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DIY Two-Ingredient Hummingbird Nectar Attract hummingbirds and songbirds to your yard with natural food that you can make at home—and with only two ingredients! Read More Posted on May 11, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
1,000 Trees Given Away Locally Thanks to your support, 1,000 Blue Spruce and Chokecherry seedlings found new homes locally here in Colorado! Read More Posted on Apr 30, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
The Science Behind Catching More Fish Did you know that you can increase your chances of catching fish by learning how air temperatures, water temperatures, and geological conditions, and life cycles affect the insects seen naturally in a habitat? Read More Posted on Apr 28, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
JAX's 2018 Annual Impact Report Happy Earth Day! By shopping local, you are helping us protect the outdoor spaces we all love. We wanted to share with you the impact you've helped us make, so here's an infographic about our conservation efforts and progress. Read More Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Quiz: How much do you know about Earth Day? How was it started? Why is it on April 22nd? What did NASA do to celebrate it? Take our quiz to find out! Read More Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Good as Gold: JAX Lafayette Awarded Gold in Green Business Program JAX Lafayette Outdoor Gear was recognized with the Gold Award in the 2019 Lafayette Green Business program for the fourth year in a row. Read More Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
Make Your Impact with SAOLA Shoes A spotlight on SAOLA shoes and their dedication to wildlife conservation. Read More Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
An Adventurer's Guide to Protecting the Outdoors Learn how to minimize your harmful impact on the outdoors with steps that are unique to the activities you love. Read More Posted on Apr 13, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
JAX Sponsors Butterfly Pavilion's Interactive Colorado Backyard Exhibit With indoor play structures, live animals, and a virtual reality experience, JAX is proud to support the Butterfly Pavilion’s newest exhibit which celebrates our natural treasures in Colorado. Read More Posted on Apr 7, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Contributor
5 Reasons Why You Should Landscape Your Yard or Garden with Colorado Native Plants Most of our beautiful flower gardens, and even many of the shrubs and trees in our yards, don’t provide habitat for wildlife because the majority of plants most of us are growing are non-native. Wildlife biologist and conservation manager at JAX, Susan Quinlan explains why native plant landscaping is beneficial for Colorado residents. Read More Posted on Apr 4, 2019 by Susan Quinlan, JAX Conservation Manager
Platinum Success in the ClimateWise Program JAX Outdoor Gear in Fort Collins received the Platinum level award in the ClimateWise program. Read More Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Julia Reinisch, Lead Content Strategist at JAX
America Recycles. JAX Recycles. Environmental responsibility is something we take very seriously at JAX. All of our stores recycle everything from broken hangers to fishing line. Remember, you too can make a difference by recycling! Read More Posted on Nov 15, 2017 by Jax Mercantile
JAX Joins with Over 350 Others In The Outdoor Industry to Defend National Monuments On August 17, the Outdoor Industry Association sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to preserve previously designated National Monuments and the legacy of the Antiquities Act. Jax Owner and President, Jim Quinlan, signed the letter along with over 350 other leaders in outdoor businesses. Read More Posted on Aug 21, 2017 by Jax Mercantile
5 Gifts That Give Back to Those in Need It is the season of giving! Or is it the season that keeps on giving? These five brands that can be found at Jax are aiming to make sure the giving continues long past the holiday season. Yes, you CAN make a difference and help those in need, just by doing your holiday shopping this year! Read More Posted on Dec 16, 2016 by Jax Mercantile
Quality Goes Above and Beyond for Sustainability Within my first day, I learned about Jax’s dedication to environmental and social sustainability. This dedication goes beyond their extensive recycling program or donations to support communities throughout Fort Collins. Jax also strives to carry products from brands that optimize sustainability in every aspect of their production. Read More Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by Carla Bamesberger
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