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Carpenter Nature Center

September 6, 2018
Apples are getting ready for picking at Whistling Well Farm. Kelsey Roy/RiverTown Multimedia
Orchards are open for the season
September 6, 2018 - 5:00am
August 22, 2018
An artist paints a portrait during a previous Carpenter Art Festival. This year’s event will be Aug. 25. Submitted photo
Carpenter Art Festival is Aug. 25 in Hudson
August 22, 2018 - 11:24am
July 5, 2018
The Grand Duchess will set sail at 6 p.m. from Lakefront Park in Hudson to give guests a scenic and informational cruise of the St. Croix River. Submitted photo
Cruising the St. Croix River
July 5, 2018 - 9:41am
March 21, 2018
CNC staff led visitors on a hike to the sugarbush to show them how to tap a maple tree. Pictured, Mayme Johnson explains to visitors how to identify a maple tree based on the characteristics of its branches. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
CNC visitors hike to the "sugarbush"
March 21, 2018 - 3:15pm
September 25, 2017
Kayla Wolfe of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center shows a red-tailed hawk to the crowd at Carpenter Nature Center on Sept. 16. Scott Wente / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Returning to flight: Raptor release draws large crowds to Carpenter Nature Center
September 25, 2017 - 9:30am
August 30, 2017
Artist Karla Hail carves a sunflower during the Carpenter Nature Center Art Festival Saturday at the center’s campus in Hudson. Riley Dorau / contributor
PHOTOS: Art and more at Carpenter Nature Center Art Festival
August 30, 2017 - 12:40am
July 16, 2017
Oliver Gergen reels in a fish that he caught with the help of David Selb, left, and Nolan Harstad.
PHOTOS: Summer programs engage kids with fishing, birds of prey
July 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 25, 2017
There were 430 registered runners that took part in the Apple Blossom races consisting of the half marathon, 10K, 5K and 2K Fun Run. Photos by Michael Mann
More than 400 runners compete in Apple Blossom races
May 25, 2017 - 9:30am
April 21, 2017
The robins are already nest-building and the warblers will not be far behind. Submitted photo
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
April 21, 2017 - 10:54am
January 26, 2017
Despite the wet conditions, Scouts were still able to get meager fires started.play button
Scouts learn how to survive Minnesota's worst
January 26, 2017 - 3:12pm
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