Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail Association
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Events



Upcoming events

    • 04/26/2018
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Meet at 10th street parking area near Hadley Ave

    Calling All Frogs!

    Thursday, April 26  6:30 - 7:30 pm

    10th St Parking at Hadley



    Frogs are sometimes referred to as the canaries of the wetlands since they can be sensitive to pollution. Walk along the Gateway State Trail listening to for the chorus of frog songs to identify. 651-231-6968, Linda.Radimecky@state.mn.us.  Meet at Hadley Ave and 10th street parking area.

    • 04/28/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • ¼ Mile South of Gateway Trail/Lansing Ave. Crossing

    Lansing Ave. Farm Pond Shorebird & Waterfowl Watch


    When the pond holds water (as it did most of last year and likely will this spring), it's a reliable place to see shorebirds, gulls, cranes and waterfowl. Bring binoculars to view whatever birds are present at the pond.  If the pond is dry, we’ll walk a portion of the nearby Gateway Trail. Led by Bob Bystrom, Naturalist. .


    • 05/05/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • Brown's Creek Nature Reserve parking area (Neal Ave)

    Brown's Creek Trail Bird Walk


    We will leave the Nature Reserve parking area (Neal Avenue crossing) at 7 a.m. and return to the starting point at 8 a.m.  We will identify as many species as we can by sight and sound during the hour.  Bring binoculars if you have them. 


    Drizzle or light rain is OK, but the walk will be cancelled if it’s very windy or significant precipitation is likely. 


    Questions?  Contact Bob Bystrom at robertbystrom1@gmail.com

    No registration is needed, but if you let Bob know you are coming he will send you an e-mail notice in case of cancellation by 6 a.m.




    • 05/07/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Brown's Creek Trail - Schulenberg Park Stillwater



    Wildflower Walk
    Monday, May 7  6 -7 pm

    Brown's Creek Trail
    Schulenberg Park on Hazel Ave, Stillwater


    Join naturalist Linda Radimecky, botanist Jyneen Thatcher and BCWD Administrator Karen Kill as we search for blooming wildflowers along Brown's Creek State Trail.  Meet at Schulenberg Park on Hazel Avenue in Stillwater.  We will walk to the trail from the park.  Call 651-231-6968 with any questions.





    • 05/09/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • Brown's Creek Preserve, Neal Ave near McKusick Ave

    DNR Bird Walk - Brown's Creek Trail


    Birding is an enjoyable and challenging hobby. Join the naturalist for a birding stroll and learn about the basic techniques of bird identification during spring migration. Binoculars and bird guides will be available. 651-231-6968, Linda.Radimecky@state.mn.us  Meet at Neal Ave near McKusick St parking lot.



    • 05/12/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • Gateway Trail/Hwy 96 Crossing


    Gateway Trail Bird Walk


    We will leave the parking lot at 7 a.m. and return to the starting point at 8 a.m. We will identify as many species as we can by sight and sound during the hour. Bring binoculars if you have them. This walk usually offers the best opportunity to see migrant warblers.


    Drizzle or light rain is OK, but the walks and sit will be cancelled if it’s very windy or significant precipitation is likely. 


    Questions?  Contact Bob Bystrom at robertbystrom1@gmail.com

    No registration is needed, but if you let Bob know you are coming he will send you an e-mail notice in case of cancellation by 6 a.m.



    • 05/12/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Meet at the Brown's Creek Nature Preserve on Neal Ave in Stillwater.

    Women's Wildflower Walk - Brown's Creek Trail


    9-11 a.m. Women's Wildflower walk on Brown's Creek State Trail.

    Walk along the trail to see what wildflower are blooming for Mother?s Day. Meet at the Brown's Creek Nature Preserve on Neal Ave in Stillwater.


    • 05/12/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Brown's Creek Nature Preserve


    Explore Brown's Creek

    Brown's Creek Nature Preserve

    Saturday, May 12  1 - 2:30 p.m.


    Wade into the creek to look under rocks and along the plants in the water to find insects that feed the fish.  These insects have some amazing survival adaptations!  Bring knee boots if you have them.  Meet at the Brown's Creek Nature Preserve on Neal Ave. in Stillwater. Call LInda Radimecky, DNR at 651-231-6968 with any questions. 




    • 05/19/2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
    • Gateway Trail at Myeron Rd N (61)


    Gateway Trail Little Sit Bird Watch


    Adjacent wetlands make this one of the best places to view migrant and resident birds along the trail.  We will sit or stand here from 7 to 8 a.m. (no walking) and identify as many species as we can by sight and sound during the hour. Bring binoculars and a chair (optional) if you have them. Watchers with limited mobility are welcome!  


    This Little Sit is an abbreviated version of the 24-hour Big Sit bird watching events held at many places around the country.


    Drizzle or light rain is OK, but the walks and sit will be cancelled if it’s very windy or significant precipitation is likely. 


    Questions?  Contact Bob Bystrom at robertbystrom1@gmail.com

    No registration is needed, but if you let Bob know you are coming he will send you an e-mail notice in case of cancellation by 6 a.m.


    • 06/19/2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Brown's Creek Nature Preserve

    Fitness and Phenology Walk

    Tuesday, June 19  6:30 - 8 p.m.

