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Prairie Pines Second Saturday

“How’s it Growing?” – Big, if You’re a Tree!

9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Prairie Pines Nature Preserve
3100 N. 112th St.
Lincoln Ne 68505
Prairie Pines Partners, (402) 525-7653,
The weekly KZUM radio “Garden Talk & Nature Walk” series with Bob Henrickson and Bertine Loop comes to Prairie Pines. Join them in the arboretum at 9:30 a.m. as they walk and talk about Prairie Pines big plant residents. The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s 40th Anniversary will be celebrated at the windmill following the walk with a tree planting demonstration and a short talk about tree selection. Children’s activities in Virginia’s Garden will be about the biggest plants out there – trees! Bring your lunch and enjoy complimentary watermelon courtesy of Fresh Thyme and listen to local musicians, the Lucky Possums from noon–2 p.m.

Hiking trails are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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