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Month: July 2013

Serious Moonlight

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Serious Moonlight | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

What could be more beautiful that watching a full moon rise in the night sky?  We have to say that hiking under a mix of shadows and moonlight is definitely a way to enhance the experience. Everything changes after dark – the trails, the trees, the sounds. Nighttime heightens the senses. The full moon sheds [..Read more]

Take a naturalist-guided hike through the trails of The Ridges Sanctuary… ¡en Español!

Posted on Jul 17, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Take a naturalist-guided hike through the trails of The Ridges Sanctuary… ¡en Español! | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

Hands down, the naturalist-guided hikes at The Ridges Sanctuary really embody  our spirit and purpose. The experience of hiking our founders’ trails is like no other, and you’re sure to encounter new surprises – every time. During a recent assessment of our audiences and outreach activities at The Ridges, we realized that there was room for [..Read more]

The Hine’s Makes a Special Appearance This Weekend

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on The Hine’s Makes a Special Appearance This Weekend | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

After spending as many as 5 years in their aquatic larval state, the Hine’s emerald dragonflies are emerging as adults and taking flight at The Ridges. These green-eyed beauties will spend much of their brief lives (4 – 5 weeks) in flight, feeding on other flying insects and establishing breeding grounds. Within the last week, dragonfly expert [..Read more]