|Saint John’s Outdoor University|
|Post Date:||September 11, 2019|
Saint John's Outdoor University (the program) provides outdoor and environmental education through classes, events, and initiatives with the Abbey Arboretum, Saint John's University, and the College of Saint Benedict. Saint John's Abbey Arboretum (the place) is more than 2,500 acres of lakes, prairie, oak savanna, and forest owned by Saint John's Abbey and surrounding Saint John's University. The shared vision of Saint John's Outdoor University and the Abbey Arboretum is to celebrate the unique beauty and richness of God's creation in central Minnesota and foster the Benedictine tradition of land stewardship, education, and environmental respect.
Saint John's Outdoor University Mission
Saint John's Outdoor University provides environmental and outdoor education in pursuit of:
Over 20 miles of trails await exploration, including a beautiful 1.5 mile loop trail that winds through 6 foot tall prairie grasses, across the wetlands on a 900 foot floating boardwalk, the dappled shade of the oak savanna and northern hardwoods. With such diverse conditions, the variety of plants and wildlife make this area a treat to visit through all the seasons.
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|Order information or contact:||Saint John's Outdoor University Saint John's University 2346 Science Drive New Science 104 Collegeville, Minnesota 56321-3000 320-363-3163 Fax: 320-363-3202 OutdoorU@csbsju.edu|
|MAEE Partner||Saint John's Outdoor University (formerly Saint John's Arboretum)|