Join us for the 3rd annual Backyard Bumble Bee Count! UseiNaturalist to upload your observations. You’ll be supportingothers committed to conserving the endangered rusty patchedbumble bee and all bumble bees. Every bumble bee countsubmitted during the 9‐day period helps researchers learnmore about how bumble bees are doing and how to protectthem and the environment we … Continue reading Backyard Bumble Bee Count – July 23-Aug 1
Check out the information from Matt Russell, Extension Forestry Specialist on how to keep your home and cabin save from wildfire in addition to recourses to help keep your newly-planted trees healthy amid long stretches of dry periods. Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods (Subscribe to the monthly newsletter) How to care for trees in dry weather Homeowners and … Continue reading My Minnesota Woods and wildfires
Greetings from the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center at the University of Minnesota! Read on for news of our new funding, research, and use of common species names. Click below to view the newsletter. news-from-mitppc-_-july-2021Download
This year, the Minnesota Tree Care Advocate Program will be hosting both Zoom workshops and in-person field workshops. In addition, we have online registration so you can pay in advance. All workshops are scheduled for Friday's from 10:00am to 12:00pm except for the Tree & Shrub ID workshop on September 10th which is scheduled from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Please be … Continue reading Tree Essentials are back on for 2021!
Save the date! - September 22, 2021 The MAISRC Research and Management Showcase is an annual conference where we highlight our latest findings. This year, we will be hosting a hybrid offering of in-person and online options for attendees. In-person attendees will join us at the Continuing Education Conference Center on the University of Minnesota's … Continue reading Research & Management MAISRC Showcase
DNR has been given the green light to go ahead with volunteers at the Minnesota State Fair. They will be posting these opportunities shortly on their website. Watch for this posting and sign up quickly, as the slots fill quickly.Other volunteer opportunities include: ECO Experience Volunteer Sign UpInternational Wolf Center State Fair sign upState Fair … Continue reading Volunteering at the MN State Fair 2021
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Ask the experts James from Eagan, MN has a question about bird poop. He asked, "why is their poop white?" Bald eagles with lead poisoning can have green mute, or waste, which then stains their tail feathers. Seeing this staining can be an indicator of lead poisoning.Birds, raptors included, do their #1 and #2 business … Continue reading Raptor Center – Newsletter/Updates