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What is Citizen Science – and Why You Should Get Out and Do It!

Yay Yay for Citizen Science Day! Coming up on April 14th is Citizen Science Day!  I just know you have had it marked down on your calendar for MONTHS and MONTHS! Wait… you haven’t?  You’ve never even heard of it before??!  Well, we will fix that right up. What is citizen science? Let’s back up …

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8 Ways to Turn a Boring Hike into a fun Adventure for Kids

Hiking with kids can be a chore.  I recently took my family on a “hike” to scout new trails and gather material and information for an upcoming program.  We planned on hiking about 2-3 miles and finished our trek back at the car after a hot and dusty 2.9 miles. I felt great because of …

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