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New House Nightmare: A Halloween Ghost Story

Ryan Jacobson is not what you’d call a ghost hunter, but he does enjoy a good ghost story. A few years back, when Adventure Publications decided to expand the Ghostly Tales series, he jumped at the chance to contribute. Ryan penned two Halloween ghost story...

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How to Get Your Kids into Bird-Watching

Want to get your kids interested in bird-watching? Adventure Publications editor, dad, and bird nerd Brett Ortler gives you his tried-and-true tips. Start with the Backyard  One of the perks of bird-watching as a hobby is its convenience—when you set up bird feeders, you can bring the...

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Berries are Edible and Divine—Here is Why

In today’s post, Douglas Kent, author of Foraging Southern California, talks to us about foraging currants and gooseberries (Ribes). High in nutrients, sugars, and ridiculously easy to eat, berries are favorites of hikers, bikers, and explorers. It is a whimsical delight best shared with others. Better...

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Florida Day Trips for the Entire Family

If you’ve ever asked, “What should we do today?,” then you’ve never seen Florida Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Sunshine State is jam-packed with hundreds of Florida’s top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a...

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The Importance of Protecting Your Home Through Firescaping

Douglas Kent, the author of Firescaping: Protecting Your Home with a Fire-Resistant Landscape, talks to us about the devastating effects of wildfires and the importance of fire-safe and firescaped communities. Tens of thousands of wildfires burn across the country every year, destroying millions of acres of...

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Landscaping and Gardening for Bats

Karen Krebbs, author of Bat Basics, tells us about landscaping and gardening for bats. Bats serve as pollinators and play an incredibly important role as insect predators. If you want to help out bats, give them a place to live! Purchasing or building a bat...

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A Giveaway for Bird Lovers

Beautiful birds are everywhere and wether you are a beginner enjoying your newly-found hobby, or one of the 47 million seasoned birders in the United States, we are sure that you will enjoy our GIVEAWAY for bird lovers.  We celebrate the joy that birds bring to...

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How to Find Shelter in the Outdoors

In today’s post, Benjamin Sobieck, author of Outdoor Survival, an adventure skills guide, tells us about creating a shelter in the outdoors. Where to Make a Shelter in the Outdoors The ideal spot to make a shelter would contain the following elements: On level terrain, so rainwater...

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