Outdoor & Travel

Bristlecone Pine Tree

Nevada’s Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees

Nevada’s Ancient Bristlecone Pine Trees Contributed by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Chapter with photographs by Gretchen Baker.  Nevada designated the bristlecone pine as an official state tree in 1987 (single-leaf piñon was the first tree symbol of Nevada, adopted in 1953). Bristlecone pine trees are considered the oldest non-clonal […]

Exploring Ruby Lake Refuge

Located at the southern end of Ruby Valley and 65 miles from Elko, Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a great place for an outdoor adventure in September. Once the bed of 200-foot deep Franklin Lake, it is now a network of spring-fed marshes and shallow ponds, meadows, and sage […]

Gadget Guy – September

Black Ovis Flashlight The flashlight everyone needs! This flashlight has the power of a spotlight compressed into the size of a regular flashlight. You won’t lose it like all those other small flashlights, but it’s still small enough to go into your day pack.  /// Flashlight $39.99   Glow in the […]