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  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

    • Facilities & Services
    • Geocaching
    • Birding
    • Group Activities
    • Self-guided Tours
    28097 Goodview Dr
    Lanesboro, MN 55949
    (507) 467-2437
    (507) 467-3583 (fax)
    Hours:
    CAMPUS
    Weekdays: 8-4:30
    Sat (Summer): 9-5
    Sat (Nov-Apr) & Sun: By appt

    OUTPOST IN LANESBORO
    9a-4p

    About Us

    Founded in 1978, Eagle Bluff is a private, non-profit residential environmental learning center providing accredited environmental education programs & outdoor adventures in the scenic bluff country read more
    • About

      Founded in 1978, Eagle Bluff is a private, non-profit residential environmental learning center providing accredited environmental education programs & outdoor adventures in the scenic bluff country near Lanesboro, Minnesota. Eagle Bluff is also home to summer camps, events for all ages and Skills School, which offers a variety of classes for adults. If you are looking for your own adventure, Eagle Bluff has many trails to offer along with a public geocaching course. Come visit us at our Schroeder Visitor Center and we will find the adventure that fits your needs!

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    • Member Events

      Saturday Apr 21, 2018
      Join instructor Duane Hill, accomplished wood turner, for this two day, hands-on workshop. Learn the ins and outs of wood turning and spend the weekend working your way up to turning your very own wood bowls. ...read more
      Saturday Apr 21, 2018
      Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood fired stove. ...read more
      Saturday Apr 21, 2018
      Preparing, stuffing and mounting skins of animals is an ancient art form. In this introduction to the craft you’ll learn basic techniques. After a brief introduction, you’ll prepare a mouse rug or stuffed mouse in an action setting you choose. ...read more
      Saturday Apr 21, 2018
      Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a more energy efficient home? Are you considering either building a new, more energy efficient home or remodeling your current home to make it more energy efficient? If yes, this tour is designed for you. ...read more
      Sunday Apr 22, 2018
      Come join us for a fun afternoon of learning the basics of needle felting, and take home your very first sculpture, a sweet Hedgehog! Needle Felting is a relaxing and versatile art form that allows you to be creative in both 2-D and 3-D. You will be able to take home a needle felting foam pad and needle so you can continue making sculptures in the comfort of your own home! ...read more
      Sunday Apr 22, 2018
      Interested in learning about a more natural approach to healthcare? Want to rid your home of harmful chemicals, but don’t know where to start? Curious about essential oils? Wonder what all the buzz is about? Now is your chance to find out! We would love to have you join us at this fun class where we’ll discuss WHAT essential oils are, HOW to use them, WHAT they are good for, WHY choose Young Living oils, and HOW you can get your hands on them! ...read more
      Saturday Apr 28, 2018
      Join us for a hands-on workshop for singer/songwriters. You will begin class with a ‘song circle’ where you will perform a recent composition or two. Instructor and artist Steven will outline his creative process including the tools and resources he employs and guitar playing techniques. ...read more
      Saturday Apr 28, 2018
      Join us for an evening of musical artistry by Steven Schmidt. Steven is ?recipient of the 2017 Sally Irvine Ordway award for Commitment, recognizing lifetime achievement, contribution and leadership in the arts and/or culture. ...read more
      Sunday Apr 29, 2018
      Have you ever watched a controlled prairie burn and wondered why and how they do it? This is your chance to learn about and participate in an actual prairie burn. We will evaluate the potential burn site and determine how best it can be burned. ...read more
      Friday May 11, 2018
      Re-purpose fabric to create rugs using a braided-in technique. This simple method of making a braided rug results in a washable, strong rug. ...read more
      Friday May 11, 2018
      By taking this class, you’ll learn how to amaze your friends & family by serving squeaky fresh Wisconsin Cheese Curds. ...read more
      Friday May 11, 2018
      Designed for the beginner, this class will give you the basics of plant biology in simple terms. We’ll also discuss how to prepare your growing places, and how to choose the best garden for you. ...read more
      Friday May 11, 2018
      Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! At Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, you will tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures including Gastropods, Cephalopods, Trilobites, Fisherites, Bryozoans and Brachiopods. Then you’ll travel to 2-3 sites to hunt, all within 7 miles of Spring Valley, and collect your own fossils- guaranteed! ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      Are you a pie lover? If so, then join us and learn the ‘how-tos’ from an experienced Amish baker. ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      Learn to turn a wooden goblet suitable for food use or decoration. Various designs, including long stemmed goblets will be discussed. ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      This hands-on journaling workshop will inspire creativity of words and art in the wild outdoors. Come explore the natural world and new perspectives with journaling to honor the power of place and seasonal awareness. ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      This class covers the basics of food drying and emphasizes Indigenous traditions. Through this class you learn how to become more self-sufficient by simply drying your food. You’ll have the opportunity to taste, touch, feel, and see a wide variety of dried foods. ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood fired stove. ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      Raku firing is an exciting ceramics firing technique. It involves quickly heating a piece of pottery, removing it from the kiln when the glaze has melted and placing it in a bucket of wood shavings which can be explosive! ...read more
      Saturday May 12, 2018
      Discover nature’s free grocery store! From fresh and tender fiddleheads to spicy angelica and even stubborn dandelions (if you can’t beat ‘em, eat ‘em), the forests and valleys of Southeastern Minnesota can provide a plethora of palatable plants. ...read more
      Sunday May 13, 2018
      Learn how to sharpen wood turning tools including scrapers, gouges (spindle and bowl) parting tools and skews. This is a hands on course. Discussion of tools, steels and their use us will be included. ...read more
      Sunday May 13, 2018
      Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! At Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, you will tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures including Gastropods, Cephalopods, Trilobites, Fisherites, Bryozoans and Brachiopods. Then you’ll travel to 2-3 sites to hunt, all within 7 miles of Spring Valley, and collect your own fossils- guaranteed! ...read more
      Friday May 18, 2018
      This mini charmer is 12?x 8? tall and 2.5 inches deep. This is a great handbag for a beginner to learn some basic techniques. There is a decorative button on the outside pocket and the handbag is closed by a magnetic snap. ...read more
      Friday May 18, 2018
      Join in on the wave of popularity of woven art. Weave with findings from a nature walk (leaves, grasses, feathers, seed pods, etc.) and/or weave on a small loom exploring techniques that can also be used on other looms. ...read more
      Tuesday May 22, 2018
      Ever wondered what it would be like to live without electricity and modern appliances? This is an opportunity to visit an Amish home, get to know you hostess and learn how to bake bread in a wood fired stove. ...read more
      Tuesday May 22, 2018
      Ever wanted to learn how to make your own pasta? Do you look at your boxed store bought noodles and think “How are these made?” Well here is your chance to learn pasta making skills from an Amish cook! ...read more
    • Directions

      Follow brown directional signs along Hwy 52 and Country Road 8 between Lanesboro and Fountain, MN.

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