Outdoor Skills

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Beekeeping: Solstice is Near – Lets Get Ready to Rumble! (Ages 10+) May 4, 2024

May 04, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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The class will cover the art and science of keeping bees in northern climates. The class is designed for beekeepers who have established bees but are searching for more information.  Through demonstration and discussions students will learn the essentials for setting your bees to be successful in the spring into summer. Topics will include:  Assessing…

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Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk (All Ages) May 18, 2024

May 18, 2024 11:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

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Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants. Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment and healing. Herbal medicine focuses on herbs to prevent and treat illness and promote health and has been used for centuries by…

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Outdoor Composting: How To Be a Great Composter (Ages 12+) May 18, 2024

May 18, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Do you have an outdoor compost system and aren’t feeling successful with it? Have you always wanted to compost but want to know more before starting? Are you just curious about composting and how it works? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this is the class for you. We’ll roll up our…

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Bee RX: Honey Bee Diseases and Pests (Ages 10+) June 1, 2024

Jun 01, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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The class will cover the art and science of keeping bees in northern climates. The class is designed for beekeepers who have established bees but are searching for more information. Through demonstration and discussions students will learn about: Honey Bee Diseases and Pests Varroa Mite Count demonstration using the powder sugar method to get a…

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Geology Bike Tour: Morning Session – June 8, 2024

Jun 08, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Enjoy a 15-mile ride through Marine and Scandia exploring some of the geologic features of the area, with an explanation of how they were formed and how they affect life on this landscape. Bicycling offers an ideal pace to examine the landscape thoroughly, but still cover a large area. You’ll not just see these features, you’ll…

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Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk (All Ages) June 15, 2024

Jun 15, 2024 11:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

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Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants. Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment and healing. Herbal medicine focuses on herbs to prevent and treat illness and promote health and has been used for centuries by…

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Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk (All Ages) July 13, 2024

Jul 13, 2024 11:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

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*July and August classes will open to members on May 14 and non-members on May 16. Not a member? Sign up here. * Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants. Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment…

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Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk (All Ages) August 17, 2024

Aug 17, 2024 11:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

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*July and August classes will open to members on May 14 and non-members on May 16. Not a member? Sign up here. * Join local herbalist Heather Mashuga on a leisurely walk through the woods, noticing and admiring the multitudes of wildflowers and plants. Discover how to learn to use these plant allies to provide nourishment…

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Past | Archive

Herbal Remedies: A Foraging Walk (All Ages) April 20, 2024

Apr 20, 2024 11:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Herbal Remedies: Make a Soothing Salve – March 23, 2024

Mar 23, 2024 11:00AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

It’s Grow Time! Plan Your Garden (Ages 10+) March 9, 2024

Mar 09, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Kitchen Composting with Worms! (Intergenerational) January 6, 2024

Jan 06, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047