Getting outside for a fall hike amongst the colorful foliage is a wonderful way to get exercise and give you a positive boost. As warm summer weather dwindles, the now cooler autumn days and nights require a shift in clothing choices for outdoor activities.
Fortunately, staying warm and comfortable playing outside or going on an autumn hike or walk is easy to do.
Simply follow these top five tips that work for both adults and kids.
Bug Camp 2018 Photos
The Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College hosted its annual Bug Camp for 5-6 year olds (with an adult). Campers search for butterflies, spiders, dragonflies, bees, beetles, and more!
10 FUN FACTS ABOUT EARTH DAY
On April 22nd of each year, people around the world celebrate what is now internationally known as Earth Day. Local, regional, and individual celebrations consist of recycling programs, road clean ups, tree plantings, and more. But there is a lot about Earth Day that you may not know so here are 10 things you might not have known about Earth Day.
TOP 10 - Winter ecology
Even for the most avid outdoor enthusiasts, winter can often be a time of dormancy, for humans as well as many other organisms. For many of us, winter weather means curling up with a good book and some soup because the idea of going outside is daunting. It’s cold, it’s wet, and there’s just not much to see. While those first two points can’t really be argued (although the right gear can make it bearable), that last point is simply not true. The truth is that many of us who opt to stay indoors until spring are missing out on some very interesting finds. In our very first ’10 Fun Facts’ of 2017, here are 10 things to know about winter ecology.
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