Monitor Monarchs

The monarch population has seriously declined over the last twenty years. To protect these beautiful, iconic pollinators, it is crucial that we have high quality information on their distribution, habitat availability and habitat quality. The Monarch Conservation Science Partnership needs the help of volunteer citizen scientists, like you, to collect this information. As a volunteer, … Continue reading Monitor Monarchs

YouLead: Leadership for you and your community.

You are invited to be a part of an upcoming leadership cohort, YouLead: Leadership for you and your community. YouLead, formerly the U-Lead Advisory Academy, is an opportunity to build your leadership skills while connecting with others who are working on complex community issues. Through the program you will have the opportunity to: Expand your … Continue reading YouLead: Leadership for you and your community.

Citizen Science Training

The MN Master Naturalist program bringing advanced classes of Citizen Science classes to this audiences throughout the State. The only difference from a person who observes nature like a naturalist, and a phenologist, is that the phenologist records what they see. The National Phenological Network’s, Nature's Notebook website, is an ideal way to engage folks … Continue reading Citizen Science Training

UMN Water Resource Center Newsletter

Minnegram welcomes Shore to Shore readers. Welcome to the inaugural issue of the combined newsletter of Shore to Shore and Minnegram. The integrated quarterly newsletter is emblematic of the partnership between the Water Resources Center and the Extension Water Team. Both are committed to sound water research and programing to educate Minnesota citizens about their … Continue reading UMN Water Resource Center Newsletter

Flowers for Pollinators Workshop

Master Gardeners have invited Master Naturalists to participate in a Flowers for Pollinators Workshop on April 22, 1:30-4:30 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Cost of workshop is $10 **NOTE - this workshop is a train-the-trainer workshop for Master Gardeners. Trained Master Gardeners will receive a teaching package, which they can then use to teach classes … Continue reading Flowers for Pollinators Workshop

Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom Workshop, June 26-29

Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Fergus Falls, Minnesota All Who Teach Children are Invited to … Explore innovative ways to use an outdoor classroom during this K-12 immersion workshop held concurrently with the Summer Explorers Biology Camp for youth entering 5th and 6th grades. Observe professionals and apply outdoor classroom methods by leading the same youth … Continue reading Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom Workshop, June 26-29

Connecting People with Nature through Birds, June 5-8

Birds make a perfect means for connecting people to nature. Birds are awake and active when we are; they are relatively easy to spot and hear; and, birds are in every backyard. Moreover, research has shown that the ability to identify birds heightens awareness and creates a sense of stewardship among youth and adults. In … Continue reading Connecting People with Nature through Birds, June 5-8

2017 Native Plant Community Field Guide Training

Offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota DNR Divisions of Ecological and Water Resources, Forestry, and Fish and Wildlife are partnering to offer training in the use of the DNR Field Guides to the Native Plant Communities of Minnesota and how they can be used to help inform management decisions. There will … Continue reading 2017 Native Plant Community Field Guide Training