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April 16, 2017
Tribune file photo
Earth Day 2016 is celebrated at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. This year's event will be held Saturday, April 22, at PWELC near Spicer.
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
April 16, 2017 - 6:44pm
August 23, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Kory Klebe strips off seeds from big bluestem prairie grass at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer to demonstrate one of the tasks for volunteers in an upcoming work day at the center in rural Spicer. The one-day program Sept. 24 is part of National Public Lands Day. Online registration for the event ends Friday.play button
Bringing back the prairie
August 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
February 16, 2014
Dozens of horse drawn sleighs take part in the first annual Winter Sleigh and Ski Festival Sunday at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in rural Spicer. The festival also included an opportunity for visitors to cross country ski or snow shoe the trails, eat chili and climb the indoor climbing wall.play button
Video: Winter Sleigh and Ski Festival held at PWELC
February 16, 2014 - 4:37pm
October 21, 2012
Runners are challenged by tricky course obstacles while being pursued by volunteer zombies attempting to steal their brains, represented by flags worn around their waist, Saturday at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in rural Spicer during the first annual "Zombies Bite...5K run!!!"play button
Video: Zombie Run at PWELC
October 21, 2012 - 12:36pm
October 19, 2012
Signs will guide, or warn, runners on the route of a 5K zombie run Saturday at the PWELC near Spicer.play button
Zombie Run Saturday at PWELC
October 19, 2012 - 3:11pm
January 29, 2011
Mark and Jann Olson of the New London area and their sons, Benjamin and Gabe, (only one is pictured here) begin their family trek Tuesday on a groomed trail at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
A good year for cross-country skiing in west central Minnesota
January 29, 2011 - 8:29am