National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Time: September 30, 2017 from 9am to 4pm Location: statewide opportunities-see map Organized By: Amy Rager Event Description: Register today for National Public Lands Day. September 30. Locations across the state! Family members are encouraged to come out and volunteer with MNats on this day! Let's make this our BIGGEST DAY of service ever! Click … Continue reading National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

National Honey Bee Day: Sunday, September 10th in Stillwater

In honor of National Honey Bee Day, help us reach our goal of planting 4,000 pollinator friendly plants and flowering trees Do good for pollinators, 3 easy ways: Monarch populations have plummeted by as much as 90% due to overuse of pesticides in agricultural and urban landscapes. This practice has eradicated the milkweed host plants and other … Continue reading National Honey Bee Day: Sunday, September 10th in Stillwater

Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Ecological Restoration Online Courses Registration is now open for all fall 2017 and spring 2018 courses. The Ecological Restoration Training Cooperative has developed five online courses that each focus on specific aspects of restoration practice. You'll have the flexibility to participate in these online courses from any location with internet access. For those of you … Continue reading Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Buckthorn Removal Workshop, Eden Prairie, August 16

Buckthorn Removal Workshop Date: Thursday, August 17 Time: 6:30-8:00 PM Location: 9 Mile Creek Discovery Point (12800 Gerard Drive, Eden Prairie) Learn how the professionals remove buckthorn, and how they keep it from coming back. Minnesota Native Landscapes will compare various buckthorn removal techniques, and effective strategies for replanting. They will also lead an outdoor … Continue reading Buckthorn Removal Workshop, Eden Prairie, August 16

Celestron Binocular Grants:

Celestron Optics is providing binoculars to classrooms participating in citizen-science projects. Whether you’re watching a bird feeder, going out on regular bird walks, or participating in a bio blitz, share with us how your students are scientists and what you could accomplish with a classroom set of binoculars. This grant will be distributed on a rolling … Continue reading Celestron Binocular Grants:

Job Opening: Resource Manager, Naturalist – Faribault

Title: Resource Manager, Naturalist (50% Land and Facilities, 50% Public Programs and Special Events)(Full-Time, Regular, Non-Exempt) Reports to: Executive Director Qualifications / Education / Experience Bachelor’s Degree in natural resource management, conservation, biology, outdoor recreation, environmental science / education, or related field. Candidates with comparable combinations of education and experience may be considered. Experience with … Continue reading Job Opening: Resource Manager, Naturalist – Faribault

Visiting Naturalist opportunity in St. Cloud, MN

The residents and staff of Cherrywood Advanced Living of South St Cloud, MN, are interested in hosting monthly Naturalist presentations. We would like to inquire with students of your Minnesota Master Naturalist Program if they would be interested in presenting on various topics relating to the surrounding natural area that Cherrywood South calls home. This could be an … Continue reading Visiting Naturalist opportunity in St. Cloud, MN

Volunteer at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Councils We are looking for help with staffing the invasive species display at the DNR building at the State Fair.  It is only a few weeks away! Please consider signing up or forwarding this email to people you know who may be interested.  Thanks! This year there are three types of … Continue reading Volunteer at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair