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September 20, 2019
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Annual Big Woods Gathering on Sep. 22

From Friends of Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

Join Friends of Nerstrand Big Woods State Park for their Annual Big Woods Gathering on Sunday, September 22, 2019.

5:00 PM: Talk by Al Batt, writer, speaker, storyteller and humorist

Al Batt, of Hartland, MN writes humor and nature columns for many newspapers and does regular radio shows about nature. He writes a number of popular cartoon strips that are syndicated nationally and is author of the book, “A Life Gone to the Birds.” He is a columnist for “Bird Watcher’s Digest” and writes for a number of magazines and books. Al hosted TV shows for many years and speaks at various festivals, conferences and conventions all over the world. He has received numerous awards for birding and wildlife conservation.

6:00 PM (or after the talk): Meal

Join us for a meal of famed Nerstrand Meat Market hot dogs with cider, chips, and cookies, provided by the Friends Group.

Bring a dish to share if you like, but it’s not required. There is no charge for the meal but donations will be gratefully accepted. Our beautiful 2020 Calendar will also be available for purchase.

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