Whitney Tayer

Blogger. Copywriter. Editor. Social Media Content Generator.

United States

It is my passion to cover stories and issues that empower women, raise awareness about our environmental concerns and provide outdoor adventure stories that awaken the senses. However, my adaptability allows me to tailor my voice to produce a wide variety of content.

In addition to content writing, I have experience in designing email campaigns, newsletters, press releases, promotional emails, editorial and social media calendars. I have familiarity with SEO, WordPress, Google Analytics and Hootsuite making me a big gift to your marketing team that comes in a small package.


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Duct Tape Diaries
Whitney Chandler | Duct Tape Diaries | NRS

Whitney is an environmental educator and freelance writer passionate about ecology, conservation and inspiring the next generation of environmental advocates.

Resources To Recover
Going Up in Flames: Wildland Firefighters and Mental Health

We met on Tinder. His profile said he was a wildland firefighter, and one of his photos was of him covered in soot and ash with brilliant flames engulfing a forest behind him. I was completely infatuated without ever having met him.

Wide Open Spaces
Breed-Specific Keys to Finding the Perfect Hunting Dog

Hunting dogs have long since served as man's wingman during a hunt. Their elevated senses in addition to your skill, allow to you to take your hunting excursions to a whole new level. Where do you start your search for your new best friend and hunting pal?

Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit
How Millennials and Young Farmers Are Demanding CSR

By W.M. Chandler Millennials have tipped the mark as the world's largest generational population and make up the highest percentage of the workforce. A generation that demands a healthier and more rewarding work environment than their predecessors. One that doesn't want to be associated with a company with poor environmental ethics or practices - no matter how high their paycheck.

Sivana East
Harness The Power Of Garnet

is found all over the world. Its name is derived from the Latin word "granatum", that refers to the seeds of a pomegranate. This gemstone is commonly known as the birthstone of January, as well as for its many healing properties.


Preparing your own lightweight meals for the trail is a great way to improve the nutrition and taste of your camp food. The number one thing most hikers think about after putting down their packs after a long trek is a delicious meal.

International Policy Digest
Post-Apocalyptic Survival in 'The Dog Stars'

Amazon Our environmental discussions usually address the loss of glaciers, indigenous tribes and languages and endangered animals' natural habitat. However, the world of pop culture is embracing the notion that the apocalypse is imminent and it is no longer a question of when, but how.

Nuzum's Nutraceuticals
Spring: The Time to Detox your Body

Spring time is a season for rebirth and renewal. Taking the time to practice some self care and doing a spring detox is the greatest gift that you can give to yourself. Please note that detoxing is not recommended for pregnant or nursing women.

Borderless News and Views
Women's Rising Interest in Politics in the Trump Era: Pussy Hats in Office

Women's jaws dropped across the country when the announcement was made that Trump would be elected into office this past November. The news served as a call to action to every woman who feared for their unborn children, for the environment and equality for their fellow man (and woman).

Unbound Northwest
The Wave: The Whitewater Park in Boise - Unbound Northwest

Idaho is the best-kept secret when it comes to its river canyons and high-class whitewater. In response to the popular demand for a whitewater park, the city has built a surf wave and has a plan for expanding the Albertson's Boise Whitewater Park.

Website Content Examples, Presentations and Press Releases

TransWorld SNOWboarding
5 Base Layers for Ladies Who Sweat a Lot

Some of us hardly perspire at all while riding, while others break a sweat just lacing up in the parking lot. Since fabrics are now more technologically advanced than ever, shredding hard and sweating it out is no longer a problem unless you let it be.

Borderless News and Views
Ai Weiwei: Setting the Mark for Trumpist America

"Turn nothing into something - make a drawing, make a mark. Connect with others through this space of imagination. Look at other people's drawings and share them with the world. Be part of the growing community to celebrate how creative expression transcends external borders and internal constraints. We are in this world together.

Discovery Center of Idaho
A T.rex Named Sue Press Release

Press release for the Discovery Center of Idaho written, published and distributed by Whitney Chandler

The Prepper Journal
Weapon of Choice: The Benefits of Purchasing an Air Rifle - The Prepper Journal

Although some are quick to write off an air rifle as a weapon of choice, there are many advantages to carrying an air rifle versus a crossbow or center-fire rifle. There are a wide range of air rifle offerings that extend well beyond the traditional BB gun that you may have used as a kid to ward off crows or prairie dogs.

PPTX Presentation

Presentation created for client with an 8 hour turn around

Main Street Steamboat Springs
Welcome to Main Street Steamboat Springs - Main Street Steamboat Springs

Main Street Steamboat Springs is the heart of an authentic northwestern Colorado community where ranchers, skiers and artists all sit at the same table. Long before Steamboat Springs became an international skiing destination, it was a hard working ranching community with "regular folks" looking for a good life in a beautiful place.

