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Outdoors Notes for Aug. 13, 2017

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call (218) 726-4834 or email to register.

• Today: Split Rock Lighthouse kayak day trip No. 2

• Wednesday: Sea caves kayak day trip in Bayfield

• Sept. 9: Shoot for Fun fundraiser in Duluth

• Sept. 25: Adaptive archery begins at Chalstrom's Archery Center

• Sept. 26: Power soccer begins at Laura MacArthur Elementary School

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center offers these events. Call (218) 525-0001 or go to for registration.

• Geology walks, 10 a.m. Sundays through Aug. 27. Cost: $2 per person, $5 per family.

• Bird banding demonstrations, 7 a.m. to noon Thursdays through Aug. 24 if not raining. Donations accepted.

• The North Shore's Fascinating Geology, 10 a.m. Saturday. Cost: $2 per person, $5 per family.

• The Beauty and Birds of Hawk Ridge, 10 a.m. Aug. 26. Cost: $2 per person, $5 per family.

• Special workshop regarding invasive shed training, 6 p.m. Aug. 31. Cost: $10 per person, $8 for members. Pre-registration required.

• Lichens of the North Woods, 10 a.m. Sept. 2. Cost: $2 per person, $5 per family.

For a list of upcoming naturalist events at Jay Cooke State Park near Duluth, visit

St. Louis River Alliance citizen-based aquatic invasive species field experience paddle sessions in the St. Louis River, 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday and 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 22. Bring your own canoe or kayak if possible. Call Katie at (218) 733-9520 or email to register. Free.

League and open shooting, 2 p.m. to dusk Wednesdays, Proctor Gun Club, 5389 U.S. Highway 2. Call (218) 393-8927.

Superior Trap Club, 5642 Wisconsin HIghway 35, Superior, offers trap and junior trap shooting from 5 p.m. until dark Wednesdays through September. Call Rick at (715) 399-8528 to register. Go to

Paddle Duluth Community Days offers youth and families a chance to explore Duluth while paddling at these locations. Youth program from 2-5:30 p.m. and community paddling from 5:30-8 p.m. All equipment is provided. Open to children ages 5 and older with an adult. Go to or

• Wednesday — Park Point Recreation Area with canoes.

• Aug. 23 — Park Point Recreation Area with canoes, kayaks and SUP boards.

• Sept. 16 — St. Louis River (Thomson) for whitewater rafting and picnic.

Minnesota North Shore Scientific and Natural Areas offers these events. Call AmberBeth at (218) 300-7871 or go to

• What's a Tombolo?, 1 p.m. Friday at Sugarloaf Cove.

• Migration and Who's Moving Now, 1 p.m. Aug. 25, Minnesota Point Pine Forest.

North Country Trail Association's Brule-St. Croix Chapter offers these hikes. Go to or call (715) 292-3484.

• Saturday: Highland Town Hall to Gaylord Nelson Portal. 5.5-mile hike. Meet at Sharon's Lakeview Restaurant in Lake Nebagamon.

• Sept. 2: Highland Town Hall to Jersett Creek. 5.5 miles. Meet at Sharon's Lakeview Restaurant in Lake Nebagamon.

Positive Energy Outdoors offers these summer camps and club programs for grades K-12, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Call (218) 391-0147 or go to to register.

• Aug. 21-25: Girls Outdoor Adventures for grades 2-8

• Through Aug. 25: Summer Adventure Club for grades K-6.

Dedication of the Connie Wanek Wildflower Trail, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 26, Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Free. offers "All may experience Duluth outside" classes for people with disabilities, their PCAs and mentors. Free. Email or call (218) 729-7126 to register.

• 2 p.m. Aug. 27-28, campout

• 2 p.m. Sept. 30: Lester River Rendezvous