Tuesday, September 1, 2009

An Outdoorsy Carnival: The Final Edition

Welcome to the September 1, 2009 edition of an outdoorsy carnival. You read the title correctly, this is the last issue. I decided that it's too time consuming to sort through the spam, particularly after 20+ spam submissions by the same person this month. It's been great, especially reading my "regulars," and I figured now that summer is almost over it's a good time to step out. There was one post I had to exclude because it was a dead link, I searched the blog but couldn't find the article, though it seemed like an interesting article on the White Mountains in New Hampshire, so I apologize!

Aquatic Life

Alan presents The Cove: A Cultural or Environmental Issue? posted at Suwannee Refugee, saying, "Just exploring an issue about killing dolphins in an upcoming documentary, The Cove."

Advice Column

Gregory E. Rouse presents If you’re lost in the outdoors - Part 3 (Night Travel) posted at Wilderness-Survival-Skills Blog, saying, "So if you don’t have a compass, how do you figure out direction of travel during the nighttime? Here’s 4 different methods for you to try:"

Jake presents How to Play With Your Dog posted at Dog Training Pet.

ahuli presents A Backpacking List - Ten Things To Learn posted at Good Time.

Green Thumb

Tiffany Herr presents Gardening without Prejudice « It All Means Something posted at It All Means Something.

Mikkal Travvis presents Fascism On The Farm: H.R. 2749 - The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 posted at The Truth

presents Mulch Types Explained Advantages and Disadvantages posted at Home Life Weekly, saying, "If you’re one who says mulch is just mulch, no matter what type of mulch you lay on the ground. Discover the many many types of mulch in this article"

Gregory E. Rouse presents The Wheel Hoe posted at Raised-Bed-Gardening Blog, saying, "With a wheel hoe, the work of preserving the soil mulch becomes very simple."

2 Green Acres presents Why native plants are important posted at 2 Green Acres.

Kate Hopkins presents 100 Excellent Open Courses on Green Technology, Development, and Design posted at Online Schools.

The Backyard Grower presents Fall Beet Crop posted at Bobbie Whitehead.

In the Woods

Gregory E. Rouse presents Eagle Cap Wilderness posted at Wilderness-Trails Blog, saying, "The Eagle Cap Wilderness lies in the heart of the Wallowa Mountains in Northeastern Oregon on the Wallowa -Whitman National Forest. It was the summer home to the Joseph Band of the Nez Perce tribe and was used as hunting grounds for bighorn sheep, deer and to gather huckleberries."

Marjorie Morgan presents Discovery Trekking Towel posted at GO! Girls Outdoors, saying, "a humorous review of a great little towel, extensively tested in the Tasmanian wilderness - never put up with a stinky, small and damp towel again."

GP presents Snake Eyes « Musings from Montana posted at Manely Montana, saying, "An encounter with "snake eyes""

Hiking Lady presents Hiking Lady Tip of the Week: Hydration Waistpacks posted at Hiking Lady, saying, "One thing we all must have on hikes or trail runs are hydration waistpacks! It is the best way I've found to make sure I have enough water to drink on the trail."

Dora Renee Wilkerson presents Composting with worm bins. posted at Knitting, horses, and my family., saying, "Black widow spiders
Worm bins"

Paul Van Lierop presents Dutch Oven Loving: 2 Mega Easy Recipes for Frugal Camp Cooking posted at FiscalGeek, saying, "A beginners guide to dutch oven cooking in the great outdoors."

Open Air

Dan presents West Highland Way Part 1 posted at Dan's Adventure, saying, "Part 1 of 5 about walking the West Highland Way in Scotland."

Greg Laden presents Thinking skeptically about loons : Greg Laden's Blog posted at Greg Laden's Blog.

Gregory E. Rouse presents Matterhorn Peak posted at Climbing Routes Blog, saying, "A group of northern peaks that exceed 12,000ft in elevation; the Sawtooth's are often considered the beginning of the "High Sierra". The largest of the peaks in this range is called Matterhorn Peak (12,279ft)."

Phillip Jeffers presents The Wilds | Cumberland, Ohio USA posted at The Global Guru | articles & travel blog.

Katie Sorene presents 12 Most Magnificent Lakes in the World posted at Travel Blog - Tripbase.

Marina K. Villatoro presents The Travel Expert(a): Tortuguero - The Trip posted at The Travel Expert(a), saying, "This is Costa Rica's nature and outdoor dream world!"

Bryan R. presents Featured Mountain Bike Articles : Mountain Racing Bike Blog posted at Mountain Racing Bike Blog.

HCF presents How to Treat Frostbite posted at Hike Camp Fish.

Condo Blues presents How to Make Nontoxic Blowing Bubble Mix posted at Condo Blues, saying, "When the kids get bored or drive me nuts, I make up some bubble mix and send them outside!"

Michael Shappell presents The camping tent guru review kickoff post posted at The camping tent guru review.

Katy Unitek presents Developing Flexible Skill Sets with Solar Training - Boots on the Roof posted at Boots On The Roof

Sam presents Hiking the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff Arizona. Surfer Sam. posted at Surfer Sam and Friends

Alvina Lopez presents 101 Ways to Go Green in College posted at Online College Reviews - College Ratings.

Outdoor Olympians

SS presents The Pros and Cons of Skiing Schools posted at Ski Snowboarder.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of an outdoorsy carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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marina villatoro said...


thanks for getting my post up with the rest of these great bloggers!

Ozark Trail Tents said...

Great post, you have a lot of great fans who have a lot of great blogs. Thanks for putting the spotlight on them, I have found some new great reads.