Telling Wild Tales

A Writing Workshop: 1-4 p.m.

Are you fascinated by the natural world? Would you like to explore environmental themes through poetry, creative nonfiction or memoir? Do you have a story you’d like to tell about your own experiences in wild places? Join environmental author and poet Laurie Allmann for an afternoon of engaging discussion, time outdoors and writing exercises inspired by the beautiful natural setting of Belwin Conservancy. Opportunity will be provided for participants who wish to discuss works-in-progress. Participation in public reading is optional.

Please dress to be outside. Experienced and beginning writers of all genres welcome! Open to ages 16 & up. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. RSVP below.

Public Reading & Reception: 5-6 p.m.

Later the same day, the public is invited to attend a reading of selected works hosted by Laurie Allmann and interested workshop participants. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public.

Open Third Saturday

"Telling Wild Tales" is part of Belwin Conservancy's monthly Open Third Saturdays. Open Third Saturdays are held on the third Saturday of every month. Each day includes a program led by a scientist or artist and is targeted at a differing age groups from children to adults. These programs are free for current members of Belwin at any level.

Trails Open

In addition to instructor-led programming, all members of the Belwin Conservancy are invited to visit and take a walk on the trails near the Education Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


The deadline to register for the Telling Wild Tales has past. Please call (651) 436-5189 x11 or email to see if there is a waitlist. You may also register for another event.

Event Details

May 21st, 2016
from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Belwin "Creative Center"
795 Indian Trail
Afton MN 55001

Open To

This event is open to Everyone

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