I'm a journalist, a backpacker, a master naturalist, a certified interpretive guide, and a lover of trails and travel. On April 26, 2023, I'm setting out on an interpretive section hike of the AT, highlighting the natural and cultural history of different points on the trail. Keep an eye out for updates right here on The Trek! My husband and I also manage www.COVID19WallofMemories.org, a website dedicated to memorializing people who have died of COVID-19 in this country and to educating and informing people about the disease.
For weeks, I was waiting for April 10. A work project for the organization for which I serve as a consultant took up eight to 10 hours of every
Panic is usually not the best response to challenges, but sometimes it’s a motivator. It worked as the latter last month, when I realized how
In 2023, I will hike sections of the Appalachian Trail, creating videotaped presentations on cultural and natural history in each section. I’ll be
In Spring 2023, I will hike sections of the Appalachian Trail, creating videotaped presentations on the cultural and natural history of each
In Spring 2023, I will hike sections of the Appalachian Trail, creating videotaped presentations on the cultural and natural history of each section.
He was a hiker and a backpacker, a Louisiana Master Naturalist, a YouTuber, and a devotee of Louisiana trails. He was a doting dad who brought his
August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. That is the date on which, in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, giving women the right
“We are all the beneficiaries now of the preservation and conservation work these people did back in the late 19th century.” Those are the words
I have been trying to get back to the Appalachian Trail for years. The last time I camped overnight on the trail was in August 2000, when I did a
Vic Hay contributed to this story. When I moved to Houston 17 years ago I had to do some research to find a trail of any decent length. There is