Category Archives: Health Related

Heat Related Illnesses In The Wilderness ~ Summer Is Coming!

White Tank Mountains Regional Park.

Heat Related Illnesses  –  Just like almost every other year, summer is creeping up quickly, and prevention of heat related illnesses should always be on the mind.  There are several things that a person can do to prevent heat related illnesses.  Here are a few: Continue reading Heat Related Illnesses In The Wilderness ~ Summer Is Coming!

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Mosquito Repellent! What Is The Best Alternative To DEET?

Mosquito Repellent – Mosquitos and friends  are out and about and their goal is to survive off of your body! Mosquitos can make for a miserable experience on the trails or at camp.  We all know that, right?  Along with that, we all know the negative aspects of using DEET.  While I am a bit of a hard sell on certain “advances” Continue reading Mosquito Repellent! What Is The Best Alternative To DEET?

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Oklahoma State Parks – Are They Really The Right “Cut”?!

Natural Falls State Park

Oklahoma State Parks – I write this post with a heavy heart!  As many already have heard, at the time of this post, 16 of Oklahoma’s state parks are in jeopardy of closure, related to a 14% cut in the state’s budget! I want to say a few things

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