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July 2024

Jul
11

Tour Scott and Kathy Regenscheid native gardens

Thursday, July 11th, 2024
to (Central Time)
The Regenscheid's place, MN Map

Public Welcome Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

Scott and Kathy will show us their beautiful native gardens they have established on their property.  They have multiple gardens and beautiful views of the lake and surrounding wetlands.  The address will be provided to participants.

Jul
21

Native Garden Tours - Northfield

Sunday, July 21st, 2024
to (Central Time)
Emmaus Church, Northfield, MN, 712 Linden St N, Northfield, MN, 55057 Map

Public Welcome Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

We will meet at the Emmaus church and carpool for the tour to see native gardens in Northfield, including Pat Johnson's.

August 2024

Aug
8

Mud Creek WMA tour

Thursday, August 8th, 2024
to (Central Time)

Public Welcome Free Event Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Mud Creak WMA has a beautiful restored prairie full of gentians, compass plants, cup flowers, some leadplant, monarda… 

There is a rocky road down to a boardwalk up to the mud lake that is accessible except for very wet times.  The road is very walkable but rough.  The trail is about 3/4 of a mile long.  If possible we will provide rides down the trail for those who don't wish to walk.

(near I35 & Hwy19)

Aug
22

Prairie Moon Tour

Thursday, August 22nd, 2024
to (Central Time)
Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN, 55987 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Free Public Parking

We will tour the Prairie Moon Nursery and see their production of native plants.  The tour starts at 2pm, but our carpools will leave Northfield by noon to get there in time.  If enough people signup, we may take a bus.

The date and time may change as their tour schedules aren't created yet.

September 2024

Sep
12

Dr. Dick Huston's Restored Prairie Tour

Thursday, September 12th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Richard Huston's prairie, Faribault, MN, 55021 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking

Dick started a major prairie restoration in 1999.  He now has a beautiful mature prairie that he works hard to maintain.  We will carpool from the Emmaus church in Northfield.

October 2024

Oct
10

Mn terrestrial Invasives Plants -MN Dept of Ag Invasive Species Program.

Thursday, October 10th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Emmaus Church, Northfield, MN, 712 Linden St N, Northfield, MN, 55057 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

Mn terrestrial invasives: Terrestrial plants -MN Dept of Ag Invasive Species Program. 

Breanna Wheeler Chair, Terrestrial Invasive Species Funding Subcommittee DNR Natural Heritage Advisory Committee and fellow Wild Ones SE MN Prairie Partner member will present on Minnesota terrestrial invasive plants.  Breanna is very knowledgeable and an excellent speaker.  Should be very informative and interesting!

November 2024

Nov
14

Annual chapter meeting, Native Seed Share event and appetizer potluck, plus a Presentation on Native Plants and their importance to Wildlife

Thursday, November 14th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Emmaus Church, Northfield, MN, 712 Linden St N, Northfield, MN, 55057 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking

We will start with our native seed share event and appetizer potluck, then do a brief annual meeting with member's only voting for 2025 officers   At 7pm, we will statt the presentation:  DNR Native plants and their importance to wildlife by Shelley Gorham, Assistant Area Wildlife Manager, MN DNR - Wildlife, Owatonna Area

December 2024

Dec
12

Annual end of year luncheon Members Only

Thursday, December 12th, 2024
to (Central Time)
Buntrock Commons, St. Olaf college campus, Northfield, MN, 55057 Map

Members Only Chapter Social Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

Members are invited to come and socialize and enjoy good conversation, food and fun as we celebrate 2024 and look forward to 2025.  Always a great time and excellent way to get to know other members.