Events Calendar

Bruce Vento EcoStewards Drop-in Events

We are holding drop-in events to assist in restoration of Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. All tools will be provided. No experience is necessary- this is a great activity for anyone who wants to get outside, explore a new park and learn about restoring our natural areas. Join us on your way home from work!

Who: Individuals or small groups of all ages

Why: Explore a new park, give back to the community, be outside and meet awesome people!

Meeting Location: Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary (4th St E, Saint Paul 55106). CLICK HERE for a map of the meeting location.  Please note the parking lot is still under construction so you may park along the road. 


  • Saturday, July 21 |  9:00-11:00 am * Community Science Day- bring a smart device and learn about iNaturalist!
  • Tuesday, August 7  |  5:30-7:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 23  |  5:30-7:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 8  9:00-11:00 am
  • More dates listed in the registration page below

Registration: Pre-registration is appreciated. Register here, as this will help us determine the amount of supplies we need to bring each week.

Community Science Bio Bee Blitz! 

Who: Best suited for ages 8+, no prior experience with identification and cit sci apps necessary.  

Why: We will learn how to use the iNaturalist app and submit photos of pollinators to the University of Minnesota MN Bee Atlas project. This helps them learn more about the diversity of pollinators in our Saint Paul Parks. 

Meeting Location: Joyce Kilmer Memorial Fireplace (1221 Wynne Ave) in the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom. There is a parking lot across from the classroom and right by McMurray Fields. 

​When: Thursday, July 19 |  6:30-8:00 pm 

Registration: Register here, as this will help us determine an estimated attendance.