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Nature area’s 50 years will be archived
Article in the StarTribune by MATT McKINNEY Read and View the FULL Article here! Fifty years’ worth of maps, trail guides, thank-you cards, photographs and o...
Warner, Dexter and Dwight, former Warner Nature Center animals, all find new homes
Article in the Twin Cities Pioneer Press by Mary Divine Read and View the FULL Article here! When news broke this fall that the Lee and Rose Warner Nature Ce...
Editorial Commentary from Cristina DeFranco Palmisano
Editorial Commentary sent to the Star Tribune by Cristina DeFranco Palmisano It is difficult to understand why the Manitou Fund would give up a full staff of...
Manitou Fund rises near the top of Minnesota foundations
Article in the Star Tribune by Matt McKinney Read and View the FULL Article here! A White Bear Lake-based foundation suddenly has risen from obscurity to bec...
Event Correction (11/10/2019)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD WNC GATHERING This gathering at the Warner Nature Center is a private event and is INVITE/RSVP ONLY. Our sincerest apologies to our p...
LTE from Mark Olien in the Star Tribune
Letter to Editor in the Star Tribune by MARK B. OLIEN, STILLWATER Read and View the LTE here! Greg McNeely said in a recent editorial that he was blinded sid...
More than half my life!
Well, I guess I have to come to grips with the fact that after almost 52 years I have had my last class on bird banding with those interested, absorbed, and ...
LTE: More than a building and some trails
Letter to Editor in the Star Tribune by OAKLEY BIESANZ, ST. PAUL Read and View the LTE here! The “good news” a recent editorial mentions, “Good news on Warne...
Editorial counterpoint: Keep Warner Nature Center running
Article in the Star Tribune by Mark Lex Read and View the FULL Article here! A commentary on the editorial “Good news on the eventual fate of Warner Nature C...
A Fantastic Journey
I have been a volunteer at WNC for 25 years and it has been a fantastic journey. The place itself, woods, lakes, prairie, and a bog! The staff is amazing, alw...
I grew up in the Upper Midwest, and Minnesota has been my home for 40+ years – partly because I love winter and snow. Some of my all-time favorite times at W...
Warner was Transformative for Me
I remember the very first time I ever got to hold a bird in my hands. I remember the exact feeling it invoked in me, this tiny beating heart cradled in my se...
Beloved nature center to close by end of year
Article in the Kare 11 by Sharon Yoo Published: 7:26 PM CDT October 17, 2019 Read and View the FULL Article here! MARINE ON SAINT CROIX, Minn. — If you went ...
News of Warner Nature Center's closing was a shock. The fate of its 900 acres is a mystery.
Article in the Star Tribune by Matt McKinney Read and View the FULL Article here! The shared experiences of thousands of school kids like Beatrix will end th...
Can't imagine Warner Nature Center not being there for all of us!
The Lee & Rose Warner Nature Center has been a constant in my life and the lives of my family. It reflects not only the values of those who started it and ha...
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