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Group of children using butterfly nets

Nature Friends till Summers End- Insects of the Prairie

February 11, 2022

Looking for something fun to do with your kids this summer?  Join our FREE family program series called Nature Friends till Summers End.  This summer…

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Leopard Frog floating

Nature Friends till Summers End – Live Frogs of Heckrodt

February 11, 2022

Looking for something fun to do with your kids this summer?  Join our FREE family program series called Nature Friends till Summers End.  This summer…

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Nature Friends till Summers End-Getting Wild @ The Wild Space

February 11, 2022

Looking for something fun to do with your kids this summer?  Join our FREE family program series called Nature Friends till Summers End.  This summer…

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Winter Solstice Hike

February 10, 2022

Let’s celebrate the end of 2022 and the beginning of more light in 2023. Follow the torch lit trail as we look forward to new…

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Children’s Christmas Gift Workshop

February 10, 2022

Want to avoid the busy stores during the holiday season and have the gifts made instead of bought?  Come join us and let the mindful…

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Torches along boardwalk

Creepy Crawlies

February 10, 2022

Enjoy the sights and sounds of fall by exploring the 4 Halloween themed trails. Festivities will include the Haunted Trail, Creatures of Night Trail, Little…

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Monarch Butterfly on Butterfly Weed

Monarch Maddness

February 10, 2022

Join our naturalist as we learn about these unique creatures. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about their life cycle, dress up like a…

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Gathering of families and community with pop up tent and picnic tables

Heckrodt Prairie Hootenanny

February 10, 2022

Come out to the Reserve for a prairie celebration of artisan food, live music, and nature.  We plan to highlight local producers and farmers by…

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Group of children with naturalist walking through nature reserve

Hiking at Heckrodt!

February 9, 2022

Let’s go on a hike into the wetlands.   This guided program will incorporate art and nature.  Create your own walking stick and explore new parts of…

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Group of volunteers clearing brush in nature reserve

HWR Edible Plant Program

February 9, 2022

Help us control our invasive plant populations.  Come learn about some edible plants found at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve.  This guided program will highlight foraging techniques,…

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