Stay updated about events going on in Kearney by signing up for our weekly newsletter!

To submit your own event click here

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Rowe Sanctuary

+ Google Map
44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
308-468-5282 http://rowe.audubon.org/

September 2018

Homeschool Thursdays at Rowe

September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States

Rowe Sanctuary is offering a special nature program series for homeschool students. Students in specified grades will meet from 10am-noon, bi-monthly on the second Thursday of the month to learn about many different nature topics, including insects, birds, mammals, reptiles, life cycles, adaptations and more. Kindergarden through 3rd grade students will meet in September, November, January and April. Fourth grade and older students will meet in October, December, February and May. There is a $3 per student charge for each…

Find out more »

October 2018

Homeschool Thursdays at Rowe

October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States

Rowe Sanctuary is offering a special nature program series for homeschool students. Students in specified grades will meet from 10am-noon, bi-monthly on the second Thursday of the month to learn about many different nature topics, including insects, birds, mammals, reptiles, life cycles, adaptations and more. Kindergarden through 3rd grade students will meet in September, November, January and April. Fourth grade and older students will meet in October, December, February and May. There is a $3 per student charge for each…

Find out more »

November 2018

Homeschool Thursdays at Rowe

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States

Rowe Sanctuary is offering a special nature program series for homeschool students. Students in specified grades will meet from 10am-noon, bi-monthly on the second Thursday of the month to learn about many different nature topics, including insects, birds, mammals, reptiles, life cycles, adaptations and more. Kindergarden through 3rd grade students will meet in September, November, January and April. Fourth grade and older students will meet in October, December, February and May. There is a $3 per student charge for each…

Find out more »

December 2018

Homeschool Thursdays at Rowe

December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States

Rowe Sanctuary is offering a special nature program series for homeschool students. Students in specified grades will meet from 10am-noon, bi-monthly on the second Thursday of the month to learn about many different nature topics, including insects, birds, mammals, reptiles, life cycles, adaptations and more. Kindergarden through 3rd grade students will meet in September, November, January and April. Fourth grade and older students will meet in October, December, February and May. There is a $3 per student charge for each…

Find out more »

January 2019

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

January 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

This two hour program is designed for children and their families to learn more about the annual Christmas Bird Count community science program and how to identify and count birds. Participants will learn to use binoculars and field guides, then join staff on a bird walk to count the various species of birds seen on the trails. After the hike, participants are invited to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and help enter the data into eBird. This is a…

Find out more »

Snug as a Bug

January 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Discover how bugs and other critters survive the cold winter at our "Snug as a Bug" program, Saturday January 26, from 1:00-4:00pm. Using magnifiers, microscopes, and mindful techniques, adults and children will probe through leaf letter and logs to discover a variety of spineless wonders wiling away the winter. Activities include a short hike and an indoor investigation. This is a free program; no reservations are necessary

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “Who We Are and What We Do”

January 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session will teach you all about Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary.

Find out more »

February 2019

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “Who We Are and What We Do”

February 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session will teach you all about Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary.

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “More than Cranes”

February 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sancutary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session is all about what other birds and wildlife people can see when they visit Central Nebraska

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “More than Cranes”

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sancutary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session is all about what other birds and wildlife people can see when they visit Central Nebraska

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “Crane Behavior Basics”

February 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session will teach you all about Sandhill Crane Behavior.

Find out more »

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Join Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary for our local Great Backyard Bird Count . We will be counting birds at our feeders and on the adjacent Platte River from the comfort of the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center all day. You can also join a guided bird walk at 9:00 am or 1:00 pm to see what birds are active along our trails. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages…

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “Crane Behavior Basics”

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session will teach you all about Sandhill Crane Behavior.

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Job Highlights

February 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session explains all the different roles you can take on as a Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer.

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Volunteer Training Series “Crane Season Volunteer Training”

February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

The Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary relies on its volunteers year-round, but especially during the annual Sandhill Crane migration. Come learn more about volunteering at Rowe Sanctuary by joining us for our annual "Crane Season Volunteer Training Series". Most training topics will be offered twice, check out our events to see what else is offered. This training session will overview volunteering during Crane Season at Rowe Sanctuary

Find out more »

March 2019

Whooping Cranes, Interior Least Terns, and Piping Plovers

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary presents: "Whooping Cranes, Interior Least Terns, and Piping Plovers - A Conversation about Nebraska's Tree Most Imperiled Birds," presented by Mary Bomberger Brown from the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership, as part of Rowe's annual Sandhill Crane migration speaker series. This is a free event; no reservations are required.

