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September 2009

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Coolest Job Ever: Behind the Scenes of the Best Outdoor Occupations

Here’s the trouble with having a job: It takes up so much of your free time—time you could be using to hike, bike, run,...

Budget Bikes

Can’t justify dropping $8,000 on the latest two-wheeled hotness? Don’t fret. Good bikes for about a grand can be had, no matter what kind...

Another Use for Vodka

If this summer’s poison ivy explosion has you itching for a new remedy, try pouring the potent clear liquor on your skin. Vodka helps...

Really Big Trees

Really Big Trees: Old Growth Numbers 0.5 Percent of old growth forest remains in the Eastern U.S., which amounts to about two million acres. 50...

EPA Regulations

Earlier this summer, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed new, tougher regulations on air pollution. The federal organization is specifically targeting nitrogen oxides, which are released...

Logging an Outdoor Paradise

Pisgah National Forest has announced plans to log 2,000 acres in the North Mills River Recreation Area, near Asheville, N.C. The area is one...