Events

We Friends of Nerstrand Big Woods State Park invite you to join us in our activities.  Check here often for future activities and opportunities for volunteering.

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Caterpillars 10:00 am
Caterpillars
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This program will include live caterpillars and other hands-on materials. You will learn about the life cycle, migration, and population status of the monarch butterflies, how to look for signs of monarch activity and what[...]
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Monarchs with Master Naturalist 1:00 pm
Monarchs with Master Naturalist
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Nerstrand State Park’s restored prairie is a late summer gathering spot for Monarch butterflies filling up with wildflower nectar in preparation for their migration to Mexico. Meet at the park office and then carpool to[...]
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