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Rowe Adventures: Firefly Picnic

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Enjoy the Nebraska sunset and all kinds of family-fun activities about our bright and buggy friends, fireflies! This program is designed for child/adult teams to participate together. Bring your own picnic -- we'll provide the prairie and the fun.

Free

Rowe Adventures: Play in the Platte

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Families are invited to come explore the Platte River habitat and the critters that call it home. If water levels permit we will spend most of the time in the river. Please come dressed for the weather and for safety reasons shoes are required to play in the river. Water shoes or old tennis shoes […]

Free

Blues on the Banks

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Join us for our 4th Annual "Blues on the Banks" celebration, featuring an evening of music from the OK Sisters, with Marty Tilly. We'll have brats, burgers provided by First National Bank and brews provided by Steeple Brewing Co., along with nature walks in the summer prairie grasses. The $20 per person admission provides all […]

$20

Homeschool Thursday

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Once a month, homeschool students can come out and explore nature with staff and volunteers at Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary. All grades Kindergarten and older are welcome to attend. Each month will focus on a different topic with different activities. This 2 hour program costs $3/student. Please contact Beka Yates at ryates@audubon.org to sign your students […]

$3

Rowe Adventures: Monarch Watch

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Come search for monarch butterflies as they embark on their southward journey to Mexico. Learn all about their life cycle and how they are able to travel such a long way in the fall. Participate in the community science project, Monarch Watch, by helping carefully net butterflies to be tagged.

Free

Audubon Nebraska: Spreading Wings in a Changing World

Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE

After a year of extreme flooding in Nebraska, how do we expect birds to cope, adapt or thrive? What are the predictions for Nebraska’s changing climate and how will birds in Nebraska respond to extreme droughts? Birds have already responded to the changing climate we are experiencing in Nebraska, so what can we learn from […]

Free

A River Runs Through It

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Online registration is now open for A River Runs Through It! Registration is available at https://act.audubon.org/onlineactions/5FUSU17FQEGcknY8Y_dIvQ2. Ticket price is $100 per person ($50 of which is a tax deductible donation to Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary). On Saturday, September 21, 2019, savor the sights, sounds and flavors of a sunset dinner on the […]

$100

Rowe Adventures: Radical Reptiles

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Come out and explore the world of reptiles. Learn about these cool creatures and go exploring to observe them in their habitat. Live reptiles will be brought by Nebraska Wildlife Encounter Zoozeum so participants can get to know more about our scaly friends. Be sure to wear weather appropriate attire, including walking shoes.

Free

Rowe Adventures: Owl Prowl

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Come over to the dark side of Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary and meet the amazing critters that make their living at night. This Owl Prowl offers an exciting multi-generational opportunity to learn more about the fascinating lives of owls and other animals that thrive at night. Fontenelle Forest will be bringing live owls for participants to […]

$10

Rowe Adventures: Autumn Animals

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

The days have gotten shorter and the leaves continue to change -- all signs autumn is definitely here. But for animals, the beginning of fall means undertaking major lifestyle changes -- in order to survive the winter.

Free

Rowe Sanctuary’s Holiday Open House

Rowe Sanctuary 44450 Elm Island Road, Gibbon, NE

Join us for a Holiday Open House at Rowe Sanctuary. Enjoy some cookies and cider while browsing our Gift Shop and receive a special 10% discount on all items. Kid's activities will be available to keep children occupied while you shop. You can also learn more about Rowe Sanctuary and our conservation work on a […]

Free

Virtual Crane Tour

Tickets are $10 - purchase here: https://act.audubon.org/a/virtual-crane-tour-1 Enjoy the cranes from the comfort of your own home with the virtual crane tour. The program will be led by a Rowe Sanctuary staff member who will begin the program with Crane Behavior Basics. Participants will learn about common behaviors cranes display along the river as well […]

$10