Jun

07

HIKE: Lundblad Prairie SNA

Join us for a two hour hike through one of the few remaining mesic prairies located in southwestern Minnesota. The gently rolling topography offers the opportunity to experience several plant communities, including upland prairie, wet prairie, and cattail marshes. Learn about recent restoration activities that increase the habitat opportunities provided by this SNA. Bring your […]

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Jan

08

Itching to get outdoors? Do it with CURE this year.

After the past week of sub-arctic temperatures, the staff at CURE is gearing up for an exciting 2014 Events & Adventures series! Get a glimpse of what to expect this year and let us help you start planning your outdoor activities for 2014.

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Jul

29

Gneiss Outcrop SNA Hike to the Lake of the Little Tree Spirits

CURE Board Member and hike leader, Don Robertson, met 10 explorers at Memorial Park in Granite Falls,  along the meandering Minnesota River, last Wednesday. The explorers waited to embark on a hike of the Gneiss Outcrop Scientific Natural Area (SNA) just outside of Granite Falls. The Gneiss Outcrops, formed approximately 3.6 billion years ago, are among […]

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Jul

24

Prairie Hike with Five Adventurers and a Request for Action

Minnesota Master Naturalist, Matt Kubly, led a hike through the Prairie Smoke School Nature Area (PSSNA) this past Saturday, July 20th. There were 5 attendees, including Matt. We spent 2 hours marveling at the sheer diversity and abundance of species in this small habitat. The PSSNA is located at the north end of 11th Street […]

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