Experience Nature All Year Long

Visit us during one of our many fun-filled activities throughout the year and help cherish and preserve the natural beauty around us. Dodge Nature Center activities are open to everyone.

Upcoming Activities

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party August 21 – August 21 Preschoolers to Family
Online registration is closed, but you can still walk-in. Experience one of nature’s most amazing spectacles when the moon eclipses the sun. While we won’t see a total eclipse here in Minnesota, the moon will block over 80% of the sun. Join ... more details
O.W.L.S Vietnam: Then and Now September 12 – September 12 Adults to Seniors
How has Vietnam changed since the 1970’s? Professor Philip Voight of Gustavus Adolphus College will reflect on the growth and development of post-war Vietnam, with an emphasis on the country’s ecotourism and ecological preservation as well as ... more details
Nature After Dinner: Deer Oh Deer! September 14 – September 14 Preschoolers to 2nd Graders
From the prairies to the north woods deer make their homes here. White-tailed, Moose, and even Elk all call Minnesota their home.  Join us for an “antler” of a good time, as we gain an understanding of how large a deer can get and how ve ... more details
Nature Playdate: Diggin' Dirt September 22 – September 22 Preschoolers to Kindergarteners
Check out all the kinds of dirt we can find! We’ll dig for wiggly worms, plant a seed to grow, and get a little dirty. Share your child’s joy in discovering and interacting with nature as the seasons change throughout the year.  Through out ... more details
Golden Gala - 50 Years of Dodge September 23 – September 23 Adults
Ticket: $175 per personBuy Tickets at you have questions, or would like to make a gift to support this event, please contact Director of Development, Rachel Hughes 651.789.5218.Thank You Sponsors!Title SponsorPatterson Companies, INC. Le ... more details

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