Do This Now: Editor-selected events at state, regional and local parks

  • Updated: March 27, 2014 - 2:15 PM

Minnesota DNR

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Silverwood Park, March 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Whether you’re an experienced shutterbug or an enthusiastic amateur, check out this once-a-month workshop on the intersections of nature and photography. $25. Lunch provided. Reservation required; 763-559-6700. More information:

2 Maple syruping in your back yard

Fort Snelling State Park, March 29 and 30, 1-2:30 p.m.

Everything you ever wanted to know about maple syrup — how to tap, how to process, plus a brief history lesson on this fine natural sweetener. Samples provided. More information: 612-725-2724 or

3 Maple syrup making in Camden’s sugar bush

Camden State Park, March 29, 1-3 p.m.

The cool valley of the Redwood River has protected a thriving maple population from the hotter, drier prairies surrounding this state park. Learn more about the valley and its syruping traditions before taste-testing the finished product. More information: 507-865-4530 or

4 Owls of Minnesota

Fort Ridgely State Park, March 29, 2-3 p.m.

Check out this presentation on the distinct characteristics of owls, covering 12 different species found in Minnesota including the Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl and Eastern Screech-Owl. More information: 1-507-384-8890 or

5 DNR turkey hunting clinic

Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement, March 31, 6-9 p.m.

Get ready for turkey hunting season (the opener is April 16) by learning about the biology and behavior of the wild turkey. Presented by DNR-certified turkey hunting instructors, this clinic covers turkey management, hunting behavior and equipment. Ages 11-plus. $7.50. More information: www.three

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