Teaching in the Rain
Teaching in the Rain – No Problem
Teaching in the Rain - No Problem I came across this article recently and after having to cancel a rather large event this past weekend due to rain thought that now would be a good time to share. This article is written by Ray Cramer who is an experienced outdoor educator at IslandWood, a 225-acre… Continue reading Teaching in the Rain – No Problem
Improve Compass Skills
7 Family Activities to Improve Compass Skills
7 Family Activities to Improve Compass Skills Originally Published by Matt Louv on January 20, 2015 at  http://blog.eurekatent.com/compass-games Being able to use a compass is an important skill for any person who will find themselves out and about in nature. But don’t wait until you’re in the thick of it to figure out exactly how… Continue reading 7 Family Activities to Improve Compass Skills
Hiking in Winter Florida
Hiking in Winter Florida
Hiking in Winter Florida Winter is not one of the "prettiest" months to hike in Florida - but the weather is perfect! If you know where to look there are small surprises everywhere! During a recent hike at Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve we found a number of flowers in bloom. Toothpetal False Rein Orchids (Habenaria… Continue reading Hiking in Winter Florida
Beyond BOW Ladies Trapping Training
Beyond BOW Ladies Trapping Training
Beyond BOW Ladies Trapping Training We had a great time at the Ocala Youth Conservation Center  with the Florida Trappers Association for this years event. The women were all very eager and excited to learn new skills. Below you will find a participant submitted article we received referencing her time at the event. Adventure Hours: Women… Continue reading Beyond BOW Ladies Trapping Training
Learning New Skills with the Ladies
Learning New Skills with the Ladies
Learning New Skills with the Ladies Each year all over the USA there are Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshops. These workshops are wonderful for introducing new skills to adventurous women of all ages. This year I was helping teach a number of freshwater fishing classes. Day one  started out very at a very chilly for… Continue reading Learning New Skills with the Ladies
Ecotourism vs. Geotourism
Ecotourism-vs-Geotourism
In this post we hope to show the differences or similarities of Ecotourism-vs-Geotourism Ecotourism - The Definition Ecotourism is now defined as "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education" (TIES, 2015).  Education is meant to be inclusive of both staff and… Continue reading Ecotourism-vs-Geotourism