The Cleanest Line
Paul Hendricks

Paul Hendricks

Paul Hendricks was born and raised on the Third Coast, a.k.a. Lake Michigan, where he developed a passion for adventure and protecting Mother Nature. He now resides in Ventura, California, where he works in the social and environmental responsibility department at Patagonia. Over the last few years, he has been exploring the mountains of the west and, most importantly, recently got married to a rad girl he met on a climbing trip in Yosemite.


Photo: Paul Hendricks

Defending the Idea of Wilderness

Jun 5, 2017 June 5, 2017

The Secretary of the Interior arrived in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument midday on May 10, 2017. He came to perform an “assessment” of the monument—to see whether the current boundaries overstepped their task of protecting natural and cultural resources and spurring economic growth. It was raining, windy and cold, but… Read More

Photo: Colin McCarthy

Great Lakes, Bad Lines

Aug 30, 2016 August 30, 2016

Update July 24, 2017: Every day, nearly 23 million gallons of oil are pumped through Line 5, a 64-year-old pipeline that runs through the heart of the Great Lakes. A spill here could put up to 700 miles of freshwater coastline at risk. At the end of June, the State… Read More