River Bend Nature Center

Are There Rattlesnakes in Southern Minnesota?
There's an upcoming presentation at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault this week that got me wondering whether there really are poisonous snakes in Southern Minnesota. Apparently there are but they might not be easy to find. A River Bend naturalist will discuss the timber rattlesnake of Rice…
River Bend Seeks Board of Director Candidates
River Bend Nature Center of Faribault will hold their annual meeting on July 27 at 6:30PM, at which time new board members will be elected.
Those interested in running for either the Board of Directors, Finance Committee or Membership/Development Committees may pick up applications along with job des…
Maple Syruping Time at River Band
The maple syrup taps are flowing at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault. About 240 gallons have been collected so far and volunteers need to help in the collection of sap and also to keep the fire going at the evaporator. Volunteers are asked to commit to a two- or three-hour shift...
Take a Snowshoeing Adventure Through Faribault
With a busy day to day schedule, I don't get out to the River Bend Nature Center in Faribault as often as I would like, but every time I go there, I am always happy I took the time to visit this gem. Faribault, and the surrounding area is so lucky to have such a wonderful space so close. This weeken…
It’s River Bend Trivia Time
River Bend Nature Center in Faribault invites you to take part in their third annual Trivia Bee fundraiser on March 2. Businesses, groups and the public are invited to assemble a team of up to four people and then take part in multiple rounds of nature-themed trivia questions...
Candlelight Valentine’s Walk Provides a Unique Experience
It's the end of January, and Valentine's Day seems like it's still a long way away. But it will be here before you know it, and it will leave tons of people in a last-minute scramble for gifts for their loved ones. Don't be one of those people; plan ahead to bring the special per…
Winterfest at River Bend Nature Center
This time of year can seem to drag on forever. Christmas and New Year's have past, and it's a long time until spring yet. But the River Bend Nature Center of Faribault is bringing fun to the area with the annual WinterFest celebration to be held on January 21 from 1-4PM.

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