Photo by Rodene Essman-Brchan ©

Upcoming Events!

Second Saturday Celebrates Christmas at the Pines!

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1 PM to 4 PM (Free! Donations welcome.)

Join us in celebrating Prairie Pines beginnings as a Christmas tree farm. If you created a decorator box at the November Second Saturday, return and fill it for free with Prairie Pines evergreen, pine cones and more! Children can create a Christmas ornament or bird feeder from objects in nature. Have a cup of warm cider and wander Prairie Pines foot trails and kid's Nature Ninja course, open to the public from 8 AM - 5 PM. Children must be accompanied by adults. Please no pets, wildlife rule! Partial funding for Second Saturday is from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Science Academy.

CONTACT SUE, prairiepinespartners@gmail.com, WITH QUESTIONS

Photo by Rodene Essman-Brchan ©

Upcoming Events!

Second Saturday Winter Woods & Wildlife Walk!

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3 PM (Free! Donations welcome.)

We invite you to experience the outdoors and nature during all seasons on a walk through the woods. UNL professor Richard Sutton will talk about winter tree identification in the Welcome Center at 1 PM before the walk. He will be joined by local wildlife and plant experts to lead walking tours of the woods without their leaves! Kids can watch for wildlife sign - tracks, scat, etc. Warm cider will be available at the Welcome Center following the walk. As with all Second Saturdays, foot trails and the kid's Nature Ninja course are open to the public from 8 AM - 5 PM. Partial funding for Second Saturday is from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Science Academy. Children must be accompanied by adults. Please no pets, wildlife rule!

contact Sue, prairiepinespartners@gmail.com, with questions