Wabasha County Volunteers Needed – October 31st.

Surveying Oriental Bittersweet and Japanese Barberry Need an excuse to get out of the office?  Consider joining us for a one-day survey blitz to be held in Wabasha County.  See attached.  We’ll be surveying Oriental bittersweet and Japanese barberry on the R. J. Dorer state forest.  Besides supporting management efforts, the blitz will help us … Continue reading Wabasha County Volunteers Needed – October 31st.

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Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration, Cottage Grove, October 28

Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration This free workshop covers the practical “how to” of controlling invasive plants such as buckthorn and garlic mustard and how to restore your native woodland habitat for the benefit of wildlife, especially our diminishing pollinators. · Invasive plant control strategies, options, and tools · Identification of native plants versus … Continue reading Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration, Cottage Grove, October 28

EMERALD ASH BORER (EAB) 101 FOR HOMEOWNERS, MAPLEWOOD, October 24

EMERALD ASH BORER (EAB) 101 FOR HOMEOWNERS AT: MAPLEWOOD CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS ROOM 1830 COUNTY RD B, MAPLEWOOD 55109 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 6:30PM - 8:00PM EAB has been found in ash trees in Maplewood. Join our city forester to learn the basics about Emerald Ash Borer damage and management. We'll cover ash tree identification, … Continue reading EMERALD ASH BORER (EAB) 101 FOR HOMEOWNERS, MAPLEWOOD, October 24

CREATING A BUTTERFLY GARDEN, Morris, October 18

CREATING A BUTTERFLY GARDEN Make your garden a magnet for butterflies with larval host plants and showy flowers for nectaring adults. Presented by Dr. Margaret Kuchenreuther. Wed, Oct 18 from 12:15-1 pm AgCountry Auditorium at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. 46352 State Hwy 329, Morris. Admission is free, donations accepted.. Location 46352 State … Continue reading CREATING A BUTTERFLY GARDEN, Morris, October 18

Program/Events in Maplewood – Fall 2017

Programs and Events Professional Naturalists conduct a variety of programs for all ages. Our aim is to provide opportunities for hands on interactive learning in the out-of-doors. Most programs start in the Visitor Center, then go outside for the majority of the nature experience. Programs take place year round in all kinds of weather.  You … Continue reading Program/Events in Maplewood – Fall 2017

The Journeys of Sandhill Cranes, Minnetonka., October 12

The Journeys of Sandhill Cranes Learn about The Journeys of Sandhill Cranes: From South to Far North and Points Between (including our backyard)! Hear about sandhill natural history and migration, why their staging is considered one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles. Presented by MN Master Naturalist Volunteer Holly Einess. At Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 … Continue reading The Journeys of Sandhill Cranes, Minnetonka., October 12

Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration, Cottage Grove, October 28

Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration This free workshop covers the practical “how to” of controlling invasive plants such as buckthorn and garlic mustard and how to restore your native woodland habitat for the benefit of wildlife, especially our diminishing pollinators. · Invasive plant control strategies, options, and tools · Identification of native plants versus … Continue reading Buckthorn Control and Native Habitat Restoration, Cottage Grove, October 28