Way To Grow

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
LED vs. Plasma Lighting Technology | Way to Grow

LED or Plasma? Both cost a sh%#ton, so which one is better? If you have found yourself Googling answers to this question, search no more. Let us save you time and money. Learn from our successes and failures with these two expensive a$$ grow lights.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
8 Steps to DIY Bokashi Composting | Way to Grow

Effective microorganisms (EM) are tiny little living entities that help break down compost and organic matter. They operate in a different way than beneficial bacteria or affect your plants. They turn up the volume on compost and aid in creating a soil that is rich in microbes and nutrients that you can integrate right back into your grow.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
LED vs CMH Lighting Technology | Way to Grow

Views 1933Likes Rating 12345Light Emitting Diodes or Ceramic Metal Halides? You Be the Judge. Have you found yourself digging through Google pages full of LED hula hoops and burning man posts to find out more about LED lighting technology? Want to know how they stack up to LECs?

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
The Quick & Dirty Wrap-Up for Beneficial Microbes | Way to Grow

The idea of working with microbes can be a bit intimidating or confusing for those that have never done it before. Introducing strains and colonies to your soil culture has a number of benefits that can increase your plant yield, overall health, and vigor.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
5 Things You Need to Know About Beneficial Bacteria | Way to Grow

We had the awesome opportunity to sit down with Scotty Real of Real Growers and The Dude Grows Show. Scotty brought his 25 years of expertise to the table, helping us shed light into the dark corners of the soil world. Before we jump into beneficial bacteria, we should first talk a little bit about the rhizosphere.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Trichoderma a Biofungicide | Way to Grow

Trichoderma is a beneficial fungus that helps to protect your plants against molds and bacteria. These tough little guys stand up against root rot and grey mold, protecting your plants from being destroyed. They create a barrier that make it impossible for harmful bacteria and pathogens to pass through.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Come On Baby Light My Grow | Way to Grow

The impact that light has on the human eye is different than the effect it has on your plants. Plants take in light to use in the photosynthesis process to convert energy into sugars to consume as food.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
5 Ass Kicking Applications for Azospirillum | Way to Grow

Flatulance, while this might be an oversimplification, is essentially the process from which Azospirillum convert nitrogen gas to plant usable, ammonia (NH3). When it comes to nutrition nitrogen is the limiting factor in plant growth, playing a key role in almost every process of a plants life.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
HVAC Like A Pro | Way to Grow

You know that awful feeling of being stuck inside a car with the windows rolled up for more than just a few minutes? Your skin gets clammy, the air feels heavy with stillness and it feels difficult to breathe? Your plants experience the same feeling when your grow space lacks the ability to circulate and exchange fresh air.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Getting Started with Hydroponics | Way to Grow

Maybe you have considered making the switch from soil to a hydroponic system but aren't sure how. Lucky you! We've done the research, and have the experience so that you're in the right place. Read up on the history, what, where, why and how of hydroponic gardening here!

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Temperature & Your Grow 101 | Way to Grow

Do you ever worry that your AC will break down while you are away, and you will come home to a lost cause in your grow room? If you are like most growers, this concern has crossed your mind more than once. Temperature is incredibly important to the health and vitality of your plants and ultimately your yield.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Hydroponic Bells & Whistles | Way to Grow

If you're looking to improve your hydro system, you may be looking to add some new accessories to your setup. Your grow could benefit from new gadgets, like ditching your old aquarium pump for a soundless one with a longer life span.

Hydroponic and Organic Gardening
Growing with CO2: Improve Your Yeild Part II | Hydroponic and Organic Gardening

Views 12Likes Rating 12345 When growing in an artificial environment, the goal is to mimic nature and all of its benefits. When aiming to increase your product yield with a natural option, using CO2 in your grow is sure to produce results. Adding CO2 to your growing operation has been shown to increase your ...


Rad Season
Whitney Chandler, Author at Rad Season

Whitney Chandler is a freelance writer and marketeer for topics and organizations that share her passion of the outdoors, adrenaline sports and conservation.

Rad Season
Moab SCOTT Enduro Race

Whitney Chandler Whitney Chandler is a freelance writer and marketeer for topics and organizations that share her passion of the outdoors, adrenaline sports and conservation. When not furiously typing away on her overly stickered laptop, she is creating her own adventurous tales to tell of the outdoors.

Rad Season
Top 4 Mountains to Climb in Southeast Asia - Rad Season

Whitney Chandler Whitney Chandler is a freelance writer and marketeer for topics and organizations that share her passion of the outdoors, adrenaline sports and conservation. When not furiously typing away on her overly stickered laptop, she is creating her own adventurous tales to tell of the outdoors.

