Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Education Center Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experiences: Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. November topic: Winter Survival Strategies. Join Naturalist Jim Rue as he takes us ...

Everyone


Friday, December 20th, 2019

Winter Solstice Bonfire

Open to Everyone! $5/car. Celebrate the longest night and the return of the light at Belwin’s annual solstice bonfire. Special guests Ikidowin Youth Theater will treat you to Ojibwe stories that can only be told when there is snow on the ground. Evening includes night hikes and hot ...

Everyone


Saturday, December 21st, 2019

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

Education Center Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experiences: Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Guided Experiences at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. December topic: Winter Hike with naturalist Lynette Anderson. Free to independently explore the ...

Everyone


Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

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


Friday, January 17th, 2020

Owl Prowl

Free for members; $10/family for non-members. Come to an Owl Prowl at Belwin Conservancy to learn about all of our Minnesota owls. Because owls seem to be more vocal at dusk, as they begin hunting, this year our popular program will run from 4:30 p.m. to 6 ...

Everyone / $10


Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Owl Prowl

Free for members; $10/family for non-members. Come to an Owl Prowl at Belwin Conservancy to learn about all of our Minnesota owls. Because owls seem to be more vocal at dusk, as they begin hunting, this year our popular program will run from 4:30 p.m. to 6 ...

Everyone / $10

Education Center Third Saturday

FREE and Open to everyone! Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Lynette Anderson, Belwin's Interpretive Naturalist, will be in the Education Center building to greet you, answer your questions, and suggest hikes. Bring your own snowshoes or cross-country skis. Hot cocoa and tea ...

Everyone


Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Annual Open House

Free and Open to Everyone! Our kid-friendly open house will include night hikes, warm drinks and s’mores by the campfire. A naturalist from Carpenter Nature Center will bring their red-tailed hawk and hognose snake. Minnesota Audubon will also share fun owl activities. Photo courtesy of Carpenter Nature Center.

Everyone


Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Education Center Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experiences: Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Hour-Long Guided Experience at 10:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. February topic: Guided Hike to the Earth Shelter. Walk, ski or ...

Everyone


Friday, March 13th, 2020

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


Saturday, March 14th, 2020

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


Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Education Center Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experiences: Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Hour-Long Guided Experience at 10:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. March topic: Mud! It’s mud month! Come and look for ...

Everyone


Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Education Center Third Saturday

Open to everyone! Guided Experiences: Free for members, $10/family for non-members. Explore the Belwin Education Center and its miles of rolling, wooded trails. Hour-Long Guided Experience at 10:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. April topic: Spring Migrants. Look for early spring migrants and learn ...

Everyone


Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Frog Walk at Belwin Main Office

Open to everyone! Free for members; $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, wood frogs, chorus frogs) and maybe a timberdoodle too. Dress for the weather. This is a rain or shine event ...

Everyone


Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Twilight Hike at 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. Photo by Greg Seitz.

Everyone


Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Frog Walk at Belwin Main Office

Open to everyone! Free for members; $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, wood frogs, chorus frogs) and maybe a timberdoodle too. Dress for the weather. This is a rain or shine event ...

Everyone


Sunday, May 10th, 2020

Mother’s Day Bird Hike

Free and open to everyone! Come and celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at Belwin Conservancy, held in partnership with Tropical Wings. Join naturalist Lynette Anderson for an early morning bird hike as we listen and look for the returning harbingers of spring. Meet at the Belwin Conservancy Main Office. Photo ...

Everyone


Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Annual 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 festival will be held rain (or snow!) or ...

Everyone