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Fort Collins Audubon Society Scholarship 2021 The mission of the Fort Collins Audubon society is to promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems focusing on birds and other wildlife – through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy. Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2021 by
Ecuador Running Vacation Like everyone, I've been missing travel this last year. I've ran seemingly all over the place, but there is something magical about exploring a new country from a trail. I can't wait to get a trip on the schedule, but in the meantime, I'll reminisce about past adventures and keep running out my front door. Read More Posted on Mar 15, 2021 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
Round Up Organizations JAX will be donating round up donations to the following non-profit organizations. These organizations make a difference in the lives of people in our communities, as well as important conservation issues locally, regionally, and across the globe. Read More Posted on Oct 18, 2020 by JAX Team
Loveland West Renovation - Recycling Since 1955 JAX is proud to reduce our environmental impact by recycling and reusing as many materials as possible during both our day to day business, as well as in the opening of new store locations. Our newest location in Loveland, located in the former Kmart building has a wide range of materials that were reused to transform the space. Read More Posted on Sep 30, 2020 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
THE STAUB COOKBOOK: No-Knead Cast-Iron Bread This no-knead bread is inspired by an original recipe from Jim Lahey, the bread maestro behind New York City’s Sullivan Street Bakery. Even the most intimidated baker can feel confident using Lahey’s method, which requires little work but a bit of time. Read More Posted on Apr 13, 2020 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
5 Tips to Train Your Dog January is National Train Your Dog Month! Whether you’re just starting to train a new puppy or you’re thinking about teaching your old dog some new tricks, we have 5 helpful tips. Read More Posted on Jan 10, 2020 by Sara Scott, Contributor
Run Streak I like setting goals. And even more so, I like completing goals. They motivate me. Whether in my personal or professional life, I'm the type of person that loves to check things off a list (though I do it digitally now). Read More Posted on Jan 3, 2020 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
Gifts for Parents Traveling with Children It’s no secret that traveling with anyone can be a challenge. This is especially true for brave parents on the road with children. Keeping young minds occupied, along with readily available snacks and activities can make all the difference. Read More Posted on Dec 11, 2019 by Weston Joslyn, Contributor
5 Gifts For The Food Lovers In Your Life (Or To Wow Your Host) Give the foodies in your life a special treat this holiday season with these 5 gifts that make entertaining fun! Plus, come prepared to all your holiday gatherings with the perfect hostess gift. Read More Posted on Dec 3, 2019 by Sara Scott, Contributor
Your Fall Yard & Garden - What To Do After Frost Fall is in full swing on the Front Range, and winter is right around the corner! That means it’s officially time for cozy fires, hot drinks, football games, and gathering with friends and family. It also means we’re in for frosty nights and the waning of our lovely summer yards & gardens. Read More Posted on Nov 7, 2019 by Alex Jeffers, Contributor
JAX supports the Arctic Arts Project JAX is pleased to announce our support of the Arctic Arts Project as a part of our ongoing efforts to be a part of the solution to climate change problems. The Arctic Arts Project is a collaborative of some of the most celebrated and talented environmental photographers, scientists, educators and communicators of our day. Read More Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by Arctic Arts Project
8 Hikes in Northern Colorado To Enjoy Fall Read More Posted on Sep 25, 2019 by Ashley Vander Meeden, Contributor
Fort Collins Audubon Society Scholarship The mission of the Fort Collins Audubon society is to promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems focusing on birds and other wildlife – through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy. Read More Posted on Sep 11, 2019 by
16 Mountain Bike Trails to Ride in Northern Colorado Check out our 16 top mountain bike trails in Northern Colorado. We have recommendations for beginner, intermediate, expert, and all skill levels. Read More Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Richie & Allie Fiscus, Contributors
Our Favorite Trails to Mountain Bike in Northern Colorado Whether you like technical terrain or rolling hills, Northern Colorado has epic mountain bike trails to make everyone happy. Check out a few of our fave mountain bike trails. Read More Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Richie & Allie Fiscus, Contributors
JAX Mercantile expands to eighth store location, Cheyenne, Wyoming Cheyenne, WY  August 20, 2019 – JAX Mercantile Company, based out of the Fort Collins area, is pleased to announce the planned opening of a new store in Wyoming. While the building purchase is still pending, the vacant Sears at the Frontier Mall in Cheyenne is the planned location for the eighth JAX store. Read More Posted on Aug 26, 2019 by
Seven Tips & Tricks On Getting Into Overlanding Hey there! We are Alex and Lane, hobby overlanders on a mission to share our adventures and encourage others to get out further and explore more. Are you thinking of taking the plunge into overlanding? Here’s a quick 7-step guide, taken from our experiences, successes, and mishaps, that we hope will give you the insight you need to get started. Read More Posted on Aug 20, 2019 by Alex and Lane, Contributors
Overland Overview: The Road to Going Off-road Adventure. The word itself evokes emotion, memories, and our most fervent dreams of freedom. Most of us want it. Many of us crave it. But there are some that need it. Read More Posted on Aug 15, 2019 by Weston Joslyn, Contributor
Is a YETI cooler really worth it? You hear YETI mentioned a lot as a go-to industry champ when it comes to keeping your food and drinks cold on an extended trip. But is it really that good? Adventure dad, Weston Joslyn, shares his experience using a YETI cooler during a weekend getaway at a friend's cabin with his family. Read More Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Hiker's How To: Proper Etiquette for Your Colorado Trail Adventures Colorado was named the #1 state in the U.S. for hiking—which makes it a popular destination for adventurers from all over. Learn from Colorado Parks and Wildlife about the trail etiquette you should know before heading out on a Colorado hike.  Read More Posted on May 21, 2019 by Bill Vogrin, Public Information Officer at Colorado Parks and Wildlife


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