Welcome to the Teen Zone

Looking for a job or internship? Wondering how to get involved in the community? Three Rivers offers tons of opportunities for teens to build their resumes, get experience and gather life skills. Adventure is out there! What are you waiting for? 

Be part of an outdoor recreation crew, help out as an assistant naturalist, work with professional artists and more as a Three Rivers volunteer.

Find a job or internship, or learn about job shadowing and informational interview opportunities at Three Rivers.

Ready to get outside? Browse the full list of programs to see what's coming up. We'll see you in the parks! 

The Wandering Naturalist

Episodes 207–209: Return of Fading Butterflies

Summer is peak butterfly season, and this month Angela and Brandon are taking a closer look at these colorful creatures. Hear from a state pollinator coordinator on how butterflies are doing in Minnesota, learn why army bases are uniquely suited for managing habitat for butterflies and find out what goes into preparing to reintroduce a rare or endangered butterfly. 

The Three Rivers Blog

April 23, 2024

Learn how you can live peacefully with these naturally cautious creatures.

February 06, 2024

Join us throughout the year to learn more about the insect world and what makes these creatures fascinating and awe-inspiring.

January 08, 2024

Park enthusiast and artist Brittany Johnson turned photos of French Regional Park into felted landscape art, documenting the seasons and sights of the park in 2023. Learn more about her artistic process and how nature inspires her.