Due to the Winter Storm Watch the Horseshoe Bend tubing hill will not be open Saturday, Feb. 24. We hope to open on Sunday, Feb. 25, but will reevaluate on Saturday and will post here and on the Dickinson County Nature Center Facebook page.

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Photo by Alex Miles

Spring photography contest opens

The moon slowly moved across the daytime sky, blocking out more and more of the sun until it finally covered it completely, just for a moment before the sun started to peek through again. That was the moment, with fuzzy cloud coverage, Alex Miles clicked the camera shutter, stilling in time this majestic solar eclipse…

Four recipes that highlight honey

It’s sweet. It’s healthy. It never goes bad. Honey is really an amazing food. (Read “Save the Bees, Save the Honey”) We talk a lot about the importance of bees as pollinators, but sometimes you just have to appreciate the simple fact that they make a wonderful product. It’s easy to incorporate honey into your…

Photo of a rock lady bug with a photo head

Turn yourself into a lady bug: Personalized rock craft

Have you ever wanted to experience the world through the eyes of an insect? Imagine the viewpoint looking up through the grass, seeing the expansive world that exists right on the surface of the earth. Well, I can’t offer you that view, but I can help you turn yourself into a bug — at least…

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