National Trails Day

National Trails Day® 2021

This Saturday, June 5th, get out and celebrate the trails and walking paths around you. It’s National Trails Day®! The past year have affected us all in different ways and often in the same ways. Across the board folks have found that spending time outside...

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#Optoutside 2019

There is much to be thankful for the season. And very little of it has to do with walking around inside, elbowing through the crowds and shopping. That’s why once again we’re locking arms with folks across the outdoor industry and shutter our online shopping cart...

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How to Win Prizes During PlayCleanGo Week

We are smack in the middle of celebrating PlayCleanGo Awareness Week (June 1–8)! Last month, we shared some ways to take action during this week. Now we want you to take photos of the work you're doing to help stop the spread of invasive...

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Ways to Celebrate National Trails Day

American Hiking Society's National Trails Day is the biggest trail event of the year, one we always look forward to participating in and promoting. It unites people and encourages them to improve the trails and public lands we love to use. If National Trails Day snuck...

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The Best Ways to Celebrate PlayCleanGo Week

The first-ever PlayCleanGo Awareness Week will take place June 1–8, 2019! This means that if you still aren't sure about what PlayCleanGo is all about (though you should—we've been posting since November!), you will have an entire week to immerse yourself in PlayCleanGo principles, become an...

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Earth Day, Menasha Ridge Press

Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! As publishers of outdoor recreation books, this day means a great deal to us. Without clean air, clean water, well-maintained trails, and public lands, we would have nowhere to enjoy and appreciate the great outdoors. Earth Day has been around for 49 years....

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PlayCleanGo, invasive species

A Love-Hate Relationship with Invasive Species

If you’re like me, you have a love-hate relationship with February. I love the excuse to give and eat lots of chocolate, but it can get to be a bit much. I love planning my summer trips, but hate having to wait for better weather...

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