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ACCESS - Noticing Nature on Snowshoes (Roosevelt 55+)Looking to try something different? Practice two new skills in one fun class! Strap on a pair of snowshoes and take a peaceful hike through the park with a naturalist guide to hone your nature observation abilities. Become grounded in nature while appreciating its ever-changing elements along our prairie, woodland, and river trails! If there is not enough snow coer for snowshoeing the class will continue with a naturalist led walk. Class held at Carl W. Kroening Nature Center, 4900 N Mississippi Dr.
ACCESS - Winter Tree Identification (Roosevelt)Learn how to use a dichotomous key and try identifying trees in the winter by comparing the different features. Discover adaptations Minnesota trees use to survive during the cold winters. Walk through the park with a naturalist guide to practice identification and learn more about the species you find. Class held at Carl W. Kroening Nature Center, 4900 N Mississippi Dr. Register online or call 612.668.2478
Introduction to Animal Tracking (Roosevelt 55+)Join Bill Kass, a member of the MN Tracking Club with certification in Track and Sign and Trailing in the US and Africa, to learn about how to find evidence of and identify animals, birds, and insects that make the Mississippi Regional Park their home. This class will consist of a classroom introduction followed by exploration along the river and through the woods in search of clues. Class held at Carl W. Kroening Nature Center, 4900 N Mississippi Dr.
Tour - MN State Services For the Blind & Talking Braille Library (Southwest)The only facility of its kind in Minnesota, the Communication Center began in 1953 as a public/private partnership with the State of Minnesota providing braille and audio transcription services. Come learn about the valuable services and audio products available to our residents. Tour held at State Services for the Blind, 2200 University Ave. W. #240, St. Paul, Minnesota 55114. If class is full, please enroll for the waitlist. We will contact you if a space becomes available.