Latest Patricia Zaradic Stories

2009-10-07 11:40:39

Serious hikers and backpackers tend to become supporters of environmental and conservation groups while casual woodland tourists do not, a new study says -- and a recent fall-off in strenuous outdoor endeavors portends a coming decline in the ranks of conservation backers.

2008-02-05 08:31:15

"Take a hike!" isn’t just a rebuff. Now it's also a plea from environmental scientists.