ADV: Spider Extravaganza workshops – Cloquet – Sept. 5th-6th

Meet the Spider-Man! Workshops Scheduled  Cloquet FC-Thurs-Fri, September 5-6 Spend an afternoon, evening and the following morning with renowned spider-man expert, author and naturalist, Larry Weber on a spider extravaganza. You will collect, study, photograph and learn all there is known about them in an 8 hour, 2 day workshop. Be sure to bring your … Continue reading ADV: Spider Extravaganza workshops – Cloquet – Sept. 5th-6th

ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

This September join fellow naturalist​s ​for an epic ​adventure exploring the wonders of southeast Minnesota. Travel by coach bus from St. Paul to Winona, MN and explore first-hand geological vistas of the area, behind-the-scenes tours, fall colors and quaint river towns during this fall’s Master Naturalist Road Trip. Explore first-hand caves, sinkholes, and karst topography, … Continue reading ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

ADV: River Ecology Workshop – Leverne – Sept. 9-13

Restoring River Ecosystems: Design & Application: This special offer workshop is a condensed 5-day adaptation of two advanced workshops - River Restoration: Design & Application and Restoration Solutions in Fragmented River Ecosystems. This course will incorporate principles, methods, and tools for holistic stream restoration using natural materials and designs, with an emphasis on re-establishing both … Continue reading ADV: River Ecology Workshop – Leverne – Sept. 9-13

ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

River Bend Nature Center will be hosting a training session for our fall school programs August 27th from 1:30-4:30pm at the interpretive center. Fall is around the corner and that means school programs will be starting up again at River Bend Nature Center. Volunteer your time teaching kids ages preschool to 6th grade. Programs are … Continue reading ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

ADV: Phenology Leader Certificate Course

The application to participate in the 2019 Local Phenology Leader Certification Course is now open!  This course is designed to help you plan and develop a long-term phenology monitoring program using Nature's Notebook. If you are a teacher, educator, or college faculty designing a course using Nature's Notebook OR if you are a land manager, … Continue reading ADV: Phenology Leader Certificate Course

ADV: 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

Breakout session schedule announced! Register today for the 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase Join the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on campus on Wednesday, September 18 for a selection of talks about the latest MAISRC research on starry stonewort, zebra mussels, spiny waterflea, invasive carp, and much more. The list of … Continue reading ADV: 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is looking for volunteers to work with youth. Next week, on Monday the 18th from 9:30-11:00 we are hosting a youth education volunteer information session at the Arboretum to provide details about volunteering with our department. Please RSVP here. If anyone is interested but unable to attend the information session next Monday, … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th

ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

River Bend Nature Center will be hosting a training session for our fall school programs August 27th from 1:30-4:30pm at the interpretive center. Fall is around the corner and that means school programs will be starting up again at River Bend Nature Center. Volunteer your time teaching kids ages preschool to 6th grade. Programs are … Continue reading ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

ADV: UMN Ecological Restoration Certificate Program

Certificate in Ecological Restoration The Ecological Restoration certificate is a 150-hour program comprising five required courses. The certificate is designed to provide early career professionals with the skills necessary to undertake the most common kinds of Midwestern restorations, including revegetation of prairies, wetlands, lake shores, forests, and savannas. These courses were developed in partnership with staff from several … Continue reading ADV: UMN Ecological Restoration Certificate Program

PRAIRIE TUESDAY – promoting Minnesota’s Amazing Prairies and Grasslands

July is Grassland Month in Minnesota! If you’re out exploring and find yourself wanting to post your great finds on social media, consider using the hashtag #Discovertheprairie (crafted by the one and only, Phil Doll). And speaking of social media and outreach, it’s PRAIRIE TUESDAY, which means it’s time for the release of Season 2 … Continue reading PRAIRIE TUESDAY – promoting Minnesota’s Amazing Prairies and Grasslands