Nature Notes: Gear sales, local hikes and more

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive
  •, back after a brief hiatus, is pushing a color-coded map of Columbus based on a cyclist's experience and safety concerns.
  • The Nature Conservancy has rolled out a new program for water stewardship, including ways for you to help out.
  • The Outdoor Source continues its 30-percent discount on all in-stock Mountain Hardware gear.
  • Check out my story on local urban bike polo in Thursday's Alive. I had a great time chilling with some Columbus players. Props to Peter Brown.
  • Clintonville Outfitters will host its monthly local hike at Battelle-Darby Creek on Sunday, May 22, at 9 a.m.