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Three Rivers Parks guest Bev Moe shares the story of a hiking community built in the early days of the pandemic at her favorite hiking spot: Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Learn about the 25-year history of Three Rivers’ ice harvest celebration and what this event can tell us about the climate. 

Returning to Downhill Skiing

By: Roger Wangen

November 01, 2022

Winter is right around the corner! Interested in returning to downhill skiing after decades away or a few seasons off? Learn how to get ready, both mentally and physically, before getting back to the hill.

My Summer as a Pathways Intern

By: Alex Carey

August 31, 2022

Learn what it was like to be part of the Pathways program through the eyes of Alex, Mississippi Gateway Regional Park’s outdoor education intern this summer.

Wandering Through an Image

By: Brandon Baker

August 02, 2022

What were the thoughts that went into creating The Wandering Naturalist’s new graphic? Our podcast’s co-host Brandon Baker takes us through, element by element.

Want to take birding to the next level? Learn how you can start logging your sightings on bird lists or joining in bird-count competitions.

3 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth

By: Nicole Fernandez

May 31, 2022

Learn about the history of Juneteenth — the 19th of June — and get some ideas of how you can celebrate this year.

Birding Etiquette and How to Be an Ethical Birder

By: Three Rivers Staff

May 23, 2022

When you're birding, it's important to keep in mind how your presence can affect the creatures you're looking for. Learn basic guidelines that can help you respect the birds, their habitat and other people in the park.

Three Rivers Parks guest Hani Roble shares her experience creating a biking group, and what she and other participants learned as they improved their biking skills.

Wandering Warblers

By: Josh Sweet

May 02, 2022

Learn more about the warbler and its migration, as well as which species of warbler you can spot in Minnesota.

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