Lisa Baril is a writer and wildlife biologist living and working in Yellowstone National Park. She earned a degree in biology from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2000, then spent the next five years traveling throughout the United States and Central America to see what biologists really did for a living.
The National Park Service’s 100th anniversary this year is the biggest event in a century for America’s public lands, and although the actual date won’t roll around until Aug. 25, the park service has planned a yearlong celebration to mark this milestone.
I hear ocean. I smell salt, but I’m camped out in a conference room and what I see around the table has most of my attention.
It’s one thing to understand the science in a story, it’s another to convey that to readers with varying levels of understanding of the topic.
Being a good writer or editor requires at least one thing: You must learn from your mistakes and never make the same error twice.
I’ve been a freelance outdoor writer specializing in paddle sports, camping and other adventuring for more than 30 years.
It was an opportunity for the shot of a lifetime: a polar bear swimming the Churchill River in northern Manitoba.
Although every magazine has a mission — for most it is making a profit — there is a segment of the market that puts purpose ahead of profit.
ViewRanger, the GPS trail guide and mapping app for walking, cycling and other outdoor sports, makes it easy to find the best trails