Weekend Nature Activities: May 23–25

May 24, Como Park Garlic Mustard Challenge
9-11 a.m. (REGISTRATION)
We are partnering witConservation Corps Minnesota to host a garlic mustard challenge. Join the Corps crews and other groups and individuals to help us clear away this pesky invasive species.
Location: Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom (CWOC)

May 24, Beaver Dam Hike
10 a.m.–noon
Naturalist-led hike with info. on beavers.
Location: Mystery Cabe State Park (near Wykoff, meet at amphitheater)

May 24, Weaving with Natural Fibers
1–3 p.m.
Learn how to collect, prep, and weave out of natural fibers. Materials provided.
Location: Mystery Cave State Park (meet at picnic shelter)

May 25, Trout Fishing Basics
10 a.m.–noon (register: 507-937-3251)
Learn how to fish. Limited gear provided (fishing license waived).
Location: Mystery Cave State Park
Event occurs again 10 a.m.–noon on June 7

May 25, Harvesting Aged Shellfish
10 a.m.–noon
Keep the fossils you find. Expect a good yield of 450-million-year-old brachiopods!
Location: Mystery Cave State Park
Event occurs again 10 a.m.–noon on May 31

May 25, Snakes of the Bluff Lands
8:30–9:30 p.m.
Learn all about snakes of the regions, see a timber rattlesnake and hold a garter snake.
Location: Mystery Cave State Park (meet at amphitheater)

May 31, Butterfly Tour
10 a.m.–noon
Location: Sherburne NWR (Mahnomen Trail)