Whole Earth is proud to be an active member of the outdoor, nature, and travel communities, and our staff is knowledgeable of natural spaces both local and abroad. Here are a few links to get you started. Please contact us if you'd like to suggest a new resource.

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Gear Specifications

The Whole Earth gear buyers have honed the offerings of each of these categories of equipment to the best choices we can assemble. We hope these comparative documents help you in making well-informed decisions about the gear you take into the outdoors. Let’s leave no trace of our having been out there!

Specification Sheets

Internal Frame Packs 2017 (PDF)
Tents 2017 (PDF)
Down Filled Sleeping Bags 2017 (PDF)
Synthetic Filled Sleeping Bags 2017 (PDF)
Sleeping Pads 2017 (PDF)

Guides & Brochures

A Kite Flyer's Field Guide for Judging Wind Speed (PDF)
Yucatan Hammock Brochure (PDF)
    Texas Festivals Calendar and Checklist

Suggested Sites

Outdoors in Texas

• Armand Bayou Nature Center
• [Dogwood Canyon] Audubon Center in Cedar Hill
• [Mitchell Lake] Audubon Center in San Antonio
• [Trinity River] Audubon Center in Dallas
• [Sabal Palm] Audubon Sanctuary in the Valley
• Big Bend National Park
• Big Bend Natural History Association
• Big Bend Ranch State Park
• Big Bend Tourism Council
• City of Austin Parks
• Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
• Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
• Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
• Milton Reimers Ranch Park (Travis County)
• National Parks in Texas
• Texas Parks and Wildlife
• Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve

Green Resources

• Ecology Action
• Hill Country Conservancy
• Last Chance Forever
• Leave No Trace
• Nature Conservancy
• Central Texas Gardener
• The Edwards Aquifer Website


• 2 Dogs 2000 Miles
• 350.org
• Audubon Texas
• Austin Parks Foundation
• The Banff Centre
• Bayou Preservation Association
• Bloody Flapper: Central Texas Bouldering
• Central Texas Mountaineers
• Friends of Big Bend National Park
• Friends of Enchanted Rock
• Houston Audubon
• Houston Wilderness
• Memorial Park Conservancy
• Save Our Springs Alliance
• Save Our Springs Archive (Austin Chronicle)
• Shumla School
• Surfrider Foundation USA
• Texas Conservation Alliance
• Tree Folks, Inc.
• United States Deep Caving Team
• Worldwatch Institute