Find out more »

Central Flyway Spring Migration in the Rainwater Basin

March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary presents: "Central Flyway Spring Migration in the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District, presented by Brad Krohn, USFWS, as part of Rowe's annual Sandhill Crane migration speaker series. This is a free event; no reservations are required.

Find out more »

Family Crane Carnival

March 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary is hosting the twelfth annual Family Crane Carnival. This event is a one-of-a-kind carnival for all ages with an emphasis on fun and learning. This is a great opportunity to learn about cranes through activities, touchable exhibits, face painting, and much more. Don’t forget to bring your camera and have your picture taken at the famous Sandhill Crane Photo Board! This year's special guest is author Alan Bartels who will do a reading of his children's book…

Find out more »

Legends & Stories: The Changing Ecology of the Great Plains

March 22, 2019 @ 5:15 am - 3:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$90

Join us at the National Willa Cather Center as we partner with Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary and the Willa Cather Archive for an ecotourism day-trip! Begin your day with a sunrise viewing of Sandhill cranes on the Platte River in Rowe Sanctuary's viewing blinds, followed by a short charter ride to Red Cloud, the hometown of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather. Andy Jewell and Emily Rau of the Willa Cather Archive will offer readings and discussion of…

Find out more »

Sandhill Crane Collisions with Power Lines Reduced with UV Light

March 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map

Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary presents: "Sandhill Crane Collisions with Powerlines Reduced with Ultraviolet Light," presented by James Dwyer, EDM International, Inc., as part of Rowe's annual Sandhill Crane migration speaker series. This is a free event; no reservations are required.

Find out more »

Speaker Series Beyond Boundaries: Bird Conservation from Cities to Ranches

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Audubon Nebraska's Executive Director, Kristal Stoner, will discuss conservation strides that Audubon is making. Conserving birds for future generations will take more than a village, it will take a city, children and ranchers. Across the Great Plains, grasslands are declining, but new partnerships with ranchers are making grassland conservation sustainable. As our urban areas grow, the need to create and responsibly manage habitat within these landscapes becomes increasing important for birds and pollinators. Learn about two of Audubon’s initiatives and…

Find out more »

April 2019

Celebration Join us to Celebrate America’s Greatest Migration

April 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$50

Join us to celebrate America’s Greatest Migration 4:00 p.m. (optional) Habitat Hayride Tour and Presentation with Conservation Director Andrew Pierson 5:30 p.m. Reception and Presentation – enjoy hors d’oeuvres, dessert and wine while learning about Audubon’s mission on the Platte River and future plans for Rowe Sanctuary 6:30 p.m. Crane Viewing – take in the incredible sights and sounds of the cranes returning to the river from our river viewing blinds. $50 per person Please RSVP by March 29 Casual…

Find out more »

Speaker Series Getting Better Photographs Using the Camera on Your Phone

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
Free

Don Brockmeier, a photographer and longtime volunteer at Rowe Sanctuary, will be teaching tips and tricks to take the best photos using the camera on your cell phone. Participants should be a little familiar with photography terms, as many will be used to describe how to adjust the settings on your camera effectively. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Find out more »

Mac’c Creek Wine Tasting

April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary has partnered with Mac’s Creek Winery to do wine tastings at Rowe Sanctuary during the 2019 Crane Migration. The wine tasting  will feature their newest vintage wine "Spring Mist". Spring Mist is a semi-sweet rosé wine created using the Marachel Foch grape variety grown on the Mac’s Creek estate vineyard. Participants will be able to taste and purchase the wine during these tastings. For each bottle of Spring Mist sold $5 will be donated to Rowe…

Find out more »

Rowe Adventures: Searching for Spring

April 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Families will explore Rowe Sanctuary’s trails along the Platte River, completing a “looking for signs of spring” scavenger hunt. Guests can make their very own “binoculars” to help them on their hunt. In addition to discovering their own signs of spring, young scientists will learn about native pollinators – bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and how they help the flowers grow.

