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Courage Kenny to host dog sledding, sleigh ride day

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Dog Sledding and Sleigh Ride Adventure Day: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 13, Positive Energy Outdoors, Duluth. For families of people with disabilities, held each March in partnership with Positive Energy Outdoors, this day of outdoor winter fun provides participants with the experience of dog sledding with Alaskan huskies and draft horse sleigh rides through Northwoods scenery. Fee $20. Register on the Courage Kenny website, https://bit.ly/3G1UfKk .

Northern Hawk Owl Winter Ecology: What Do We Really Know: 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 17, via Zoom. The Northern Hawk Owl Project, led by University of Minnesota Duluth master's degree student Hannah Toutonghi, just finished the first full field season of tracking hawk owls in Northern Minnesota. Learn about the species; what they previously knew about hawk owls; and the novel preliminary results of using telemetry to track individual hawk owls throughout the winter. Hosted by Friends of Sax-Zim Bog. Register at https://bit.ly/3HI9zgS.

Full Moon Hike: 8-10 p.m. March 18, Waabizheshikana Trail, Pulaski Street Trailhead, 63rd Avenue West, Duluth. Headlamps available or bring your own. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Fee $5. Registration deadline March 17; visit secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

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Women Hike Duluth: 1-3 p.m. March 19, DWP trail, meet at Green Street and 63rd Avenue West, Duluth. Snowshoes provided or bring your own. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Free. Registration deadline March 19; visit secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

23rd Annual Outdoor Gear Swap/Fundraiser: 9:30-noon March 26, back of Malosky Stadium; follow signs. Hosted by University of Minnesota Duluth Outdoor Educators Club; 15% of sale price goes to promote outdoor education. Gear drop-off times: 3-7 p.m. March 25 and 8-9 a.m. March 26.

Trail Running the Superior Hiking Trail: 7:30 p.m. March 30, webinar. Hear from seasoned SHT runners about the best shoes, gear, training, races and strategies for getting up to speed on one of the Midwest's most rugged trails. Hosted by Mike Ward, SHT Board member and former "fastest known time" holder. Geared toward gunners of all abilities. Suggested donation: $20 (helps fund SHT improvement projects). Register at https://bit.ly/3Lo8v3K.

Parks After Dark: Stargazing Night Hike: 8-10 p.m. March 30, Hawk Ridge, Duluth. All ages. Fee $5. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. Registration ends March 29. Register at secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

Full Moon Hike: 8-10 p.m. April 16, Park Point Trail, Duluth. Headlamps available or bring your own. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Fee $5. Registration deadline April 15; visit secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

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Women Hike Duluth: 6-7 p.m. April 19, Hawk Ridge, East Skyline Parkway and Glenwood Street, Duluth. Snowshoes provided or bring your own. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Free. Registration deadline April 19; visit secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

Falcons Live!: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 23, Tettegouche State Park, 5 miles northeast of Silver Bay on state Highway 61. Join peregrine falcon researcher Jackie Fallon and her live birds for an up-close look at a peregrine falcon and some other falcon species. Learn about the recovery program that brought these predators back from the brink of extinction. This program will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. For more information, contact Kurt Mead at 218-353-8800 or kurt.mead@state.mn.us .

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