Newsletter: St. Croix 360

Creature Feature: Winged mapleleaf mussels cling to existence in a short stretch of the St. Croix The winged mapleleaf is an endangered species. Endangered species are animals and plants that are in danger of becoming extinct. Threatened species are animals and plants that are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. Identifying, protecting and … Continue reading Newsletter: St. Croix 360

By Land and By Sea

By Land And By Sea: Identification Guide To Non-native Species For Minnesota NEW field guide to non-native species in Minnesota is now available by University of Minnesota Extension. A collection of 86 aquatic and terrestrial non-native species to help provide early detection for potentially invasive species. Each description includes a photo, key identification traits, and … Continue reading By Land and By Sea

VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Arboretum Guides Program Accepting New Applicants for 2019 At the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, a dedicated volunteer corps of Arboretum Guides provides free and friendly education stations and guided walks in the gardens. These varied activities place Guides on the front line to greet visitors, draw attention to seasonal garden highlights and bring life to the … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Yard and Garden News -UMN Extension

Become a Smarter Gardener in 2019: New Year's Resolutions Part 1: Every year, I make a a few resolutions - to move more, to visit my folks more often, to cut back on sugar. As a gardener, I like to set resolutions that don't include words like "renovate" or "reduce", but instead to broaden my … Continue reading Yard and Garden News -UMN Extension

VOL: Buckthorn Treatment/Removal

Volunteer opportunity for master naturalists looking for volunteer hours in Anoka county. Next Saturday, January 19th, Anoka Conservation District and Springbrook Nature Center are co-hosting a buckthorn treatment and removal day at Springbrook Nature Center. The event will take place from 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM and breakfast, tea, and coffee will be provided. Folks … Continue reading VOL: Buckthorn Treatment/Removal

Water Network Monthly Newsletter

2018 brought The Water Network to over 100,000 members. Next milestone 500,000! This free resource is the best way to find information, expertise, products and leads in the water sector. Nirobox MEGA Seawater Desalination System: Fluence's system is a modular, high-output and highly-efficient seawater desalination solution that offers pre-treatment reverse osmosis and energy recovery device … Continue reading Water Network Monthly Newsletter

VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection

Happy 2019! The new year flurry of activity has begun. The calendar is filling up with winter activities including Winter River training dates and field trip dates! We are busy planning ahead for the spring and summer.   The park is beginning to identify future conditions and uses for the Coldwater Spring area - the 29-acre … Continue reading VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection