As outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of America’s parks, we have been able to experience the benefits of connecting with nature and our diverse landscapes. From city parks where we can get a taste of green amid cemented city blocks, to recharging strolls and hikes in the millions of acres of our state parks, to treks and climbs in the breathtaking landscapes in our national parks, the chance to be in nature is an experience we hold invaluable. Undoubtedly, our lands should be enjoyed by all of us, but when we look into… Read More
In this special episode, we’re talking about an exciting new podcast called Park Predators, an Audiochuck production, which you can subscribe to now. It’s from host Delia D’Ambra, and she delves into the darker side of our national parks, and the lurking predators there that are of the human variety.
My favorite thing about our national parks is the widespread community they foster, and all the different ways they impart a sense of awe and inspiration in all of us. And speaking of being inspired, a great example of this is Christine Cikowski, a chef in Chicago who has been a personal source of inspiration for me for years. I’ve long been a fan of her cooking, and I love that she loves national parks as much as we do.