ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a first-in-the-nation program to help woodland and shoreline owners, Master Naturalist volunteers, AIS Detectors and natural resources professionals grow their skills to meaningfully engage decisions makers about invasive species. Learn how to engage with decision makers in order to influence management decisions and stop the spread of invasive species … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference Mon, October 15th - Thurs, October 18th at Mayo Civic Center 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Volunteers play a vital role in helping to make UMISC a great conference. Volunteering is a wonderful opportunity for students, nonprofits, and private individuals to attend the conference at a reduced rate or … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

VOL: National Public Lands Day – 14 sites

Get your volunteer on!  National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is our largest single day of service each year.  We want as many people out on the land doing volunteer service projects as possible.  Join us!!  Family members, and friends are welcome to join in the fun.  Just add their name and t-shirt size in the comment … Continue reading VOL: National Public Lands Day – 14 sites

Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

MINNEAPOLIS • ST. PAUL --- LAST CALL FOR WALKING TOURS Before cold weather hits, there’s still time to go on one of our popular history walking tours. Grab your tickets now for a tour of St. Paul’s Summit Avenue, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s favorite haunts, or the Minneapolis riverfront. For more information, please visit: Minnesota Historical … Continue reading Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

Children's Water Festival (Metro) needs more volunteers! Held at State fairgrounds on Sept 26. Jobs available are: Lunch helper, water arcade team, Water drop costume, Presentation helpers, set up/take down. floaters. If you are interested, contact Andrew Edgcumbe, aedgcumbe@co.carver.mn.us That’s right! It’s the 21st year of the Children’s Water Festival!!!! That means twenty one years of … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

ADV: Lifelong learning newsletter – Bemidji

ADVENTURES IN LIFELONG LEARNING: Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self- sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. Tuesday, October 9: “Dragonflies and Damselflies” Chris Tolman and Janet Nelson, Master … Continue reading ADV: Lifelong learning newsletter – Bemidji

VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness

Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness Two Locations (Lake Minnetonka & Bryant Lake Park) The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center needs your help on a project evaluating CD3 Stations for water removal to prevent the spread of AIS. Volunteers are needed to follow the posted instructions on CD3 stations to remove water from boats. … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness

VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community

Calling all Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, and Master Water Stewards with an overabundance of native plants in their own backyard. We are working to certify the Greater Longfellow Community (of Minneapolis) as a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation.  This year we are starting a Gardening for Wildlife Mentorship.  Over the course … Continue reading VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community