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Westwood Nature Center Family Programs


Arbor Day & Community Tree Planting Celebration

All ages (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Come lend a hand and give back to the earth. We’ll gather to plant a ceremonial tree then break out into teams to plant lots more trees and other native plants in Bass Lake Preserve. The City of St. Louis Park is implementing a huge dredging and vegetative renovation to Bass Lake Preserve; help us transform this wonderful asset. Hear environmentally inspired music by Kid Power with for the whole family.

Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m. – Noon
Bass Lake Preserve (3535 Monterey Drive, 55416)  - meet at the tennis courts
Free; pre-registration required to plant trees (register at

Everything is free and kid-friendly!

  • Woodsy Owl
  • Westwood Hills Nature Center naturalist and special guest
  • Music at 10 a.m. featuring KidPower with Rachael - an environmental themed show that is a hit with kids!
  • Large-scale tree planting with Tree Trust (Still need volunteers - visit to sign-up)
  • Ceremonial tree planting

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Westwood Hills Nature Center
8300 West Franklin Avenue
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: (952) 924-2544 Email: