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October 2018

Minnesota Campus Bird Hike

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Join expert birders on a morning hike around the nature center. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Field guides and binoculars available to use or bring your own. Minnesota Campus hikes are led by bird expert Kevin Smith & Wisconsin Campus hikes are led by the St. Croix Valley Bird Club. Program fee: $6.00 or free for “Friends of CNC”, Hastings Environmental Protectors and St. Croix Valley Bird Club members. Please RSVP at 651-437-4359 and let us know you are…

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WI Campus Bird Hike

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wisconsin Campus, 300 East Cove Road
Hudson, WI 54016
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Join the St. Croix Valley Bird Club on a morning hike on our beautiful WI campus. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Program fee: $6.00 or free for “Friends of CNC”, Hastings Environmental Protectors, Hastings High School students, and St. Croix Valley Bird Club members. Please RSVP at 651-437-4359 and let us know you are coming.

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Apple Fest

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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When: October 13 and 14, 10:00 am-5:00 pm Stop out and partake in Apple Fest. The event includes hay rides, live raptor programs, music, pumpkin decorating, apple brats and more. Carpenter Nature Center offers some of the most delicious and healthiest apples around the St. Croix Valley. We use eco friendly techniques and minimal sprays. You can purchase pies and other baked goods made with CNC apples from our volunteers. This free event is fun for all ages.

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Apple Fest

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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When: October 13 and 14, 10:00 am-5:00 pm Stop out and partake in Apple Fest. The event includes hay rides, live raptor programs, music, pumpkin decorating, apple brats and more. Carpenter Nature Center offers some of the most delicious and healthiest apples around the St. Croix Valley. We use eco friendly techniques and minimal sprays. You can purchase pies and other baked goods made with CNC apples from our volunteers. This free event is fun for all ages.

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Public Bird Banding

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Earth Day Bird Festival

Join CNC’s expert bird banders every month as they catch, band and release songbirds on our Minnesota campus. Banding runs continuously and visitors may come and go at any time. Donations of birdseed or suet are greatly appreciated in lieu of a program fee.

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Preschool Storytime: Costumes and Critters

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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CNC’s Preschool Story Times are designed to introduce young children, ages 2 through 5 (with a parent or guardian), to nature in a fun and safe environment. We’ll listen to stories, spend some time outdoors, make an art or craft project and meet live animals. We will be going outside for every program so be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. Please call 651-437-4359 to register. Program fee: $5.00 per child or $3.00 per preschooler for “Friends of CNC”; no charge…

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November 2018

Minnesota Campus Bird Hike

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Join expert birders on a morning hike around the nature center. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Field guides and binoculars available to use or bring your own. Minnesota Campus hikes are led by bird expert Kevin Smith & Wisconsin Campus hikes are led by the St. Croix Valley Bird Club. Program fee: $6.00 or free for “Friends of CNC”, Hastings Environmental Protectors and St. Croix Valley Bird Club members. Please RSVP at 651-437-4359 and let us know you are…

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Preschool Storytime: Turkey Time

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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CNC’s Preschool Story Times are designed to introduce young children, ages 2 through 5 (with a parent or guardian), to nature in a fun and safe environment. We’ll listen to stories, spend some time outdoors, make an art or craft project and meet live animals. We will be going outside for every program so be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. Please call 651-437-4359 to register. Program fee: $5.00 per child or $3.00 per preschooler for “Friends of CNC”; no charge…

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Home School Program: Outdoor Survival Skills

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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CNC's Home School Programs are created to offer students (ages 5 & up) an opportunity to meet other children and take part in outdoor environmental education. In this class students will learn important outdoor survival skills. The majority of time is spent outdoors, please dress for the weather. Program fee: $6 per student or $4 for "Friends of CNC."

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WI Campus Bird Hike

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wisconsin Campus, 300 East Cove Road
Hudson, WI 54016
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Join the St. Croix Valley Bird Club on a morning hike on our beautiful WI campus. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Program fee: $6.00 or free for “Friends of CNC”, Hastings Environmental Protectors, Hastings High School students, and St. Croix Valley Bird Club members. Please RSVP at 651-437-4359 and let us know you are coming.

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