Audubon Center Summer Camps

Attending summer camp can be one of the most unforgettable and transformative experiences in a child’s life. At camp, kids get to be creative; learn how to work together; overcome challenges that build confidence, courage, and resilience; and most of all, have fun in a supportive atmosphere.  All camps are different. Our summer camps have … Continue reading Audubon Center Summer Camps

Nature’s Notebook, USA National Phenology Network Newsletter

Happy 2018! We hope that as you turn a new leaf this year, you are met with budding opportunities and take time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.  Ok, enough with the phenology puns already! Below, we share a summary of all that we accomplished together in 2017. We hope you will reflect on … Continue reading Nature’s Notebook, USA National Phenology Network Newsletter

STEM activities for kids at Minnesota Historical Society

STEM Family Day & more fun on the riverfront Ignite your children’s curiosity with a full day of activities and discoveries during STEM Family Day (Feb 24) and Women of Mill City Family Day (Mar 31) at Mill City Museum in Minneapolis. Or explore the wonders of what was once the world’s largest flour mill … Continue reading STEM activities for kids at Minnesota Historical Society

MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – February 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from noon to 1:00pm Fires play an outsized role in shaping plant communities, but the effects of fires on plant communities are often highly variable.  This presentation will focus on how the seasonal timing of fire influences fire behavior and in turn how fire effects and phenology interact to influence forest … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – February 2018

Managing Oak Woodlands for Wildlife – Feb. 22, 2018 – Rogers

Oak woodlands provide valuable wildlife habitat and are an important economic species across Minnesota. This free workshop will cover how to manage oak woodlands to create wildlife habitat for game and non-game species. It will also cover steps to monitor the health of your oak woodland. This two-hour program will cover: ·         How to manage oak … Continue reading Managing Oak Woodlands for Wildlife – Feb. 22, 2018 – Rogers

2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Please consider attending and share with your networks and anyone else who may be interested.    The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Wisconsin and Minnesota foresters, land managers, loggers, natural resource professionals and landowners interested in forest management and maintaining healthy … Continue reading 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

Volunteer – SnapshotSafari

When it comes to wildlife monitoring, a picture is worth more than a thousand words. That's why the Zooniverse and the University of Minnesota Lion Center is launching a new citizen science project called SnapshotSafari, building on the successful model of its original project, Snapshot Serengeti.  SnapshotSafari is a network of camera trap grids deployed … Continue reading Volunteer – SnapshotSafari

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER – February 2018

While teachers incorporate the voices of Black Americans throughout the year, February is a special month to feature the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans. At MNHS, we have a variety of great resources that do just that. Check out our Setting the Stage for Civil Rights primary source packet or have students read about … Continue reading MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER – February 2018

SMARTPHONE BIRDING – Maplewood – March 5th

Smart phones have changed birding. You can take out multiple field guides, get real time bird reports and take incredible photos and videos of your favorite birds. This program gives you the latest information on how to maximize your phone for birding. Sharon Stiteler, in addition to her day job with the National Park Service, … Continue reading SMARTPHONE BIRDING – Maplewood – March 5th

Starting Native Plants from Seed Classes – March 3rd

Classes will be held on March 3, 2018 in two different locations: 10:30-11:30 at the Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Drive Maplewood, MN 55109  1-2pm at the White Bear Lake Library, 2150 2nd Street White Bear Lake , MN 55110 Pam Larson Frink, curator of the White Bear Lake Seed Library, is giving classes on how … Continue reading Starting Native Plants from Seed Classes – March 3rd