June 25, 2016

Outdoor Writers Association of America: Outdoor Bloggers Welcome


by Chris Hunt As outdoor bloggers, our efforts aren’t always taken seriously. The Outdoor Blogger Network and its creators, Rebecca Garlock and Joe Wolf, have done much to legitimize the work we do, and many of us have them to thank for some of the rewards our blogging earned us over the OBN’s two short […]

Newly Added Outdoor Blogs to the Directory

Let’s show another round of support by visiting all these recently added Outdoor Blogs to the Directory.  Victory Outdoor Media ~ “365 day a year whitetail & turkey fanatic”, along the way this crew makes time for Fishing, 3D Archery, a Calling Contest or two, as well as real life. Wrenaissance Art ~ Botanical art and illustration […]

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Need Our Support: Spread the Word

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This summer I had the opportunity to see first hand the efforts being made in Yellowstone National Park to help save the native cutthroat trout from an illegally introduced predator — Lake Trout — and the cause is one I’d love for more people to not only be aware of, but to stand behind and […]

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Salazar, Jarvis Celebrate Pinnacles’ New Status as 59th National Park

President signs legislation to elevate status of 1908 national monument in California’s Gabilan Mountains 01/11/2013 Contact: Blake Androff (DOI) 202 208-6416 David Barna (NPS) 202-208-6843 Karen Beppler-Dorn (NPS) 831-389-4486   WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis today celebrated the establishment of America’s 59th national […]

AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: White River and its Watershed in Arkansas and Missouri Recognized as Second “National Blueway”


Designation to Boost Tourism, Expand Recreational Opportunities and Fuel Local Economies 01/09/2013 Contact: Blake Androff (DOI) 202-208-6416 Courtney Rowe (USDA) 202-720-2971 Moira Kelley (Army) 703-614-3992 LITTLE ROCK, AR— Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes today announced that the White River, along with its watershed, has been named the nation’s second National Blueway. Hayes […]

OBN Notes: Three Things


Thing One: Watch your snail mail all you recent winners. I got a fantastic surprise in the mail from AVEX yesterday, the Brazos Autoseal Water Bottle and the  Autoseal Insulated Travel Mug. Normally I don’t get such perks in the mail, so this rare occasion has me pretty excited. Big thanks and a shout out to AVEX […]

Recently Added Outdoor Blogs to the OBN Directory

Let’s all welcome the newest Outdoor Blogs to the Outdoor Blogger Directory.  Pursuit of Life ~ A travel photography blog. The Walking Caveman ~ Passionate about sharing walking and Hiking in the East Riding of Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Wolds and to promote the fantastic walking routes in the county Just Your Average Hiker ~ Thoughts on hiking, […]

AFFTA Announces Liability Insurance Program For Guides and Outfitters


Group Commercial Liability Insurance for Guides and Outfitters 1/2/13-Bozeman, Mont. The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) is excited to announce a major new member benefit for fly fishing outfitters and guides, as well as retailers that offer in-house guiding and outfitting. Beginning this month, AFFTA members in all 50 states who make a living […]