What you may not know about Ecotourism No Comments

When you look at the word “ecotourism” it’s pretty self explanatory, however, there’s a lot more to ecotourism than meets the eye. The best definition I’ve found that describes ecotourism best is "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education" (TIES, 2015). Operate Low Impact Facilities Ecotourism includes keeping things the way nature intended Read more

Family Fun at Gorgoza Tubing Park No Comments

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who embrace winter and those who do their best to avoid it at all costs. Personally, I'm part of the latter group and start getting excited about winter when the leaves start to change in my hometown. I must be one of the few people I know that look forward to storing away my summer Read more

Going Green at Disneyland No Comments

Going Green at Disneyland Families that take excursions to theme parks know that they can be costly. Once you figure out the price of the admission tickets for a family of four you know that your wallet is going to shrink quite a few sizes smaller. However, you can save green by going green by following these tips for going green at Disneyland. Tips for Going Green Read more

Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest No Comments

  2014 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest Winning Entry by Amy Feng   U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Invites Kids Across the Nation to Participate in this Year’s Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest Contest encourages children in grades K through 12 to learn about the plight of endangered wildlife around the globe and the importance of conservation Youth across the nation are invited to put their creative Read more

National Public Lands Day No Comments

Find an event near you. Get in Free! National Public Lands Day is September 27. Treat your family and friends with a trip to your favorite National Park, Forest or Wildlife Refuge. On this day, the federal land management agencies have waived entrance fees. National Public Lands Day educates Americans about the environment and natural resources, and the need for shared stewardship of these valued, irreplaceable lands. Events Read more

  Growing Butterflies in your home can be a great learning experience. We purchased our butterfly kit from Amazon. It's called the "Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden". It costs $13.77 and well worth it! We fed the caterpillars in their jar and watched them grow. The kids loved checking on their caterpillars. After about 10 days they formed a chrysalis on the top of the jar and we placed them Read more

You can count on living through lots of smoggy days in January, February and sometimes even March in Utah. There are very few solutions that don’t include difficult mass behavior changes for the entire population of our state. Just when it seems you have no choice but to suck it in and take it, GoAdventureMom.com is here with a few simple suggestions to help you snub Read more