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Stacey McKenna

In Haiti, an author finds that doing good isn’t easy

In her new memoir, Allison Coffelt uses her own trip through hurricane-ravaged Haiti to re-examine the ethics of international aid work.

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AdventureStacey McKenna

In South Texas, a river runs through it

Surrounded by private land in Texas hill country, a public resource raises questions about conservation, access, and property rights.

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AdventureJan Bennett

Bikepacking Cuba’s “Ruta Mala”

Even under Trump's new rules, Cuba is now open to American travelers. And for cyclists, a new 860-mile route offers an intimate tour of the island's countryside.

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AdventureMatt Minich

Meet Brendan Leonard: Colorado’s mountain jester

Does reading about top-tier climbers and skiers have you feeling a bit... average? Our new favorite blogger has some content that's perfect for you.

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AdventureRootsRated

Caring for Dallas’ dear and dirty White Rock Lake

It's not easy to keep trash out of an urban lake. But in Dallas, several teams of volunteers are trying to do just that.

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WellnessMatt Minich

Our best stories of 2017

We think all the articles we published this year were pretty good. But we like these six the best.

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AdventureMatt Minich

Two more monuments are on the chopping block

Sure, you've heard about Bears Ears. But outside the spotlight, the stage is already being set for the next public lands battle.

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AdventureMatt Minich

Bears Ears: What all the fuss is about (and what you can do about it)

Earlier this week, President Trump announced the largest rollback of federal land protections in U.S. history. That's a big, big deal.

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AdventureRootsRated

Why your state needs outdoor recreation

State governments are starting to focus their efforts on outdoor recreation. That's a very, very good thing.

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AdventureStacey McKenna

These bros are road tripping to save the world

A group of African twenty-somethings are taking the #vanlife to the next level... and they're doing it for a good cause.

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AdventureBrenna Stevens

National Park fees are going up. Way up.

Entrance fees could double next year for America's most popular national parks. But there's still time for visitors to say something about it.

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