Xplor: August/September 2012





This issue of Xplor features stories about what not to do while camping, how little critters learn to survive in the wild, and a shorebird board game (try saying that three times fast).

You Discover

With summer winding down and autumn gearing up, there’s plenty to discover outside in August and September. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Predator vs. Prey: Tiger Moth vs. Bat

The struggle to survive isn't always a fair fight. Here's what separates nature's winners from its losers.

How to: Make an Underwater Viewer

Build an underwater viewer to calm the water and see what you’ve been missing.

Camping With Dad

My brothers and I have camped dozens of times with our scout troop. We know plenty of tricks to make camping fun and comfortable.

Back to School

Some little critters are born knowing how to survive. Others need to learn a few things before they’re able to make it on their own.

Wild Jobs: Tree Climber Ryan Russell

Arborist Ryan Russell goes out on a limb to keep trees healthy.

Strange But True

Your guide to all the unusual, unique, and unbelievable stuff that goes on in nature.

This Issue's Staff

David Besenger
Bonnie Chasteen
Chris Cloyd
Peg Craft
Brett Dufur
Les Fortenberry
Chris Haefke
Karen Hudson
Regina Knauer
Kevin Lanahan
Kevin Muenks
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
Tim Smith
David Stonner
Nichole LeClair Terrill
Stephanie Thurber
Cliff White
Kipp Woods

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