weekend nature activities

MN Nature Week Activities: April 29–May 4

Happy spring! All events free unless otherwise noted. And as always, sign up now! And look ahead to future events because everything, even volunteer opportunities, fill up fast! What can we say, we love our outdoors in Minnesota. #MNnature #MNLove Timberdoodle Dance 7:30 – 9 PM Timberdoodle is the nickname given to a ground nesting, […]

MN Nature Activities: March 13–20 Maple Syrup Time!

Happy spring equinox! The balance of light and dark means more time for fun in the outdoors! MN Nature has some ideas to help you enjoy the warming weather — starting with maple syrup tapping! March Madness = Maple Syrup Time Early spring in Minnesota is maple syrup tapping time! The freezing nights and cold […]

MN Nature Activities: Feb 19–29

Down south it may feel like the snow is out but up north the reports are good. Be sure to call the park or be prepared to hike instead of skiing or snowshoeing for events below. Listed events free unless otherwise noted (State parks require car stickers $5/day or $25/year).   * * * * […]

MN Nature Activities Feb 7–13

Events free unless otherwise noted. (Often to spectate is free.) ————— 02/07/16 ————— 02/07/16 Fishing Derby 7 AM–2 PM It’s time for the annual fishing derby, supported by the Lake Bronson Lions Club. Come as a contestant or a spectator and see what the lake has to offer for walleye, northern pike and perch. Register […]

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 […]