New to the KMS Outdoors Blog: Reflections

I’ve hit that point of my life where I can’t stand quietly and watch when I could be doing something to better a situation. + Read More

Review: Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour Premiere

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Location: Famous Players Cinemas, 2200 Yonge Street, Toronto

Time: 7pm (doors opened at 6:30)

Host: The Complete Paddler, with proceeds benefitting Project Canoe

The 10th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival started off with a bang Thursday night, drawing the audience deep into a canyon with BIG whitewater in northern British Columbia. Festival organizers kept the energy flowing, premiering winners in several new and existing categories including two films highlighting the health of our [read: American] river systems and one sweet look at Greenlandic qajaq (kayak) culture.

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What’s Your Ecological Impact?

We are currently sitting at a little over 7 billion humans on Earth. In 1959 we sat at about 3 billion.  We have more than doubled our population in less than the lifespan of a baby boomer. While every other species on Earth has a definable range or habitat in which they can live, we humans continue to push boundaries. Our little blue dot won’t be able to sustain this kind of growth. It’s no wonder there are scientists looking for evidence life and water in our solar system. + Read More