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North America

From swimming with beluga whales and photographing polar bears in Canada’s Great White North, to swinging through the jungle in Mexico, we love exploring our home continent as much as one’s across the pond. Join us on road trips, hikes, rafting adventures, and cultural experiences in North America.

Yellowstone winter video

Cross-country skiing in Yellowstone. That’s what I wish I was doing right now. (If you are looking at this in a reader, click through to view the video.) [video:youtube:7M1IjWzwMWo]

Mill Creek ski

Last Friday Anders, Finn, Rigby and I took a little ski up Mill Creek in the Paradise Valley. Below zero temperatures were predicted for the weekend, so we got out while it was still warm. Anders and Finn rode in the double Chariot, so I got to pull 45 pounds of kids plus whatever the …

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Cherry Creek

The new video clips are up. A few Saturdays ago Anders, Finn and I went for a little hike in the Cherry Creek wetlands on the East Gallatin River in Bozeman. We walked about 100 yards to the first pond and Anders was captivated. Ducks! That boy likes him some ducks. We spent about 20 …

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My Mama and Obama

Saturday my mom, Henry, Anders, Finn and I went to a Rock the Vote event for the Democratic Party. It was mostly an Obama event, but one of our fine senators, John Tester spoke, as did the dude running for Attorney General (Steve Bullock) and Margot Kidder (you remember her as Lois Lane from the …

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Yellowstone River Trail

Sunday we went for a hike along the Yellowstone River Trail. The route follows the Yellowstone River from Gardiner (and the confluence of the Yellowstone and Gardner Rivers)18.5 miles into the park. Through-hikers start at the other end since you lose more elevation that way, but we were only going a short distance, so it …

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Time to Plant Winter Canola

Looking for something to do the first week in September? Why not plant winter canola? That’s right, this oilseed has many uses and might be a great crop for Montana growers. OK, not something that most of you care about, but it is the first story I’ve had on the web as MSU’s Ag Writer. …

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Sweet Pea Children’s Run

After finishing my work at the Bozeman Classic on Saturday, I met up with Henry and Anders and we walked down to the Sweet Pea Children’s Run. This is a 1K fun run that takes place on Main Street. About 1,100 kids–plus their parents–took part in the race this year. Anders ran a little more …

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