Let’s Go Sledding! The following locations have sledding fun for the entire winter season and some make snow. Many hills are open during daylight hours and are free, but call to confirm rules and pricing: Carley State Park, Altura MN telephone: 507-932-3007 Andes Tower Hills Snow Tubing 877-542-6337, Snow CenterContinue Reading

———————SATURDAY——————— Dec 26 Winter Nature Hike 1 PM to 3 PM Explore Fort Snelling State Park’s winter wonderland with a park naturalist. We’ll look for animal tracks and signs, talk about the history of the area, and take in the sights of a winter flood plain forest. Fort Snelling StateContinue Reading

Enjoy the quietness of winter, the darkness of winter . . . for as of December 22, the winter solstice 2015, there will be increasing light with each new day.   This week . . . Dec 12–20 43rd Annual Folkways of the Holidays $$$ $8 ages 18-64, $5 agesContinue Reading

Week . . . Dec 7 Proposed Muskie Management in Big Marine Lake —Public Meeting 7 PM to 9 PM DNR is seeking public input to help determine if Big Marine Lake should be stocked with low-densities of muskellunge in 2016. The meeting will include an informational presentation, and opportunitiesContinue Reading

Well we finally got that snow, and everyone seems pretty excited about it. MN Nature supports your enthusiasm! Check out your photos we’re raving about on Tumblr. Keep the action goin’ — get out there! Cross-country ski—–any time! 1–2-Go! Explore ski locations: xc-ski-guide Where to rent. This Week . .Continue Reading