Sat., Sept. 29, 9am-noon — Nurture Nature: A National Public Lands Day Event
Before: Project area at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center
Join Dakota County park staff and other volunteers for this fun, family-friendly event to help transform a large segment of mowed turf grass behind the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center and replace with a series of demonstration rainwater and pollinator gardens, bee lawn plantings, and wildlife observation features, and more.
After a morning of planting shrubs, plugs and seeds, enjoy a complimentary thank-you lunch provided by Dakota County.
Location: Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Visitor Center, 860 Cliff Rd., Eagan
To pre-register or for additional information contact Garrett Zaffke, Dakota County Volunteer Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-438-4635
Wed., Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30pm – 2nd Annual Our Wilderness, Our Future
We are bringing people together to learn more and help shape the conversation about the future of our wilderness.
Featured Presentation: Will Steger – Eyewitness to Global Warming
Will Steger, world renowned polar explorer, educator, photographer, writer and lecturer will present a retrospective of a life in the arctic regions of the world. His presentation “Eyewitness to Global Warming” is his vivid account of the changes that he’s witnessed firsthand, caused by global warming.
Presentation: Lebanon Hills – Conserving Nature Close to Home
Dakota County Parks Natural Resources staff will provide an update on restoration progress at Lebanon Hills. Learn about several project areas, buckthorn management, and more. There will be opportunity for Q/A and discussion with staff.
Wed., Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30pm
School of Environmental Studies
12155 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd., Apple Valley, MN
Doors open at 6pm. Seating is limited. Following the event, all are welcome to join for a social gathering with Will Steger at The Mason Jar, 1565 Cliff Rd., Eagan