MN Nature Activities Oct 3 –9

MN Nature brings the joys of fall in Minnesota to YOU with free weekly activities. Every so often activities have a fee* but they’re just so cool, we have to share those too. From casual hikes to social gatherings, family activities, and volunteer opportunities – stop by MN Nature frequently to stay up to date […]

MN Nature Activities: March 27–April 3

Check out the custom fishing rod workshop coming up April 1. All events listed are free, unless otherwise noted.   Sunday, March 27 03/27/16 Maple Syruping in Your Backyard 1–2:30 PM Join us for our annual “Maple Syruping in Your Backyard” workshop. Learn about the natural history of maple trees, and the history of making […]

MN Iron Range Bedrock May Contain Gold

According to a new report just out “Tests indicate Minnesota Iron Range bedrock could contain gold” . . . Tests conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources indicate there could be gold in bedrock . . . independent tests are ongoing by groups such as local Vermillion Gold. FULL STORY . . .

Good Luck, Mushers! BearGrease Today!

Today an annual historic Minnesota event takes place up north. “It’s the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. World class-mushers including Susan Butcher, Jamie Nelson, John and Jason Baron have competed in the nearly 400 mile event,” according to the race page. This is the Bear Grease Sled Dog Race. Some of […]

2016 Volunteer Vacations in Minnesota

Sign up now, these fill up fast! Volunteering during your vacation allows you to learn new skills while addressing human needs or social challenges. If you’re a native Minnesotan living here, like me, you may be surprised by how many cool opportunities there are right in your own “back yard”!   White Earth Reservation The […]