By Land and By Sea

By Land And By Sea: Identification Guide To Non-native Species For Minnesota NEW field guide to non-native species in Minnesota is now available by University of Minnesota Extension. A collection of 86 aquatic and terrestrial non-native species to help provide early detection for potentially invasive species. Each description includes a photo, key identification traits, and … Continue reading By Land and By Sea

VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Arboretum Guides Program Accepting New Applicants for 2019 At the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, a dedicated volunteer corps of Arboretum Guides provides free and friendly education stations and guided walks in the gardens. These varied activities place Guides on the front line to greet visitors, draw attention to seasonal garden highlights and bring life to the … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Yard and Garden News -UMN Extension

Become a Smarter Gardener in 2019: New Year's Resolutions Part 1: Every year, I make a a few resolutions - to move more, to visit my folks more often, to cut back on sugar. As a gardener, I like to set resolutions that don't include words like "renovate" or "reduce", but instead to broaden my … Continue reading Yard and Garden News -UMN Extension

Water Network Monthly Newsletter

2018 brought The Water Network to over 100,000 members. Next milestone 500,000! This free resource is the best way to find information, expertise, products and leads in the water sector. Nirobox MEGA Seawater Desalination System: Fluence's system is a modular, high-output and highly-efficient seawater desalination solution that offers pre-treatment reverse osmosis and energy recovery device … Continue reading Water Network Monthly Newsletter

VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection

Happy 2019! The new year flurry of activity has begun. The calendar is filling up with winter activities including Winter River training dates and field trip dates! We are busy planning ahead for the spring and summer.   The park is beginning to identify future conditions and uses for the Coldwater Spring area - the 29-acre … Continue reading VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

2018 was an exciting year at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center! We started the year by receiving 20 submissions to our 2018 Request for Proposals, a new record. We funded seven new projects, including evaluating the efficacy of copper-based control on zebra mussels, an economic analysis of ecosystem services as they relate to … Continue reading MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

Cedar Creek – winter newsletter

Eyes on the Wild is LIVE! - by Dr. Meredith Palmer and Dr. Caitlin Barale Potter, project scientists. After months of build-up, we have finally launched Eyes on the Wild, our citizen science project that allows you to dive in to the photos collected by our network of trail cameras! Thank you so much for … Continue reading Cedar Creek – winter newsletter

VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth – Jan. 16-17

Volunteers needed to co-hosting a Habitattitude Booth - teach visitors how to prevent spread of AIS at the Norther Green Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, January 16-17, 2019. Please fill out the Doodle poll below with times you are available to co-host a shift (2/day). I am looking for two people per shift. If you know … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth – Jan. 16-17

VOL-ADV: Ice Fishing

LEARN TO ICE FISH AND TEACH OTHERS WITH THE NATIONAL PARKS   Ice fishing is a quintessential Minnesota winter sport. If you have never tried it or want too, come learn the art and science of this sport with renowned National Park Service’s, Ranger Gordon. He has been offering ice-fishing classes throughout the Cities for … Continue reading VOL-ADV: Ice Fishing