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I am a member of Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics.

By Magdalena Romanska, Ph.D., Certified Wellness Coach and Fitness Specialist October 17, 2019
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I'm late this week because yesterday was harvest day. (Non-meat eaters should skip the rest of this paragraph.) Ten ducks, all twenty-four of my full-grown and startlingly heavy Red Ranger chickens, plus six more chickens for a friend. I started around dawn. My ranch manager/farm assistant Christina, bless her, joined me later to learn the process.

October 15, 2019
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Four forests ... one atmosphere ... and the one atmosphere is all we get and because of the well meaning efforts put into place by the Four Forests Restoration Initiative, overseen by Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership and with a whole host of environmental organizations and agencies, we are coming to the moment when it must be acknowledged that more harm is being done than good.

By Ted Grussing October 14, 2019
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Monument Valley is one of Arizona's more stunning and unique places.

By Melissa Bowersock September 30, 2019
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Today was one of those absolutely beautiful days … woke up with the sound of rain drumming the roof of my warm cabin in the woods overlooking the Upper Eau Claire lake … a couple of rollovers and a decision to rest up from the effort of waking up. It was cold, rainy and windy … checked the weather channel app, so I knew.

By Ted Grussing September 30, 2019
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That's right. It's weaning time. Yesterday afternoon I locked the seven little lambikins into one of the alleyways, away from their mothers. No more sheep milk for them!

By Denise Domning September 16, 2019
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Yes, I'm borrowing from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, but that snippet is the only piece of poetry (if that's poetry) that I know, and I kept repeating it today, "Chins" being the way I was saying the shortened breed name for my new rabbits.

By Denise Domning September 10, 2019
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Not all days are productive and there are days when I just shoot for the sake of shooting something … this hen dove is one such example.

By Ted Grussing September 10, 2019
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In this place of golden silence as a great blue heron slips quietly across calm waters at sunset

By Ted Grussing August 21, 2019
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We often see these little guys after dark, either scurrying around our patios or climbing our outside walls.

By Melissa Bowersock August 16, 2019