Austin Lions clubs will host a drive-through pancake fundraiser on May 1 at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center in Austin to support nature center projects, including improving the covered bridge the Lions built in 1973.

Austin Lions to host pancake feed

Clubs’ drive-through fundraiser May 1 to support Jay C. Hormel Nature Center in its 50th year

Lions Bridge — the covered bridge — at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center in 2018. Photo by Lisa Morehouse.
North Dobbins Creek flows under the covered bridge in fall 2020 at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.