Will Harlan

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Okefenokee Threatened by Mining (Again)

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is the largest wilderness area in the East, and it's the largest blackwater swamp in North America....

Hometown Hero: Charlottesville’s Ben King will compete at 2019 Tour de France

Charlottesville cyclist Ben King is riding in this year’s Tour de France, which begins this Saturday in Brussels, Belgium.

Lanier Lap: 100-Hour Paddle

Josh Forester is attempting a record-setting 400-mile, 100-hour paddle around Georgia’s largest lake Have there ever been similar...

Blue Ridge Outdoors President Blake DeMaso Delivers Commencement Address at Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College won last year’s Top Adventure Schools Contest, and it has a well-earned reputation for being a leader in outdoor learning...

The Caster Semenya Saga

Recently, middle-distance runner Caster Semenya accused the International Association of Athletics Federations’ rules regarding testosterone suppression for female athletes as discriminatory. In response, a...

Rockets Over Cumberland? Hikers and Homeowners Endangered By Private Launch Pad Proposal

In the history of U.S. space flight, neither NASA nor the FAA have permitted a vertical launch over private homes or people directly downrange....