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September 2021

Night in Nature

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Education Center, 1553 Stagecoach Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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Those who support Belwin as donors and volunteers are invited to attend our annual appreciation event, Night in Nature. Revel in the beauty of a fall evening as you enjoy live music, the company of friends, and great food, wine and beer. We’ll celebrate our 50-year partnership with Saint Paul Public Schools and share our vision for what comes next. To RSVP or check your donor status, contact us at donations@belwin.org or 651-436-5189.

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October 2021

Amphibians & Reptiles of Minnesota

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Education Center, 1553 Stagecoach Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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$25

Minnesota is home to a number of amphibians and reptiles and some of these call Belwin Conservancy their home. We will be hiking and searching for a variety of species, discussing their life cycles, their habitats, and how these amazing creatures prepare for the winter season. Prepare to hike on trail and off for a good share of the time. Closed toed hiking shoes, long pants, tick protection and a water bottle are highly recommended. This class will be led…

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Sit Still: A Workshop with Tom Bierlein

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Belwin Creative Center, 795 Indian Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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Free

The public is invited to a special workshop with Belwin Conservancy’s 2021 Artist in Residence, Tom Bierlein. Participants will meet with Tom at Belwin’s Creative Center and discuss his installation, “The Coming Soil,” then enjoy a self-guided walk and time for listening to the natural elements. The workshop also will include a discussion and tasting of mushrooms related to the installation. Dress for the elements and be prepared to hike through woodland and prairie and on steep hills. Bring a…

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Take a Fall Walk on the Wild Side

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Belwin Creative Center, 795 Indian Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001 United States
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$25

Immerse yourself in a restored oak savanna prairie at Belwin's Creative Center for a hike in the crisp air amidst the colors and sounds of the early fall season. Led by Belwin's Interpretive Naturalist Lynette Anderson, our hike will take us up hills and down, looking and listening for signs of seasonal change. Dress for the weather. Bring water and binoculars if you have them. This class is presented in partnership with Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education. Registration is…

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50th Celebration Open House

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Celebrate Belwin’s 50th anniversary by exploring all of Belwin's trails. There will be: Live music on the prairies and in the forests Arts activities Poetry readings Guided hikes for all ages and abilities A celebratory gathering at 2:30 p.m. at Belwin’s Education Center Begin your day at any one of these Belwin locations: Belwin’s Creative Center (For poetry, 795 Indian Trail S., Afton, MN 55001; for Hiking, park at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 14107 Hudson Rd S, Afton, MN…

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December 2021

Winter Solstice Bonfire

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields, 15601 Hudson Road N.
Lakeland, 55082
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$10

Join us at a new location for this year’s Solstice Bonfire! We’ll have a warming tent, hot cider and cookies, night hikes, and more. Plus, Ikidowin Youth Theater storytellers will perform at 7:00 p.m. Cost is $10/car.

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COVID POLICY & OUTDOOR RECREATION GUIDELINES

At this time, Belwin is holding a limited number of events. We are continuously monitoring the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and will modify events as needed in order to follow Stay Safe MN and CDC guidelines. While enjoying our 7.5 miles of public trails, open daily from dawn to dusk, please maintain six feet of distance between yourself and others on the trails. Thank you!

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