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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.

How to Start Birding

By: Alan Holzer

March 29, 2022

Whether you're scanning trees from the trail or a feeder from your window, birding is a flexible outdoor activity that you can enjoy in any season. Read on to find out the basics of birding and what you need to get started.

Where to Go Birding in Three Rivers (Part 2)

By: Steven Hogg

March 01, 2022

Learn key spots to bird in the Three Rivers Park District in the second part of our “Where to Go Birding” series.

Where to Go Birding in Three Rivers (Part 1)

By: Steven Hogg

February 15, 2022

Curious where you can spot different birds during our Big Year of Birds? Get tips on what species you can see in which Three Rivers parks from Wildlife Supervisor Steven Hogg.

How to Start Ice Fishing

By: Nick Sacco & Nyssa Gesch

January 10, 2022

Want to expand your fishing hobby? Get out to the ice this winter! Learn the basics about ice fishing and how you can move your summer passion to the colder months. 

2022: Three Rivers Parks’ Big Year of Birds

By: John Moriarty

January 05, 2022

We’re all about birds in 2022! Learn why Three Rivers is celebrating these important creatures throughout the year and how you can join in.

Curious what goes into ecological restoration? Follow along as Paul Kortebein, Manager of Forestry and Horticulture, explains how Three Rivers is managing the invasive species Oriental bittersweet in parks.

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