It’s all free and children are welcome. To learn more, call 952-492-5425 or visit www.scottswcd.org.
Birding day is April 20
A full day of birding activities is slated for Hastings Area Birding Day, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 at the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.
Novices and experienced birders are welcome at the event, organized by the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department.
Activities include a youth birding competition, a bird banding demonstration, a birding class, a bird tour, a raptor program and field trips to birding hot spots.
To register, call the nature center at 651-437-4359. For more information, see www.startribune.com/a2161.
Savage, Prior Lake
Tree sale coming up for Arbor Day
Residents of Savage and Prior Lake are eligible for a tree sale this month. Trees will be sold at the wholesale rate but without a warranty.
Size ranges from an inch to two inches in diameter, with prices from $10 to about $50.
Savage and Prior Lake host the event for their residents and those living in nearby Credit River and Spring Lake townships.
The sale — rain or shine — is from 9 to 11 a.m. April 27 at the Savage public works facility, 13770 Dakota Av.
Trees may be ordered and paid for ahead of time, or purchased on site, first-come, first-served. No credit cards will be accepted on the day of the sale, just cash or checks.
The tree varieties to be offered are displayed online at cityofsavage.com/images/docs/forestry/treelist.pdf.