National Parks Soap Bundle

Inspired by some of the country’s most beautiful places—Acadia, Zion and Redwood—Ursa Major’s National Parks Soap Bundle features three bars that produce a rich, creamy lather. Acadia boasts notes of scotch pine and rock rose; Zion features sage and sabino cedar; Redwood combines juniper and fir. Each leaves skin feeling fresh, clean and nourished. Additionally, 5% of the proceeds will be donated to National Parks …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Translating whale sounds, embracing the ocean as a garden, and two carbon emission developments this week

Spanish Chef Ángel León Wants Us To View The Sea as a Garden Known in Spain as “el chef del mar” or “the chef of the sea,” Ángel León had encountered the seagrass known as Zostera marina countless times during his life, but in 2017 (the same year he won his third Michelin star at his restaurant, Aponiente), he decided to look at how it …

How to Book National Park Tickets Through Their New Reservation System

In the midst of the pandemic, several National Parks across the US saw a record number of visitors. To comply with safety measures then (and now) some of the most popular—including Acadia, Glacier, Rocky Mountain and Yosemite—developed a ticketed system for day-use visitors. Reservations are either free or nominal ($2 to $6), but these passes are likely to disappear quickly. To navigate each park’s systems, …