Xhtml CSS Menu Css3Menu.com

Programs & Events
4 Lifelong Learning: Vermicomposting
7 Bagels & Birds
11 Northfield OWLS Luncheon
12 Nature Trivia Bee
18 OWLS Luncheon
18 Restoration Club
23 Prairies & Potholes
24 Nature Book Club
30 Homeschool: Maple Syruping

Trail Hours
Daily from 6am to 10pm

Interpretive Center Hours
Mon-Fri from 8am to 4:30pm
Sat from 9am to 4pm
Sun Closed

Full Moon

Support our Business Members

Summer Camp
River Bend News & Notes

Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!

Summer Camp 2015Online registration for River Bend's Summer Camp 2015 is now open online. To browse all our camps and to register, visit our Summer Camp web site.

We have summer camps for children and youth ages three to 17 and offer half-day camps, whole-day camps, and overnight away camps. New this year: Wet & Wild and Intro to Rock Climbing camps! The popular Adventure is Out There! camp returns with new activities added like zip lining and a ropes coarse. And our Explorers Camps each include an overnight spent camping at River Bend!

We hope you're planning to join us for tons of fun in nature at Summer Camp!

Spring Buckham Bulletin Correction

The Spring issue of the Buckham Bulletin contains incorrect information about our current lineup of programs. For the most current and accurate information about our programs and events, please visit our Upcoming Programs & Events page.

Register your team for the Nature Trivia Bee!

Our Nature Trivia Bee is just around the corner on March 12th and the deadline for registering your trivia team is March 2nd. This is going to be a fun night of action-packed nature trivia! We'll have questions on a variety of topics like animals, weather, natural history, and more! More details and registration are on our Public Programs page.

OWLS: Now Also at Northfield Senior Center

Our OWLS (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors) lunch and learn program for seniors will be hitting the road for the Northfield Senior Center in March. This program will be in addition to our regular OWLS program at River Bend Nature Center. The Northfield OWLS program will take place on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10:30am to 12:00pm and features a talk followed by lunch. The next Northfield speaker will be:

  • March: Beth Kallestad -- Cannon River Watershed Partnership.

For more information about Northfield OWLS or "classic" OWLS, please visit our Public Programs page.


Ski Trail Status
Ski track was set yesterday and track is generally very good with a few thin spots.


« Our mission is to help people discover, enjoy, understand, and preserve the incredible natural world that surrounds us. »
   River Bend Nature Center a donor-supported, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
PO Box 186, 1000 Rustad Rd, Faribault, MN 55021-0186 USA
 507.332.7151  |   rbncinfo@rbnc.org
©2014 River Bend Nature Center. Faribault, MN, USA.
WordPress Blog  Facebook  Twitter  River Bend's YouTube Channel  River Bend on Google+  Instagram