Families spent a night full of not so many tricks but lots of treats during the Not So Scary Nature Trail event at the Eden Prairie Outdoor Center on Oct. 29.
Kids collected candy throughout the lantern-lit trail as they learned about bats, eagles, butterflies, and other animals and bugs.
Gretchen Strate, a volunteer with Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release, quizzed families on wild animals they might see. Strate said they are “a non profit that supports independent rehabilitators in the community and (also) a wildlife rescue team, that goes out and rescues injured and sick wild animals and get them to rehabilitative care.”
Before or after the trail, families could enjoy crafts, cornhole and a bonfire.
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