Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

If you have visited the Creekshead, Johnson, or Shatter Preserve lately, you may have seen fresh blue paint on the trees along the trails. No need to worry though, this is on purpose!  In July, the stewardship team began another preserve accessibility improvement project—refreshing the system of blazes at all our preserves. A blaze is […]

What Ticks?

What Ticks?

With summer in full swing, we are all eager to lace up our shoes and get out on the nature trails; however, one thing to keep an eye out for are ticks, which are a major vector for various dangerous diseases, such as Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis, among other diseases becoming more common.   […]