Spring is Here! Get Out and Hike our Twin Cities Trails

After the snowiest February in Minnesota’s recorded history, March has been mostly unusually warm and sunny. And now Spring is officially here—and a great time to get out on our local hiking trails! I used to think early spring wasn’t very good for hiking. Brown grass…no leaves yet…muddy and slushy…just not very pretty. But now …

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Don’t Let a Little Snow Stop You: Get Outside in the Twin Cities

cross country ski bunker

We have snow! I hope this means it’s going to be a snowy winter, because good snow gives us so many fun reasons to get outside: Snowshoeing…skiing…winter hiking…fat biking…even winter camping for the truly hardy types! Where to go here in the  Twin Cities? A friend of mine posted this on Facebook (with a different …

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How Nature Helps Our Kids do Better in School [Infographic]

contemplation

Because we’re becoming more and more aware of how nature benefits peoples’ overall health in wonderful ways, it just makes sense that nature can play a part in helping our kids succeed in school. Before we get to the infographic, allow me to introduce its publisher, for those who haven’t heard of them… Children & …

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