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Reduce stress with just 20 minutes (or more!) in nature

Science shows taking at least 20 minutes from your day to connect with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels. That’s according to a study published by “Frontiers in Psychology,” which found that a…

Adopt a Monarch caterpillar – ALL CATERPILLARS ADOPTED

Registration opens TODAY (Wednesday, June 30) for caterpillar adoption at this year’s Monarch Fest on Saturday, July 10. Caterpillars are completely free to adopt, but you MUST have a reliable source of milkweed* to feed…

Meet our 2021 Creek Camp staff!

Meet the naturalists behind our Creek Camps this year: Emily Roediger, Andria Cossolotto, Sami Semelroth and Brianna Haynes. Emily Roediger – Naturalist  Emily Roediger is originally from Rochester, Minnesota. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College…

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