Brew at the Zoo! Maryland Zoo

May 26th, 2017|

We had such a great time meeting the staff at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore while we filmed their African penguins, that we got to chatting about how we could work together in the future. Eventually, we learned about their annual fundraiser "Brew at the Zoo!" This event featured breweries, bands, and vendors from all over - and this year [...]

Steve Irwin Gala

May 13th, 2017|

The one and only Steve Irwin inspired an entire generation to care for wildlife, and how to say, "CRIKEY!" Tour Hosts Tim and Steph were profoundly impacted by his show The Crocodile Hunter and Steve's passion for animals, years later they would both channel their own passions and pursue a career teaching about wildlife, conservation, and sustainability. Tim [...]

The African Penguins of the Maryland Zoo

May 2nd, 2017|

The African penguin might be one of the most charismatic birds on the planet. What they lack in good looks, they more than make up for in personality. Unfortunately, their population has been plummeting for decades. In addition to natural predation from sharks, whales, leopards, and even cats and dogs; they've also lost precious beach front habitat, had [...]

#MarchForScience on Earth Day in Washington D.C.

April 24th, 2017|

The first ever #MarchForScience in Washington D.C. was an enthusiastic, uplifting, and emotional experience. Steph and Tim participated in the march and took the cameras along to ask people: Why are they there? Why Science? And is there Hope? The resounding answer is yes. This was a celebration and demonstration in much more than the usual Earth Day [...]

#NatureForAll Summit at National Geographic

April 20th, 2017|

While in Washington D.C. for the #MarchForScience, we were able to attend the #NatureForAll summit. This was a meeting of organizations from all over the globe with one mission, to get more people into nature. The idea is that the more people who fall in love with nature, the more people will take positive actions to protect it. [...]

Athens Tech & University of Georgia Open House

April 17th, 2017|

It all started with a request on our website... Pete McGill is a professor at Athens Technical College, and at first, I had to let him down and say no. Our initial plan was to head from Florida straight west to Texas, but when we sent out a call to fans and [...]

Allergies and an Open House at the North Georgia Zoo

April 13th, 2017|

We had a great time recently at the North Georgia Zoo! About a half hour north of Atlanta, set in the hills, is the North Georgia Zoo. Here we set up shop for the weekend and spent time with the awesome owners, Tom and Hope, as well as the fantastic staff who care for the animals day [...]

Framing a Wood Duck in Indian Springs State Park

April 12th, 2017|

Just a place to park. That’s all we needed. But, this time we got lucky and found a gem. Indian Springs State Park is nestled in the hills south of Atlanta, and it’s arguably America’s first state park. Long before the common names Niagara, Yosemite, and Yellowstone: There was Indian Springs. It was purchased from the Creek Tribe of Native [...]

Tour Stops at University of Florida and Gainesville’s Depot Park

April 10th, 2017|

We have officially left the State of Florida. The Creative Animal Tour is now in Georgia, however, our last day in Florida was one of our best as we were hosted by the one and only University of Florida. The Gators were wonderful hosts and were very excited to have us on campus for the day. We [...]

Green Lion Festival – Jacksonville, Florida

April 6th, 2017|

A quick update from the road! We are checking in, currently in between Jacksonville and Gainesville, Florida. The Indiegogo Campaign is off to a great start! Thank you everyone who has liked, shared, donated, and contributed in any way! First of all, a huge thanks to Christie Tyler in Wahoo, Nebraska for securing the Bullock's Oriole painting! It's one of Tim's [...]

We’ve Officially Launched! Indiegogo Here We Come!!!

April 4th, 2017|

America: We have officially launched! The Creative Animal Foundation Indiegogo Campaign is now live and pushed out to the world. Find it at https://igg.me/at/creativeanimaltour Or watch the video here: https://youtu.be/ZDcWna_BLCc   It has been months, or more-so years, in the making.. But Stephanie pushed the button and said, "Let's do this!" It was a great feeling for all of [...]

Our Tiny House Electric Footprint

March 23rd, 2017|

Ever wonder how much electricity you use? Nah, most people don’t. Tim and Steph had the opportunity to plug their Tiny Home into a brand new power meter and find out exactly how much electricity they use in a week. Living in a tiny house generally means that you use less resources, but little things added up for the Creative [...]

BIG Announcements: Live Broadcast from the Tiny House #1

March 18th, 2017|

Tim and Steph have some big things to announce, and no tweet, blog, or snap would do. A LIVE broadcast was the only way to tell the world all the new happenings on the Creative Animal Tour. First, a good recap of the tour so far was in order. Our tour stops so far have included museums, businesses, schools, universities, [...]

Sustainability Spotlight: Willis Smith Construction

March 16th, 2017|

Working sustainably isn’t just good for the planet, it’s good for business. That lesson was re-iterated for us on our third stop of the Creative Animal Tour in Sarasota, Florida at Willis Smith Construction. This open house location threw some people for a loop at first, however, our goal is to shine a spotlight on people, places, and organizations [...]

Cookin’ Big (and Sustainably) in a Tiny House Kitchen

March 7th, 2017|

Thinking about moving into a Tiny House? Concerned that you won’t be able to cook like you would in a normal house? You’re not alone. In all the tours we’ve given so far in our THOW, one of the most common reasons people say that they couldn’t live in the house is the tiny kitchen.   For us, the kitchen [...]

Making Bubbles On Looe Key

February 23rd, 2017|

After a month of staying in the Florida Keys, Steph got a call from a few dive buddies: Tori, Joe, and Electra. They all worked with a dive boat called Reef Encounter on the Great Barrier Reef back in 2012. They hadn’t seen each other in ages so they decided to make some bubbles in one of the nicest spots [...]

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