ADV: Ginkgo Seed Workshop – St. Paul – Nov 17, 2018

Ginkgo Seed Workshop Are you interested in dealing with those stinky ginkgo seeds in your yard or community? Are you a fan of local urban food products? Come learn about ginkgo and how we can turn a nuisance into a new opportunity. Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Room 104A … Continue reading ADV: Ginkgo Seed Workshop – St. Paul – Nov 17, 2018

Master Naturalist – volunteer hours

Record Hours and Advanced Training It is time to start thinking about logging your service hours for 2018!  Each year, you need 40 hours of volunteer service logged and 8 hours of advanced training to remain active.   Please take the time to review your current contributions on your dashboard.   If you are needing advanced training … Continue reading Master Naturalist – volunteer hours

MyMinnesota Woods – newletter – Nov. 2018

Upcoming webinar: Forest inventory with LiDAR Natural resource managers are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies for a less expensive and robust forest inventory. In northern Minnesota, a high-density LiDAR-derived forest inventory project is underway across multiple ownerships. This webinar will discuss the methods, accuracy, and costs in implementing high density LiDAR in forest resource assessments … Continue reading MyMinnesota Woods – newletter – Nov. 2018

VOL: Project Get Outdoors

Project Get Outdoors: Since 2005, Project Get Outdoors (GO) has strived to facilitate outdoor experiences that develop healthy kids and increase environmental stewardship behaviors. We achieve this by training those who work with youth in the out-of-school hours to implement nature exploration and outdoor learning near to where children live.  We also provide resources and … Continue reading VOL: Project Get Outdoors

Winter Activities at Boulder Lake ELC

There are a lot of fun and educational activities offer at the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center. Below is a list of some of the events planned for the winter of 2018-2019 Community Events Wreath Making Tree Cut Night Ski and Snowshoe 25th Annual Boulder Birding Big Day Volunteering Opportunities Citizen Science Opportunities MN Master … Continue reading Winter Activities at Boulder Lake ELC

Prairie and Pothole (PP) Training

Course to be offered in the summer of 2019: Join experienced instructors Kyle Rauch and John Geissler and amazing guest presenters in a beautifully biodiverse 2944 acre classroom. Saint John's features a natural arboretum with a 150 year history of stewardship at the unique convergence of prairie and deciduous forest. This program allows participants to … Continue reading Prairie and Pothole (PP) Training

VOL: Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection – Nov. 17th

When: Saturday November 17, 2018 10am-2pm Where: Lost Valley Prairie SNA 10501 Nyberg Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033 Description The task this day will be prairie seed collection and invasive weed/brush removal. See the site's web page for a map and description. This event will be led by the Lost Valley Prairie Site Steward, Jim Smetana. No … Continue reading VOL: Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection – Nov. 17th

VOL: PlayCleanGo Event – Nov 16-18, 2018

Support the outreach and education campaign "PlayCleanGo: Stop Invasive Species In Your Tracks" by staffing the booth at the Outdoor Adventure Expo at Midwest Mountaineering, 309 Cedar Ave. South, Minneapolis, November 16-18, 2018. (Metro Area and Central MN) Help educate recreationists about invasive species and the simple steps they can take to avoid accidentally spreading … Continue reading VOL: PlayCleanGo Event – Nov 16-18, 2018

ADV: CitSciMN Symposium – Science Museum of Minnesota – Registration Extended

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED Last day to receive early bird rates is November 11 We have extended the deadline to receive early bird registration rates for CitSciMN 2018. Register by 11:59pm on November 11 to receive the $75 early bird rate. Beginning November 12, registration will increase to $95. REGISTER HERE CitSciMN: A Symposium for … Continue reading ADV: CitSciMN Symposium – Science Museum of Minnesota – Registration Extended

ADV: “The Surprising World of Lichens”

The Northwoods of  Minnesota are known for the forested, unexplored wilds of the Boundary Waters and beyond, but there is an entire world of unexplored wonder right under our noses: Lichens! Northeastern Minnesota is one of the most lichen rich regions in the US and many of these species go unnoticed by the lay person. … Continue reading ADV: “The Surprising World of Lichens”