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Coldwater Spring

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August 2017
Free

Second Saturday @ Coldwater Spring

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coldwater Spring, 5601 Minnehaha Park Drive South
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Aquatic Invertebrates  August’s Second Saturday will dive into aquatic invertebrates of our park. Aquatic invertebrates are small animals, including insects, worms, and crustaceans, that live beneath the surface of the water. Join NPS rangers down at Coldwater Spring to learn about the park’s aquatic life and what these critters can tell us about the health of our rivers and streams. This family-friendly event is free and open to everyone. Stop by Coldwater Spring anytime between 10:00 and 1:00, no registration…

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September 2017
Free

Second Saturday @ Coldwater Spring

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coldwater Spring, 5601 Minnehaha Park Drive South
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Migration: Not Just For the Birds September’s Second Saturday will cover migration, in all its forms. We know about bird migration, but what about the migratory butterflies, bumblebees and dragonflies? Head down to Coldwater Spring to learn from NPS rangers about different how and where different wildlife in the park migrate as seasons change. You can even learn how to catch and band a bumblebee! This family-friendly event is free and open to everyone. Stop by Coldwater Spring anytime between…

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Free

National Public Lands Day @ Coldwater Spring

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coldwater Spring, 5601 Minnehaha Park Drive South
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Lend a hand restoring our national park! The National Park Service is restoring the land surrounding Coldwater Spring to create oak savanna, prairie, and wetland habitats. This park is located between Minnehaha Falls Regional Park and Historic Fort Snelling. The historic Coldwater spring house sits at its heart. We will provide gloves and all necessary tools and equipment. Come out and help us plant for the future! Registered volunteers will receive a free REI volunteer T-shirt and a light breakfast. Volunteers…

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