mn outdoor activities

Weekend Nature Activities: Dec 3–7

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 . . . Thurs, Dec 3 Holiday […]

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 […]

Weekend Nature Activities: May 8–11 Happy Mom’s Day!

Tra-la-la-la-la it’s spring in Minnesota! AND it’s mother’s day! AND it’s open fishing! AND it’s National Public Gardens Day! AND it’s international migratory bird day—well, duh. Hootenanny hurrah! All events free unless otherwise noted. Happy outdoorsing! (Is that word? Now it is.) #MNawesome #MNnature #take-a-mom-fishing #NationalPublicGardensDay [Oh, and that feature photo is a bit of […]

Weekend Nature Activities: April 17–19

Early Arbor Day and Earth Day Celebrations are starting, everything is greening up! So there’s tons to do outside! If you attend one of these events, share it: Tweet #EarthDay2015 @MNnature  (All events free unless otherwise noted.)   Thursday, April 16 Arbor Day Tree Planting 6 pm Two fruit trees will be planted at the […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Nov. 21–25 (Special Event Dec. 6)

11/22 10–2 pm Invasive Removal Prairie seed collection and invasive weed/brush removal. Show up to volunteer. Lost Valley Prairie SNA 11/22 1–2 pm Tree Detective Educational program on tree i.d., age, cold adaptations, etc. Fort Snelling State Park, Visitor Center 11/22 1–3 pm Tundra Swans Thousands of swams migrate along the Mississippi each November. Catch […]