Find out more »

May 2019

Rowe Adventures: Become a Bird Scientist

May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Do you have a budding birder in your family? Well come on out to Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary to learn what birding is all about! In celebration of Migratory Bird Month, we are holding a Become a Bird Scientist event as part of our Rowe Adventures education series. This event is an introduction to bird watching for the whole family! At 9:00 am, guest speaker UNK professor, Letty Reichart, will be discussing how scientists use mist nets to capture birds to…

Find out more »

June 2019

Rowe Adventures: Wild Wetlands

June 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Dive in to learn more about the creatures that call the water their home. We will be exploring a wetland habitat and the animals that live there to discover what makes them special.

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Platte River Safari Camp

June 17, 2019 - June 20, 2019
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Platte River Safari Camp is a nature day camp where children can learn about the Platte River and other natural areas in at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary. Campers take part in a variety of hands-on activities that include natural and physical science, language arts, history, agriculture, music and art, while having fun. Campers participate in activities not normally offered during the school year like getting wet and muddy – all for the sake of learning! Platte River Safari Camp is for…

Find out more »

Wildflower Walk Wednesdays

June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 18, 2019

Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join a staff member on a relaxing nature walk to see what plants are blooming along the trails. These walks will occur the third Wednesday of the month during the summer months.

Find out more »

Rowe Sanctuary Platte River Safari Camp

June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Platte River Safari Camp is a nature day camp where children can learn about the Platte River and other natural areas in at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary. Campers take part in a variety of hands-on activities that include natural and physical science, language arts, history, agriculture, music and art, while having fun. Campers participate in activities not normally offered during the school year like getting wet and muddy – all for the sake of learning! Platte River Safari Camp is for…

Find out more »

July 2019

Rowe Sanctuary Flying Higher Camp

July 9, 2019 - July 10, 2019
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Flying Higher is a hands-on, ecology camp geared for kids currently in grades 6 through 8. This camp will take campers into the realm of scientific surveys and identification with a huge dose of fun. We share the belief that when children spend quality time outside it can have a lasting, positive impact on their personal lives and the future of our great natural heritage. Camp runs from 8:30 am on Tuesday until 3:30 pm on Wednesday. Campers are required…

Find out more »

Rowe Adventures: Firefly Picnic

July 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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.

Find out more »

Wildflower Walk Wednesdays

July 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 18, 2019

Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join a staff member on a relaxing nature walk to see what plants are blooming along the trails. These walks will occur the third Wednesday of the month during the summer months.

Find out more »

August 2019

Rowe Adventures: Play in the Platte

August 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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 are preferred.

Find out more »

Wildflower Walk Wednesdays

August 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 18, 2019

Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join a staff member on a relaxing nature walk to see what plants are blooming along the trails. These walks will occur the third Wednesday of the month during the summer months.

Find out more »

Blues on the Banks

August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$20

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 guests with 3 tickets to purchase any combination of brats, burgers and/or brews. Additional tickets may be purchased at the event for $5 each. You…

Find out more »

September 2019

Homeschool Thursday

September 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
$3

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 up!

Find out more »

Rowe Adventures: Monarch Watch

September 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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.

Find out more »

Wildflower Walk Wednesdays

September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 18, 2019

Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join a staff member on a relaxing nature walk to see what plants are blooming along the trails. These walks will occur the third Wednesday of the month during the summer months.

Find out more »

A River Runs Through It

September 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$100

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 banks of the Platte River at A River Runs Through It, our annual fundraising event. Enjoy a four-course, locally-sourced meal prepared by Chef Travis Evans,…

Find out more »

October 2019

Rowe Adventures: Radical Reptiles

October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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.

Find out more »

Rowe Adventures: Owl Prowl

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
$10
Rowe Adventures: Owl Prowl

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 see up close and learn more about. A nighttime hike to explore these animals will also occur, so be sure to dress for the weather.

Find out more »

November 2019

Rowe Adventures: Autumn Animals

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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.

Find out more »

December 2019

Rowe Sanctuary’s Holiday Open House

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

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 short hike (weather depending) along the river.

Find out more »

January 2020

Rowe Adventures: Winter Walkabout

January 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rowe Sanctuary, 44450 Elm Island Road
Gibbon, NE 68840 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Come explore our trails along the Platte River to find, even in the cold months of winter, animals and insects find ways to adapt. Families and participants of all ages will also enjoy watching the feeders from the windows of the center. Make sure to dress in layers for the hike! Want to spend the day in nature? Come to the Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids program in the morning and bring a sack lunch to enjoy for your walkabout.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events