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MN Nature Activities Feb 1–7

—————02/02/16 ————— 02/02/16 Mississippi Blufflands State Trail Planning Advisory Committee #1 6–7:30 PM The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet several times during development of a master plan for the Mississippi Blufflands State Trail. The PAC will meet several times to provide input, help evaluate alternative courses of action, and review draft components of the […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Nov 6–8

It’s deer hunting season——so be safe on trails and in the woods! Take note that some parks will be closed for hunts. Not hunting? Well, MN Nature has got some fun stuff for you to do! (Free unless otherwise noted.) Example: Afton State Park Park Visitor Alert! Youth hunt Horse trails will close for the […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Sept 11–13

Is is fall yet—is it, is it?! Sure feels like it! Monarchs are getting ready to migrate, the sun sets earlier, and the temps have been delightfully cool. Fall is a spectacular time of year in Minnesota in #MNnature but I don’t need to tell you all that. Get outside!   ———————All-Weekend Events Sept 11 […]

Weekend Nature Activities: July 10–12

July is Park and Recreation Month, and people are encouraged to get out and enjoy their local parks. The National Recreation and Park Association has been celebrating this for 30 years. #JulyPRM30 Find Events & More All events listed are free unless otherwise noted (however, for State Parks you need a vehicle permit $5 daily/$25 annually). […]

Weekend Nature Activities: June 12–14

Admission to all Minnesota state parks and recreation areas is FREE this Saturday for National Get Outdoors Day! Come out and explore! Archery, boating, fishing, learning, volunteering, there’s something for everyone! Events free unless otherwise noted. Have a GREAT weekend in the Great Outdoors! #nationalgetoutdoorsday   DNR Press release: National Get Outdoors Day FREE Admission […]