Are Bird Populations Declining in America?

Bird populations of many species are in serious decline across the US. Recent studies report that approximately one-third of the US bird species border on endangered or threatened status. For the most part, humans take the blame for the reduction in numbers, for a variety of reasons. NESTING The biggest contributor in the population decline is the loss of habitat. The building boom in the United States in the past century has virtually destroyed the natural nesting grounds of many of the birds in question. Birds that are native to or migrate through highly populated areas, such as coastal regions, seem to have the largest drop in population. ENVIRONMENT The other major factor, tying humans to the slow extinction of …

Introduction to Travelling to Fiji for First Timers

Fiji is one of those places, you want to return over and over again. For those of you who have not been, this article will share some insights into Fiji that will help you make a better decision of going. You may ask where is Fiji? Fiji is located in the Pacific Ocean. North of New Zealand and North East of Sydney. Fiji has over 100 Islands; to be exact it has 332 Islands. 110 of these are inhabitant with people. The group of Islands in Fiji are volcanic and mountainous with beautiful beaches surrounding almost every island. Going to Fiji is almost like taking the perfect break in life to refresh, rejoice and re juice. You may be asking …

Wild – Watch This Show on Dish Network

Bear Grylls is a die hard adventure fan whose real name is Edward Michael Grylls and is highly professional in black belt in Shotokan Karate holding a black belt in this sport. This die hard lover has been involved in numerous of satellite TV adventurous sports activates. Bear Grylls has scaled the highest peak of the earth, Mount Everest. He also served in British Army in Special Forces and became the youngest Englishman to return back alive after scaling Mount Ama Dablan and Mount Everest. Bear Grylls has also faced the intense heat of the Moab Desert of Utah. He also survived from a free fall parachuting event which literally broke his backbone. Bear Grylls also survived robust climatic conditions …

Survival – Procuring Water From Nothing With the Miracle Bag

Survival Skills are the secret to whether someone lives or dies! I am a private pilot and I know that survival skills are important to have. I often fly over large bodies of water and very isolated areas of land. I must always remember that I am in a piece of machinery that can have mechanical problems at any time that could possibly turn my day into a life or death situation at any moment. I grew up in the country and I learned some useful tips and understood some very important skills at a very young age. We all know what it takes to survive: Food Water Shelter But do you know how to survive if you had nothing …

Popup Campers – A Cost-Effective Camper For Those Fun Outdoor Adventures

Camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. This experience can be enhanced by using a pop-up camper instead of tents. These campers can be rented for one-time trips, but can also be purchased relatively inexpensively. They are a fun way to travel and camp at your favorite outdoor area. Popup campers are fairly inexpensive. New trailers can be purchased from $5,000 to $10,000. If you camp often, this may be a great investment. Check the Internet for local dealers in your area and shop for the camper with the features you desire. Used campers are also available. Most dealers who carry new popup campers (also frequently called tent campers) will also have used models available. Check to be …

Multipurpose Knives and Other Essentials for a Fun, Safe and Cheap Vacation

Life’s like a MasterCard commercial and so is camping. This means everything costs something but memories made are priceless. Memories can be made in a cost effective manner. Maximizing the fun and minimize the money spent is possible if you know some ways to reduce costs. The most effective way of having a memorable camping vacation is to create a budget and follow these tips and tricks for camping efficiently. The key is to have some key pieces of equipment that can be used in a variety of ways and that will last a long-time. This will allow you to enjoy the benefits of the equipment without worrying about the long-term effects of the cost. It is frustrating trying to …

Mr Bittlekirk is Missing : Sporting Clays Article by Dan Schindler : The Paragon School of Sporting

Mr. Bittlekirk is, for the most part, your average, agreeable guy. He likes football, baseball and fast food. His physically demanding job keeps him in good shape as his handshake and physique implied. Rugged face and stature, Mr. Bittlekirk was outwardly personable but I detected a serious edge about him too. Over coffee and a sweet-roll we talked about our upcoming session. I like to gather information about my student before guns are loaded and targets fly. I inquired about goals, priorities, targets shot per month and problem areas, all to better understand who Mr. Bittlekirk was and where we were going. His questions were insightful and showed forethought coming into his lesson. He’d studied under a good teacher who, …

Mountain Hiking and How to Get There

Many hikers who are bored of the normal marked trails, and discovered wilderness areas have come to a new adrenaline rush: mountain hiking. Hiking several hundred feet above sea level gives those with a taste for the extreme the rush they are looking for. If you are that kind of hiker, then mountain hiking is for you. But wait, before you start day dreaming about the top of the summit, you first need to know how to get there. Mountain hiking isn’t much different than simple hiking. The only major difference is the endurance needed and the terrain you are hiking on. Over all the same gear is needed and the idea is much the same. The three layer system …

Mountain Climbing – Preserve Your Experiences

Mountain climbing is a great way to escape the rat race and be one with nature. Alas, your mountain climbing experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a mountain climbing journal for your adventures. Mountain Climbing Journals Take a minute to give some consideration to your most recent mountain climbing experience. What sticks out in your mind? Now think about the first time you ever went mountain climbing. Undoubtedly, you remember few things about the geography, people you went with, particular mountain climbing routes and spectacular views. The experiences you’ve forgotten are lost to time. If you keep a mountain climbing journal, this won’t be the case. There are famous instances of people …

Mountain Climbing – Preserve Your Experiences

Mountain climbing is a great way to escape the rat race and be one with nature. Alas, your mountain climbing experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a mountain climbing journal for your adventures. Mountain Climbing Journals Take a minute to give some consideration to your most recent mountain climbing experience. What sticks out in your mind? Now think about the first time you ever went mountain climbing. Undoubtedly, you remember few things about the geography, people you went with, particular mountain climbing routes and spectacular views. The experiences you’ve forgotten are lost to time. If you keep a mountain climbing journal, this won’t be the case. There are famous instances of people …