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10 Black outdoorswomen who nourish our ‘Nature Swagger’
Some are the “first” in their outdoor odysseys. All are fearless in their historical nature experiences. For Women’s History Month 2023, Outdoor Afro wanted to acknowledge a few female inspirations and contributors of new book “Nature Swagger” by Rue Mapp in...
7 winter wilderness guidelines from our Minnesota leader
Weather conditions fluctuate from rain, sleet, ice, and snow. Now. Add the word “freezing” in front of each element. That just about digests Minnesota’s January and February forecast. And if there’s one person who craves these extremities, it’s Outdoor Afro’s 2022...
Lisa Bourne appointed first operational executive director
The hardcore cyclist pedals into national not-for-profit Outdoor Afro as its operational executive director – a history-making role for the now 14-year organization. "I'm truly humbled and grateful for the opportunity to assume leadership of the Outdoor Afro...