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In Review: Our Big Year of Birds in Numbers
By: Sam Safran & Steven Hogg & John Moriarty
May 23, 2023
Learn about the number of birds and types of birds observed during our 2022 Big Year of Birds! Our natural resources experts dive into the data logged by park visitors.
Creating a Healing Space in Nature: A Q&A with Innovative SOULutions’ Farji Shaheer
By: Amanda Fong & Farji Shaheer
May 02, 2023
Learn how outdoor recreation has helped nurture healing in victims of gun violence in this Q&A with Farji Shaheer, founder and director of Three Rivers’ partner organization Innovative SOULutions.
Come Out and Play: Exploring Dog-Off Leash Areas
By: Tom Knisely
April 25, 2023
Is your dog looking for a space of its own in the parks? Learn more about Three Rivers' dog off-leash areas and how your pet can enjoy the parks, too.
Q&A: Learning about Outdoor Recreation through the Pathways Program
By: Heather Gordon
April 04, 2023
Find out more about Three Rivers' Pathways Internship Program from Heather Gordon, a recreation program specialist and Pathways supervisor.
Creating Community on the Trail: The Story of the Hyland Sole Mates
By: Bev Moe
January 24, 2023
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.
History on Ice: 25 Years of Ice Harvest Celebration at Three Rivers
By: Andy Sima
January 18, 2023
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.
Getting Started with Birding Lists and Competitive Events
By: John Moriarty
June 08, 2022
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.
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