Family Adventure Day at Camp Wa-Kon-Da

Camp Wa-Kon-Da 402 Forest Drive, Bellevue

Take aim and perfect your shot with a brief Archery 101 course, then engage in a family-friendly competition! After the competition, join a naturalist and explore the Forest on a guided snow hike at Camp Wa-Kon-Da, during which you'll learn the rich history of Fontenelle Forest and some basic hiking and survival tips.   Registration …

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Sunday with a Scientist: Invasive Species

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall 645 North 14th Street, Lincoln

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? How about Zebra Mussels? Sometimes species end up where they don’t belong. This can cause devastating effects on a native community of plants and animals. Invasive species are a big problem in the natural world. Allison Zach is the Program Coordinator for the Nebraska Invasive Species Program …

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Soil Health 101

City Sprouts 4002 Seward Street, Omaha

Join The Big Garden's Stephanie Finklea and City Sprouts' Addie Gengenbach in this virtual workshop for an introduction on soil health. Healthy soil is your first line of defense against diseases that threaten crop growth. In this class, you will learn how to assess the health of your soil and how to maintain healthy soil. …

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Preparing a New Garden Site

City Sprouts 4002 Seward Street, Omaha

So, you've decided to join the growing craze and start a garden! Join City Sprouts' Aaron French and The Big Garden's Kay Carlson to learn the ins and outs of taking your grass lawn to a productive and invigorating garden space. We'll go over how to select a good site for your garden, various environmental …

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Into the Woods: City Nature Challenge

Using a series of short videos, learn how everyone in your family - no matter their ages - can explore nature together and become part of the City Nature Challenge. This program was planned in collaboration with City of Omaha Parks and Recreation.