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2021 Interns

Steep Rock’s eight-week paid internship program immerses students in all aspects of our organizational operations, helping them to build leadership skills and learn about a variety of conservation, environmental, agricultural, and nonprofit career paths. At the

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Observations from Judea Garden

Did you realize that Milkweed has a fragrance? Though we allow Milkweed to grow wherever possible in Judea Garden (it is the single most important source of food for the monarch butterfly), we had

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Hooded Merganser
Notes From The Field

The Gift of Baby Birds

by Rory Larson The Gift of Baby Birds Every year, Steep Rock Association (SRA) caringly cleans and prepares nest boxes to provide habitat for birds, and every year, SRA staff and citizen scientists then

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Events

3 Peaks 3 Weeks Challenge

“We had a great time meeting the challenge.  In 50 years of living here I’d never been to the Pinnacle at Hidden Valley. Three beautiful hikes on three beautiful days in three beautiful preserves.“

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Notes From The Field

Bird Box Builders

A Steep Rock Service by Rory Larson Word on the river is there are rent-free, cozy cottages up for grabs in Washington. No AC, plumbing is rudimentary, and the neighbors can be rather intrusive,

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Notes From The Field

Trail Work on the Horizon

There’s always something new happening at the Steep Rock Association Preserves. In the coming year, our staff are preparing to build stone steps along eroded sections of trail, repair bridges, and expand the trail

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