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'A Long Time Coming.' Why Deb Haaland's Confirmation Matters.

For most Americans, the naming of a secretary of the interior is of little consequence. However, as a Navajo man, who holds this position has defined much of my life, and the recent appointing of Deb Haaland marks a groundbreaking moment.

Dr. Len Necefer
Mar 15, 2021

The Year for Yes

2021 is the year to get out of your comfort zone. Every season, we’ll challenge you to conquer your fears, embrace uncertainty, and try something new with us. This season: spring has sprung and it's officially time to camp more!

Jan 13, 2021

Leaving the Grace of This World

More than 17 years ago, a successful Michigan attorney took his life on a cherished trout stream, devastating close friends and family. Haunted by what happened, his nephew investigated and discovered tragic truths that were in plain sight all along.

Brad Rassler
Dec 10, 2020

How This Online Community Changed Birding Forever

Over the past two decades, eBird has become the go-to online platform for scientists and hobbyists alike to upload and share bird observations. But it has also transformed the process and etiquette of birding.

Jessie Williamson
Dec 4, 2020
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