Make & Mingle: Friluftsliv

Welcome winter with art making, nature discoveries and more. Explore and embody Friluftsliv (free-loofts-liv), the Nordic concept of embracing the outdoors as a way of life. Try Kolrosing (the art of incising and staining wood), create tree ring prints, enjoy food, beer samples from BlackStack Brewing, outdoor activities, and warm fires. $15 21+ ONLY

Minnesota receives $33.6M for wildlife restoration

It’s that time of year again, when this year’s distribution of the revenues generated from excise taxes paid by the hunting, boating, and angling industries gets doled out among the states via the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The program raised $1.1 billion for state wildlife agencies in 2015, … [ Read more]