Bob Timmons | Star Tribune
Outdoors Weekend Editor

Bob Timmons, editor of the Star Tribune's Outdoors Weekend section, worked previously editing, planning and designing the Sports section. He worked in news at the St. Paul Pioneer Press before joining the Star Tribune in 2005.

Timmons previously was the Page One layout and news editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He's a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Wis.) graduate.


Through sweat and devotion, friends of Minnesota bluebirds help the species rebound

Carve out a good patch of open space here, and the setting is almost perfect for young families. Tidy fencing. Mowed grass. Majestic oak trees overhead.


Currents: Greg Lecker, plein air artist and naturalist

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.


Currents: Travis Novitsky, nature and wildlife photographer

What outdoors people are reading, watching, following, and more.


Currents: Amber Brooks, naturalist, Blue Mounds State Park

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.


Currents: Lukas Leaf, Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters

What outdoors people are reading, following, listening to, and more.


Currents: Jenny Anderson, outdoorswoman, #girlof10000lakes

What outdoors people are reading, listening to, following, and more.


Before you launch that canoe or paddleboard, consider these essential tips

Experienced paddlers develop best practices before they ever hit the waterways


Currents: Nicole Menard, urban biologist, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

What outdoors people are listening to, reading, following, and more.


Currents: Jay Gustafson, Paddle for Progress, clean water advocate

What outdoors people are doing, reading, following, and more.


Signs of spring? Of course. Minnesota naturalists, on what they are observing at their wild places.

'Spring is making its presence felt': Minnesota park and center naturalists on what they are observing.