Trip Report

Calling all readers, SCW is interested in your outdoor adventures. We're planning a new, reader-driven feature called "Trip Report" for 2015, but in order for it to work, we need your pictures, iPhone videos, trail journals and written descriptions of your latest and greatest outdoor adventures. more...

For Wildlife Watchers

All living things are ultimately interconnected. There is no branch of life - no family or order of species - whose demise should not give us pause for concern. But seldom is the magnitude of that interconnection, and its potential cost to humans, as large as it is in the case of the order Chiroptera - the bats. In an expanding area of North America, several bat species are experiencing population crashes because of white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease named for the white fungal growth it produces around the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. more...