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The Three Rivers Blog
By: Alyssa Schauer
April 22, 2020
Happy Earth Day! Today marks 50 brilliant years of a national holiday that gave a voice to the environment and continues to encourage us all to take steps in protecting our planet. Despite living in the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 this year, there are still a variety of ways you can celebrate Earth Day safely at home and outside.
By: Tim Reese
April 20, 2020
The most exciting time of the year at Gale Woods is upon us – spring babies! Learn what it takes to birth sheep, pigs, and chickens on the farm and how this special season can be very demanding on a farmer's time and attention.
By: Angie Smith
April 13, 2020
Boating is a great way to maintain social distance and breathe in some fresh air. Before you get out on the water, here's a quick refresher on how you can prevent aquatic invasive species from further impacting Minnesota's waterways.
By: Alyssa Schauer & Erin Korsmo
April 03, 2020
As Earth blooms, we’re all feeling the urge to get outside and welcome spring. But in the midst of COVID-19, how can we do it safely? We’ve rounded up a list of some quiet places to explore where you can find the space you need to spread out and still bask in the beauty of spring sunshine.
By: John Moriarty
March 02, 2020
Spring is not far away, and soon we'll start hearing the first familiar sounds of the season, including the croaks and calls of frogs and toads. But where have they been all winter? Read on to find out how frogs in Minnesota survive the coldest months of the year.
By: Steven Hogg
February 17, 2020
Animal tracking is a great way to learn about animals — even without seeing them. Learn how to identify some common prints you may see on your next outdoor adventure as well as how scientists track animals to learn about their behaviors and lifecycles.
By: Nick Sacco
February 10, 2020
Kicksledding is one of our recreation specialist's favorite winter activities! Learn the origins of kicksledding, how kicksleds work, what makes it so fun and how to try it for yourself.