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#FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday

#FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday

If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, why not visit your nearest national park? All sites run by the National Park Service (NPS) will be free Saturday, April 20 as this year’s National Park Week kicks off, USA Today reported. National Park Week is a presidentially-mandated celebration of the nation’s public […]

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    5 Places to Visit for Your Next Winter Escape

    5 Places to Visit for Your Next Winter Escape

    By Brian Barth Agricultural adventure awaits you in the lower latitudes. Here are a few ideas to salivate over, from the rootsy to the ritzy. 1. North Country Farms – Kilauea, Hawaii This small organic farm near the famed Na Pali coast on the island of Kauai offers a single guest cottage, which rents for […]

    The Essential Guide to Eco-Friendly Travel

    The Essential Guide to Eco-Friendly Travel

    By Meredith Rosenberg Between gas-guzzling flights, high-pollution cruise ships and energy-consuming hotels, travel takes a huge toll on the environment. Whether for business or vacation, for many people it’s not realistic to simply stop traveling. So what’s the solution? There are actually numerous ways to become more eco-conscious while traveling, which can be implemented with […]

    Take a Hike Day Is Around the Bend. What’s Your Dream Hike?

    Take a Hike Day Is Around the Bend. What’s Your Dream Hike?

    This Saturday, November 17, is National Take a Hike Day. Hiking is a great way to stay healthy, reconnect with nature and remind yourself of what we’re trying to protect. In honor of the day, here are the EcoWatch team’s favorite hikes, and the ones at the top of our bucket lists. Olivia Rosane, Freelance […]

    Top 10 Greenest Cities in America

    Top 10 Greenest Cities in America

    San Diegans, pat yourselves on the back. Your city was ranked as 2018’s “greenest city” in the U.S., beating out perennially crunchy San Franciscans by less than a point, according to WalletHub’s calculations. In a report released this week, the personal finance website compared the 100 most populated U.S. cities across 26 key “green” indicators, […]

    September Astronomical Highlights: Andromeda Galaxy and a Comet

    September Astronomical Highlights: Andromeda Galaxy and a Comet

    By Kelly Kizer Whitt Relief from the heat of summer and long days baking in the sun is on its way. The Northern Hemisphere’s fall equinox occurs on Sept. 22 at 6:54 P.M. PDT. The harvest moon—the full moon that comes closest to the equinox—is just two nights later, on Sept. 24 at 7:53 P.M. […]