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Belwin Conservancy

January 5, 2018
Belwin Conservancy Facilities Specialist Eric Palman spent seven hours building a Winter Solstice bonfire with logs and branches collected during routine maintenance throughout the acreage. The whole process took about seven hours. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
October 16, 2017
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 5, students from Washington Technology Magnet School and the Benjamin E. Mays School crossed the newly constructed bridge over Bulrush Slough at Belwin Outdoor Science, receiving high fives along the way. The bridge replaced an aging, unsafe structure that was difficult for students in wheelchairs and with other disabilities to use. Photo courtesy of Belwin Conservancy
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
October 16, 2017 - 1:21pm
More than 60 volunteers planted 350 trees Aug. 22 at Belwin Conservancy’s Lucy Winton Bell Athletic Fields. The trees were purchased using a grant from the Super Bowl LII Urban Forestry Program. Attendees and volunteers included representatives from the NFL, Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, Minnesota Vikings, local mayors, Saint Croix Valley Athletic Association, and St. Croix Soccer Club athletes and their families. Photo courtesy of Belwin Conservancy
Volunteers plant 350 trees at Belwin's athletic fields
September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 26, 2017
Belwin Conservancy in Afton, Minn., held a bison release Saturday, May 20. Festivities began at 11 a.m. with the first truck releasing bison around noon. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
Where the buffalo roam
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am