Bob Timmons | Star Tribune
Outdoors Weekend Editor

Bob Timmons oversees and contributes coverage for the Star Tribune's weekly Outdoors Weekend section. He started at the newspaper in Sports in 2005, helping plan, edit and design the section.


Currents: Stephen Regenold, GearJunkie editor and founder

What outdoors people are listening to, reading, following and doing. The GearJunkie editor on staying on top of the mainstream, the outdoors industry's politicized times, and scaling ice on the Upper Peninsula.


Currents: Karla Bloem, executive director, International Owl Center

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, doing.


Currents: Olivia LeDee, deputy director of the Northeast Climate Science Center

Outdoors people and their interests. What they are reading, following, listening to, doing.


Initiative taps into ever-growing interest to connect little ones (and their parents) to nature

Started by a Minneapolis parent, Free Forest School focuses on kid-led play, and has seen wild popularity.


One 135-mile endurance race wasn't enough; ultramarathoners get their 'Double Arrowhead'

Racers Kate Coward and Kari Gibbons from Minneapolis hoofed 135 miles to the start along the Arrowhead route in northern Minnesota before turning it around. They are the first women to accomplish a double.


Currents: Richard Hoeg, Duluth photographer, birder, blogger

Outdoors people and their current interests: What they are listening to, reading, following, doing.


Revisited: Catching up with Minnesota outdoorists featured in 2017

We got updates from some of the notable Minnesotans featured in Star Tribune Outdoors in 2017. Also, we asked: What is top of mind for 2018?


Love of trees grows into engaging guide to whittling

Author of new book sees nostalgia in his hobby, hoping to ignite interest in the craft and "the elemental simplicity of creating."


When the colors fade: Photos of the other autumn

Even in the dryness and darkness of late fall, beauty persists.


Minnesota paddler wants to send a message about state's waterways

Minnesota paddler loves the rivers, but not what's happening to them.