, it...

Deer attacks woman. Turns out it was raised by a human

Here's a reminder about why it is a very bad idea to feed a wild animal, especially one that is large enough to harm...

Jogger tracked for 6 minutes by a cougar! Dramatic video

By Russ and Tiña De Maris UPDATE: Wildlife officials have explained that the cougar was not stalking or chasing the jogger, but was pushing him...
acrobatic elk

Video: Acrobatic elk somersaults on cue

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When the hormones are strong, seems like guys of every species sometimes forget common sense. Acrobatic elk are no...

Bears are hungry now, like “four-legged walking stomachs”

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) issued a news release this week about increased bear activity in its parks. The advice applies to anyone in...

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