Campfire Tale: Stalked by a Leopard

In December of 2009, I was stationed at the Mbari River, where I would carry out a handful of lengthy tasks, the first one being to finish building a permanent camp along the river. Once this boring work was completed after two weeks, I moved on to the exciting job of investigating new saltlicks in... Continue Reading →

A Rainforest Re-birth

  You'll never know what you are capable of overcoming... until you are put in an impossible situation you have no other choice but to overcome. I was reminded of this recently, when I stumbled upon an old memory. A single blurry photo is all I have left of the event. But that one simple... Continue Reading →

Camping Among Giants

A Kansas Boys First Encounter with African Megafauna. By: Adam Parkison   From a deep sleep, I was suddenly awoken by a firm hand that grabbed my ankle and shook it furiously. In a millisecond, I was sitting up alert, my heart racing. The air was electric and full of expectancy. Someone was hissing at... Continue Reading →

Bears out on the Town

Normally, I just share new photos on my instagram feed. But this one, I had to share on here... Near a jobsite in Aspen, Colorado, I found this beautiful sow black bear asleep on someones fence in the morning. At the end of the day, I drove past again, and discovered she wasn't alone. The... Continue Reading →

Wild Bounty: Foraging in the African Bush

Sometimes, during magazine projects, I find myself brainstorming for subjects to write about. I'm always trying to find something significant to say, about a fantastic experience or place. After a while, when my brain slows down and I stop trying so hard, it occurs to me - the subject material is already there, overflowing in... Continue Reading →

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