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Honey Harvest
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Location: Westwood Hills Nature Center-St Louis Park
Date of Event: 9/24/17

Buzz on down to Westwood and uncap the lives of honeybees. Visit our hives to observe the honeybees in action. Find out how honey is extracted, make a beeswax candle and get your taste buds ready for a sweet treat. This is a fee based activity and pre-registration is required. See website for details.

National Public Lands Day @ Coldwater Spring
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Location: Coldwater Spring - Minneapolis
Date of Event: 9/30/17

Lend a hand restoring our national park! The National Park Service is restoring the land surrounding Coldwater Spring to create oak savannah, prairie, and wetland habitats. This park is located between Minnehaha Falls Regional Park and Historic Fort Snelling. We will provide gloves and all necessary tools and equipment. Come out and help us plant for the future! This is a free event however registration is requested. See website for details.

Fall Colors Hike
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Location: Ney Nature Center-Henderson
Date of Event: 9/30/17

Join a naturalist as we explore the fall colors and local wildlife on the trails. All ages. This is a fee based activity and reservations are required. See website for details.

Family Archery Night
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Location: Lake Minnewashta Regional Park-Chanhassen
Date of Event: 10/3/17

Bring your entire family out to the park for a new adventure: archery! This is a fee based activity and registration is required. See website for details.

Meeting Monarchs
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Location: MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge-Bloomington
Date of Event: Tuesday-Sunday, Sept 9 - Oct 7

Join refuge staff and Journey North in tracking the monarch migration this year. Begin your adventure at the front desk for equipment and some brief instruction. Then explore the surrounding prairie with net in hand. 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. April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5. See website for details.

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