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
More free outdoor activities for everyone! This year the “I Can” series (including canoeing, kayaking, bicycling, backpacking, camping, fishing, archery, and more!) of activities require sign-up. They are still free but you must register in advance here: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ican/index.html A Walk in the ParkItasca State ParkJuly 12, 202110:30 a.m. to 11:30
Looking for your next outdoor nature activity near you? MN Nature has got you covered! With COVID restrictions lifting there are many outdoor activities planned for this summer. Plan to social distance and have your mask and insect deterrent on hand. Mosquitoes and black/horse flies can be nasty in July.