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John Stewart

Forest Harvesting Isn't So Bad After All

New study identifies biomass harvesting techniques that have few long-term impacts

MOSCOW, Idaho, October 6, 2016 - A set of newly published studies evaluated nearly forty years of data on the impacts of biomass utilization on soil, tree, and plant recovery and found minimal impact using certain forest harvesting techniques.

Scientists collect samples from the forest floor at the Coram Experimental Forest in Montana.Scientists collect samples from the forest floor at the Coram Experimental Forest in Montana.
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John Stewart

ExtremeTerrain Gears Up To Take Education To New Heights

ExtremeTerrain Donates $15,000 To The Philadelphia Outward Bound School

MALVERN, Pa. (October 21st, 2016) – ExtremeTerrain, a growing e-commerce retailer of aftermarket Jeep Wrangler parts based in Chester County, PA, is excited to announce its sponsorship of Philadelphia Outward Bound School, a local charity that focuses on adventure-based education. ExtremeTerrain has donated $15,000 to the program and pledged to match up to $100,000 of employee’s donations as well.

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Ed Stovin

SDORC News for October 2016

I have some good news to share this month with all of you. First, SDORC has hired a lobbyist to help with the reauthorization of the OHV program. Kathy Lynch will be guiding us at each step in the legislative process. She has many years of experience lobbying and is familiar with our challenge. People in the capitol are already holding meetings and it will put us ahead to have an advocate involved. Once again I thank Polairis for their generous grant to make this possible.  

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Del Albright

ARE KIDS BEING EDUCATED OR INDOCTRINATED?

OUTDOORS, INDOORS; INDOCTRINATION OR EDUCATION?  

ARE "THEY" AFTER OUR KIDS?

In 2009 I wrote an article about "They're After Our Kids" that still has relevance today.  Although back then, I was little more agitated and faster to launch, the key points I made are just as important now as they were then.

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Tread Lightly!

Geocaching: A New Way to Explore the Great Outdoors

No matter your age or fitness, geocaching is great way to experience nature. Now, what exactly is geocaching? Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure-hunting activity using GPS-enabled devices, like your smartphone or other smart device. Like a pirate seeking treasure, you will navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates in an attempt to find a geocache — a container that comes in various shapes and sizes — hidden at a given location. There are more than 2 million official geocaches hidden around the globe.

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