The Ridges Sanctuary

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The Golden Glory of Tamarack Trees

Posted on Oct 31, 2022 by Jeanne Farrell   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Featured · Homepage Photo Gallery Images · Nature Notes

By Sheryl Honig, PhD, Environmental Educator You may not think of The Ridges’ boreal forest as a destination for viewing fall color.  The sandy ridges are home to conifers like hemlock, spruce, balsam fir, and cedar.  These conifers are evergreen and don’t explode with color in the fall.  But there is one conifer that puts [..Read more]

Ridges Spotlight: Summer Naturalists

Posted on Aug 24, 2022 by Jeanne Farrell   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Featured

This summer, the Ridges welcomed Summer Naturalists Anna Gossard, Ben Epley and Sydney Rushing to assist with children’s Backpack Adventure Camps, lead nature hikes and other projects in operations and research. We were happy to talk with these three talented individuals as they wrapped up their internships about their experiences and what’s next: How did [..Read more]

Meet Katie and Andy

Posted on Aug 30, 2021 by Katie Krouse   No Comments Yet | Posted in Blog · Featured · Uncategorized

In May 2021, The Ridges Sanctuary Board of Directors announced the appointment of our new senior leadership team, Andy Gill, Executive Director and Katie Krouse, Director of Operations. In this Q&A, Andy and Katie share thoughts about their roles and what they look forward to at the Ridges:   Tell us a bit about your [..Read more]