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  • Advanced Vegetable Gardening - Online Course

    For gardeners who have experience growing vegetables. Learn some advanced techniques for improving your vegetable garden harvest, including ways to extend the growing season, how to start seeds indoors, and suggestions for increasing your total harvest. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • All About Seeds - Online Course

    It’s all in the name; this class is All About Seeds! Seeds are the foundation of a garden. Learn about choosing seeds, growing seeds, and saving seeds. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Backpacking 101 - Online Course

    Bump your camping skills up a notch! Backpacking is challenging, rewarding and invigorating. In this entry level class, learn the ins and outs of necessary gear, how to pack your pack, route planning, what to bring for food and water, what to do in case of emergency, map and compass skills and the basics of Leave No Trace. Whether you are thinking about a backpacking trip at a Minnesota State Park, a National Park or somewhere in between, this class will have you feeling confident about your trip. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Building Backyard Bird Feeders (Adult/Child) - Kit Included - Online Course

    Attract beautiful songbirds to your yard with a bird feeder you built! Work together as a pair to build a feeder the birds can't resist. Get building experience with hand tools and tips and tricks to help you host and observe birds in your own backyard. Bird feeder kit is included in the registration fee. All you need to have on hand is a hammer! Online class will consist of step-by-step instructions to assemble your bird feeder. You will need to retrieve your kit a few days prior to the class. Pick-up information is included in your class confirmation email. Fee is per one adult and one child pair. Register for the class under the name of the adult attending. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Camping 101 - Online Course

    Want to camp but don't know where to begin? Get back to the basics in this super approachable class geared for first time campers. Night one of class will cover basic concepts and night two will focus on some essential skills. Topics covered throughout the course include: where to camp and what kind of camping is available in Minnesota; the pros and cons of camping during each season; identify existing organizations that do group camping trips for beginners; essential gear supply lists and how to budget for your trip, including where to rent or find used equipment; how to plan, prepare and pack for different weather conditions; where and how to set up a tent; how to start a campfire and safety considerations; basic map and orientation skills; and how to plan and prepare for emergencies and the unexpected. Please note focus will be on car camping. Sections 6040WEA and 6040WEB are an online/in-person combo. The first night of class is online using the Zoom platform. The second night of class is in-person at Hidden Falls Regional Park. Because it might not be possible to fully socially distance and hear the instructor, face masks that cover your nose and mouth must be worn by all participants. There are two date options for night 2 with a limit of 8 participants each night. Section 6040WEC is online only. The first night of class is online using the Zoom platform. The second night of class is be a recorded version of night 2 will be emailed to you. More information, and your Zoom meeting access info is provided in your Class Confirmation email after registration.
  • Changing Gardens - Online Course

    As the climate changes, so does its effects on Minnesota gardens. Learn what to expect and how to adapt your gardens to grow a more resilient landscape. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Home Composting - Online Course

    Discover the science behind home composting and its benefits! Receive information on different composting methods, recommended compostable materials, and common uses of compost around the yard and garden. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Introduction to Vegetable Gardening - Online Course

    Dig into the basics of growing your first vegetable garden! Discover what you need to know about where to plant your vegetables, which plants to choose, and how to care for your garden all season long. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Old Windows: Repair or Replace? - Online Course

    Replacing windows can be a big financial commitment. Join a window repair and restoration expert to explore all of your options! Learn some tips and tricks for repairing those beautiful old windows yourself, and find out when you are better off opting for a professional replacement. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Seed Starting Basics - Kit Included - Online Course

    Get a jump on your planting this year! Learn how to start your seeds indoors now so you can have them ready at the perfect time to be planted in your garden. Class fee includes 12 vegetable seeds with tray, pots and starting mix. Starting mix is organic and all seeds are non-GMO, many organic and mostly heirloom. You will need to retrieve your kit a few days prior to the class. Pick-up information is included in your class confirmation email. REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 18TH. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Square Foot Gardening - Online Course

    Tiny gardens can produce great vegetables! Learn the fundamentals of creating highly productive vegetable gardens in small spaces. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Track Your Backyard - Online Course

    Whose footprints crisscross my snowy yard? Who left nutshells on my stoop? Figure out who your wildlife visitors are through the process of tracking - the identification and interpretation of footprints and other signs left by animals. We’ll also cover common species in the urban area, how to photograph tracks & spoor for identification, and how to use iNaturalist to help you connect to other citizen scientists and explore your world. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The day before your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.