River Bend Nature Center
River Bend Nature Center was established in 1978 in Faribault, Minnesota and is a non-profit nature center located on 743 acres which includes maple basswood forests, restored prairies, wetlands and the Straight River. The mission of River Bend Nature Center is to help people discover, enjoy, understand, and preserve the incredible natural world that surrounds us. To achieve this mission, River Bend Nature Center provides environmental education programs for area schools and public programs and special events for people of all ages and abilities. In addition, there are ten miles of multi-use trails and an interpretive center open to the public year-round. Learn more at www.rbnc.org.