Last year marked the 50th anniversary of Belwin Outdoor Science, a partnership between Saint Paul Public Schools and Belwin Conservancy to provide immersive outdoor education to school children. Since 1971, over 600,000 students have visited Belwin from Saint Paul and surrounding areas. For many, the visit leaves a lasting impression. One such visitor is Gabrielle… Continue Reading Community Highlight: Gabrielle Horner
If you come out to Belwin this August, you might be surprised by what you find. Walking up the trail to the Hilltop Classroom, the first thing you’ll notice will be the music filtering down through the pines. This music won’t be coming from any stage you can see, but rather from perches overhead. Looking… Continue Reading The Music of Restoration: Belwin Prepares for Third “Music in the Trees”
Celebrating a newly formed partnership with the American Indian Family Center and looking to the future of what we can accomplish together.
Go for a hike in any wooded area and you are bound to see holes in trees. Some may be from branches that have died and fallen off, some may be from one tree falling and hitting another, but many are probably from the percussion section of nature’s band: the woodpecker.
Caruncle, wattle, snood and beard, tom, hen, gobble and strut… A new language? Some new rap lyrics? Nope! They all refer to the wild turkey.