outdoor activities

Weekend Nature Activities: Dec 15–22

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 ages 2-17 and 65+, Children under […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Dec. 10–13

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 opportunities to submit written comments. More […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Oct 27–Nov 1

You know it! Free unless otherwise noted. Peak fall glory here in MN so if anything get out for a hike in a county, city, or state park.   ———————Do This Now!——————— 10/27/2015 Buckthorn Removal —Volunteer Opportunity 1 PM to 4 PM Please join St. Croix Savanna SNA friends to remove invasive buckthorn. Tools and […]

Weekend Nature Activities: July 18–19

The weekend activities this month are at State Parks to celebrate Park n Rec month! Check with your local county and city websites for other park events. (Copy below from DNR.) #JulyPRM30  #MNnature Free unless otherwise mentioned. 07/18/2015 Heritage Day Celebration 10 AM to 5 PM Celebrate the various heritages of the Iron Range with […]

Weekend Nature Activities: May 16–18

It’s migration time! Don’t forget to review the bird checklist for the park you visit this weekend: HERE. Friday, May 16 May 16, Evening Exploration Walk 8–9 p.m. Explore your nighttime senses—”listen like an owl, smell like a wolf” and . . . “taste lightening bug candy”?! Interstae Park has gone wild (nice pun, aye). […]