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Get Outdoors: Virtual class teaches how wildlife rehab works

Editor’s note: Some events may have been canceled after the time of publication. Please check with local organizers.

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Adaptive alpine ski and snowboard lessons: Courage Kenny offers one-on-one lessons for beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders that accommodate people with a variety of physical disabilities and visual impairments. Lessons include lift ticket, equipment and instruction. Available at Spirit Mountain, Giants Ridge and Lutsen Ski Resort. Participant lottery registration Nov. 1-8. Contact Eric Larson or Mark Hanna at 218-726-4834. Cost-sharing and scholarships applications available; email ckrisportsrecreation@allina.com.

Get Outdoors! Series: 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays via Zoom. Courage Kenny hosts a virtual series about adaptive activities that can be enjoyed outdoors. Winter series topics: "Ice Fishing," Nov. 10; "Dog Sledding," Nov. 18 (Wednesday); "Nordic Skiing," Dec. 1; and "Snowshoeing," Dec. 15. Registration required. To register, visit https://bit.ly/30kPglE .

Archery II: Games and Challenges, 6:30-8 pm. Nov. 10 and 17, Washington Center gym, 310 N. First Ave. W., Duluth. Build archery skills through various games and challenges. Must complete Archery I: Intro to Archery class first. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. Face masks or coverings required at all times. Ages 9 and up. Fee: $10. Registration deadline: Nov. 8. Register at https://secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

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Bird watchers watch birds fly over Hawk Ridge in Duluth. (2018 file / News Tribune)
Steve Kuchera / 2018 file / Duluth News Tribune


Virtual Advanced Raptor Identification with Bill Clark, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 13 and 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Nov. 14. Bill Clark, raptor expert and "Peterson Guide to Hawks" co-author, hosts a six-hour, three-session workshop to help participants advance their hawk-watching skills. Fee: $120; $100 for Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory members. Register at hawkridge.org/calendar .

Keeping Wildlife Wild: 11 a.m. Nov. 14, Zoom. Presenters from Wildwoods, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center in Duluth, will focus on harm reduction and the work of wildlife rehabilitators. Fee: none. Register at https://fb.me/e/4B61KrTLb .

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A baby squirrel pokes his head out of Tara Smith's hand before feeding time at Wildwoods animal rehabilitation center in Duluth. (2019 file / News Tribune)

Nature Knowledge: Changing Seasons, 110-11 a.m. Nov. 19, location TBD, Duluth. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Fee: $3. Registration deadline: Nov. 16. Register at https://secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

Saturday Hikes, 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 21, Brewer Loop Highland Trailhead, Superior Hiking Trail, Duluth. See the changing of the seasons. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. Difficulty: moderate. All ages. Fee: $3. Registration deadline: Nov. 21. Register at https://secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

Women Hike Duluth, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 21, Brewer Loop Highland Trailhead, Superior Hiking Trail, Duluth. Each month is a new location and the hike will split into two groups and hike in opposite directions of the trailhead. Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. All ages. Fee: none. Registration deadline: Nov. 18. Register at https://secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .

Full Moon Hike, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Hawks Ridge Trail, Duluth. Enjoy the peacefulness of the forest under the night sky. Headlamps available for use or bring your own. Restrooms not always available at trailheads. . Hosted by Duluth Parks and Recreation. Difficulty: beginner. All ages. Fee: $3. Registration deadline: Nov. 27. Register at https://secure.rec1.com/MN/duluthparks/catalog/index .


Adventure Club: 2:15-5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays (with options of two to five days), meets at Lowell Elementary School, 2000 Rice Lake Road, Duluth. The nonprofit Positive Energy Outdoors has opened the club to all students in K-5. Participants in small groups go on field trips in the community. Will meet in a vacant mall space during inclement weather. Fee: $30 per day. Contact Blake at 218-428-5990, info@outdooredventures.org or visit outdooredventures.org .

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