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Sandhill Crane Migration Trip Sandhill Crane Migration Trip

March 13 and 14, 2019. Journey along the Platte River valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes during their majestic spring migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature's treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities. The tour includes two private viewings (evening at sunset and morning at sunrise) of the Sandhill cranes at Rowe Sanctuary in Kearney, Neb., transportation, hotel accommodations, meals and snacks, as well as a stop at the Nebraska Museum of Art. Registration and payment are due by February 27. For additional information, contact Gabrielle Domenge-Geiger at (402) 346-4002, ext. 263 or g.geiger@omahabotanicalgardens.org.

Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- November 17, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- November 17, 1 p.m.

November 17, 2018 at 1 to 4 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 3 hour session with Julie McKeone. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00
Adult Field Trip: Fossils and Fauna in the State Capital Adult Field Trip: Fossils and Fauna in the State Capital

April 24, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It's a BIG day, packed with fossils, fauna, and fun. Explore Morrill Hall's world famous collection of ancient elephants and see spectacular fossil rhinos, camels, and horses that once lived in Nebraska. Travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds in the planetarium show Dinosaurs at Dusk. Then enjoy the beauty of Lincoln's Sunken Gardens in its spring glory. Trip includes bus transportation, boxed lunch, entrance to Morrill Hall, planetarium show, and a guided tour of Sunken Gardens. Pre-registration is required by April 17.

Our Price: $55.00