UMN-Water Resource Center – Minnegram Winter 2018

Director's Corner: a message from Director Jeff Peterson Features Water Conference topics spill over into media, ag, public health and tribal roles in creating water policy The 2017 Minnesota Water Resources Conference offered a variety of water topics to the record-breaking 787 attendees who gathered amid the fall color display along the Mississippi River. Tribal … Continue reading UMN-Water Resource Center – Minnegram Winter 2018

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USA-NPN: Citizen Scientists – Volunteers Needed

The USA-NPN invites citizen scientists to track the phenology of plants and animals through Nature's Notebook, an online plant and animal phenology monitoring program. By participating in phenology monitoring, you will develop a better understanding of nature, contribute to a national database used by scientists and resource managers, and have a lot of fun along … Continue reading USA-NPN: Citizen Scientists – Volunteers Needed

Winter Weekend get-away at Audubon Center of the North Woods

Embrace winter with your family! Treat your family to 3 nights/4 days of discovery, learning and fun at our Winter Family Weekend over President's Day in February. This exciting family program offers age-specific and all-family program options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for snow activities, skiing/snowshoeing, nature learning or quality family time, we have … Continue reading Winter Weekend get-away at Audubon Center of the North Woods

Cohost Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth at Duluth Boat Show – Feb. 14-18 in Duluth

The 52nd Annual Duluth Boat Sport Travel and RV Show is right around the corner, February 14-18, 2018, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. http://www. minnesotasportshow.com/ Once again, MN Sea Grant has secured space for a Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth and would like to invite you to co-host the booth with us.Those that volunteer will be offered … Continue reading Cohost Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth at Duluth Boat Show – Feb. 14-18 in Duluth

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference – call for abstracts

The Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference (UMISC) is a biennial conference. The Conference host organizations and organizing committees are pleased to join with the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) to organize the largest invasive species conference in North America at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN - October 15-18, 2018. The goal … Continue reading Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference – call for abstracts

Register Now – FREE Citizen Science Webinar – Jan. 16, 2018

Description This will be a one-hour webinar presented via ZOOM. Instructions for connecting will be provided in the confirmation email. Description: Citizen science programs engage the public in scientific research. They have been demonstrated to increase our understanding of the natural world, to augment scientists’ ability to address certain types of questions, to expand the … Continue reading Register Now – FREE Citizen Science Webinar – Jan. 16, 2018

Climate Generation Workshop – March 13-14 in Saint Paul

Climate Generation is hosting a two-day intensive workshop designed to empower people to talk about climate change. We wanted to share this opportunity with you and  your networks, and encourage you to attend! Please let us know if you have any questions. Limited scholarships are available to attend at free or reduced cost.  
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Cornell Lab of Ornithology News

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world contribute bird observations to the Cornell Lab each year, gathering data on a scale once unimaginable. Scientists use these data to determine how birds are affected by habitat loss, pollution, disease, and climate change. They trace bird migration and document long-term changes in bird numbers, creating species-specific … Continue reading Cornell Lab of Ornithology News

St. Paul Natural Resources News

Thank you to all our incredible volunteers, partnering organizations and Natural Resources staff who made this successful year possible. Looking for numbers? Here is a rundown of our 2017 accomplishments: Managed 43 projects with over 800 community volunteers. Provided projects and direction for more than 110 Right Track youth. Planted over 2,600 trees and shrubs, … Continue reading St. Paul Natural Resources News

Monarch Butterfly Migration Art Shanty – Jan. 20 – Feb. 11 – Minneapolis

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge has a unique opportunity for you to participate in an exciting local event that combines conservation education with art....the Monarch Butterfly Migration Art Shanty!  The Art Shanty Projects is a unique and truly Minnesotan event that starts with the traditional ice fishing house concept then adds local artists to create a whimsical winter … Continue reading Monarch Butterfly Migration Art Shanty – Jan. 20 – Feb. 11 – Minneapolis