May 16, 2016

Harald, Maude, and the Himba: A letter to the twins

Dear Harold and Maude,
I know, I’d promised new names. We will get there—we still have five weeks to come up with them. Five weeks until you launch yourselv […]

February 8, 2016

Coming soon: 20 tiny toes and 2 big hearts

Dear Harold and Maude,
Those aren’t your names—don’t worry. I promise we will have better ones picked out by the time you make your debut in June. You […]

September 3, 2015

Graduating a Class of 28 Disruptive Conservationists…and Yourself

How do you graduate a group of 22 African and six American participants that has been through a 12-day training in leadership, conservation planning, a […]

July 16, 2015

Blurry Photo Route Choices: And other choices in merging climbing, science, and conservation in Mozambique

Exactly one month ago I tightened the last bolt in the last hold on the first-ever climbing boulder in Mozambique—and then climbed on it with over 1,000 Mozam […]

July 1, 2015

Open-Sourcing the Brain Power of Future Leaders in Conservation

Sharing the Lost Mountain in June at the launch of Biofund Mozambique
In seven days I will be back in Mozambique. Me, my five-person team from Additive Adventur […]

June 3, 2015

Stepping up to a Name: An Emerging Take on Community Engagement

Ethiopia was a lark. In 2006 I was over-caffeinated and restless in Colorado and volunteered myself to go to the Horn of Africa with a group of people […]

February 24, 2015

African Student Call for Applications Now Open For Lost Mountain Symposium

African Student Call For Applications now OPEN
It’s my pleasure to announce that the Additive Adventure 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium is now acc […]

November 22, 2014

The Power of Next Gen

This week we made it official: The Additive Adventure 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium will be held in Mozambique from July 10th- 21st, 2015.
That’s a 8- […]

August 20, 2014

The Road is Kind, New Lost Mountain Music Video

This music video is in honor and support of the Lost Mountain Positive Tracks Next Gen Initiative: youth philanthropy through physical action in the outdoors. […]

July 16, 2014

Big Wall Science

In a former life I was a full-time climbing guide. That means I would normally know better than to introduce people to climbing for the first time on vegetated […]