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Applications open for summer Junior Assistant Naturalists at Tamarack Nature Center

Junior Assistant Naturalists are volunteer positions that help with summer day camp programs at Tamarack Nature Center.

Posted on
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 9:17 a.m.

Spring bird walks at Tamarack Nature Center

Free, guided bird walks at Tamarack Nature Center are offered on select Saturdays in May.

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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 12:35 p.m.

Registration for Tamarack day camps opens March 2

Camps are available to children ages 3 to entering 8th grade. Most camps run Monday–Thursday and are offered weekly from June 28–August 19. 

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:30 a.m.

Jan. 26 town hall seeks community input on parks system

Parks & Recreation is looking for the community's help to realize its 21st Century Parks Vision, starting with a virtual town hall on January 26.

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Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:04 a.m.

Tamarack Nature Center closing early Oct. 24 for Halloween event

Tamarack Nature Center will be closing at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 in preparation for its Halloween Moon Party. Discovery Hollow, garden and trails will all be closed. The preserve will open to event ticket holders starting at noon. Regular hours for the general public will resume on Sunday, Oct. 25.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 8:21 p.m.

Winter fun at Ramsey County parks

Ramsey County Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages all year round! Head to the park and embrace the fun of winter – go sledding, skiing, snowshoeing and more.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:18 p.m.

Register for winter programs at Tamarack Nature Center

Winter program registration is now available at Tamarack Nature Center.

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Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:00 p.m.

Registration for Halloween Moon Party opens Oct. 5

Register to enjoy moon games and other fall activities in Discovery Hollow, including a story walk, an up-close visit with a live animal and more surprise activities along the way.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.

Register for fall programs at Tamarack Nature Center

Fall programming at Tamarack kicks off in September and program registration will open September 15.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 4:30 p.m.

Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area reopens Aug. 20

Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area at Tamarack Nature Center has reopened after a temporary closure due to COVID-19 and an improvement project.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 12:32 p.m.

Free DIY Day Camp kicks off July 13

Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:37 p.m.

Discovery Hollow and Garden remaining closed for updates

Tamarack Nature Center is celebrating its ninth year of operation with nearly half a million visits, and it's time for a Discovery Hollow and Garden spruce-up.

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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 1:01 p.m.

Tamarack canceling summer day camps and programs

After careful consideration for the well-being of participants, staff and volunteers, all 2020 Tamarack Nature Center day camp sessions have been canceled.

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Friday, June 12, 2020 - 8:46 a.m.

Tamarack Nature Center offering free virtual programs

Despite all in-person programs being canceled through at least August 31, Tamarack's naturalists are staying connected with the community on all things nature-related through virtual programming. 

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Friday, May 1, 2020 - 10:18 a.m.

Registration opens February 4 for Tamarack Nature Center summer day camps

Early registration is recommended, as camps often fill quickly.

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Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:00 p.m.

Registration open for Tamarack Nature Center summer camps

Camps are available for children ages 3-14.

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Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:00 a.m.

Free open skate during winter break

Open skating, hockey and other park programs are available to enjoy this December. 

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Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:32 a.m.

Tamarack Teacher Receives MAEE 2018 Educator Award

With 15 years of experience as an environmental educator, Faris is starting her fourth year at Tamarack Nature Center. She’s the Naturalist Teacher for the ECFE classes and works in the preschool classes as well. 

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:12 a.m.

Free Drop-in Discovery: Meet the Owls

Tamarack's Discovery Hosts will be on-hand on Saturday mornings with nature's most wonderful surprises! Participants can experience up-close visits with live animals, touchable artifacts, drop-in activities and outdoor explorations.Stations are open 10 a.m. - noon, and guests may come and go as they please. No registration required. Please check in at the front desk upon arrival. Location will change from week to week. 

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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 8:41 a.m.

Free summer programs at Tamarack Nature Center

Tamarack Nature Center offers free summer programs for many age groups covering a wide variety of nature topics. 

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Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:48 a.m.

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