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March 2020

Seniors Understanding Nature (SUN) – Hitler’s Effect on Wildlife Populations in Nebraska: How WWII Changed the Landscape

March 10 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for our monthly Seniors Understanding Nature (SUN) lecture series 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. This month we will hear from Dr. Larkin Powell, Director of the Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit and Professor of Conservation Biology/Animal Ecology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Powell will discuss how the…

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Yoga in the Forest

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

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, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and is free for members or with daily admission.

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Artist Talk: Agneta Gaines

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a gallery talk by the current artist featured in the Baright Gallery, Agneta Gaines. Gaines will be discussing the inspiration for her art drawn from the natural world, and giving participants an inside look at pieces not on display. Following the discussion, Gaines will demonstrate the art of weaving using a loom. $5 Members; $16 for non-members Participants must pre-register for this event. Ages 15+ 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Gallery-Talk-Agneta-Gaines

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Forest Sensations!

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Come explore the forest using all of your senses! A naturalist will guide children (ages 3-6) and caregivers on a short walk through the forest and look for life you can find up high and down low during the early spring.  Children will be encouraged to make discoveries along the way using their 5 senses and by searching for signs of life with a magnifying glass. This program is free for members or with daily admission. Participants must preregister. 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Forest-Sensations

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(SOLD OUT) Shillelagh Hiking Stick Workshop

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Embrace your inner Leprechaun and learn a new skill! Choose your own pre-harvested branch, and craft it into a customized hiking stick. Use hand tools to cut, smooth and work the stick. Add embellishments to make your stick one-of-a-kind. Preregistration required. Members $5; nonmembers $20 includes daily admission. Fees are per stick kit; a parent may purchase one stick to work on with their child. LIMIT 15 KITS PER SESSION. REGISTER NOW! 10:00AM - 12:00PM SOLD OUT 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Shillelagh-Hiking-Stick-Workshop-10-am-session 1:00PM -…

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Yoga in the Forest

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until June 28, 2020

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, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and is free for members or with daily admission.

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Sunday Trekking

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Join us for Sunday Trekking at the Forest! We will hike 2-4 miles on different trails each week, and explore the forest during the winter months. Hikes will be more advanced and traverse hilly terrain. We encourage you to bring snow shoes on snowy days! Remember to dress for the weather and bring water. (ages 18+) This program is free for members or with daily admission. Participants must preregister. 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Sunday-Trekking-01Mar2020 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Sunday-Trekking-08Mar2020 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Sunday-Trekking-15Mar2020 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Sunday-Trekking-22Mar2020 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Sunday-Trekking

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Yoga in the Forest

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 24, 2020

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, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and is free for members or with daily admission.

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Land Stewardship Volunteer Work Day

March 21 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

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, contact mfoss@fontenelleforest.org, or give us a call 402-731-3140 with any questions. Projects, start time, and location will be announced via email 1 week prior to work day.…

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Eagle Day!

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

An educational Eagle will be in the Nature Center for visitors to meet and photograph. Eagle themed crafts and snacks. $5 for members, $16 for non-members (daily admission included in price). Members must sign in to receive discount. Register Here!

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Turkey Trek

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Discover the fascinating world of turkeys on a spring trek through the forest! During this family friendly program a naturalist will guide participants in search of busy gobblers preparing for the spring mating season. Participants will learn about the interesting behaviors and characteristics of turkeys on their journey, and come away with a new appreciation for our feathered friends. This program is free for members or with daily admission. Participants must preregister. 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Turkey-Trek

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Night Hike

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 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 and water. (ages 13+) This program is free for members or with daily admission. Participants must preregister. 8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Night-Hike-14Mar2020

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