ADV: WaterColors: En Plein Art on the Prairie Series – Glyndon – Sept. 28th

Join us for a comprehensive watercolor painting 5-part series on the Prairie this summer. On Sept. 28, 2019 from10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Buffalo River State Park is known for its magnificent light and colors, creating a beautiful setting for inspiration and creativity. Instructor, Rhonda Smith, will focus on simplifying compositions of both panoramic … Continue reading ADV: WaterColors: En Plein Art on the Prairie Series – Glyndon – Sept. 28th

ADV: Compass to Nature Workshop – Fergus Falls – August 1st

Registration is now open for the Compass to Nature Workshop at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, August 1, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. All who teach children are invited to ... ... Explore innovative ways to use an outdoor classroom during this introductory preschool through 12th grade educator workshop. ... Gain knowledge and real world … Continue reading ADV: Compass to Nature Workshop – Fergus Falls – August 1st

ADV: Project Wet Training – St. Croix Falls – August 8th

Join the Minnesota DNR Project Wet Team, the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, and the St. Croix River Association for a Teachers on the River Project WET St. Croix Water Institute! This day-long workshop will add both knowledge and skills to your educational toolbox. Learn about the geography of the river, our National Park, and … Continue reading ADV: Project Wet Training – St. Croix Falls – August 8th

ADV: Northwoods Nature Phenology Program – Eveleth – July 16th

Clinton Nienhaus presents “BogDiversity!” Nienhaus is Head Naturalist with Friends of the Sax-Zim Bog Tuesday, July 16.  3:30-5:00.    Eveleth Public Library 614 Pierce St., Eveleth.  Downstairs meeting room.  For further information call the Library at 218-744-7499 The Sax-Zim Bog is well known as a winter birding location, but many are less familiar with the summer months in the … Continue reading ADV: Northwoods Nature Phenology Program – Eveleth – July 16th

ADV: Climate Meeting – St. Peter – July 18th

The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond? The Linnaeus Arboretum Board and Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the Linnaeus Symposium on Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 1:00 - 7:30 p.m..  The theme is The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond? A group of Minnesota experts will share insights on the changing climate in Minnesota.  In … Continue reading ADV: Climate Meeting – St. Peter – July 18th

Maplewood Nature Center – Nature Programs

There are a couple of family nature programs here at Maplewood Nature Center that need a few more registrants to make them happen.  Any help you can give in getting the work out would be greatly appreciated. Description: (FOR CHILDREN AGES 4-10 WITH ADULT) Early registration recommended. Fireflies are magical bugs with a built-in night light. … Continue reading Maplewood Nature Center – Nature Programs

ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

This September join fellow naturalist​s ​for an epic ​adventure exploring the wonders of southeast Minnesota. Travel by coach bus from St. Paul to Winona, MN and explore first-hand geological vistas of the area, behind-the-scenes tours, fall colors and quaint river towns during this fall’s Master Naturalist Road Trip. Explore first-hand caves, sinkholes, and karst topography, … Continue reading ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

ADV – Dragonfly Educator Workshop – East Bethel – July 30th

Join dragonfly researcher and educator Ami Thompson for this popular learning experience! This four-hour workshop includes a bit of background knowledge, a lot of hands-on exploration, and access to an electronic copy of her beautifully illustrated Dragonfly Curriculum Guide (complete with 17 classroom activities!). You'll also get to spend time exploring and collecting data at … Continue reading ADV – Dragonfly Educator Workshop – East Bethel – July 30th

VOL – Wild Parsnip Removal – July 13th – Hayfield

Iron Horse Prairie SNA is the finest and largest example of mesic tallgrass prairie remaining in this corner of the state. Join us in our efforts to bag as much wild parsnip as possible in order to prevent it from spreading its seed and invading the site. The juice of wild parsnip, in the presence … Continue reading VOL – Wild Parsnip Removal – July 13th – Hayfield

VOL: Mill Ruins Park – July 13th & July 20th, August 17th & 31st

Mississippi Park Connection and Mississippi National River and Recreation Area will be resuming our recurring habitat restoration crews at Mill Ruins Park this season Join a group of volunteers to maintain a demonstration prairie at Mill Ruins Park. This native prairie attracts many bees, butterflies, and birds while improving the Mississippi River shoreline habitat. The … Continue reading VOL: Mill Ruins Park – July 13th & July 20th, August 17th & 31st