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Springtime with the Cousins

Now that March Break is coming to a close, the cousins came over to enjoy the last bit of ‘freedom’ with us.  They like to go for walks in Rouge Park where the trails are relatively easy… even for for running shoes if we stick to around the wetlands. 29 more words


Happy Spring! It's Still Winter in the Woods

Winter is still in the woods, even though spring is just around the corner.  Last weekend, we went out for a hike on the slippery and icy Woodland Trail in Rouge Park. 68 more words

Hiking With Children

Hiking For Families - Upcoming Presentation

Isn’t that family cute?

Bring your cute family this Saturday to the North Mountain Visitor Center where I’ll be presenting my list of recommended trails in the area that are great for families. 53 more words

Lilia Menconi

Get Back Outside this Winter -- The Challenge

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Not sure about you, but I am always up for a challenge to get outdoors… especially during the long winter with short days.   93 more words

Family Hikes

Backyard Connections: Take a Holiday Hike!

As the old year comes to a close, so does the traditional winter holiday that most students enjoy during this time of the year. While it’s always great to have a break, the lack of structure and schedule can make normally laid-back kids turn cranky. 776 more words

Environmental Education

Happy New Year! Hiking Boots 2014 in Review

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 43 trips to carry that many people.

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Preschooler Hikes and Christmastime Crafts

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This past Monday before Christmas, I led a hike for some two- to five-year-olds in Rouge Park:  http://rougepark.com/hike/walks_december_2014.php#dec22… 190 more words

Hiking With Children