Prairie Wetlands Learning Center

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  • Located on MN State Highway 210 East, south of Fergus Falls, one mile from exit 57 off I-94, entrance on right

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  • Visitor Center open Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm, year-round. Closed Federal holidays. Grounds are open dawn to dusk daily.

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  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

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  1. Monarch Butterfly Tagging

    602 State Hwy 210 E
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Call: (218) 998-4480

    Monarch Butterfly tagging each day from 10 am - 3:00 pm. Citizen Science the whole family will enjoy. FREE

  2. Monarchs, Music and More

    602 State Hwy 210 E
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Call: (218) 998-4480

    Celebrating 20 years. Tours, music, treats from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. FREE.

  3. National Public Lands Day

    602 State Highway 210 East
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Call: (218) 998-4480

    Help with habitat restoration projects at the PWLC as part of this national celebration of public lands. Please call 218-998-4481 to register. Free

  4. Public Duck Banding

    602 State Hwy 210 E
    Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Call: (218) 998-4480

    Assist U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists with banding wood ducks and mallards at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls. Visitors will discover why ducks are banded; how their swim-in traps work; how to identify, age, and sex ducks; the best way to hold a wild duck; why a perfect band job is a must; and much more. FREE

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