1 Snowshoe the St. Croix
Wild River State Park, Dec. 21, noon-2 p.m.
Take a guided 1-mile snowshoe hike for lovely winter scenes along the St. Croix River. Ages 8-plus. Snowshoes provided. Reservation required; 651-583-2125. More information: www.mndnr.gov.
2 Birding for beginners
Fort Snelling State Park, Dec. 21, 1-2:30 p.m.
Join a naturalist for a winter birding hike, learning as you go about the basics of bird identification. Binoculars and bird guides available upon request. Reservation required; 612-725-2724. More information: www.mndnr.gov.
3 Winter survival camp
Cleary Lake Regional Park, Dec. 26 & 27, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Designed for stir-crazy kids on winter break, this educational day camp covers a host of winter survival skills. Lessons include shelter-building, fire-making, animal tracking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. $96. Ages 8-11. Equipment provided. Reservation required; 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparks.org.
4 Intro to Nordic skiing
Wild River State Park, Dec. 27, noon-2 p.m.
This leisurely program promises a crash course on cross-country skiing. After a short lesson, participants are free to explore the park’s large network of groomed ski trails. Ages 10-plus. Equipment rental available; 651-257-0685. Registration required; 651-583-2125. More information: www.mndnr.gov.
5 Winter wildlife trek
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Dec. 27, 10-11:30 a.m. Meet at the Bloomington Education and Visitor Center for a snowshoe hike led by refuge staffers. Spend the morning tracking winter wildlife while hoofing around Long Meadow Lake. Snowshoes provided. Reservations required; 952-854-5900. More information: www.fws.gov/refuge/Minnesota_Valley.
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|Atlanta - WP: E. Santana||2|
|Washington - LP: R. Soriano||6||FINAL|
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