River Bend Nature Center invites you and your family/friends to paddle on the Root River. Canoes and kayaks are available to rent seven days a week. Step into your boat, push away from land, dip your paddle into the water and take that first stroke! You’ll leave your cares and stresses behind as you sight […]
River Bend Nature Center is proud to announce the Andis Foundation as the name sponsor of the first phase of the Andis Chickadee Trail. This project comes at a critical time when families are balancing at-home education amid the COVID-19 pandemic pressures. The Andis Chickadee Trail is a new, interactive trail designed to engage children […]
Greening Greater Racine (GGR) invites the public to say thank you and farewell to the AmeriCorps volunteers from 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. tonight at The Dish, 1220 N Ohio St. This is the second year GGR has sponsored AmeriCorps workers in Racine for the two months of May and June. Kayla Urbanowski is the […]
My favorite way to de-stress is kayaking on the Root River. Kayaking is relaxing for me because you can go at your own pace through the winding river. You can stop to ogle at the beautiful trees and foliage, partake in fishing, or my favorite is to pick up every piece of trash I encounter. […]
PRESS RELEASE: Racine, WI – River Bend Nature Center will host the spring time tradition of “Sugarin’ Off” Pancake Breakfasts to celebrate the maple sugar harvest. Sunday breakfasts are scheduled for March 24th, and 31st. (Every Sunday in March, 9:00am – 1:00pm) Pancakes with 100% Wisconsin maple syrup, sausage, orange juice, coffee, tea, or milk […]
A screening of Cheshire, Ohio — a movie about how an Ohio community grappled with living near a coal plant — will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Riverbend Nature Center, 3600 North Green Bay Road. The event is being sponsored by the Clean Power Coalition of Southeast Wisconsin, which is […]
The Root River Festival has started on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at the Riverbend Nature Center. A number of groups — the Root River Council, WATERshed Program, Case High School Theater Group, Greening Greater Racine and SOLARacine — are here along with a number of entertainment acts. The event runs until 6 p.m. tonight.