Look Out for These Hiking Hazards

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recreation|Tags: |

Hiking is all fun and games until you get a rash from a poisonous plant or a painful bite from an insect. Click to read more about plants you should avoid while hiking, and how to treat rashes, bites and stings!Read More

6 Edible Plants That Might Surprise You

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recreation|Tags: |

These six snacks can be found growing in forests and wetlands across North America. They are easy to identify, nutritious and delicious. Whether you are surviving in the wild or just looking to try something new, these edible plants (and fungi) won't let you down. Read More

#ForestBreak: Merchants Millpond State Park

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recreation|Tags: |

Take a #ForestBreak and listen to the sounds of Mercants Millpond State Park in North Carolina!Read More

Firewatch: A Walk Through a Video Game Forest

June 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recreation|Tags: , |

See how a virtual experience via the impressive video game "Firewatch" can inspire people to get outside and make an artistic statement about the outdoors and our public lands.Read More

6 Hiking Essentials

June 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Recreation|Tags: , , |

If you're new to hiking and not sure what to bring, whether it be a day trip or an overnight trek, check out this list of six essentials for your hike.Read More
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