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Camping with your kids can be extremely rewarding — but it's not without its challenges. Expert advice from two moms and outdoor professionals on their family camping tips.
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Yesterday, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, leaving millions without power. Outages expected to continue for days or even weeks in some areas. The storm has weakened, but is continuing on through Mississippi and neighboring states, leaving high winds, flooding, and more power outages in its path.
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How to formulate a disaster plan, ensure you have the correct supplies, and regularly maintain your hurricane prep kit. In conjunction with the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Preparedness Week, we have put together some tips to help protect you and your family for hurricane season.
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Before a storm, there are some things you can do to be prepared in case you lose power or have to shelter in place. Make sure you have food, water, light, and power. You might also want to fill your bathtub. Let's explain why.
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A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti this morning. This magnitude suggests that it may be stronger than the devastating 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010. We are monitoring, and will be ready to assist our nonprofit partners with solar lanterns and chargers as they evaluate and respond.
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Make sure you leave enough time for your eyes to adjust to the dark, so you can get the full effect of the meteor shower. NASA recommends "Find somewhere comfortable, avoiding bright lights as much as possible (yes, including your phone), and give your eyes some time to adjust
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Camping season is here, and we're excited to gear up and enjoy the great outdoors. But with record heatwaves already scorching the Pacific Northwest and West Coast, dangerous conditions are building that can lead to wildfires. You can help keep the outdoors safe for everyone by practicing fire safety.
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LuminAID is proud to have been selected as an REI Editor's Choice Award winner for 2021, and named the Best Lantern for Backpacking again in REI's Best Camping Lanterns of 2021 review.
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For almost all of human history, people have loved gazing at the stars. We put together a list of the of best parks across the United States for stargazing.
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Carson is a nature-loving wildlife biologist and outdoor industry photographer who loves conservation and getting people outdoors. Keep reading to learn how she brings these passions together and how you can enjoy the outdoors responsibly.
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How should I prepare for California Power Outages? Find resources, social accounts to follow, conservation tips, and a preparation list including emergency solar lanterns.
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 It’s time to enjoy the warmer weather and get back outside.  We could all use a little fresh air, whether it's getting out into nature on the hiking trails, or just relaxing in your own backyard. Need some inspiration as you gear up for spring? Check out our team's picks for every type of springtime fun.
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