Winter, 2018

Renovations Come True at Nature Center
1978 Nature Center Photo

Since 1978 the visitor center at the Maplewood Nature Center has been hosting environmental programs for young and old. What do you do with a  40-year-old well-used, well-loved City building?  Update it to make it work for today!    Read more..

Green Building Program

Green Building CodeBuilding codes were different in 1978 when the Nature Center was constructed.  Energy efficiency was not the top priority.  Now, all new City-owned or financed buildings or renovations must be built to the green building standards outlined in the International Green Construction Code.   Read more..

Out and About

MNC Winter landscape

Fur Trade Heritage
Jan 27, 1:30pm

Snowshoes standing up

Tips for Your Home and Yard

Clothes_donation_EHI-610x300Items for Donation  -  Do you have items such as clothes and small household goods that are still usable? There are many charities, non-profits, consignment stores,  thrift stores and antique shops in the area that could use your unwanted items. It's not just clothes. Household items, furniture, even building supplies can be donated.  
For more information visit or call 651-633-EASY (3279) 24/7.


GettyImages-185051162 - CopySnowshoe rental at the Nature Center.  Only $5 per pair.

Ice Skating (2)Our Ice Rinks are now open! Find a rink closest to you.

Just for Fun

Just for Fun

Leon Lillie credit  FatBikeGo exploring on a fat tire bike.

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