minnesota nature

MN Nature Activities: May 15-21

May is the time to celebration Minnesota moms. As always, the outdoor activities listed here are free unless otherwise noted. Mother & Daughter Weekend at Camp Sandy Cove from Sandy Cove Ministries on Vimeo. SUNDAY 05/15/16 Bird Watching Trek 8 – 10:30 AM Join us for a bird walk on one of the many refuge […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Aug. 7–9

It’s still summer! Enjoy the warm nights with all the fabulous nocturnal Minnesota critters: Dragonflies, racoons, bats, loons, wolves, deer, owls and others. AND the Perseid Meteor is back! What?! You just have to stay up late to see that!  *Events FREE unless otherwise mentioned   08/07/15 ———FRIDAY——— Minnesota Dragonfly Gathering 9–Noon, Every summer the […]

Early Sign-Ups for Popular Nature Activities

You’re invited! These activities are planned for late summer into fall and they’re hot — sizzling Minnesota summer hot — and will fill up fast. Don’t miss out!   ———August——— Wildlife Species Clinic: Bear Date: August 6, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Mora Description: Registration: Call Allen to pre-register at 320-679-3784 or register at door. […]

Weekend Nature Activities: May 19–31

5/29 . . . Flint Knapping Demonstration noon–4 pm Join flint knapper, Al Anderson, to see a demonstration on the skillful art of making stone tools in traditional form. Even try it for yourself! Tettegouche State Park Nature Time at the Beach: Intro to Canoeing 1–2 pm Learn about the nature at Whitewater State Park […]

MN’s 10-year Conservation Plan

Moose, invasive species, prairie birds, tourism, mining, and timber sales all make the list. For the complete read, click HERE. To explore specific goals by subtopic, see HERE.   Recap of four key areas of focus: 1. Conservation: “The cumulative effects of land use change, invasive species spread, pollution and a changing climate are combining […]