Dinner on the Bluff: “Towards a Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail”

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Marty Walsh, the “instigator” behind the Minnesota Driftless Hiking Trail will speak on the effort to develop a 110+ mile backpacking-focused trail from Chatfield to the Mississippi River through Minnesota’s Bluff Country or Driftless Area. Walsh will cover the history of effort to build a trail in the region as well as why the group sees such a demand for more long-distance hiking in the area. He will also discuss the route they are looking to build the trail along, how landowners and community members can help the project, and what the trail could mean for the area.

$35.00

Winter Outdoor Family Weekend

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Join us for a weekend of outdoor family fun, with chances to participate in our high ropes course, outdoor winter activities, rock climbing, archery, geocaching & more. Your days will be filled with educational classes and activities for the whole family, while your evenings will feature programs such as campfires and presentations led by our knowledgeable naturalists. Meals (Saturday breakfast - Sunday lunch) and a private dorm room for your family are included in the cost of attendance.

$165.00
Recurring Event Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall with routes to suit every level of climber. No prior experience required, as our indoor wall offers over 35 routes ranging from beginner to expert. The 30 foot wall has various features including multiple overhangs, cracks and a chimney. Eagle Bluff Staff will be there to provide belay services and ensure safety and success. Climbers of all ages are welcome.

$10.00
Recurring Event Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall with routes to suit every level of climber. No prior experience required, as our indoor wall offers over 35 routes ranging from beginner to expert. The 30 foot wall has various features including multiple overhangs, cracks and a chimney. Eagle Bluff Staff will be there to provide belay services and ensure safety and success. Climbers of all ages are welcome.

$10.00

Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall with routes to suit every level of climber. No prior experience required, as our indoor wall offers over 35 routes ranging from beginner to expert. The 30 foot wall has various features including multiple overhangs, cracks and a chimney. Eagle Bluff Staff will be there to provide belay services and ensure safety and success. Climbers of all ages are welcome.

$10.00

Presidents’ Day Rock Climbing

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Learn the fundamentals of rock climbing as you work to reach your climbing goals on our 30 foot-high, indoor wall with routes to suit every level of climber. No prior experience required, as our indoor wall offers over 35 routes ranging from beginner to expert. The 30 foot wall has various features including multiple overhangs, cracks and a chimney. Eagle Bluff Staff will be there to provide belay services and ensure safety and success. Climbers of all ages are welcome.

$10.00

Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods then stop by a campfire to warm up with some hot chocolate. Snowshoes provided. There will be an additional trail through the prairie for those interested in a longer route.

Free - $10

Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods then stop by a campfire to warm up with some hot chocolate. Snowshoes provided. There will be an additional trail through the prairie for those interested in a longer route.

Free - $10

Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Stroll along a moonlit trail on a beautiful winter evening. Gaze at the stars, listen to the wind over the prairie, explore the nighttime woods then stop by a campfire to warm up with some hot chocolate. Snowshoes provided. There will be an additional trail through the prairie for those interested in a longer route.

Free - $10

Maple Syrup Fest

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

The snow is melting, the sap is flowing! Join us in Eagle Bluff’s sugar bush to learn about tapping maple trees. Be a part of the entire maple syrup making process, from identifying maple trees to a sap boil-off.

Free - $10.00

Dinner on the Bluff: “Sharing the Land: A Conservation Cooperators Network”

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Doug Duren will speak about Sharing the Land, a conservation cooperators network connecting landowners with hunters & private land access. One of the biggest challenges for landowners is getting work done on their property. A big challenge for people wanting to recreate in any number of ways, but especially foraging and hunting, is access to private land. Sharing the Land is built on the idea of trading work for access.

$35.00

Dinner on the Bluff: “A Farm, a Forest, a Little Blue Bird, and the Future”

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Bill & Mary Bailey present, “A Farm, a Forest, a Little Blue Bird, and the Future or What Happens When a Forester Marries a Bluebirder”. You will be surprised to see what two conservation-minded people can accomplish while loving every minute of the endeavor! Bill & Mary Bailey have the future as their primary focus for all they do on the land they own. From careful farming practices and timber stand improvement to fostering eastern bluebirds and promoting the local Lost Creek Hiking Trail, they will share with you their enjoyment of all aspects of nature.

$35.00

Wild Edibles: Foraging Natural Delicacies of the Driftless Area

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Discover nature's free grocery store! The forests and valleys of Southeastern Minnesota can provide a plethora of palatable plants and mushrooms. We'll learn the basics of how confidently and safely identify, gather and prepare some common edible species, then we will hit the trails! We will prepare some tasty treats using what we've gathered entirely on-site. It's fresh, local, organic, and fun! Be prepared to explore off-trail areas.

$45.00

Wild Edibles: Foraging Natural Delicacies of the Driftless Area

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

Discover nature's free grocery store! The forests and valleys of Southeastern Minnesota can provide a plethora of palatable plants and mushrooms. We'll learn the basics of how confidently and safely identify, gather and prepare some common edible species, then we will hit the trails! We will prepare some tasty treats using what we've gathered entirely on-site. It's fresh, local, organic, and fun! Be prepared to explore off-trail areas.

$45.00

Outdoor Skills Day

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN

This free event gives you and your family the chance to come and sample the outdoor activities that Eagle Bluff has to offer!

Build your outdoor skills by sampling classes that teach skills such as exploring with a GPS, using a compass, archery, making fire, shelter building and survival out in the woods. Stop by anytime throughout the day, all ages are welcome and registration is free!

Free
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