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235,000 acres of native prairie land left in MN

Several conservation agencies and the DNR teamed up to protect the remaining native prairie land in MN with a 25-year strategy outlined in the Minnesota Priaire Conservation Plan (HERE). [Note: “Prior to European settlement, more than 18 million acres of prairie covered Minnesota.” per DNR)] Those who appreciate butterflies, wildflowers and herbs, pheasants, duck, fish […]

MN Nature Week Activities: Nov 10-18

MN Nature in St Paul, MN, brightens your day with outdoor adventures. Feel like November grays are getting you down? Then it’s time to get outside! Get your heart rate up, listen to the sounds of nature, cross paths with other nature enthusiasts. It’s just the ticket to turn blah into blam! (Is that a […]

Great MN State Park Challenge: Afton State Park

Afton State Park 6959 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033   I fell in love with Afton State Park on this leisurely 4-mile hike. As a park close to the cities, I’ve grossly underestimated the beauty offered here. It was a great place to start the “Great Minnesota State Park Challenge!” Hash tag that 🙂 […]

MN Nature Week Activities June 11-24

MN Nature in St Paul, MN, is blasting out TWO full weeks of outdoor adventure, volunteer opportunities, and environmental education this time around. We just want to keep up with nature’s incredible energy level. Ka-bam, yea! #MNnature Remember, State Park events may be free but require a vehicle license. You can purchase a license upon […]

Summer Minnesota Volunteer Activities, 2018

MN Nature in St Paul, MN, would like to share several Summer 2018 Volunteer Opportunities with you. Our parks and trails and other open/green spaces depend on us to help them thrive and continue to provide joy and greater health to us and wildlife. MN Nature also lists individual volunteer opportunities weekly year-round in our […]