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October 2019

Seniors Understanding Nature: The Square Meter Project

October 8 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Come join us for our monthly Seniors Understanding Nature (SUN) program at the Nature Center! Snacks and coffee are available before the presentation, and an optional guided walk on the boardwalk is offered following the program. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members. This month we will hear from Chris Helzer, Director of Science at the Nature Conservancy in Nebraska, for a presentation on the Square Meter Project. Chris will share the unexpected lessons he learned…

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Yoga

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Backpacking 101

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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This is a four week course beginning September 26th 2019
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$55 – $65

Backpacking 101 is a four week course designed by Laura Friesell to support adult visitors learning basic outdoor recreation skills while experiencing and enjoying the quiet wild of nature at Fontenelle Forest. Instruction will cover Leave No Trace principles, basic first aid for backpacking illnesses and injuries, layering, gear essentials, meal planning, and campsite set up and restoration. Register Here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Backpacking-101---Four-week-course

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Trick or Treat in the Forest

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$5 – $15

Join us in the Forest for an evening of tricks and treats! The young kiddos will enjoy an epic leaf pile, crafts, and, of course, trick or treating with woodland creatures along our ADA wheelchair certified boardwalk. Cost: $5 for members / $15 for non-members (Free for children under 2 years old) https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Trick-or-Treat-in-the-Forest-12Oct2019

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Night Hike

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us on a 3-5 mile night hike at Fontenelle Forest. We will be watching for animal activity as sunlight disappears, and discussing the nocturnal life of the forest. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes. This is a more advanced hike. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, insect repellent, and water. Participants must pre-register for this event. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members. Register here  

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Yoga in the Forest

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Yoga

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Land Stewardship Volunteer Workday

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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The volunteer Land Stewardship crew meets on selected Saturdays mornings to work on various projects. Lunch and camaraderie are provided! Anyone is welcome to join, even if it's just one time. Bring the family and get some hard work done with us. Interested in joining our volunteer Land Stewardship crew? Sign up below or contact mfoss@fontenelleforest.org or give us a call at 402-731-3140. Thank you for all of your help and support. August 17 -  8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Volunteer-Work-Day-17Aug2019 September 21 -  8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Volunteer-Work-Day-21Sep2019…

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Yin Yoga

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$5 – $16

Join us for an hour-long Yin yoga class, designed to de-stress and relax you. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga, with asanas (postures) that are held for longer periods of time. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced. You must pre-register for this program. The cost for this program is $5 for members, and $5 + daily admission for non-members. Register here

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Backpacking 101

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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This is a four week course beginning September 26th 2019
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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$55 – $65

Backpacking 101 is a four week course designed by Laura Friesell to support adult visitors learning basic outdoor recreation skills while experiencing and enjoying the quiet wild of nature at Fontenelle Forest. Instruction will cover Leave No Trace principles, basic first aid for backpacking illnesses and injuries, layering, gear essentials, meal planning, and campsite set up and restoration. Register Here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Backpacking-101---Four-week-course

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Yoga in the Forest

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Hiking for Seniors

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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For seniors, walking offers numerous health benefits. One of the more enjoyable ways to walk is to hike in the forest. Join us on the last Wednesday of each month for our senior hike. Each hike will be 1-2 miles with some hills, and at a pace that accommodates all participants.  Dress for the weather, bring water, and apply sunscreen and insect repellant. This program is free for members or with daily admission for non-members.

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