A recent history of poetry at Belwin Conservancy, from our first artist in resident to a community poem written this summer.
Light in the Darkness
On most evenings, a drive past Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields means a drive through the peaceful darkness of Hudson Road. However, on one night of the year there is an unmistakable light that, moving past the fields, you just can’t miss: the bright glow of Belwin’s annual Winter Solstice Bonfire. Katie Bloome, Belwin’s Executive… Continue Reading Light in the Darkness
Community Highlight: Gabrielle Horner
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
An Ecological History of Belwin
“Roaming Stone” marks Belwin’s first long-term art installation, commissioned as part of 4Ground: Midwest Land Art Biennial.
The Music of Restoration: Belwin Prepares for Third “Music in the Trees”
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”