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Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.
Beaches and playgrounds will open with public health measures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Tamarack Nature Center is celebrating its ninth year of operation with nearly half a million visits, and it's time for a Discovery Hollow and Garden spruce-up.
After careful consideration for the well-being of participants, staff and volunteers, all 2020 Tamarack Nature Center day camp sessions have been canceled.
Follow-up testing revealed that E. coli levels at the Lake McCarrons County Park swimming beach remain above recommended water quality standards.
Despite all in-person programs being canceled through at least August 31, Tamarack's naturalists are staying connected with the community on all things nature-related through virtual programming.
Tamarack Nature Center has extended the Junior Assistant Naturalist application deadline to Sunday, May 5.
Battle Creek Waterworks in Maplewood will be closed throughout the summer 2020 season to help slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of the community. Beaches will be closed until further notice.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. While the county's Earth Day cleanup has traditionally been a large group volunteer event, no formal gathering is required to make a difference this year.
In accordance with Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-38, county golf courses will begin reopening on April 18. Opening dates will range between April 18-22.
All Ramsey County Parks & Recreation playgrounds, including Discovery Hollow at Tamarack Nature Center, will be closed until further notice. The closure is intended to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and safety of the community.
As part of the 15-year agreement, the facility will be renamed TCO Sports Garden.
Early registration is recommended, as camps often fill quickly.
Free, family friendly events and activities for residents.
An antique Zamboni that has spent more than a dozen years tucked away in the basement of the Ramsey County Parks & Recreation maintenance shop will soon be given new life.
Michael Schumann was honored with the 2019 Watershed Excellence Award for Outstanding Partner by Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD). Schumann is a Landscape Designer for Ramsey County Parks & Recreation’s Soil & Water Conservation division.
Jon Reigstad, Keller Golf Course's Director of Instruction, has been named on “The Best Teachers by State” list for Golf Digest.
One year ago, Keller Golf Course and The Ponds at Battle Creek partnered with The First Tee of the Twin Cities to establish a school golf program as part of their junior golf initiatives. The partnership was recently awarded $5,000 through the Minnesota Golf License Plate Grant.
A trail at Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park will be temporarily closed starting Dec. 3. During the trail closure, a contractor will be conducting work as part of the Snail Lake Woodland Restoration Project, and machinery will be used to stack piles of invasive buckthorn for removal.