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  • Winter Outdoors

    Here are some featured events from around the country this week…check out our Place Finder or Event Finder to discover some near you…and have fun out there! Tin Mountain Winter Survival Camp Flying Wild Workshop by the Illinois Audubon Kayak Mariposa Key in Florida Hikes in Picacho Peak State Park in Arizona (see below)    
  • Nature Events in December

    Lots of nature events are in full swing around the country….they vary from stargazing at the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center in San Antonio to Ornament Making at DeSoto State Park in Alabama.  Please click above on the Event Finder to see things happening nearby.  And Happy Holidays….
  • Big Leaf Maples

    The Big Leaf Maple has been known as the ‘paddle tree’ to the Lakwungen First Nations people of Vancouver because its wood is used to make paddles, oars and also spindle wheels. Who knew? — I didn’t until recently, though I’ve walked past and marveled at the very large leaves for a long time.  The trees are abundant in the…
  • Volunteering

    Over 137,000 people volunteered in our National Parks last year, for a total of 5.2 million hours.  In California parks there were 40,000 volunteers contributing over 1 million hours.  Portland’s Forest Park had more than 1,000 volunteers and the Cascades Raptor Center thrives because of the benefit of 10 full-time equivalent volunteer workers.  Those are just a few examples of the work…

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