ADV: Webinar on Wolves – Jan. 26th

Can wolves alter the creation of wetlands? Tuesday, January 26 5-6 p.m. CT   Webinar rate: Member $15, Non-member $20   Wolves are considered a premier example of how large predators can transform ecosystems, with some suggesting that wolves, through the process of trophic cascades, can literally change the course of rivers and streams. However, … Continue reading ADV: Webinar on Wolves – Jan. 26th

VOL: Bugs Below Zero

Bugs are everywhere in the summer, but have you ever thought about what happens to them in the winter?  Join Len Ferrington, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota, and his team of researchers to discover the life-cycle dynamics of winter aquatic insects and their vital importance to trout in … Continue reading VOL: Bugs Below Zero

ADV: Teach Outdoors Workshops

We are calling on teachers, administrators, school communities, families, and outdoor educators to transform this current challenge into providing healthy and meaningful learning outside. Whether you are just beginning and looking to be inspired to take the next step, or further along on your journey and looking for specific curriculum and lessons, we have everything … Continue reading ADV: Teach Outdoors Workshops

ADV: Landowner Video Series on Jan. 19th

It’s a great time of year to plan the future of our woodlands! Following the hugely successful MN Woodland Owner Weekend in October of 2020, we are airing a quarterly series of Minnesota Woodland Owner Workshop (“MN WOW”) videos.  Click here to register for the first 2021 offering on the following topics & speakers. Watch any or all the 30-minute videos then join the speakers for a live Q & A on January 19, 2021, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Zoom connection info will be made available to registrants via email) Amber Roberts and Sam Roth (UMN Extension): "How to start the conversation about … Continue reading ADV: Landowner Video Series on Jan. 19th

Newsletter: River Volunteer – Jan. 2021

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Winter Tree ID CourseMultiple instances, next on January 23  This course will be a hybrid, with participants visiting Crosby Farm Regional Park on their own to make observations and take notes between January 18-22, followed by a question-and-answer based discussion with staff on Zoom on Saturday, January 23rd. Instructions for the activity will be … Continue reading Newsletter: River Volunteer – Jan. 2021

ADV: Bluebird Recovery Program Expo 2021 conference – April 10th

Bluebird Recovery Program of MN - 2021 Virtual Expo conference SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 9 am – 12 pm Agenda presentations are based on the 2021 Expo survey results. Thank You everyone who participated!  For more information or to register, please visit: Bluebird

ADV: Webinar on Wolves – Jan. 26th

Can wolves alter the creation of wetlands? Tuesday, January 26 5-6 p.m. CT   Webinar rate: Member $15, Non-member $20   Wolves are considered a premier example of how large predators can transform ecosystems, with some suggesting that wolves, through the process of trophic cascades, can literally change the course of rivers and streams. However, … Continue reading ADV: Webinar on Wolves – Jan. 26th

VOL: Pesky Plant Trackers

Are you interested in joining a local citizen science project? Do you have wild parsnip or knotweeds nearby? Pesky Plant Trackers is a citizen science project focused on phenology of wild parsnip and knotweeds.Check out the January 2021 newsletter to see how to get involved!Zoom trainings start next week. There are also self-paced online training … Continue reading VOL: Pesky Plant Trackers

ADV: Sugarloaf – Panamas Nature – Jan. 21st

Join Sugarloaf via Zoom on January 21 at 7 pm for a fabulous tour of Panama's nature with Erik Bruhnke. The vibrant landscape of Panama is considered one of the most diverse birding regions of the world. The many ecosystems within Panama are home a stunning array of birds, mammals, butterflies, flowers, and more. The … Continue reading ADV: Sugarloaf – Panamas Nature – Jan. 21st

VOL: Bugs Below Zero

Bugs are everywhere in the summer, but have you ever thought about what happens to them in the winter?  Join Len Ferrington, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota, and his team of researchers to discover the life-cycle dynamics of winter aquatic insects and their vital importance to trout in … Continue reading VOL: Bugs Below Zero

ADV: Virtual Owl Expert Series – Jan 31st at 1:00pm

The International Owl Center is providing a free virtual owl expert speaker series on Sundays. It features experts from around the world. Each webinar is limited to 500 participants. 31 January 2021: Milan Ružić (Serbia): Owl We Need is Love: how the largest communal roost of Long-eared Owls in the world changed my life7 February 2021: Motti Charter (Israel): Using … Continue reading ADV: Virtual Owl Expert Series – Jan 31st at 1:00pm

ADV: Friends of Sax-Zim Bog – Feb. 25th – March 18th

The Friends of Sax-Zim Bog are excited to be offering webinars this winter season! Webinars will be held on Thursdays, starting at 6:30 pm. Registration for these programs is required, but all webinars are free to attend. If you have questions about this series, please contact webinar instructor and Head Naturalist Clinton by email at … Continue reading ADV: Friends of Sax-Zim Bog – Feb. 25th – March 18th