You Can Read Boa was born in the Rocky Mountains

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The following blog post Boa was born in the Rocky Mountains was originally published to Elevation Outdoors Magazineon December 11, 2017 at 01:13PM Boa was born in the Rocky Mountains in 2001 with a revolutionary performance fit system that transformed how snowboarders “dialed in” their boots. Founder, Gary Hammerslag, first sold his disruptive lace replacement … Continue reading You Can Read Boa was born in the Rocky Mountains

What Does it Mean if a Jacket is Water Resistant?

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With storm season in full bluster, the need for dependable raingear develops a greater sense of urgency. If you’re shopping for a new rain jacket, you’ll quickly encounter a trio of seemingly interchangeable terms: water resistant, waterproof and water repellent. Is there really a difference between them? Spoiler alert: “Waterproof” beats “water resistant” and “waterproof/breathable” … Continue reading What Does it Mean if a Jacket is Water Resistant?

Photos & Video Emerge Of Cruelty To Cows At Facility Owned By World’s Largest Meat Producer  

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People considering eliminating meat from their diet will most likely decide to do so following the release of horrific new photos and video footage taken inside a Nebraska slaughterhouse owned by JBS S.A., the world’s largest meat producer. The shockingly graphic images provided to PETA by a whistleblower inside JBS Beef’s Grand Island slaughterhouse revealed … Continue reading Photos & Video Emerge Of Cruelty To Cows At Facility Owned By World’s Largest Meat Producer  

Signatures Needed To Help Pass Unprecedented Law Banning Convicted Animal Abusers From Owning Guns In Illinois

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It is not news that there are many studies that indicate that people who are convicted of animal cruelty are most-likely predisposed to perpetrate violent crimes against people as well. What is news is that the Illinois State Crime Commission and its executive director Jerry Elsner are trying to do something to prevent this from … Continue reading Signatures Needed To Help Pass Unprecedented Law Banning Convicted Animal Abusers From Owning Guns In Illinois

44 Animals Rescued In Maine From Farm Of Repeat Animal Cruelty Offender

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Pigs were among 44 animals removed from a farm in Sorrento, seen here in 2011. Maine Department of Environmental Protection, BDN Animal welfare investigators in Maine rescued 44 animals from the home of a farmer in the town of Sorrento last week after finding them living in deplorable conditions. Fourteen sheep, 22 pigs, and eight rats were … Continue reading 44 Animals Rescued In Maine From Farm Of Repeat Animal Cruelty Offender

If There Were Only Trees: Maps Show World’s Forests

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Ever wonder what the U.S. would look like with only forests depicted? One map-savvy artist answers that question with a stunning new design. Map creator Robert Szucs, of Etsy page Grasshopper Geography, follows up his successful watershed map series with a new series on forests. Using open-sourced satellite data, Szucs isolated where forests lie in the U.S. The … Continue reading If There Were Only Trees: Maps Show World’s Forests

Ski, Bike, Run: ‘Outdoor Recreation Hub’ Coming to Mpls

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The ‘Trailhead’ will provide a 14,000-square-foot ‘jumping-off point’ for a variety of activities through Minneapolis’s largest park. Theodore Wirth Park has grown up. Initially launched as a 66-acre golf course, “Theo Wirth” now spans 759 acres. It has ski paths, mountain bike and running trails, bomber sledding hills, and an 18-hole golf course. In May, … Continue reading Ski, Bike, Run: ‘Outdoor Recreation Hub’ Coming to Mpls