    Brown's Creek Nature Preserve

     

    Get some exercise and see what is blooming and happening around along the trail at the same time by joining the naturalist on a 1-3 mile walk. 


    • 07/05/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Hadley /10th Street Lot in Oakdale

    Interpretive Bike Ride

    Thursday, July 5  9 - 11am

    Hadley/10th Street Lot in Oakdale


    Ride the Gateway State Trail with the trail naturalist to see the flowers, birds, trees and insects along the way.  We will ride from Hadley to Pine Point Park or as far as we get in the time allowed.  Meet at the Hadley/10th Street lot in Oakdale.

    • 08/11/2018
    • 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Gateway State Trail - Hadley to Pine Point

    Women's Interpretive Bike Ride - BOW

    Saturday, August 11  9:30 -1:30 p.m.

    Gateway State Trail - Hadley to Pine Point Park


    Register at 651-231-6968.  This moderately paced ride will be about 16 miles round trip. We will stop for lunch.  Bring your own bike and helmet.

    • 09/23/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Brown's Creek State Trail - Brown's Creek Nature Preserve

    Women's Autumn Color Walk - BOW

    Sunday, September 23  1 - 2:30 p.m.

    Brown's Creek State Trail - Brown's Creek Nature Preserve


    Register at 651-231-6969. Join the Naturalist on a walk to look for fall colors.  Meet at the Brown's Creek Nature Reserve parking area. 


Past events

04/20/2018 DNR Bird Walk - Brown's Creek Trail
04/19/2018 GBCTA Annual Meeting-Note Location Change
04/13/2018 DNR Bird Walk - Gateway Trail
02/03/2018 Annual Gasthaus Cross Country Ski Event
01/26/2018 Gateway Candlelight Walk
10/28/2017 Candlelight Hike on the Brown's Creek Trail
09/23/2017 Fall Trails Day Event at Arlington Gardens
09/16/2017 Brown's Creek Watershed District 20th Anniversary Celebration!
06/03/2017 NATIONAL TRAILS DAY
05/20/2017 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Gateway Trail Little Sit Bird Watch
05/13/2017 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Gateway Trail Bird Walk
05/06/2017 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Brown’s Creek Trail Bird Walk
04/29/2017 Lansing Ave. Farm Pond Shorebird & Waterfowl Watch
04/20/2017 Annual Meeting
02/11/2017 DNR Candlelight Walk
01/14/2017 Snowshoeing on Brown's Creek State Trail
01/14/2017 Annual Gasthaus Crosscountry Ski Event
12/10/2016 Our Trail Naturalist will have several events this Winter..one on Browns Creek and others at Afton Park
09/13/2016 Community Event at Brown's Creek Park
08/27/2016 Reina Del Cid Live Band Concert
08/13/2016 Women's Interpretive Bike Ride
07/29/2016 Birds of Brown’s Creek State Trail
07/29/2016 Trail Trivia Timeout!
06/04/2016 National Trails Day
06/04/2016 Mahtomedi Public Schools Staff Fun Run
05/28/2016 Wildflower Walk
05/21/2016 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Gateway Trail Little Sit Bird Watch
05/14/2016 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Gateway Trail Bird Walk
05/07/2016 Bird Walks on the Gateway With Bob Bystrom - Brown’s Creek Trail Bird Walk
04/24/2016 Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride
04/21/2016 Annual Meeting
02/13/2016 DNR Candlelight Walk
01/30/2016 GBCTA Annual Cross-Country Ski Event
09/14/2015 Fall Photo Shoot! Upload Your Fall Photos Here!
06/16/2015 Brown's Creek Watershed District Ice Cream Social *RESCHEDULED*
06/16/2015 Trail Rides *RESCHEDULED*
06/09/2015 Bird of Brown's Creek State Trail
06/07/2015 Geocaching 101
06/06/2015 Brown's Creek State Trail Grand Opening
06/06/2015 Brown's Creek Naturalist Tour
05/30/2015 Great River Greening Tree Planting Event
05/16/2015 Women's Bike On!
05/09/2015 St. Andrews Church Bike Rides
05/09/2015 Birds of the Gateway Trail
04/23/2015 Annual Meeting
03/26/2015 Board Meeting
02/14/2015 DNR Candlelight Walk CANCELLED!
01/31/2015 GBCTA Annual Cross-Country Ski Event
06/22/2014 Women’s Bike Ride on the Gateway State Trail
05/10/2014 Guided Bird Walk
05/10/2014 Trail Trotters!
04/26/2014 Rite of Spring Event at Mahtomedi Education Center
04/25/2014 50 Mile Walk from Taylor's Falls to St. Paul!
04/12/2014 Birds of the Gateway Trail
02/08/2014 Candlelight Walk
02/01/2014 GBCTA Annual Cross-Country Ski Event
01/01/2014 First Day Hike on the Gateway!
09/26/2013 DNR Groundbreaking Ceremony - Brown's Creek Trail
09/10/2013 Volunteers needed for first annual Bike & Pedestrian Count!
08/19/2013 Board Meeting
07/27/2013 Brown's Creek Trail Cleanup
06/01/2013 National Trails Day
04/27/2013 Board Member Website Orientation
04/25/2013 2013 Annual GBCTA Meeting
03/21/2013 Board Meeting
02/09/2013 Candlelight Hike

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