The Orion

Community contributes to clean local parks

Trucks were loaded with piles of trash. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

September 16, 2017

Chico locals and students participated in 30th Annual Bidwell Parks and Creeks Cleanup, Saturday morning.The event combats environmental damage done in parks and creeks from encampments and littering. Volunteers gathered over 1,500 pounds of trash from Lower Bidwell park alone, said Jared Glasser, Chico S...

Low-cost nature center attracts locals

Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Madeline Merlic

September 13, 2015

  I had time off and decided to explore Bidwell Park. But I had exhausted sites like One Mile Recreation Center and Bear Hole and wanted something new. I set off to find the Chico Creek Nature Center, enticed by its award for Best Budget-Friendly Activity in the Best of Chico contest. ...

Bucket list of activities for students

Chico State's Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Stephanie Schmieding

September 19, 2014

Stephanie Schmieding can be reached at [email protected] or @stephbottt on twitter.

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