Beginnger's Guide to Thru-Hiking (Part II)

May 21, 2020

By Colleen McVay | May, 2020
 

Welcome back to part II of a Beginner’s Guide to Thru-Hiking! After researching, trail planning, and registering your hike (check out my last article for more details), the real fun can begin! This article will discuss the physical preparation and gear selection that goes into your thru-hike.

Physical Training: 

Interview with Chris Burkard

May 14, 2020

Interview with Chris Burkard

May 8th, 2020

We asked legendary outdoor photographer, writer, and explorer, Chris Burkard, how he got his start in photography, what initially attracted him to pursue a life in the outdoors, and advice he would give to aspiring photographers. Check out our interview with him below!

 

OA: Was there a certain point in your career when you realized that this [photography] is what you wanted to do?

Commonly Seen Birds in the Davis Arboretum

May 14, 2020

Commonly Seen Birds in the Davis Arboretum

Like Birding with Jake? Want to get out there and identify some birds for yourself? For those in the Davis area, here is a top 10 list of birds commonly seen in the Davis Arboretum. Based on survey data taken over 15 years. Additionally, most of these birds were actually confirmed to be nesting in the arboretum, so look out for hatchlings!