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Wood Lake Nature Center Hiring Naturalist Interns

Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield is hiring naturalist interns for the 2013-2014 school year.

Deadline Approaching for Urban Wildland Half Marathon/5K

The deadline is quickly approaching for runners to register for the Urban Wildland Half Marathon and 5K Race in Richfield. Registration closes on Monday, July 29 at 11:59 p.m. or when either race reaches capacity, whichever comes first.

The races take place Saturday, August 3. Both start and end at Veterans' Park in Richfield. All proceeds benefit the Wood Lake Nature Center.

Registration Open for Urban Wildland Half Marathon & 5K

Registration is now open for the Richfield Urban Wildland Half Marathon and 5K Race. The races will be held Saturday, August 3 with start and finish lines at Veterans' Park in Richfield.

Proceeds from the race benefit the Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

Help Remove Buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center

Volunteers are wanted this Sunday, May 5 to help remove buckthorn from Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

People of all ages are invited to help remove this invasive species from the Nature Center's grounds. No pre-registration is required. You must bring your own work gloves. Refreshments will be served following the event.

Celebrate Earth Day at Wood Lake Nature Center

You and your family can celebrate Earth Day 2013 by making Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield more beautiful. The center will host a volunteer cleanup event from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21.

You are invited to pick up litter, pick weeds (that aren't buried in snow) and remove buckthorn trees at WLNC. Refreshments will be served to all volunteers.

Wood Lake Nature Center Hosts Live Animal Show

Wood Lake Nature Center Hosts Live Animal Show

Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield will host a live animal show Sunday, March 24 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

You'll be able to see several live animals, including a fox, lizard, racoon, and birds. The show is for people of all ages interested in learning about the outdoors and wildlife.

Wood Lake Nature Center Fundraising Dinner Set for April 26

Wood Lake Nature Center Fundraising Dinner Set for April 26

The Friends of the Wood Lake Nature Center will hold its 23rd annual Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday, April 26 at the Minnesota Valley Golf Club in Bloomington. All proceeds benefit the Wood Lake Nature Center's programs and facilities in Richfield.