Hiking the USA’s 11 National Scenic Trails

The greenest way to get from here to there? That’s with your feet. Hit the trails this summer in support of both your health and the environment. Need some inspiration on where to start? The National Scenic Trails are a great place to start.

Hiking the Beautiful USA: US National Scenic Trails Map, Packing Tips and Trivia

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Heroes of Sustainability: Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau“Thank God men cannot fly, and waste the sky as well as the earth.” — Henry David Thoreau

Today, Henry David Thoreau is remembered best for writing Walden, but he did much more than live in a cabin in the woods alone. Thoreau was a naturalist, abolitionist, pencil maker, teacher, conservationist, philosopher — and that’s just scratching the surface.

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