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Hibernate!
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Location: Fort Snelling State Park-Minneapolis
Date of Event: 11/18/17

Hibernation is the easy way to get through a Minnesota winter. But it is tricky and you need some special adaptations to make it work. Come find out how the winter sleepers snooze all winter. This is a free event however, parking pass is required. See website for details.

Abandoned Homes
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Location: Fort Snelling State Park-Minneapolis
Date of Event: 11/19/17

Join the Naturalist for this hike to search and look for the vacated homes left by the summer residents of the park. Learn how birds and other animals construct and furnish their summer homes. This is a free event however, parking pass is required. See website for details.

Burn off the Turkey Hike
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Location: Ney Nature Center-Henderson
Date of Event: 11/25/17

Burn off those Thanksgiving calories by taking an intermediate hike on the Nature Center trails. This is a fee based activity and reservations are required by Nov 23. See website for details.

Feeling Stuffed? Step it Off Hike
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Location: Interstate State Park-Taylors Falls
Date of Event: 11/24/17

Feeling a little full after holiday meals? Join the park naturalist for a one-mile hike along the Railroad Trail to get re-energized. We will search for signs of the season along the length of this mostly flat trail. This is a free event. See website for details.

Washington County Parks FREE Tuesdays
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Location: any Washington County Park
Date of Event: first Tuesday of every month

On the first Tuesday of every month (non-holiday) visit any Washington County Park for FREE. No vehicle permit required. October 3rd, November 7th and December 5th. See website for details.

Weekly Programs with a Ranger
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Location: MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge-Bloomington
Date of Event: 1pm Fridays & Saturdays through Marc

Join a ranger for a 1/2 mile Nature walk at 1pm each Friday and Saturday through March. Each week will focus on a different topic to explore what wildlife are experiencing on Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. These programs are free and fun for all ages. See website for details.

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