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September 2019

Harvest Moon Walk and Campfire

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$5 – $21

Come join us for a harvest moon walk and campfire! This family friendly program will incorporate a short, moonlight hike through the forest followed by a campfire under the moon. Along the trails we will talk about the nocturnal life of the forest and which inhabitants will stay and which will go as the weather cools. After the hike participants will receive snacks and refreshments while they listen to stories around the campfire. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, insect repellent,…

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Butterfly Walk

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
camp brewster lodge, 1313 Bellevue Blvd. North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Have you ever been up close to a butterfly? Join us at Camp Brewster as we hike the trails and observe prairie butterflies. During the program you will get the chance to use nets to catch some of our butterfly residents, and observe the variety of butterfly wing colors and patterns up close. Participants will receive a free butterfly guide to use during and after the program.  Dress for the weather, bring water, and apply sunscreen and insect repellent. Participants…

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Night Hike

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

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 in the summer. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes for a long hike. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, insect repellent, and water. Participants must pre-register for this event. Preregister here: https://8913.blackbaudhosting.com/8913/Fall-Night-Hike

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Yoga

September 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 September 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

September 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 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

September 21 @ 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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Night Hike (Beginner’s Hike)

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

As the weather cools in September life in the forest begins to prepare for the winter months ahead. Join us for a 1-2 mile hike from the Nature Center as the sun sets and the forest darkens. A naturalist will guide you along the trails as we search for nocturnal animals, and discuss which inhabitants will stay and which will go as winter nears. This is the perfect hike for beginners and those who would like an introduction to our…

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Yoga

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until September 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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Autumn Equinox Yoga and Candle Gazing Meditation

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

Come celebrate the Autumn Equinox at the Forest! Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by the forest. The class will include candle gazing meditation and singing bowls, designed to de-stress and relax. 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. This program is free for members or with daily admission.

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Hiking for Seniors

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Free – $11

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 repellent.

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Yoga

September 25 @ 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

September 26 @ 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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