When the River Recedes

#20hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Pike Island Trail, Fort Snelling State Park Trash Collected: 10.7 pounds Fort Snelling State Park is one of my favorite parks in Minnesota for a hike. I've written about it several times before, look into the post Archives and you'll see it peppered throughout. I feel at home … Continue reading When the River Recedes

Microadventure : Stewardship Hiking

There are so many wonderful things that we can all get from being outside in nature. Taking in the fresh air, the sounds of birds and the rustle of critters on the ground, seeing rivers, waterfalls and the flow of seasons. No matter where you are right now people are getting outside more than ever … Continue reading Microadventure : Stewardship Hiking

Microadventure Series : Cemetery Hiking

#17hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park/Location: Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN The beauty of challenging yourself to look at the world in a new way is that you might discover something delightful and unexpected that sits right in front of you. When I was looking for inspiration for this series I've … Continue reading Microadventure Series : Cemetery Hiking

Earth Day 2020

#16hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: West River Road Parkway and Winchell Trail, Minneapolis Trash Collected: 8 pounds This year Earth Day looks much different than I expected. It's the 50th Anniversary of the day which calls for celebration. My original plans were to host a clean-up hike with friends, including my Women Who … Continue reading Earth Day 2020

Gear in Review: 11th Essential Options for Outdoor Stewardship

On April 22, 2020 we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. It's hard to believe that even with this annual reminder that our beautiful blue marble in the universe needs special care, we continue to struggle with the impact we have on it. Notably now the impacts of our presence are being … Continue reading Gear in Review: 11th Essential Options for Outdoor Stewardship