Tree Communities: Do Neighbors Get Along?  October 13- Hybrid: online and in-person

Learn how forests are losing biodiversity due to climate change and habitat fragmentation.  Discover how the relationship between trees can help predict future changes in the forest ecosystem.  Presented by Maria Park, a Ph.D. student in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota.  She will share research done at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem … Continue reading Tree Communities: Do Neighbors Get Along?  October 13- Hybrid: online and in-person

Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference

Sept. 14-18 Join Us for the Fourth Annual Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference: September 14-18, 2022.This annual event gathers people who are passionate about nature, art, science, curiosity, and wonder to share ideas, learn from each other, support each other, inspire each other, and have fun together in nature’s beauty. Our online event will be 5 … Continue reading Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference

Great River Greening Volunteer Opportunities

September 17 10am-12pm Milkweed planting at Blaine Wetland Sanctuary. Register here. Volunteers will work alongside Great River Greening staff to plant native wildflowers and milkweed plants to provide habitat to support pollinator activity at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary. These native flowers and milkweed species will help stabilize the wetland, prevent the proliferation of invasive plants, and … Continue reading Great River Greening Volunteer Opportunities

Basic Aquatic Species ID Workshop – July 6

Location: Walker, MNDate: July 6th, 9:30amDetails: Come learn the basics of aquatic species identification for free! Meet our regions aquatic invasive species (AIS) team under the pavilion at Walker City Park on Wednesday July 6th at 9:30 AM. If there is inclement weather, we will meet inside the Cass County Courthouse in the Commissioner’s Board Room.  We will … Continue reading Basic Aquatic Species ID Workshop – July 6