As the bumper sticker on my truck reads, "Compost Happens." Sometimes, however, it doesn't happen fast enough.
That problem usually can be traced to some limiting factor in what a pile is fed, or to issues of moisture or aeration.
SISTERS, Ore. (AP) - As first-time climber Adam Rosalez stood in the shadow of Oregon's third-tallest mountain on a perfect September morning, he couldn't help but wonder exactly what he was getting into.
Last summer, my boyfriend Bjorn and I went for a three-day sun-drenched kayak trip at Admiralty Island's Windfall Harbor. We squinted into the merciless horizon to see an orca with a hooked fin swimming slowly past us.
My favorite place to birdwatch, or "bird," on the Kenai Peninsula is the Kenai Flats. "The Flats" are not merely the wetlands you see from Bridge Access Road or from the bluff near the Kenai Senior Center.
On Aug. 8, I attended the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Kenai. One of the films really raised my hackles.
"Long Live the King," a Fly Out Media video, is sponsored by makers of high-end gear and apparel, among them Orvis, Patagonia, and Smith Optics.
While understanding the ecological system of the place where you work and inhabit is an invaluable, lengthy process, the chance to occasionally visit new places for collaborative research and data collection is an exciting opportunity for a vegetation ecologist. My recent trip to a number of Aleutia...
GARDINER, Mont. (AP) - Mike Yochim asked for help up from a blue chair in his living room with windows overlooking a cloud-covered Electric Peak.
Using a walker, he slowly moved across the room to the staircase.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection.
The Bureau of Land Managemen...