Snow Bunny Magazine

How to Prepare for Your First River Trip of Spring Runoff Season

Trade in the ski helmet for your dry bag as you receive notice that you have won the lottery, literally. Remember when you applied for those river permits when the snow was still falling? Well, it's time to shake off that winter coat and get ready for swimsuit season because ladies, we're going boatin'.

A Journey Down the Majestic Grand Canyon

By Whitney Chandler Photos Courtesy Of: Ben Saheb Being invited to join a rafting trip is always an exhilarating experience in itself. It means you have proven yourself worthy to embark on a journey with fellow river runners, to explore the history of the water and the canyons with like minded people, and to create long lasting memories with a special group of friends.

Amy David

When Amy David isn't wining beauty pageants you can find her on the slopes of her favorite mountain, Jackson Hole or Alta. This down to earth beauty queen not only bakes her own bread, kills it on skis but is a science buff as well.

The Snow Bunny Team enjoyed an incredible on snow experience at Grand Targhee.

We were massaging our cheeks as we cruised up the top of the hill that entered Grand Targhee resort, trying to rub out the permagrin that hadn't left our faces since the Tetons had come into view. While encouraged by the light snowfall at the sleepy little resort, we anticipated the days that lay ahead.

Amie Engerbretson: Warren Miller Debut, Powder Award and Our Snow Bunny of the Month

Amie Engerbretson is made her mark on the map in 2015. You may have seen her at your recent local Warren Miller release party for Chasing Shadows or accepting her recent Powder award. Her stunning smile is hard to miss and her killer skiing style leaves you wanting to be chasing her shadow all over her home mountain in Squaw Valley.

Whitney Chandler: Editor in Chief

Bunny Since: August 2014 Currently Living in Boise, ID My home mountain is a nywhere I can find good turns. Home is where the heart is. Sports I am passionate about include snowboarding, backpacking, rafting, hiking, rock climbing, yoga, running, slacklining Brands I use when I snowboard are Ride, Burton, Never Summer, Sims, Bern and 686 The girliest thing in my pack is p robably a tampon?

American Handmade for You, From Us at Akinz

We are the best friend that you have been looking for. We are low maintenance, do our best to make you look good and we are loyal to the end. Akinz has stayed loyal to their commitment to provide handcrafted products from the beginning.

Akinz-Adventure Chic Apparel

April 2016 Akinz Staff Spotlight: Lindsay Parke

Meet Lindsay Parke! Lindsay is our in-house seamstress and also runs the store from time to time. Most days you can catch her in the back corner of the store, in front of the sewing machine. Lindsay is a Fort Collins native who recently returned home after living in the mountains for a while so, of course, she fit in at Akinz right away!

Akinz Find Your Wings Foundation- Rig To Flip

Rig to Flip has set out on a mission to provide a new media for an old west. With their focus on the rivers of the western slope, they aim to shed light on conservation issues that impact us all.

10 Reasons Why We Love Leggings

Alright, the debate has been had that leggings can not and should not be considered to be pants. Here at Akinz, we have decided they don't need to be boxed in! Leggings should be valued for what they are, in a class of their own- flexible, comfortable and functional year round.

HomeLink Magazine

HomeLink Summer 2014 CMC Sustainabilty Conference

HomeLink Magazine Summer 2014: CMC Sustainability Conference By: Whitney Chandler The cafeteria was buzzing with the excited energy of the 240 attendees at the first ever Colorado Mountain College Sustainability Conference. Students, staff and faculty gathered in Steamboat from all nine Colorado Mountain College campuses to share projects and attend Dr. Stephen Mulkey's keynote talk on "Crisis and Opportunity in the Environmental Century."

HomeLink Summer 2014 In My Green Cape

My experience as a CMC student By: Whitney Chandler When I started at Colorado Mountain College (CMC) in the fall of 2006, there was no such thing as the sustainability program. What we did have was the sustainability club.

HomeLink Winter 2013 Gone Green Part II: Vaitkus Family

GONE GREEN: ANYONE CAN DO IT By: Whitney Chandler When Linas Vaitkus moved to Steamboat fourteen years ago, he had no job, no money, an economics degree, and a background as an Olympic skier. The home he built and lived in for eight years had few comforts.

HomeLink Summer 2010 Recycle your PET

Over 2.54 million plastic bottles are used each hour in America. First introduced to the world in the 1970s, plastic bottles are now more popular than glass. In the recycling world, recycled soda and water bottles are referred to as Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET).

HomeLink Winter 2010 Green Building Tour 2010

All week I have eagerly awaited the Yampa Valley Green Building Tour which was held in association with the National Solar Home Tour. My first stop is the Steamboat Community Center which I haven't seen since it was finished. If you have not had the pleasure, it is beautifully located on the west end of the bike path.