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.


Currents: Chris Chavie, cycling blogger

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


Currents: Lynne Farmer, former naturalist, Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park

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


Currents: Bob Dunlap, DNR zoologist and data specialist

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


Currents: Scott Kudelka, naturalist, Minneopa State Park

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


Currents: Mercedes Akinseye, hunter, angler, chapter coordinator Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

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


Currents: Joe Friedrichs, WTIP producer and BWCA podcaster

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


Currents: Steve Windels, Voyageurs National Park biologist

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


Beast of a portage heightens tension of BWCA adventure

Paths between lakes over which you carry your canoe and gear, portages are the measuring stick of a trip's rigor. Long Portage in the BWCA is the test of tests. (Part 3 of our series.)


A trail of the voyageurs, sure, but of so many more

It’s easy to romanticize the colorful lore of the French-Canadian fur traders who traveled the remote northern boundary waters wilderness centuries ago — and for…


Review: New book captures the romance -- and, smartly, the reality -- of vanlife

"The Culture of Vanlife" takes time for some self-reflection amid all the sun-drenched fun.