Tag: tips

An American dog tick sits on a blade of grass.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Tune in as Nature Interpreter Will is on the trail at Miami Whitewater Forest where he shares tips on how to protect yourself (and your four-legged friend) from those tiny stowaways, ticks.

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With warm weather right around the corner, it is only natural that people’s thoughts will turn to the outdoors. One of the most enjoyable ways to experience nature is to take a boat out on one of Great Parks’ beautiful lakes. But if you’ve never been in a boat, then heading out on the water […]

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Don’t Worry, Baby

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Tom Jones once sang, “Love is in the air everywhere I look around. Love is in the air every sight and every sound.” I’m convinced he was thinking of springtime and all the animals. Everywhere you look in nature, from the smallest of insects to the largest of mammals, there are babies. We’ve all been […]

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A Greener Holiday

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The holiday season is upon us again, and as I wrap gifts for my family and friends I cannot help but imagine the mounds of gift wrap that will soon be piled outside people’s homes, waiting for the garbage to be picked up. This scary image is enough to motivate me to make my holiday […]

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