Earn Scout badges and more at Maplewood Nature Center

Scouts can work to earn their wildlife badges on Saturday, Nov. 23, at Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 E. Seventh St., Maplewood. The center will have hands-on learning stations set up 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Scouts will be able to identify common Minnesota wildlife and their signs, hike with binoculars to spy on critters in the wetland and woods, and learn about shrews, bats and birds. The nature center will not provide the badges. The fee is $4 per child.

Scout leaders should call 651-249-2170 to make reservations by Nov. 19 or go to https://activenet004.active.com/maplewoodmn.

Children ages 2-8 can learn about wild turkeys and other winter-active animals, gather acorns for winter, touch and feel animal feathers and fur, and explore all that a Minnesota autumn has to offer on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10:30 a.m. The event is free.

You can register by calling 651-249-2170 or go to https://activenet004.active.com/maplewoodmn.

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