Sunday, March 1, 2009

An Outdoorsy Carnival: March 2009

Welcome to the March 1, 2009 edition of an outdoorsy carnival.

Advice Column

Jack Clifton presents Building a Deck Low to the Ground posted at How to Build a Deck.

Matthew Paulson presents Safety Reminders For Winter Weather posted at American Consumer News.

Steph White presents Discovering Pet Lizards: Bearded Dragons posted at Discovering Pet Lizards, saying, "The Bearded Dragon Lizard, belonging to the genus Pogona, is probably the most popular of all pet lizards. He gets his name from his spiney covered throat which is beard-like when puffed up. Adult bearded dragons will grow to around 20" in length, with males being slightly longer, but females slightly heavier."

MyMaria presents Caring for Pullets in Winter posted at Frugal Homesteading Blog, saying, "Advice on caring for your outdoor chickens during cold weather."

Kristen Garcia presents Choosing a Summer Camp for Your Child posted at Life Of Kristen, saying, "Summer camp can be a memory that lasts for a lifetime, good or bad, for a child. Hopefully this article can help make it a good memory!"

Aquatic Life

steven germain presents Rough Fractals: Oar Fish, Sea Serpents and Sigmund Freud posted at Rough Fractals, saying, "A fascinating fish..." presents Trip to Kanyakumari: Chapter 14: Muttom Beach: Part 1: Sunset posted at

Liz Wright presents Kayaking in Key West posted at Travelogged.

In the Woods

Gary R. presents Preparing for a Backpacking Camping Trip posted at Camping Tips, saying, "Backpacking isn't for the faint of heart, instead of pulling into your designated 20 x 40 campsite and unloading your camping equipment from the car, you'll have to be prepared to camp in uncertain situations, carrying everything you need on your back."

Gary R. presents Traditional vs. Rustic Camp Sites posted at Camping Tips, saying, "An increasing number of campgrounds are offering visitors the choice of both traditional and rustic campsites."

Green Thumb

Nancy Muller presents A Ton of Garden, A Tiny Space;Strawberries for the Apartment Dweller or Suburbanite « Recession Depression Therapy posted at Recession Depression Therapy, saying, "A little advice for the gardener with no space and big dreams of Strawberries"

Lauren Rose presents Seven Gardening By the Yard Tips posted at Own Home Style .com, saying, "Here are some hints on how to keep your garden by the yard looking smartened up and glamorous."

Open Air

Travel Advocate presents Top Snow Tubing Travel Destinations Revealed posted at The Travel Advocate.

Sharron Lea presents Border Collie posted at The Art of Walking.

GrrlScientist presents African Diaries: Sketches & Observations posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, "My review of the new outdoorsy book by David Derrick. African Diaries combines art and sculpture with field biology and travel as the author searches out and observes exotic wildlife and native peoples in the African nation of Kenya."

Lazy Man and Money presents The Winter Outdoorsman?s Guide to Hypothermia posted at Lazy Man and Health.

Gary R. presents RV versus Tent Camping posted at Camping Tips, saying, "Drive through any campground and you'll quickly see that camping equipment runs the gamut from $20 pup tents to $400,000 motor homes, complete with satellite TVs and Astroturf."

The Pet Chatter presents A day in the life of an animal communicator posted at Pet Chatter, saying, "Pelting snow, rambunctious horses, hysterical chickens and a naughty dog all rolled up into one interesting day."

Lola presents February « 2009 « posted at

Gin presents Open a Renaissance Fair posted at Sense Scribe, saying, "Articles on business, health, technology and science for learning."

Outdoor Olympians

thebarefootbadger presents Commuting by Bicycle: Why It?s a Good Idea and How to Do It Safely posted at The Barefoot Badger, saying, "Put your passion for outdoor recreation to practical use, and you've got an excuse for healthy, fun exercise every day."

Gary R. presents Great Campground Games posted at Camping Tips, saying, "Camping can be a great family activity �C but don��t expect your children to sit around and enjoy reading or relaxing like you do."

The Fairway Golf Slicer presents How to Swing a Golf Club and Other Favorite Golf Pictures posted at How to Swing a Golf Club, saying, "Wanted to start you off with a golf swing animation that is worth watching for a few moments. It shows good professional swing technique, and you do not have to buy a golf swing training video to appreciate this good technique."

Michael Miles presents Effortless exercise posted at Law of Attraction - Effortless Abundance.

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1 comment:

storybeader said...

wow - you have a lot of contributors! That's great! Haven't been outdoors much... Can't wait till nicer weather, though I'll probably be in the backyard!