10 Rare Birds Worth the Search in Surprising Namibia

Here, where ancient salt flats meet mountainous red dunes marching to the sea and mopane woodlands dot scrublands and savannas; where ancient pastoral culture and modern life breath the same clear air and lions drink from water holes with elephant and oryx and giraffe, there is something magic in the air. Watch. You may see a movement. Listen. You may hear their call. Birds, specially adapted to this arid land. Birds, so rare you may never see them again. This is Namibia. Read More

Exposed! The Wild heart of Vibrant Calgary

\Wildlife is not usually a “must-see” in major city, unless of course, that city is Calgary Alberta. Inside the confines of this vibrant city are 8,000 hectares (19,768 acres) of wild parkland with 905km (562 miles) of pathways to explore.

In Calgary, the humans, all 1.3+ million of them, and wildlife, including the coyotes, have found a way to thrive together. Join wildlife photographer and Calgary native, Derek Foldeak on a tour of his three favorite wild places  Read More

Sea Turtles are Super Heroes!

These ancient marine animals are responsible for protecting everything from little fish to sea grass beds to coral reefs and the sand dunes that help to keep storm surge from washing our beaches and houses, away. Without sea turtles quietly doing their work, we humans could be in a lot of trouble.

Sea turtle populations are shrinking. Yes, above that’s a baby caught in garbage. Here are 11 amazing facts about sea turtles you probably didn’t know, and a few reasons why you should care. Read More

Four for the 4th!
National Parks We Love.

The United States is a country with mind bending diversity. The numbers of different wildlife (432 mammals), and bird (800) species alone are staggering. Our more than 320 million individuals speak over 350 languages and live spread out in a country comprised of 7 different biomes: Tundra, taiga, tropical rainforest, temperate rainforest, grasslands, desert, and alpine. Thankfully, we have been smart enough to protect some it for our kid’s enjoyment. As documentarian Ken Burns so aptly opined, the National Parks may be “America’s best idea.” Come explore four of our favorites with us. Read More

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