Whitewater State Park program schedule


(2/27/2019)

Meet at the Whitewater Valley Visitor Center unless noted otherwise.

Inspired by Whitewater

March 1-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Inspired by Whitewater is a month-long art exhibit celebrating the natural beauty of the Driftless Area of Southeast Minnesota. This month-long exhibit is part of a series of centennial anniversary events being offered at Whitewater State Park in 2019. Check out the diverse works by area artists.

The Art of Conservation

Saturday, March 2, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Plainview Public Library

Did you know that artists help protect our parks, forests and wildlife? Join Whitewater State Park Naturalist Sara Holger to explore the important role artists play in conservation. Nature artwork will be on display and participants will help create a photo collage for the Whitewater State Park Centennial Anniversary.

The Art of Conservation

Sunday, March 3, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Oxbow Park Nature Center

Did you know that artists help protect our parks, forests and wildlife? Join Whitewater State Park Naturalist Sara Holger to explore the important role artists play in conservation. Nature artwork will be on display and participants will help create a photo collage for the Whitewater State Park Centennial Anniversary.

Make a Nature Journal

Saturday, March 9, 9-10 a.m.

Hey kids! Join Lake City artist Joanne Klees to make a nature journal. Learn some fun ways to observe nature using your new journal. This is a make-and-take event so you can come and go as you please.

Maple Syrup Making for the Whole Family

Saturday, March 9, 10 -11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Celebrate spring in Whitewater State Park’s sugar bush! This activity will introduce the long history of maple syrup and sugar making, as well as the equipment and procedures used. Participants will tap trees, gather and boil sap and, best of all, taste pure maple syrup. Reservations are required. Sign up by calling 507-312-2308 or emailing sara.holger@state.mn.us.

Adult Nature Journaling

Saturday, March 9, 1-3 p.m.

Lake City artist Joanne Klees will lead you through a variety of exercises to see how fun and freeing journaling can be. Design your own journal booklet and explore journal philosophy. View samples of nature journals and discover how journaling can bring you closer to nature. Bring your journal from home, if you have one, and your favorite pens and pencils. Join for the first hour, then feel free to come and go as needed.

 

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