AllTrails is a website/app that features mapped hiking trails created through the power of crowdsourcing. This review is in no way affiliated with AllTrails. But it is a vital resource to birders and hikers. Let’s get started! First impressions of AllTrails is a great big wow! After creating an account you enter a digital map
Bison Union Co. is a western brand that sells hats, t-shirts, and an appeal to what makes America great. They also sell coffee which I’ll get to plus some other goods: mugs, patches and even boots to name a few. Their apparel is largely bison themed as you’d expect. Yet many hats feature emblematic animals
One of the best things about attending the Biggest Week in American Birding has to be all of the wonderful new people you meet. Sometimes, a person really touches your life. While working at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory‘s Information booth some of the Birdfreaks met an artist named Kami Brough. If you visited the
Check out our review on Bird Language with Jon Young – How to Interpret the Behaviors and Patterns of Nature at Birding is Fun. This is our indoor cat Rajah enjoying the birds on the DVD. Note: you may need to hit refresh to view the video.
Just in time for the Christmas Bird Count season, Stacia and I received a pair of Merrell boots each from Natureshop. Stacia’s pair is the Merrell Taiga Buckle Waterproof. My pair is not “officially” in the winter boot category but is instead a hiking boot: the Merrell Refuge Core Mid Ventilator Waterproof. We both wore
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the fifth video game in the Elder Scrolls series from Bethesda Softworks. It is an epic adventure and an open-ended game of exploration. We find it both beautiful and entertaining and have been having fun playing it since it came out 11-11-11. Skyrim is a large land full of forest,
Stacia and I saw The Big Year movie on opening night, Friday, October 14th, 2011. This movie had received a lot of hype from birders across the country and we were excited to see it. Here is our joint review from a new birder and the self-proclaimed “birdfreak”. NOTICE: There are no spoilers so you’re
The following is a review of the Mammals of North America app which is the companion to the wonderful Princeton Field Guides – Mammals of North America [review]. Screenshots are from my aging iPhone 3G that still works adequately. When you first load the app you are given several choices in how to find a