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June 9, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Terrace Oaks East
12650 Parc Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337
FREE and open to the public

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Grand Opening: Nature Play Area

Saturday, June 9

Burnsville’s first official Nature Play Area will allow users to “Imagine Their Adventure” beginning with its grand opening celebration. Natural play features will allow kids of all ages to climb, jump, build and explore.

Features of the new area will include:
  • Painted animal tracks
  • Tree cookies
  • Climbing logs and rocks
  • Building sticks
  • Limestone block benches

In addition to play, the grand opening will include a number of nature experts on hand, including:
  • Dan Hill, Birnamwood Golf Course Superintendent:
    Discussing National Audubon Sanctuary certification at the course.
  • Burnsville Natural Resources staff:
    Discussing recycling in parks
  • University of Minnesota Naturalist:
    Discussing Minnesota Ecology
  • Natural Resources staff and goat handler (along with two goats!):
    Discussing the upcoming goat-powered buckthorn removal pilot project in Burnsville 

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