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Dodge Nature Center

Full Moon Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing); 3/9, 7-9 p.m. 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Participants will be given a series ways to connect to their surroundings. The experience will be mostly silent, honor each participant’s personal space, and cover just about a mile and-a-half over generally flat surfaces. At the end, the group will share a few words with a short tea ceremony. Guide: Leigha Horton, a Certified Guide and mentor with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs, and Co-Founder of Silvae Spiritus Nature & Forest Therapy ( This program is for adults. Preregistration is required. $30.
Maple Syruping: Saturdays, 3/14, 21 & 28, 1-2:30 p.m. Celebrate spring by observing age-old process of turning tree sap into syrup. For kindergarten and older. Preregistration required. Cost: $7 per person.
Nature After Dinner: Animal Tracking: 3/19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Discover stories left behind by animals in the mud and snow. For kids ages 3-8, children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults free. Preregistration required. $10/child.
Spring Break Camps for Grades K-8: 3/30-4/2 — Check-in: 8:15-8:30 a.m. Check-out: 3-3:15 p.m. 365 Marie Ave W., West St. Paul. The forecast shows a 100% chance of fun. $55/camper (materials extra). Registration closes 3/23 at 12 noon. Preregister: 651-455-4531 or

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