The Cleanest Line

Month: May 2007

Yellowstone Buffalo Headed to the Slaughterhouse

Yellowstone Buffalo Headed to the Slaughterhouse

By Jim Little   |   May 30, 2007 May 30, 2007

I just received word this morning from my friends up at the Buffalo Field Campaign in West Yellowstone. Montana’s Department of Livestock is planning on trapping and slaughtering 300 wild buffalo – including calves as young as a few weeks, and their mothers. The agency plans to begin… Read More

Nordic Skiing Music Video?

Nordic Skiing Music Video?

May 29, 2007 May 29, 2007

You don’t hear those terms used together very often, if ever. But when former Patagonia sales rep turned filmmaker, Hansi Johnson, got the call to produce a video for the band Low, he drew on two of his passions to make a very strong point about… Read More

Free At Last

Free At Last

May 25, 2007 May 25, 2007

We now turn our attention from the eradication of invasive species to the reintroduction of native species. Kris Tompkins, head of Conservacion Patagonica, sends word of a celebration on behalf of the giant anteater. Dear Family and Friends, After over two years of acquiring permissions… Read More

A Runner’s World

A Runner’s World

May 23, 2007 May 23, 2007

I love sport. I love to sweat. I am addicted to endorphins. And the easiest way to get my fix is to run. I heard once that it takes 30 days to form a habit. So finally after all of my bemoaning I have got myself a running habit. It… Read More

Green Biz

Green Biz

May 22, 2007 May 22, 2007

If you’re interested in businesses-gone-green, take a look at "Executive on a Mission: Saving the Planet" by Cornelia Dean. (Note: This is a NY Times article and will only be viewable by non-subscribers for approximately one week.) It’s great to hear more success stories of… Read More

Elemental Awareness

Elemental Awareness

May 22, 2007 May 22, 2007

Friend of The Cleanest Line and periodic commenter, CM, hipped us to a cool program put on by our comrades over at Element Skateboards called Elemental Awareness. "Even though this month is celebrating the bicycle. I felt other non carbon producing forms of transportation need a little spotlight. Read More

A Brief Moment in a Beautiful Place

A Brief Moment in a Beautiful Place

By Fitz Cahall   |   May 21, 2007 May 21, 2007

Fitz Cahall helps us shake off the Monday blues with a wonderful tale of travel improvisation as told in the newest episode of The Dirtbag Diaires. There is a fine line between a life-lasting memory and disaster. Whatever the discipline – alpinism, big wave surfing, foreign travel… Read More

Portland Sets the Standard

Portland Sets the Standard

May 19, 2007 May 19, 2007

The results are in from the retail store Bike-to-Work challenge. Nick from Patagonia Seattle — the store that instigated the friendly competition — gives us the lowdown: The final numbers are in and we have the results for the Retail Cycling Challenge. First, I would like… Read More

Riding into the Sunset

Riding into the Sunset

May 18, 2007 May 18, 2007

We just wrapped up Bike-to-Work Week here in Ventura with a groovy happy hour and raffle. A quick tally shows that Ventura employees rode 1,979 miles this week and Reno rode a whopping 2,789 miles! (Stay tuned for the Retail store totals.) According to Bike Metro and the… Read More

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