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CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

Jul

29

Gneiss Outcrop SNA Hike to the Lake of the Little Tree Spirits

CURE Board Member and hike leader, Don Robertson, met 10 explorers at Memorial Park in Granite Falls,  along the meandering Minnesota River, last Wednesday. The explorers waited to embark on a hike of the Gneiss Outcrop Scientific Natural Area (SNA) just outside of Granite Falls. The Gneiss Outcrops, formed approximately 3.6 billion years ago, are among [...]

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Jul

24

Prairie Hike with Five Adventurers and a Request for Action

Minnesota Master Naturalist, Matt Kubly, led a hike through the Prairie Smoke School Nature Area (PSSNA) this past Saturday, July 20th. There were 5 attendees, including Matt. We spent 2 hours marveling at the sheer diversity and abundance of species in this small habitat. The PSSNA is located at the north end of 11th Street [...]

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Jul

23

Chippewa River Day Paddle with Eleven Adventurers

ELEVEN ADVENTURERS GATHERED at Lentz Landing to paddle the Chippewa River on Saturday morning. CURE river adventures partner, Wild River Academy, led first timers and experienced paddlers on a three hour paddle. The excursion started at Lentz Landing and ended at the Lion’s Park in Watson. It was a perfect day for a trip down the [...]

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Jul

08

Lac qui Parle Lake Morning Bike Ride

CURE Board Member, Brian Wojtalewicz, writes a weekly column for the Appleton Press. Here is an opinion piece about a biking experience at Lac Qui Parle Lake. On this morning’s bike ride around the south end of Lac qui Parle Lake, I saw a flash of brown movement in a beanfield on my left, to the [...]

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