6th Annual TADO Event a Success!

On Saturday, August 2 the 6th annual Take a Day OFF* "*Outdoor Family Fun" event was held on the Mississippi River north of Sartell  All in attendance had a chance to have fun and get re-connected to our natural world. There were a number of free outdoor recreational opportunities to take part in: casting and fishing from shore, paddling a canoe and traveling down the Mississippi, riding in a pontoon and watching DNR demonstrate fish survey (electrofishing) techniques, jakes aim range, archery, live reptiles up close, building a birdhouse to take home, fun with casting, finding out about the water in our world, and more!  It was definitely a day OFF; Outdoor Family Fun.

Take a Day OFF Photos

Event Sponsors

The Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with  Stearns County ParksMN Department of Natural Resources and many local partners are hosting this day of family fun, where participants can get hands-on instruction in a variety of outdoor activities.

We would like to thank the following sponsors as well, without their support this event would not be possible:

Xcel Energy

Sauk Rapids Sportsmen's Club   

Rice Sportsmen's Club

St. Stephen Sportsmen's Club

Two Rivers Campground and Tubing

Clear Waters Outfitting Co.

Natural Parks and Trails Coalition

Friends of the Graves Farm

Matthew Hall Lumber

Channel Rental

Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

St. John's Outdoor University

Sauk River Watershed District

Benton Soil and Water Conservation District

Central MN Water Education Alliance

Trobec's Bus Service

Geyer Rental

Stearns County Pheasants Forever Chapter

Miller Auto & Marine

Tips Outdoors

Bill Gorcica Art & Design

CentraCare Health

MN Herpetological Society

St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud RSVP

Central Lakes Search & Rescue

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club

National Wild Turkey Federation

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