For as long as I’ve ventured afield in search of whatever nature might wish to show me, I’ve gone fully vested. That is to say, I’ve worn a field vest. Not that I have anything against day packs or shoulder bags, mind you; I just find that vests (or as my British friends call them, waistcoats) allow me to carry what I need in a way that allows me easy access to all of it while still letting me move about with a feeling of being unencumbered.
One of the best aspects of cultivating a passion in any of the activities classifiable under the general category of natural history is that one is never bored. Irrespective of wherever you may be – from mountain meadow to shopping mall parking lot – there is almost certainly some item of the natural world that […]
While it may look much like many other compact inverted Porro prism binocular models on the market today, the Bushnell Elite e2 7x26mm is actually far above its look-alikes in both construction and performance.
While attending the Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio, I had the exceptional good fortune to meet Connie, author of Birds O’ The Morning. During our many conversations over the course of the symposium, she casually commented to me that she really appreciated all the interesting items of field gear I profile on Born Again […]