Woods Walk at Better Place Forests
Time & Location
About the Event
Connect with other women in the community while learning about local forest management practices on an informative walk with Wild Rivers Conservancy, Minnesota Women’s Woodland Network (MNWWN), and Better Place Forests. Tour the Better Place Forests Fish Lake property near Scandia, MN for a glimpse into a managed forest with Ironwood, Paper Birch, Black Cherry, Northern Red Oak, Silver Maple and Aspen species. We may even encounter some of the resident wildlife!
Walk length: around 1.5 miles
Walk difficulty: Medium, some areas slopped
Features or other notes of interest: There are porta potties at this location.
Recommended items to bring/ wear:
- Long pants
- Upper body layers like long sleeved shirt and jacket (moisture wicking fabric is always a plus)
- Shoes or boots with traction
- Hat or beanie
- Gloves or mittens
- Adequate water
Wild Rivers Conservancy’s mission is to inspire stewardship to forever ensure the rare ecological integrity of the St. Croix and Namekagon Riverway. The Conservancy’s forestry program aims to promote and support lasting forest stewardship across the St. Croix watershed.
Minnesota Women’s Woodland Network (MNWWN) - provides the opportunity to recognize and enhance the role of women in woodland management, whether they own land themselves, may inherit or purchase land in the future, or who may simply be interested in supporting this effort.
Better Place Forests is a mission driven company dedicated to land conservation and providing a unique end of life option for those who choose cremation.