Author: Jacob Baynham

Battling History

Manuel Chaves was a Civil War hero who also killed and enslaved Native Americans. How should we remember him?

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Outdoor Preschools

These are the benefits of sending your kids to school outside.

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18 Great Adventure Books for Kids

School's out, and it's time to hit the library for some summer books. I compiled a list of 18 great adventure books for kids of all ages for Outside Online.

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Small Plastic, Big Problem

We all know there's a lot of unsightly plastic in the ocean. But the biggest problem is the plastic that is too small to see. I wrote about microplastic for National Parks magazine.

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Making Two Plants from One

Years ago, my father-in-law noticed a flower he liked along the Clark Fork River in Missoula. He took a cutting of it to plant in his rock garden. Later, when he noticed the flower no longer grew in its original location, he took another cutting and re-planted it.

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Three Perfect Days in Montana

Photo by Brad Torchia Three weeks after my wife gave birth to our second child, we rented a VW Westfalia, loaded up the family, and drove around Western Montana for…

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