ADV: Lunch With A Scientist – Adventures with Space-Time Biodiversity – April 13

Take a virtual visit to Cedar Creek for Lunch with a Scientist on Tuesday, April 13th from 11:30am-1:00pm CT!  You are receiving this email because you have previously attended or expressed interest in a Lunch with a Scientist program at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. We hope you’ll join us this month! Join life-long learners … Continue reading ADV: Lunch With A Scientist – Adventures with Space-Time Biodiversity – April 13

Webinars: Growing Your Dream Forest – April 20th

GROWING YOUR DREAM FOREST Virtual Workshop The spring 2021 Minnesota Woodland Owner Workshop (“MNWOW”) will help woodland owners prepare for spring tree planting and land management. Three 30-minute pre-recorded presentations will include: Jake Froyum, MN DNR, Cooperative Forest Mgmt. Program Forester How to restore your woodland’s understory after removing buckthorn and other unwanted trees and shrubs Amber … Continue reading Webinars: Growing Your Dream Forest – April 20th

Newsletter: Pesky Plant Trackers – April 2021

April brings us Earth Day and ample opportunities to observe phenology. What are folks seeing now? In some places, wild parsnip and knotweed plants are already showing up shortly after snowmelt. But this is not so for all sites, at least not yet. Whether your site has snow or "snirt," stay alert to when it … Continue reading Newsletter: Pesky Plant Trackers – April 2021

Webinar: Impacts of Winter Storm Uri on Texas Fish and Wildlife – April 13th

We will be focusing on the impacts of this specific extreme winter event in Texas, we hope that the information is insightful for your membership on what natural impacts occurred here from that Winter Storm. All are welcome to attend - registration linked below. We’re EXCITED to announce our upcoming TMNTuesday webinar, Impacts of Winter Storm Uri on Texas … Continue reading Webinar: Impacts of Winter Storm Uri on Texas Fish and Wildlife – April 13th

Webinar: Philip C. Hamm Memorial Lecture – April 15th

Philip C. Hamm Memorial Lecture 2021 April 15th, 2:30 PM - 4 PM; Via Zoom     "Considering the consequences of coflowering in the face of anthropogenic change" By 2020 Hamm Lecturer, Professor Tia-Lynn Ashman (University of Pittsburgh)   Complete event information at: z.umn.edu/HammLecture2021 The Philip C. Hamm Memorial Lectureship in the Plant Sciences was … Continue reading Webinar: Philip C. Hamm Memorial Lecture – April 15th

2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Registration for the 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course is now open! I have attached the schedule/curriculum, but in short, here is how the Core Course will work this year: You will attend 9 live Zoom presentations that take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:30pm. These will be interactive, meaning you can ask questions and … Continue reading 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Webinar: Rewilding Lakeshores – April 15th

Improving Restorations Webinar Series Wondering how to get the most out of your next restoration project?Ecological restoration practitioners and project managers are invited to attend this series of free professional development webinars.Registration Link: z.umn.edu/RestorationWebinarsGrab your lunch and join us Thursday afternoons from 12-1 pm CST to learn how to improve restoration efforts in Minnesota.You'll learn: The … Continue reading Webinar: Rewilding Lakeshores – April 15th

ADV – Beetles, Boardwalks, & Climate Change at Sax-Zim – April 13th

Have you visited the boardwalks at Sax Zim Bog? Did you know that they were created using local tamarack (larch) wood? Why were these trees harvested? What does climate have to do with this? Join Matt and Heidi to learn all about this innovative project.The University of Minnesota Duluth Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI), Friends … Continue reading ADV – Beetles, Boardwalks, & Climate Change at Sax-Zim – April 13th

Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

Highlighting Minnesota Endangered Species on Earth DayThursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. Three University of Minnesota researchers will join us for a discussion about their work with endangered species conservation in Minnesota. Dr. Elaine Evans will discuss her work with the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis), Dr. Francie Cuthbert will talk about her work … Continue reading Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

Bell Museum is now open

The new Bell Museum brings together science, art, and the environment with a unique Minnesota perspective. Our new home features a digital planetarium, high-tech exhibits, our famous wildlife dioramas, outdoor learning experiences and more. The new facility is expected to triple the number of annual visitors—and we hope you’re one of them. If you love … Continue reading Bell Museum is now open

2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Registration for the 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course is now open! I have attached the schedule/curriculum, but in short, here is how the Core Course will work this year: You will attend 9 live Zoom presentations that take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:30pm. These will be interactive, meaning you can ask questions and … Continue reading 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!

From the creators of This Land documentary, comes a new podcast that explores conversations at the intersection of environment, race, history and culture. Dig in further, with runners and co-hosts Faith E. Briggs and Addie Thompson. Our world is changing, be a part of the change, join us on The Trail Ahead! It's an honor and a privilege … Continue reading ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!