AIS Webinar: Spiny Waterflea – Dec. 19th

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Dec. 19 at noon to tune into a webinar from MAISRC Fellow Jake Walsh. Jake will be presenting about the massive ecological and economic impacts caused by invasive spiny waterflea in Lake Mendota. The webinar is free but registration is required. Talk details Aquatic invasive species can alter complex food … Continue reading AIS Webinar: Spiny Waterflea – Dec. 19th

Meeting: West Metro Chapter MN Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

Natural Resources Management at Three Rivers Park District Learn about management and restoration activities of the Wildlife, Forestry and Water Quality areas in the Three Rivers Park district.  Recent prairie management, wildlife re-introductions and turtle research will be highlighted.   Presented by John Moriarty, Senior Manager of Wildlife at Three Rivers.  He has written several books … Continue reading Meeting: West Metro Chapter MN Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

Newsletter: Fall Outdoor Classroom

Fall Outdoor Classroom News from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Featured Waterfowl Production Area Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) in the Fergus Falls Wetland Management District are open to environmental education and make ideal local, self-guided, rustic outdoor classroom sites.  Rachel WPA is one of several near Alexandria, probably the closest.  It is located just east … Continue reading Newsletter: Fall Outdoor Classroom

ADV: Project Wet Workshop – Itasca – Dec. 19th

Project WET’s mission is to reach children, parents, teachers and community members of the world with water education that promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues. The Making Connections to Our Water World workshop will be held at: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Jacob V. Brower Park … Continue reading ADV: Project Wet Workshop – Itasca – Dec. 19th

Meeting: West Metro Chapter MN Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

Natural Resources Management at Three Rivers Park District Learn about management and restoration activities of the Wildlife, Forestry and Water Quality areas in the Three Rivers Park district.  Recent prairie management, wildlife re-introductions and turtle research will be highlighted.   Presented by John Moriarty, Senior Manager of Wildlife at Three Rivers.  He has written several books … Continue reading Meeting: West Metro Chapter MN Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Thanks for a fantastic field season! The busy season of field trips, habitat restorations, and multiple visitor centers has come to a close for 2019. Thank you to every single person that came out to help the park with these important programs and projects. If you have not registered for the volunteer award recognition event, … Continue reading Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Nature walk – Carleton College Arboretum – Dec. 8th

Sunday, December 8, 2019. Carleton College Cowling Arboretum: 2:00 Nature Walk, 3:00 - 5:00 Open House at the Arboretum Office Join other volunteers for a nature walk followed by some social time at the Arb Office.  Or skip the walk and drop in to the Arb office anytime between 3:00 - 5:00 for a hot … Continue reading Nature walk – Carleton College Arboretum – Dec. 8th

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

The 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete this brief Volunteer Form to … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

2019 MOU Paper Session - Keynote Speaker Ian Davies, eBird Project Coordinator Pre-registration for the 2019 MOU Paper Session is now available! The event is being held on Saturday, December 7, at the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center on the University of Minnesota campus (2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul). Parking is … Continue reading ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul