Turtle Tunnel Provides A Rare Glimpse Into The Secret Lives Of Wildlife

Northern Washington County, including Big Marine Park Reserve, contains this special mix of habitat types and, therefore, is one of the few places in the state where Blanding’s turtles still roam.

Community Water Meetings Offer Citizens The Opportunity To Help Shape Minnesota Policy

The Stillwater Town Hall meeting will be held on Oct. 5. There will be smaller community water meetings on Thursday, Sept. 21, 6:30-8:30pm at the White Bear Lake City Hall; Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30pm at the R.H. Stafford Library in Woodbury; and Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6:30-8:30pm at the Marine Town Hall.

Tracing Lazy Circles In The Sand

Forty species of mussels live in the St. Croix, including five that are listed under the Federal Endangered Species Act: the Higgin’s eye, sheepnose, snuffbox, spectaclecase and winged mapleleaf.

Reflecting On 75 Years Of Conservation In Washington County

The landscape of Washington County has changed tremendously since 1942, but many of our conservation challenges and solutions remain the same.

Creating A Legacy Of Landscape Restoration In Washington County – Guided Prairie Tour Near Withrow, Aug. 16

When Jyneen Thatcher decided to make a mid-life career change, she wasn’t quite sure where her new path would lead her. She enrolled in the landscape architecture program at the University of Minnesota, with an interest in natural resources restoration. “Most of the other students in the program were designing artistic features for urban landscapes,”…
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