Newsletter: Maplewood Nature Center

image22c5d8Maplewood Nature Center is a 40-acre preserve operated by the City of Maplewood. The Visitor Center is located at 2659 East Seventh Street in Maplewood and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Nature Play Yard adjoins the Visitor Center. Trails wind through oak woods and marsh and are open every day from dawn to dusk.  Use of facilities is free of charge.

Many of the Naturalist led programs are free or come with a minimal charge. For more information about Maplewood Nature Center and its programs visit www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com or call 651-249-2170.

Upcoming activities at Maplewood Nature Center

WILD WEATHER IN MINNESOTA WITH PETE BOULAY

(Adults, and ages 12+ welcome)

AT MAPLEWOOD NATURE CENTER, 2659 E 7TH ST., MAPLEWOOD, MN 55119.

Saturday December 7, 1:00pm-2:30pm  

Learn how to read weather radar for your home, drive, and for events planning.  Learn more about what those forecasts really mean, and what to watch for during Minnesota Winters.  Learn about cloud formations and take home your very own cloud chart. This program is great for folks who have just moved to Minnesota, AND life-long Minnesota dwellers alike!   Learn winter preparedness tips and tricks from the Naturalist including how to keep warm and stay safe in winter. 

Fee: Free! Register by Thursday, December 4 at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity #16552.

 

FULL MOON WALK

(Ages 7+ with adult, small scout troops welcome.)

AT MAPLEWOOD NATURE CENTER, 2659 E 7TH ST., MAPLEWOOD, MN 55119.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12th, 6:30PM – 8:00PM 

Walk when the Moon is full to listen and look for these flying mousetraps! Great horned and barred owls make the nature center home. Back inside, dissect an owl pellet to identify the teeth and bones of the creatures they eat.  Learn to identify 5 owl calls and practice calling, too!  Bring a mug for a hot beverage afterward!  Small scout or youth groups welcome.

Fee: $5 per person, Register online by Tuesday, December 10. Register at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com and click on the RegisterOnline-Go button, or call 651-249-2170. Activity #16553.

More information is available at: Maplewood Nature Center