Category Archives: General Outdoors

Kentucky Sandhill Cranes – Winter Wildlife Watching at Its Finest

Kentucky Sandhill CranesJust this week our fearless leader, publisher, and editor CarrieZ did a great post about winter eagle watching opportunities in Kentucky. But eagles aren’t the only outstanding bird watching opportunity during the winter months in Kentucky.

While Carrie was writing about the eagles, I was attending a sneak peek tour that was designed to give me the same experience that attendees of the upcoming Sandhill Crane Nature Watch Weekend at Barren River State Resort Park will enjoy.
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Eagle Watching in Kentucky and Missouri

We have a healthy eagle population here in Wisconsin. If you’re in a state that offers eagle watching you should definitely go and experience it.

“Eagle Watch Weekends Coming to Kentucky State Parks”
FRANKFORT, Ky. – A unique Kentucky State Park tradition – Eagle Watch Weekends – will be offered once again in January and February 2015.
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Treating Water In The Back Country

Anyone who has done any backpack hunting knows that the lighter their pack, the more efficient they will be. There are many things you can put in your pack to help you out on a hunt. The one item you absolutely must have is water and plenty of it. Continue reading Treating Water In The Back Country

Destination Review: Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii

When discussing the destination we’d like to visit for our 10 year anniversary, Hawaii was at the top of the list. We’d visited Kauai prior to getting married; to this day (despite all the places we’ve traveled to) we talk about how our very first vacation together was our all-time favorite vacation.

My husband and I were quick on our feet when we wrote the 10 year anniversary text in the sand! #MauiSo another Hawaiian island was the perfect choice. After looking at the different islands and comparing the different things each island has to offer, we settled on Maui. Continue reading Destination Review: Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii

Gear Review: EcoTrek Fitness Bars

EcoTrek Fitness Whole Food Bars where developed to contain high quality ingredients, with no refined sugars or added sweeteners. Based around whole green foods they claim to be “wholesome, delicious bars with a tastier alternative to the typical health bar.“ Continue reading Gear Review: EcoTrek Fitness Bars