Jul

28

Unlikely characters join forces to “Blitz” the Prairie

Would you imagine that halloween pennant dragonflies, whorled milkweed, prairie clover, porcupine grass, and a long list of other insect and plant species could bring over 100 people together on a hot July weekend? Well they can, and people from across the state joined together to build upon their own personal knowledge of tallgrass prairie […]

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Jun

23

CURE Joins 100 Paddlers on Minnesota River for its 2015 River History Weekend

Every year, CURE’s River History Weekend brings members and friends together to connect with Minnesota’s great outdoors. This year CURE collaborated with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and other organizations to promote the Minnesota River Public Paddle.

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May

28

What do you get when curiosity of nature meets passion for the outdoors?

The CURE Events & Adventures Program is all about connecting people with the outdoors and this spring we partnered with the Minnesota Master Naturalist program and hosted our first Prairie & Potholes Biome training.

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Apr

29

Geocaching lends to great family fun!

If you are trying to get your kids out of the house and away from the television, the Minnesota state parks and trails have launched a new statewide geocaching challenge. Earth Day 2015, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) unveiled their “Call of the Wildflowers” Challenge. This new challenge is designed to engage the public […]

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Apr

29

Public Paddle: Paddle the Minnesota River State Water Trail in a Day

We are doing something we have never done before – attempting to paddle the entire Minnesota River in a single day. Can it be done? We are not sure, but we are joining forces with the Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) and three other partners to sponsor a “Public Paddle Day” on Saturday, June […]

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