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October 2017

WI Campus Saw-whet Owl Banding

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wisconsin Campus, 300 East Cove Road
Hudson, WI 54016
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Whitefaced owl

October 5 & 19; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Minnesota Campus October 12 & 26 ; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Wisconsin Campus Learn about the migration patterns of Saw-whet Owls. Join our naturalists as they venture out to band some of our native owls. Space is limited so call early to reserve your spot. This program is weather dependent. Program fee: FREE

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WI Campus Bird Hike

October 14 @ 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 around the nature center. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Field guides and binoculars available to use or bring your own.  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 14 @ 10:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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When: October 14th and 15th, 10:00 am - 4:00 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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MN Campus Saw-whet Owl Banding

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Whitefaced owl

October 5 & 19; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Minnesota Campus October 12 & 26 ; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Wisconsin Campus Learn about the migration patterns of Saw-whet Owls. Join our naturalists as they venture out to band some of our native owls. Space is limited so call early to reserve your spot. This program is weather dependent. Program fee: FREE

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WI Campus Saw-whet Owl Banding

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wisconsin Campus, 300 East Cove Road
Hudson, WI 54016
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Whitefaced owl

October 5 & 19; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Minnesota Campus October 12 & 26 ; 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Wisconsin Campus Learn about the migration patterns of Saw-whet Owls. Join our naturalists as they venture out to band some of our native owls. Space is limited so call early to reserve your spot. This program is weather dependent. Program fee: FREE

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Bird Banding

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Carpenter Nature Center, 12805 St. Croix Trail S.
Hastings, MN 55033 United States
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Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about?  Banding records help us learn how long birds live, where they travel, when they migrate and many other interesting facts. CNC has been banding birds for over 30 years. Our bird banders welcome you to see songbirds up close and learn about the birds who share our ecosystem. Banding runs continuously for the full 3 ½ hours but visitors may come and go at any time. Please call ahead so…

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Preschool Story Time: Costumes and Critters

October 27 @ 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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Youth Archery at Lower Spring Lake Park Reserve

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lower Spring Lake Park Reserve, 13690 Pine Bend Trail
Rosemount, MN 55068 United States
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Come out to Lower Spring Lake Park Reserve Archery Trail to get pointers from local archery experts on the practice range, and then test your skills on the course. Shoot targets from both ground and tower stations at a variety of distances on diverse terrain. Program made possible by a grant from the MNDNR, a partnership with Kruger Farms krugerfarms.com, and facility use courtesy of Dakota County Parks. Recommended for ages 12+. BRING YOUR OWN BOW. Space is limited, and …

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November 2017

Preschool Story Time: Pigeons

November 10 @ 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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WI Campus Bird Hike

November 18 @ 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 around the nature center. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Field guides and binoculars available to use or bring your own.  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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