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Defining Ethical Wildlife Photography & Viewing

Quietly sitting alongside the trail, tall grasses covering my presence, small kits begin to emerge from the den. They can’t see me, I am a good distance from them using a long lens, not bothering their morning routine, sitting low, and using the natural elements of tall grasses and hill slope as my

When in Rome…

My friend Carrie Wilson not only convinced me to become a new member of OWAC, but to also participate in the storytelling session at the fall conference in Sonora. This is my story about some awkward moments and life changing experiences on a trip to Japan.

OWAC Conferences – A Great Benefit of Membership

Plans and preparations for OWAC’s Spring 2022 Conference, May 9-11, in beautiful Big Bear, CA are now in full swing. Located in Southern California at an altitude of over 6,700 ft., Big Bear is loaded with year-round recreation – everything from hiking, boating, fishing, mountain biking, ziplining,

“Non plus ultra”

For centuries charts indicated ‘non plus ultra’ (nothing further beyond) as a warning to mariners to go no further past the Rock of Gibraltar. Plato referred to it as the edge of the unknown. This was where Hercules, intended to cross a mountain, instead smashed it in two …

Camping Successfully With Kids

Have your kids outgrown camping in your backyard? Bring them camping in Bishop’s big backyard. It’s a great way to experience the natural world, a chance to learn new and valuable skills, a fun way to connect with your kids, and relax. Everything from full hookups to dispersed camping explained.

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