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NATIONAL MONUMENTS: A Powerful Conservation Tool

Browns Canyon National Monument OUR COUNTRY HAS 117 NATIONAL MONUMENTS scattered across 30 states, from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the Misty Fjords in Alaska. National monuments have been established to protect coral reefs in American Samoa, Spanish forts in Florida and extinct volcanoes in New Mexico as well as landscape-scale,…

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August 5, 2016

Ten Camping Tips

Ten Ways to Camp Better (and More) Brendan Leonard, National Geographic Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more often. 1. Night Lighting A campsite can feel a little lonely when you’re walking around in the darkness if the only light is coming from the small LED bulb in your headlamp. One or two additional lighting options can make the campsite, kitchen, and tent feel more inviting. 2. Camp on a School Night A camping trip doesn’t have to take up an entire weekend or be a three-day backpacking route…

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July 25, 2016

Book Your Family Summer White Water Vacation with DVK Today

The 2015 has kicked off and we’re paddling out every day with kids, friends, families and lovers for great outdoor adventures on the rivers of Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Texas and beyond. We’ve got a little bit of everything for every level of paddler and every type of outdoor enthusiast. If you haven’t already planned…

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June 5, 2015

2015 Early Season Fishing is Going to be Super Fly

The snow is melting and water is rushing down the mountains and into our rivers. It may not be as much water as we could hope for, but there is one silver lining to the declining snow packs: excellent  early-season fishing opportunities and Dvorak Expeditions has an exclusive trip for all fishermen – and women….

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April 24, 2015

White Water Rafting Forecast for 2015 Season

Despite declining snow packs and serious drought in California, the 2015 white water rafting season looks to be a great one, so book your DVK Colorado river rafting trips soon. This summer is going to be pumping! The Arkansas River is going to be pumping for the 2015 white water rafting and kayaking season. Book…

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April 15, 2015

Over the River Project and Wildlife Consequences

We’ve talked a lot about how important it is to protect and preserve every part of this great land. With Christo’s Over the River project moving forward, you may have some questions about how this type of art installation will affect the surrounding wildlife. Over the River is committed to conservation Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the…

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March 13, 2015

Bill Dvorak and Friends of Browns Canyon Visit the White House

Nope, we’re not done talking about Browns Canyon NATIONAL MONUMENT!!! It was already official, with the Presidential announcement made in Chicago, but now it is even more official, since Bill Dvorak and Friends of Browns Canyon went to the White House to meet with the president. YES!! Browns Canyon is officially a National Monument thanks…

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March 10, 2015