Ellen Kanzinger

Author Articles

Squirt Boating: Choreographing a Dance Underwater

Kayakers With Special Skills Slip into Squirt Boating  Often referred to as the grandfather of freestyle kayaking, squirt boating...

Cultivating Confidence

Bryant Baker hikes with Ulani, left, and Makya. Baker said they have tried just about every type of child carrier to see...

Call of the Wild

The marshes at Blackwater NWR. Photo by Ray Paterra/USFWS As climate change accelerates, conservation...

New Places to Play

Members of the N.C. Outdoor Recreation Coalition tour the future site of Pisgah View State Park. Photo by Jay Leutze

Race Ahead

Paddlers prepare for Chattajack on the Tennessee River. Photo by Lawson Whitaker. A Look at 11 Wild (and...

Best of the Blue Ridge 2020

The sun rises over Grandfather Mountain. Photo by Best of the Blue Ridge photographer winner Leslie Restivo. DISCLAIMER: We...