Get Outdoors: Extension 4-H offers free outdoor adventure series for kids
Editor’s note: Some events may have been canceled after the time of publication. Please check with local organizers.
Wildlife Photography: 7-8 p.m. Jan. 4, online. Part of the University of Minnesota Extension's 4-H monthly outdoor adventure series. For K-13. Free. Registration required; visit http://bit.ly/38ZYLKX or email Nicole Pokorney, 4-H youth development educator, at email@example.com.
Get Outdoors: Ice Caves: 7-8 p.m. Jan. 5, via Zoom. Ranger Steve from the National Park Service will give a virtual tour of Lake Superior's ice caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Hosted by Courage Kenny. Free. Register at http://bit.ly/2KtHt0j .
Winter Outdoor Skills: 7-8 p.m. Feb. 1, online. Part of the University of Minnesota Extension's monthly 4-H outdoor adventure series. For K-13. Free. Registration required; visit http://bit.ly/38ZYLKX or email Nicole Pokorney, 4-H youth development educator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thinking Like a Pond: Beavers and Watershed Management in the Western Great Lakes: noon-1 p.m. Jan. 21, online. Understanding the relative contributions of beavers to ecological, economic and social systems is critical to watershed management and management of beaver populations. Hosted by Steve K. Windels of Voyageurs National Park and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota. View webinar live at https://sfec.cfans.umn.edu/2020-webinar-jan or watch at a broadcast site (no fee or registration required): Natural Resources Research Institute, 5013 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth; Cloquet Forestry Center, 175 University Road, Cloquet; Vermilion Community College, 1900 E. Camp St., Ely; or North Central Research and Outreach Center, 1861 Highway 169 E., Grand Rapids. Each webinar is later posted at youtube.com/channel/UCCsQRawqlU9qvLvB8Uz_hAA .
Adventure Club: 2:15-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays. The nonprofit Positive Energy Outdoors offers outdoor field trips for K-5 kids. Activities include free play, snow shelters, animal tracking, snowshoeing, sledding, horse-drawn wagon/sleigh rides, dogsledding, ice fishing, Nordic skiing and park explorations. Van transport from Duluth or drop-off/pickup option to PEO base on Fredenberg Lake. Cost: $100 registration, $30 per session (twice-weekly minimum). Possible scholarship option. Contact Positive Energy Outdoors, 218-428-5990 or email@example.com .