Handouts

Ideas and Resources that Flow from River Sunday River Sunday may fall close to the end of trout season in your area. Connect with a local Trout Unlimited chapter and get involved in stream bank restoration and their mission “to conserve, protect, and restore North America’s cold water fisheries and their watersheds.” Visit www.tu.org. If you’re a fisher, consider and celebrate catch and release. The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has been at the forefront of the environmental movement for 45 years as champion of the Hudson River, working to pass legislation like the Clean Water Act, and providing innovative educational programs, environmental advocacy, and musicalRead More →

NEW RESOURCE  “An Essential Guide To Enjoying National Parks Responsibly” National parks are a popular (and relatively safe) way to spend some much needed time outdoors for physical health and mental wellbeing during the pandemic. And with a record number of visitors in 2020, minimizing the impact on national parks whilst preventing the spread of COVID-19 is more crucial than ever. The guide shares useful information such as: How to enjoy the great outdoors more ‘responsibly’ by practicing the principles of ‘leave no trace’, camping and wildlife safety, and fire prevention awareness. The many physical and mental health benefits of spending time in nature such asRead More →

National forests are located in forty of fifty states in the US. Find those that are near to you. Consider spending time at a forest near you. Pick up a forest guide. Carry it in one hand and hold a Bible in the other hand. Read the creation accounts from Genesis 1 and 2. Remember the garden in Eden, the forest garden and the God-charged responsibility for humanity to serve as guardians of the forests. Take a walk and notice all that is pleasing to your sight, sense of smell, and the touch of your hand. Check the forest guide before picking and tasting anyRead More →