Date/Time
Event

May 19, 2021 - June 9, 2021
All Day

Moose Calves Born
Moose Calves Born

Gangly, tawny moose calves are born about nine months after the autumn rut [mating season]. Born at 25-35 pounds, the average adult moose weighs close to 1,000 pounds and stand six feet tall. Calves can walk and swim at one week of age and remain with their mother for 12-18 months. If you’re lucky, you will see a cow with her twins, which are somewhat common.

More Mammal Babies
Bear cubs
are actually born in January while their mother is hibernating. The youngsters leave the den and stay with their mother about a year and a half, hibernating with her their first year. Black bears made in late spring/early summer but the eggs don’t implant until November. Adults weigh 150 -500+ pounds, with males being bigger and heavier.

Gestation for white-tailed deer is seven months, with fawns typically born around Memorial Day. The young, born at about 8 pounds, sport white spots that disappear by early autumn. Find will stay with their mother one to two years and adults weigh in from 85-300 pounds, with males being bigger and heavier.

June 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021
All Day

Grand Marais Art Colony June courses
Grand Marais Art Colony June courses

Grand Marais Art Colony | Grand Marais MN

At the Grand Marais Art Colony, we exist to support the enduring human need for creative expression and inspiration. Artists and creative seekers of all levels come from across the country to learn from renowned instructors, create art, and engage together in artistic inquiry.

June Courses

May 31-June 4 :: Approaches to Observational Drawing
May 31-June 4 :: Writing in Place
May 31-June 4 :: Mentor Series – Abstraction from Nature
1-3 :: Virtual Mentorship with Emily Belknap
5 :: Japanese Stab Bound Books
7-11 :: Acrylic Paintint
7-11 :: Experiments in Screenprinting
12 :: Drawing on Point
14-18 :: Creative Mapmaking
14-18 :: Mentor Series – Develop Your Artistic Potential
14-18 :: The Print tat Hand – a Sustainable Approach
19 – Miniature Books [ages 8-14]
19 :: Virtual Demonstration: Screenprinting onto Clay
21-23 :: Beginning Oil Painting
21-24 :: Monoprints – One of a Kind
21-25 :: Mentor Series – Points of Departure
21-25 :: people of Clay
24-25 :: Looking for Color
26 :: Artist Talk 10am, Tom Tozer, Painting the Present
28-July 1 :: Colored Pencil Potential
28-July 2 :: Mentor Series – The Creative Archive

June 4, 2021
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

USFS Summer Naturalist Program
USFS Summer Naturalist Program

The US Forest Service continues its 20-year Naturalist Program offering Tuesdays through Saturdays at different resorts, campgrounds, and nature sites around Cook County. All programs are free and open to the public. Please wear a mask if unvaccinated!

Tuesday
10am – noon :: Nature of Oberg Mountain at Oberg Mountain Trailhead
7:30 – 9pm:: Minnesota Bears at Lutsen Resort

Wednesdays
2 – 3pm:: Becoming a Boundary Waters Family at Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center
7:30 – 9pm:: Howls in the Night: Wolves at Caribou Highlands

Thursdays
10 – 11:30am:: Wildflower Walk at Eagle Ridge
7:30 – 9pm:: Voyageur Life at Bluefin Bay

Fridays
10 – 11:30 am:: Explore the Shore at East Bay Suites
7:30 – 9pm:: Mostly Moose at Cascade Lodge

Saturdays
1:30 – 3:30 pm :: Nature of the Point at Grand Marais Artists’ Point
7:30 – 9pm:: Minnesota WILD! at Sawbill Campground