Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation How can people be the solution to the challenges we face? Many of us dedicate our time, money, and energy to convening people who are central to our work. We need them to be knowledgeable and interested, but keeping them engaged is often challenging. This … Continue reading Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

Fascinated by worms? Want to help in the battle against forest invaders? The Great Lakes Worm Watch (GLWW) is a citizen science project involving volunteers from across the United States and Canada in earthworm research. It was developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth to collect long-term data on earthworm populations. Although new … Continue reading WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Saint Louis County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with a tree inventory in the Aspenwood neighborhood in Duluth. At this time there is no date set, but scheduling soon start. Below is the description the Tree Care Advocate program put out to their members.  Duluth Inventory - Call for … Continue reading Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Backyard Phenology – Twin Cities – May 16

Wild Ones Twin Cities - May 16: It's less and less Grandma's Phenology any more... Backyard Phenology: Tracking Nature’s Cycles and Seasons in a Changing Climate People have long looked at wooly caterpillars and bushy tails on squirrels to predict expected winter weather. UMN professor Rebecca Montgomery’s research into the causes and consequences of changes … Continue reading Backyard Phenology – Twin Cities – May 16

2017 Prairie BioBlitz, Starbuck, June 24

2017 Prairie BioBlitz Join us for the 2017 BioBlitz! This year, Land Stewardship Project (LSP) in partnership with the Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) and Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) we are showcasing our Minnesota public lands. We will explore land managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, native prairie in Glacial Lakes … Continue reading 2017 Prairie BioBlitz, Starbuck, June 24

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.