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Green Methods of Camp Cooking

By Jackie Edwards: While camping is generally considered one of the greenest ways to travel, research suggests that there are negative environmental effectssuch as polluted rivers and depleted vegetation. This occurs when campers fail to consider the damage they are causing, especially when cooking. Cooking on an open fire in the …

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6 Beginner Tips for Family Weekend Camping Trips

By Olivia Jones: The first camping experience for children is bound to be memorable for many reasons. To begin with, family bonds are strengthened since family spend all their time together. Next, an environment completely different from the one children are used to can inspire them to explore and learn …

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Camping Tips for Beginners

You’ve been looking forward to this for a while. A long weekend of camping with your family, who get to learn about nature by being a part of it for a couple of nights. The lack of bathroom and shower facilities will certainly come as a shock to them, especially …

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Why You Should Take Your Kids Camping

 By Amanda Wilkes: Camping has always been one of my favorite weekend getaways. From the time I was a young child until literally last weekend, I have been camping several times each year. There are so many things that continually excite me about camping. For now, it is just my …

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Camping and Road Trip with Kids

By Fredrica Syren: We recently took our kids to Iceland on their first camping trip. With three kids, ages 2-8 years, we already knew that sleeping in a tent was out for us; instead,we settled for a camper van. We spent 8 days driving entirely around Iceland. I have to …

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OTIS Hits the Road — First Ever Sustainable Mobile Home

By Fredrica Syren: With all the global warming issues, toxins and all the other man-made craziness, I love hearing about all the environmentally focused minds that create the most amazing and groundbreaking things to help reduce carbon footprints. For example, sixteen students in Green Mountain College’s Renewable Energy and Ecological Design (REED) class …

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Green Camping with Kids

By Fredrica Syren My husband and I love camping and used to do a lot of it before we had kids. I think we felt a little insecure about bringing little ones into the wild and sleeping outdoors. I know it sounds silly because camping with kids is great family …

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Camping: A Green Adventure

By Dawna Matthews It’s summer and many of us are outside hiking, swimming, biking and camping. Camping is always something romantic to me — the idea of getting away from all the buzz of home, sleeping under the stars, listening to the outdoors singing around me as I connect to …

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Camping Hacks

 By Kim Robson We at Green-Mom are big fans of camping, and this time of year is when everyone wants to get out of the city for some quality nature time. The more you camp, the better you get at it. Practice makes perfect! So here are a few tricks, tips …

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