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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Winter Night Hike

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Join an Eco Elsa educator on a night hike through a winter wonderland. Learn about and listen to the creatures that call Minnesota home during our winter nights while getting to do owl calls, play night games and more!

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Youth Ice Fishing

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Hooked on Fishing? We'll teach you everything you need to know: how to get set up, put on bait and take fish off of your hook. You’ll learn about the different kinds of fish and the baits used to catch them. Register to fish on Feb. 4!

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Winter Pop Up Park

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Recreation staff will be popping up at Neill Park bringing games and activities to you for free! Activities geared toward kids ages 5-12.
Feb. 2 | 4 - 6 p.m.

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Polar Fest

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Experience the coolest festival in Burnsville Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at North River Hills Park! Celebrate winter with us with all kinds of family-friendly outdoor activities, horse and carriage rides, ice bowling, music, sledding and skating!

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Guided Adult Snowshoe

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Explore winter landscape with a snowshoe hike. A naturalist who will point out things along the way from their unique perspective. Snowshoes and instructions will be provided. Join us Feb. 4!

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Posted on: December 26, 2022

Winter ABC's Hike with Eco Elsa

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Learn the alphabet while on a hike and learning about winter too! On your hike, you'll play games and work on activities to help kids learn their ABCs. motor skills and more. Join us on Feb. 15! Families with children ages 3-6 are welcome.

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Winter Tracking Games with Eco Elsa

Winter Tracking Games

Learn how to identify common animal footprints and learn the basic skills to find their “opponent,” track them while playing games and activities. Take on the challenges and see if you ultimately triumph on your way to becoming a master tracker Mar. 11!

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