Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Early Morning Bird Hike Waitlist

Join us for an early morning bird hike to listen and watch for migratory birds returning home or passing through. Space limited to 15 participants. Black and White Warbler photo by Mike & Chris

Free for Belwin members, fee for non-members.

Open Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experience: Free for members, $10 for non-members Photo by Wolfgang Wander Participate in programs, meet Belwin staff, explore the trails, and connect with nature. One-Hour Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. departing from the Education Center. April topic: Hone your ...

Everyone


Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Frog Walk at Bulrush Slough Waitlist

Open to everyone! Free for members, $10 for non-members Enjoy the auditory magic of a spring evening at Belwin Conservancy’s Bulrush Slough as we look and listen for Chorus Frogs, Spring Peepers and Wood Frogs. Space is limited to 15 participants.

Everyone


Friday, April 26th, 2019

Spring Galaxy Party with the Minnesota Astronomical Society

Did you know spring is a good time to view other distant galaxies? This is because our Milky Way galaxy is at or below the horizon, giving us an unobstructed view of intergalactic space. Join Minnesota Astronomical Society members to view galaxy superclusters like Markarian’s Chain in the Virgo ...

Everyone / $5


Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Frog Walk at Belwin Main Office

Open to everyone! Free for member; $10 for non-members. Enjoy an evening stroll around Belwin’s Bulrush Slough while listening for the spring calls of our native frogs (Spring Peepers, Chorus Frogs, Toads) and possibly a Woodcock, too! Space is limited to 15 participants. Photo courtesy of MNHerps.com.

Everyone


Sunday, May 12th, 2019

Mother’s Day Bird Hike

Free and open to everyone! Come and celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Belwin Conservancy! Join naturalist Lynette Anderson for an early morning bird hike to seek out migratory birds winging their way north for the nesting season. An Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) perched on a fence post in the ...

Everyone


Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Belwin Bison Festival

Free and open to everyone! Entrance fee for 5k fun run. Welcome a herd of juvenile male bison from NorthStar Bison to Belwin. This free community festival celebrates bison’s critical role in helping Belwin maintain and improve our restored prairie. The 2019 Belwin Bison Festival includes: Bison release 5K ...

Everyone


Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Twilight Hike at the Belwin Creative Center

Free and open to everyone! Come and experience the magic of Belwin’s Oak Savanna restoration, one of the largest in the state.

Everyone


Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Education Center Summer Saturdays Begin

Every Saturday, Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day weekend: Open to everyone for walking! Explore Belwin's Education Center and its miles of rolling woodlands, prairie and wetlands trails. On the third Saturday of the month Guided Experiences will be held at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m ...

Everyone


Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Third Saturday Programming at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Announcing new programming for families on Third Saturdays in the summer. At 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m., take part in a special program designed for children. Ages 10 and older: Join naturalist Jim Rue to discover turtle species ...

Everyone


Friday, June 21st, 2019

New Program! Women Walking Waitlist

Open to everyone! $10 per person Come and celebrate the seasonal changes in the natural world. Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice ... each brings us to a new season, a new place in our annual trip around the sun. We will begin indoors with centering exercises and easy ...

Everyone / $10


Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Third Saturday Programming at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Announcing new programming for families on Third Saturdays in the summer. At 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m., take part in a special program designed for children. Join Katie Burns from Minnesota Audubon to learn more about our feathered ...

Everyone


Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Partner Event: Youth Adaptive Program

In partnership with Woodbury Parks and Recreation, youth with special needs will visit Belwin's ADA accessible trails and wetlands and explore ponds and streams to discover what is living in these watery habitats. Using nets and buckets, the class will try to capture frogs as well as a variety ...

Everyone / $35


Friday, September 20th, 2019

New Program! Women Walking

Open to everyone! $10 per person Come and celebrate the seasonal changes in the natural world. Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice ... each brings us to a new season, a new place in our annual trip around the sun. We will begin indoors with centering exercises and easy ...

Everyone / $10


Friday, December 20th, 2019

Winter Solstice Bonfire

Open to everyone! $5/car Event: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the winter solstice with night hikes, warm cider, cookies, and a huge bonfire. RSVP requested. Please bring a flashlight and consider carpooling.

Everyone


Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

New Program! Women Walking

Open to everyone! $10 per person Come and celebrate the seasonal changes in the natural world. Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice ... each brings us to a new season, a new place in our annual trip around the sun. We will begin indoors with centering exercises and easy ...

Everyone / $10