Here is a picture of my new Vasque trail runners from Walkabout Outfitters. Thought I would break them in today for National Public Lands Day!
However, after a day of soaking, we are now dry and inside.
We enjoyed working with the wonderful families and folks who came out today for the National Public Lands Day event with Roanoke [...]
National Public Lands Day (Sept. 26) is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. In 2008, 120,000 volunteers built trails and bridges, removed trash and invasive plants, and planted over 1.6 million trees.
Roanoke City Parks & Recreationis organizing a volunteer workday at Carvins Cove to celebrate the [...]
We recently received an e-mail from the Roanoke City Playtime Gang, a Meetup group trying to get families outdoors together. For those of you out of towners-see what we mean when we say that Roanoke is an awesome place for families!!!
Here is some information from their site and a link to that site.
“This is a [...]
Let’s say you are travelling and looking for something to do to connect with the natural world. Possibly you are new to an area and looking for a place to play. Or even, it’s possible you are a group with a great nature event coming up and you want to spread the word.
NatureRocks.org is the [...]
This just in from Chad Braby, local KIVA dad making a difference in Roanoke!
I could use your help! Well, actually, I could use your kids’ help.
I’m helping organize the Roanoke Valley Climate Rally. It’s on Oct 24, and you’ll be hearing more about it in the coming weeks.
As part of our promotion effort, we’re [...]
In all of our hubbub, getting back into school myself, real estate business type stuff, a big trip to Colorado, and getting our own three off to school this week, we were very excited about some great news coming from our neck of the woods.
Two of our heroes, Miss CeCe Bell and Sam T. Riddleberger (author of Qwikpick Adventure [...]
These wonderful little tools have been passed out recently at our nature club meetings. Even the Donahues need a little reminder now and then about outdoor ideas and experiences. We keep it strapped to the backpack and then we will flip through and find a topical event. There are plans to produce mass copies of these. [...]