Monthly Archives: January 2012

Getting firewood — another excuse to get outside

If you do it right, gathering your own firewood can be a great way to spend more time in the forest. But you have to start early. Listen to today’s show for tips on using firewood as an excuse to head … Continue reading

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Don’t just sit there, grab your GPS!

Your GPS receiver can do you some good all year, not just during hunting season. Log on to geocaching.com and find a new excuse to get outside, even when there’s nothing to hunt and no open water to fish. Listen … Continue reading

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Can we have just one calm, windless day?

For a guy who has spent his entire life (with the exception of a couple of college years) in Wyoming, I’m pretty wimpy when it comes to wind. This time of year, when my house is sitting right in the … Continue reading

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It’s not just dull knives that’ll cut you

Your Boy Scout leaders might tell you it’s the dull knives that’ll cut you, but the sharp ones can do a pretty good bit of damage, too. Listen to today’s show to find out more about the dangers of knives — … Continue reading

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TV show helps bring the outdoors in

When you’re stuck inside during a windy, snowy, gnarly storm, tune in to the National Geographic Channel and find Wild on Tape. It’s an incredible show about all the most amazing animal footage you’ll ever see. Listen to today’s show for … Continue reading

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Childhood friends help ease pain of early mistakes

We all make mistakes, and some of those mistakes happen in the outdoors. With any luck, we learn from them and don’t make them again. I had two friends growing up who helped me remember to avoid making the same … Continue reading

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Get your hunter education card now

This is a great time to get your hunter education course out of the way, if you or young hunters in your household need it. Listen to today’s show to find out how to find a hunter ed course in your … Continue reading

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