Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

We are excited to announce the topics for the 2019 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series! The Monarch Joint Venture is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to put on another year full of informative and inspiring webinars on all things monarch. Starting in February, webinars will be held live on … Continue reading Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 22nd & March 1st

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 22nd: Hannah … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 22nd & March 1st

ADV: New Master Woodland Owner class

Landowners in central Minnesota have a great opportunity to join Extension's newest Master Woodland Owner class. Starting in June, the Avon Hills class is specifically designed for woodland owners who are interested in fostering their woodland for the future. Registration is open now, and the course fee includes a site visit to your woodland by … Continue reading ADV: New Master Woodland Owner class

ADV-AIS: Cafe Scientifique

Good Weeds & Bad Weeds: Saving Our Underwater Prairies in the Land of 10,000 Lakes Tuesday February 19 at 7:00 pm Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St, Minneapolis The plant communities that lie below the surface of our lakes are incredibly valuable, both ecologically and economically. Human introductions of new species to Minnesota lakes … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Cafe Scientifique

AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

There are many interesting articles included in this issue of the MAISRC newsletter, such as: Are zebra mussels hitching a ride on your boat? MAISRC researchers recently completed a project assessing the risk of zebra mussels spreading in the residual water left in boats after they’ve been drained. The first-of-its-kind study found that although veligers … Continue reading AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

ADV: Symposium on Prairies and Grasslands – March 23rd

The Minnesota Native Plant Society's 2019 Symposium: Prairies and Grasslands of the Lower 48 Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Prairie historically covered one-third of the state of Minnesota, and has been a topic of previous symposia. This year, we are broadening our geographical range to … Continue reading ADV: Symposium on Prairies and Grasslands – March 23rd

ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 15th: Laura … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th

Native Sedges: Benefits and Uses in Minnesota Landscapes University of Minnesota Professor and Horticulturist; Mary Meyer will talk about these tough, attractive and beneficial plants and how they can be used in your landscapes.  Sponsored by the West Metro chapter of the Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteers.  Thursday, February 14th, social time 6:30, presentation 7 p.m.  … Continue reading ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th

Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

We are excited to announce the topics for the 2019 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series! The Monarch Joint Venture is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to put on another year full of informative and inspiring webinars on all things monarch. Starting in February, webinars will be held live on … Continue reading Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

ADV: Tree Pruner/Health Class – Duluth

The City of Duluth will be hosting a Citizen Pruner and Tree Health Monitor class on February 15th (6:30pm-8:30pm) and 16th (9:00am-noon).  Trees clean air, block winter winds, create shade, reduce erosion, & increase property values in our community. Learn something new, get outside, & get involved with local urban forest renewal efforts! Registration is … Continue reading ADV: Tree Pruner/Health Class – Duluth