forest in nebraska


Socially Distanced Solstice Hikes 2020 to get outside and enjoy beautiful Prairie Pines! Go on a *free* self-guided hike to relieve the stress of COVID-19 and the holiday season. .

COVID-19 Protocols: Tickets are available for entry for a half-hour timeslot to limit community spread.
  • After participants check-in at the entrance, hikes can be completed at your own pace.
  • All participants must leave the property by 5:00 PM CST.
  • All participants must register in advance through eventbrite for a half-hour time slot. No walk-in's allowed.
  • All attendees in each timeslot must be from the same household and be registered online.
  • All participants must bring and wear a face mask.
  • Self-guided tour materials will be available electronically and emailed to participants in advance. One will have activities for families with children, another will have educational information for adult audiences as well.
  • One Eventbrite Ticket equates to entry for up to 8 members of the same household during the same half-hour starting timeslot.
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Conservation Education Courses

PLT MiniWorkshop: Seasonal, Sensational Trees is for educators of students K-2. Must be registered by December 1st.

Each participant will be given:
  • a certificate for 1.5 in-service hours
  • a copy of the curricula
  • the background knowledge needed to implement these hands-on, heads-on activities in your classroom or program right away
  • Featured Curriculum: PLT’s *NEW* Sensational Trees 
  • Featured Activity: Peppermint Beetle and Environmental Education in Winter