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These 5 benefits of spending time outside may surprise you

(BPT) - Many of us know the basics for positive wellbeing — exercise consistently, sleep well, eat right — but what if we’re overlooking a crucial and simple component of health? …

10 Father’s Day tips for dads who love fishing

(BPT) - For millions of Americans, finding the right gift for Father’s Day is really hard. Especially if your Dad loves fishing — what do you get for a guy who seems to own every fishing …

The best and most unexpected things to do in Rapid City

(BPT) - There are some places that exemplify the classic summer vacation. One such place: Rapid City, South Dakota.The gateway to the Black Hills, Rapid City is minutes from some of the …

Sleeping fish? From sharks to salmon, guppies to groupers, here’s how they grab a snooze

A large group of yellowfin tuna swimming off the coast of Italy. Like all fish, they sleep, but it’s not like human sleep. Giordano Cipriani/The Image Bank via Getty Images Michael …
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Essential tech gear to elevate your next outdoor adventure
(BPT) - Hiking, biking, camping, road-tripping and much more — participation in outdoor activities continues to grow at record levels.According to the 2022 Outdoor Participation Trends Report …
The post-pandemic boating boom continues with 100 million Americans going boating each year
(BPT) - The sharing economy shows no signs of slowing down. Like Uber and Airbnb, boating is getting in on the summertime fun. In fact, the industry has seen tremendous growth. Boatsetter, the …
Why right now is a great time to buy — or sell — a boat
(BPT) - Whether you're looking to buy your first boat, upgrade your current boat or you simply want to sell, today's market for previously owned boats is seeing a lot of movement — with plenty …
7 reasons eBikes are a sustainable and fun transit option that's here to stay
-(BPT) - You've probably seen them at charging stations around town, but have you tried riding an electric bike (eBike)? It's a sustainable transit option that makes it easy and accessible to get …
How Climate Change Impacts Birds, Their Feeding Habits and How to Help from Home
(Family Features) Bird feeding is a common practice in the United States. In addition to providing aesthetic and recreational benefits, bird feeding can have positive impacts on bird populations.

Itching and watering: 7 ways to handle springtime eye allergies

(BPT) - Spring is here! As you enjoy the warmer weather, you may notice that your eyes begin to water or feel like they're burning. Chances are you may have seasonal eye allergies. According to the …

Adventure awaits: 4 ways to soak up summer on the water

(BPT) - Summer fun is right around the corner, and boating is the perfect addition to your bucket list. No boat? No problem. There are plenty of ways to get on the water and enjoy the unique …
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All about thru-hiking

Backpacker Radio is a podcast all about thru-hiking. Topics include hiking news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.


Exploring rural America

The Bear Grease Podcast with host Clay Newcomb delivers compelling storytelling through documentary-style episodes exploring the culture, traditions, and history of rural America.


Outside storytelling

Outside’s longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will both entertain and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, …