VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

The is a huge varieity of Volunteer Opportunities during November - December at Boulder Lake ELC Balsam Bough Harvesting Every Saturday in November (11/16, 11/23 and 11/30)  from 10-1pm Wreath Making for Annual Tree Cut Event Help Boulder make the wreaths, swag and tree cookie snowmen that are sold during our tree cut event Nov 24th, … Continue reading VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

2019 MOU Paper Session - Keynote Speaker Ian Davies, eBird Project Coordinator Pre-registration for the 2019 MOU Paper Session is now available! The event is being held on Saturday, December 7, at the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center on the University of Minnesota campus (2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul). Parking is … Continue reading ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

Volunteers are still needed for the 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Thanks for a fantastic field season! The busy season of field trips, habitat restorations, and multiple visitor centers has come to a close for 2019. Thank you to every single person that came out to help the park with these important programs and projects. If you have not registered for the volunteer award recognition event, … Continue reading Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Farms & Woodlands Course

Farms & Woodlands: Opens November 21, 2019 We know how deeply you care about your land. That's why we've developed the Farms and Woodlands program especially for landowners who want to get the most out of every acre of their land. This comprehensive education program teaches landowners about the importance of an ecosystem-centered approach to … Continue reading Farms & Woodlands Course

Meeting: West Metro Master Naturalist – Nov. 14th

The Marvelous Marsh Learn about the restoration and preservation of a 100 acre Bloomington wetland known as the Opus Marsh.  In the early 20th century it had been drained and used to pasture cattle.  This presentation will feature outstanding photos that help to tell the fascinating story that brought about the return of water and … Continue reading Meeting: West Metro Master Naturalist – Nov. 14th

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

The 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete this brief Volunteer Form to … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th