Newsletter: Whitewater State Park – Feb. 2020

Upcoming events at Whitewater State Park: SATURDAYS IN FEBRUARY: 10 a.m. – Noon    Snowshoe Saturdays Join a park naturalist each Saturday in February to explore the park by snowshoe. This is the time of year that we can go off trail and see some unique areas of the park. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow … Continue reading Newsletter: Whitewater State Park – Feb. 2020

Newsletter: Lake Bemidji State Park – Feb. 2020

Lake Bemidji State Park Upcoming Events SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 1–5 p.m.  Winter Techniques: Digital Photography Workshop Meet in the Visitor Center. Professional photographer Janet Nelson will help you make the most of winter's unique opportunities. The class will be basic to intermediate and cover macro and landscapes, lighting and composition. Bring your own compact or … Continue reading Newsletter: Lake Bemidji State Park – Feb. 2020

ADV: Monarch Short Course – Como Park Senior High

Monarch Joint Venture is hosting a course in Saint Paul to teach folks about monarch biology, conservation, habitat needs, and research. Are you interested in monarchs and looking to learn more about this symbolic butterfly? Join us weekly for our Monarch Short Course! This course will cover monarch biology, migration,perils they face, how individuals can … Continue reading ADV: Monarch Short Course – Como Park Senior High

Meeting: Cannon River Valley – MMNats

Our next meeting of the Cannon River Valley Chapter of the Minnesota Master Naturalists is on Thursday, January 16th at Carleton College’s Arboretum Office. The meeting will be from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Alan Kraus, Conservation Program Manager with the Cannon River Watershed Partnership, and Brad Gordon, Program Manager with Great River Greening, will speak. They will discuss the … Continue reading Meeting: Cannon River Valley – MMNats

ADV: Citizen Science Programs

Jan 15 - Feb15, 2020: New! Audubon Climate Watch:  Learn about this new citizen science program and participate if you like. Thu, Jan 23, 2020, 7:00 p.m.: Wildlife Tracking in the Twin Cities Metro Area Presented by Jonathan Popple, Director of the Minnesota Wildlife Tracking Project. MN River Valley Audubon Chapter (MRVAC) monthly meeting at MVNWR … Continue reading ADV: Citizen Science Programs

ADV: Tuscan Photography – Eveleth – Jan. 21st

Seasonal Moments by Vickie Tuskan, Tuscan Photography Tuesday January 21  3:30-5:00 This month’s Northwoods Nature Phenology at the Eveleth Public Library is presented by photographer Vickie Tuscan of Fayal Township.  Tuscan will share photos from her collection that focus on the natural beauty of our area.  She writes of her work: “Our life is measured in moments—some good, some not so … Continue reading ADV: Tuscan Photography – Eveleth – Jan. 21st

Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

Announcing the Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference, Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., University of St. Thomas, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, 2115 Summit Ave (at Cretin), St. Paul, MN 55105. Where Have All the Fireflies Gone? Gardening in Challenging Times Exploring what we can do—as … Continue reading Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

Meeting: Twin Cities Chapter Master Naturalist – Jan. 25th

I have solidified Scott Milburn from the Minnesota Native Plant Society for our Jan. 25th meeting He will be presenting on Minnesota's calcareous fens. There is some interesting info on the DNR website re: issues with this rare plant community. Our meeting will start at 10:30 am at the State Park Visitors Center. Following our … Continue reading Meeting: Twin Cities Chapter Master Naturalist – Jan. 25th

VOL: Habitattitude – Minneapolis – Jan. 15-16

We could use your help co-hosting a Habitattitude booth to teach visitors how to prevent spread of AIS at the Northern Green Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, January 15-16, 2020.  Please fill out the Doodle poll below ASAP with times you are available to co-host a shift (there are two shifts per day). We are looking for two staff … Continue reading VOL: Habitattitude – Minneapolis – Jan. 15-16

Save the Date: 2021 Scientific and Natural Areas Conference

My name is Kelly Randall, Outreach Coordinator for Minnesota’s Scientific and Natural Areas Program. We are excited to share with you news of the upcoming 2021 Natural Areas Conference in Duluth Minnesota, hosted by the Natural Areas Association! We are also asking your support in promoting the conference to your colleagues, supporters, and other organizations. … Continue reading Save the Date: 2021 Scientific and Natural Areas Conference