NEWS & POSTS
We continue to seek out and embrace partners throughout California who share our mission. Visit Big Bear and Chirp Nature Centers are two such partners.
We flee our urban environs by way of traffic-laden highways. Just beyond the city life, the landscapes of Tuolumne County are pastoral.
The 2022 Excellence in Craft Awards were announced at OWAC’s spring conference in Big Bear Lake on May 10, 2022. Award recipients were recognized in 11 different categories. Matt Johanson received OWAC’s most prestigious award … California Outdoor Communicator of...Read more
Most major cities have nothing but fragmented habitat, and urban wildlife has had to learn to survive in small islands of greenery amidst large swaths of human housing, carefully navigating the unnatural territory. Of course, humans & wildlife often collide,...Read more
Spring is rolling along, and summer is just around the corner. Our OWAC Spring conference commences next week on May 10, 2022, at Big Bear Lake, California and will be an excellent opportunity for attendees to get out and enjoy...Read more
OWAC’s 2022 Spring Conference is returning to the beautiful and picturesque village of Big Bear, May 10-12, for another productive and memorable event. During the conference, the annual Excellence in Craft award winners will also be announced and presented with...Read more
For anyone who loves to travel and hopes to get paid for it as a freelance writer, this book spells it all out. Tackling the travel expenses is usually the toughest part and what keeps most aspiring writers from quitting...Read more
Fishmas is fabulous! We know you love fishing in the Eastern Sierra. Maybe you’re with a family of fishers and you don’t fish OR you find that you need a change of pace or scenery; here are a few suggestions...Read more
Now in its third year, the OWAC-sponsored Vachini High School Writing/Photography Contest, open to all California high school juniors and seniors, is the only event of its kind where winners receive cash awards.
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,...Read more