St. Vrain State Park invites you off the highway for a refreshing break along the river, with fishing ponds, big birds, short trails, and views of the Rocky Mountains – and incredible sunsets if you time it right.Continue reading Road Trip Must-Stop: St. Vrain State Park (Colorado)
Earth Day takes place every year on April 22 as a reminder and action day to celebrate and protect the natural environment for the sake of ourselves and all life on Planet Earth. Find out how to participate.Continue reading What Is Earth Day? And Why Do We Celebrate It?
National Park Week takes place in late April across all U.S. National Parks and other NPS sites. Entry is free on the first day. But this week is about much more than free admission.Continue reading What Is National Park Week? And How Can You Get In for Free?
Getting to Caladesi Island is as beautiful as the destination itself. One of Tampa Bay Area’s best-kept secrets is hidden in plain sight. It takes some knowledge and effort to get there, which makes the reward even sweeter – and the island less crowded.Continue reading Best-Kept Secret: Caladesi Island State Park (Florida)
Our new nature photography postcards are a delightful way to show someone you care by sending a quick handwritten note.Continue reading More Ways To Make Someone Happier: New Nature Photography Postcards
For the love of birds and getting happier by being outdoors, don’t miss this global event: the 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.Continue reading What Is the Great Backyard Bird Count? And How Can You Join the Fun?
Honeymoon Island State Park brings Florida nature dreams to life: miles of white beaches, clear blue water, shady wood trails, wildflowers, birds and other wildlife – and not a hotel in sight.Continue reading Natural Beach Paradise: Honeymoon Island State Park (Florida)
The limited edition 2021 Happier Place Monthly Wall Calendar is here! Wishing you a healthy, happier year with 13 beautiful nature photos, words of inspiration, and lots of holidays and occasions for joy and appreciation.Continue reading So Ready for a Happier Year: 2021 Happier Place Calendar
World-record-breaking Crazy Horse Memorial is a magnificent creative undertaking that inspires to celebrate the heroes, culture, and living heritage of North American Indians.Continue reading Crazy Horse Memorial: Epic Work-In-Progress Mountain Monument (South Dakota)
Cold brew coffee is the best way to have refreshing, smooth, never-bitter iced coffee drinks on-the-go, at home, and throughout that road trip.Continue reading Smooth and Invigorating: Easy Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate Recipe
Getting started in wildlife photography may seem intimidating. From equipment to locations, where to begin? Let’s remove the doubt and show you how to take outstanding wildlife photos! Spoiler Alert: it’s way easier than you thought.Continue reading Getting Started in Wildlife Photography
The mystery novels by M.K. Dymock are especially riveting because of their setting: the great outdoors. They don’t just take you on a thrill ride, but also on unpredictable, unforgettable nature adventures.Continue reading M.K. Dymock: Author (Utah)
Combining stunning views, great climbs and a fascinating history, the mountains of Britain are an ideal location for those wanting to immerse themselves in nature.Continue reading The Mountains Of Britain: Hidden History and Best Climbs (United Kingdom)
Show you care, and send a handwritten card. Conveniently, we just released the 2nd edition of our sustainably-sourced, folded greeting cards with envelopes – featuring mostly flower photography.Continue reading Send More Flowers: 2nd Edition Nature Photography Greeting Cards
NPCA advisory council member Nicole Jackson goes above and beyond in educating, organizing, and advocating to connect people to nature – and inspires us all to do more for the outdoors and each other.Continue reading Nicole Jackson: Environmental Educator, Advocate, and Organizer (Columbus, Ohio)
Visit Shark Valley to discover the “True Everglades,” be awed by close encounters with wildlife, and take in the spaciousness of the vast River of Grass and the big subtropical sky.Continue reading Shark Valley: Close Encounters with Wildlife in Everglades National Park (Florida)