The nature center offers special events each season, and this spring/summer is no exception! Join us for this wonderful opportunity.
Current Special Event
FISH CREEK TRAIL GRAND OPENING!
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY: 7:00 PM
RAINDATE: (CHECK CITY WEBSITE FOR WEATHER UPDATES OR CALL THE NATURE CENTER, 651-249-2170)
AT FISH CREEK- HENRY LANE AND CARVER AVE.
PARALLEL PARK ALONG HENRY LANE.
Come join us to celebrate the brand new walking trail through the Fish Creek uplands! Scenic views of rolling hills filled with new prairie wildflowers and grasses will amaze and delight.
On the way up, try your hand at identifying some pollinators and the wildflowers they depend on, catch and release some fascinating insects!
At the top, meet some of the people involved in creating this new site; take your picture with Ella the Bee. Enjoy some tastes of fruit and ice cream snacks (Thank goodness for BEES!).
Explore and discover a prairie remnant and restoration; interesting bur oak research project; and bee monitoring transects.
Kids can win a door prize for taking the colorful Fish Creek Habitat/History Bingo! Little ones can make and take a simple butterfly kite; and more!
There’s something for everyone, so see you there!
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Fish Creek natural area partners are Great River Greening, Xerces Society, Ramsey County, Friends of Maplewood Nature