Sibley State Park
The Interpretive Center is open daily. All Sibley State park programs are lead by the park naturalist or visiting expert. They are at the Interpretive Center and are free unless otherwise noted. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park and they are available at the park office. For more information call 354-2002.
Bird watching walk: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 9. The naturalist lead walk to various habitats to observe birds. Binoculars and a bird book are recommend and some will be available for use.
Woodland wildflower walk: 2 p.m., May 9-10. Following a presentation, participants will take a short drive and take a short walk to experience Sibley's wildflowers. Vehicles needed.
Pondview trail walk: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Explore the wetland bird life, insect eating plants, dragonflies and why wetlands are important for people too during this talk and walk.
Loon, Minnesota's state bird: 2 p.m. May 16-17. Have you heard the "wail" of the loon and wished you knew more about Minnesota's state bird? Discover the calls of the loon, its habitat, food requirements and family life.
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