Outdoors Notes for Aug. 13, 2017
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call (218) 726-4834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 sugarloafnorthshore.org 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 dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/jay_cooke.
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 email@example.com 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 superiortrapclub.com.
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 facebook.com/northlandpaddler or northlandpaddlers.org.
• 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 dnr.state.mn.us/snas/events.
• 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 northcountrytrail.org 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 outdooredventures.org 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.
WheelsOnTrails.org offers "All may experience Duluth outside" classes for people with disabilities, their PCAs and mentors. Free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (218) 729-7126 to register.
• 2 p.m. Aug. 27-28, campout
• 2 p.m. Sept. 30: Lester River Rendezvous