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Upcoming Events

October 2 | Eastman
Enjoy an afternoon in nature! Explore the changing season on a trail or relax by a fire. Food and beverages available for purchase.

October 9 | Elm Creek
Take in the stunning fall colors of Elm Creek Park Reserve while participating in a classic Twin Cities race! Choose from 10K, 5K and 1K distances. 

August-October | Multiple Locations
Be a part of protecting restored prairies by collecting native wildflower seeds.

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The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 99-101: Trees

Learn all about what happens to trees from fall to spring, discover how we raise thousands of trees and shrubs at the Three Rivers Nursery each year, and hear how climate change is impacting our forests and how sugar maples may adapt. 

The Three Rivers Blog

September 13, 2021

As we enter National Hispanic Heritage Month, Three Rivers joins in honoring the contributions and cultures of Hispanic and Latino Americans. In this week's post, learn about Three Rivers' Latino Senior Engagement program, what activities participants have done together, and how to get involved. 

10 Summery Outdoor Date Ideas

By: Mary Christine Kane

August 23, 2021

Summer isn't over yet! Grab a date or a friend and find a new outdoor adventure in Three Rivers.

August 16, 2021

From securing permits to making sure habitat is just right, a lot of work goes into bringing new butterflies into our parks. Learn all about the process of reintroducing butterflies, our past successes and which butterflies we hope to introduce into our parks in the future.