Some Hands on Learning with Little House in the Big Woods

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We are in the midst of reading the Little House books right now.  Ever since we read the maple syruping chapter in Little House in the Big Woods, I’ve been looking forward to our chance to go try it out.  It’s here this weekend!! Lowry Nature Center is offering a DIY Maple Syrup program on [...]

Free Family Fun At Three Rivers Parks This Weekend

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Deer Watch Eastman Nature Center 13351 Elm Creek Road Dayton, MN 55369 Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. You and your family can watch for deer in the nature center’s wildlife area and observe the subtle and not-so-subtle behaviors deer use to communicate to each other. While you are there, touch and look at deer [...]

Free Family-Friendly Labor Day Weekend Activities at the Three Rivers Parks

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The Three Rivers Parks District is offering several free, family-friendly activities this weekend.  If you are looking for some end-of-summer fun with your family you might try one of these activities.  All of these programs are free, but  donations for the Wonder Fund to create opportunities for school groups and youth with financial need to experience [...]

Free Events At Three Rivers Parks – Something For Everyone This Weekend

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This is a good weekend to visit one of the many parks in the Three Rivers Parks District.  Whether your family is into art, natural sciences or golf, you can probably find something you would all enjoy doing together. Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon Bird Banding: I know this opportunity for close encounters with wild birds [...]

Bird Banding Saturday at Lowry Nature Center

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Saturday is another Bird Banding day at Lowry Nature Center.  If your family is interested in some close encounters with wild birds, you can see wild songbirds being safely trapped, studied, and tagged with numbered rings. You may get a chance to hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release it.  Bird banding is from 9 [...]

Bird Banding at Lowry Nature Center – Saturday

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This is another Bird Banding Weekend at Lowry Nature Center on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  If your family would like some close encounters with wild birds and a chance to see wild songbirds being safely trapped, studied, and tagged with numbered rings, this is your chance. You may get a chance to hear a [...]

Raptors in the Yard – Sunday, February 19th

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On Sunday see live birds of prey, learn their survival strategies, and find out why they live in captivity.  Bring your kids and your camera to Lowry Nature Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  There is no fee for this program, but the Three Rivers Park District will take donations to help [...]

Raptors in the Yard

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On Saturday, your family has two chances to see live birds of prey, learn their survival strategies, and find out why they live in captivity at Raptors in the Yard. You can either see them at Richardson Nature Center from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or at Lowry Nature Center from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 [...]

Bird Banding at Lowry Nature Center – Saturday, May 21, 2011

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On Saturday, Lowry Nature Center is the place to be for close encounters with wild birds! See wild songbirds being safely trapped, studied and tagged with numbered rings. You may get a chance to hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release it.  Restricted to participants age 5 and older.

Look for Bunnies at Eastman Nature Center and Lowry Nature Center – Sunday, April 24, 2011

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Three Rivers Park District is offering some fun bunny-related events in time for Easter this weekend.  Eastman Nature Center is offering, “Where is the Bunny?” from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Families can hunt for hidden bunnies on the trail to earn a treat. Lowry Nature Center is featuring a Bunny Hike from 1:00 to 3:00 [...]

Bird Banding at Lowry Nature Center – Saturday, April 16, 2011

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On Saturday, Lowry Nature Center is the place to to take your family to see wild songbirds being safely trapped, studied and tagged with numbered rings. You may even get a chance to hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release it.  This activity is restricted to participants age 5 and older.

Three Rivers Park District Presents Bird Banding — Saturday March 26, 2011

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Experience close encounters with wild birds at Eastman Nature Center or Lowry Nature Center, Saturday from 9 a.m. to Noon! See birds up close. Join biologists who are studying wild songbirds to learn about age, migration and populations. Birds are safely captured, measured, weighed, and assessed before being banded and released. Bring a camera for [...]

Lowry and Richardson Nature Centers offers Raptors in the Yard – Sunday January 16, 2011

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What fun to see live birds of prey, learn their survival strategies, and find out why they live in captivity.  Bring your kids and your camera to either Lowry Nature Center or Richardson Nature Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There is no fee for this program, but the Three Rivers Park [...]

Three Rivers Park District Presents Bird Banding — Saturday January 15, 2011

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Experience close encounters with wild birds at either Eastman Nature Center or Lowry Nature Center, Saturday from 9 a.m. to Noon! See birds up close. Join biologists who are studying wild songbirds to learn about age, migration and populations. Birds are safely captured, measured, weighed, and assessed before being banded and released. Bring a camera [...]

Lowry and Richardson Nature Centers Offers Raptors in the Yard – Sunday December 19, 2010

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Two parks in the Three Rivers Parks District are introducing live birds of prey this Sunday.  Learn their survival strategies, and find out why they live in captivity.  Bring your kids and your camera to either Lowry Nature Center or Richardson Nature Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There is no fee [...]

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