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Overcoming Indifference

As fate would have it, I was heading to Yosemite any way. It was just a few days in advance of my departure on a two-week Joy Trip with stops in California then Utah, a sharp right turn to Washington DC and back to California. I had already arranged a few interviews to gain some […]

Claim Your Inheritance ~ The National Parks belong to you

When visitors arrive at Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson is there to greet them. With a broad smile and a twinkle in his eye he extends a warm hand of welcome to all who enter into this remarkable landscape that is a wonder to all the world to behold. Shelton is among the many […]

Grand Canyon Vision

Through much of the summer of 2016 The Joy Trip Project has been on the road collecting stories to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Parks. In the hopes of raising awareness for the importance of protecting our public lands for future generations the Project is presenting a series of short videos and podcasts […]

This Moment ~ A conversation with Dr. Carolyn Finney

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to the Joy Trip Project In March 2016 a group of environmental activists came together to share a vision. Gathered from across the country this eclectic mix of men and women came to Washington D.C. in […]

The New Century Vision Project

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary  we can all support and encourage those among us who have yet to experience the wonders of nature. Part of a broad coalition of public land advocates The Joy Trip Project is working to help shape and illustrate a vision for the next 100 years of service to environmental protection […]

José in the Arctic

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to the Joy Trip Project Sometimes, when we’re talking about environmental conservation it’s difficult to know or even imagine exactly what really mean. That’s especially true when we’re asked care, I mean really care about remote […]

The Arctic Heals ~ Access to public land to heal the wounds of a nation in pain

Ahead in the distance I saw seagulls. The birds swooped and dived over the remains of a butchered whale as we walked along a narrow gravel trail lined with ancient gasoline barrels that rimmed the landing trip. On Barter Island with time to kill before our flight back to Fairbanks, photographer Carly Harmon and I […]

Get Home Safely

My wife Shamane and I enjoy an early morning ritual. Three days a week at 5:45 AM we venture out on to Madison’s Lake Monona to swim. To be more accurate, she swims while I pace stroke a few miles on a standup paddle board. In the hopes of keeping her safe in the choppy […]

The New Century Vision Project*

After 16 days of rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon I was still covered in a fine layer of dust and sand. Even having taken a shower eariler that morning I carried that residual film of grime you inevitably accumulate while camping. Noseblind to my own body odor I’m sure that I stank, but […]

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