VOL: Harvest Time at public food forest

Please join us and spread the word of the harvest opportunities now through the fall on the new public food forest.   Attached is a PDF version (Harvest Has Begun) of the notice if you wish to print and hang flyers.  Additional help is needed with weeding.  We were very grateful for regular rains last month, but it caused several missed … Continue reading VOL: Harvest Time at public food forest

2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

Registration is now open: Join the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on campus on Wednesday, September 12 for a selection of talks about the latest MAISRC research on starry stonewort, zebra mussels, spiny waterflea, invasive carp, and much more. The list of breakout sessions and full presentation descriptions will be announced soon. Interact with … Continue reading 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

Minnesota Water Resources Center – Minnegram Summer 2018

Minnegram Summer - 2018 contains many interesting articles: Estimating annual chloride use in Minnesota Alycia Overbo and Sara Heger, Water Resources CenterSalt is used every day in many applications.  People add salt to food, apply salt to pavement and roads after snowfall, and use salt in their water softeners.  While salt is inexpensive to purchase, … Continue reading Minnesota Water Resources Center – Minnegram Summer 2018

ADV: Tree Care Advocate – Tree Essentials Workshops

Tree Care Advocate - Tree Essentials Workshops Tree Essentials are a collection of educational workshops available to anyone that is interested. Whether you are a Tree Care Advisor, Master Gardener, Tree Inspector, or just a curious resident, you are welcome to attend. We cover an array of tree care topics and skills, with each date … Continue reading ADV: Tree Care Advocate – Tree Essentials Workshops

ADV: Horticulture Night at the WCROC

Explore all that the Horticulture Display Garden has to offer during the 48th annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris.   Experience beautiful flower gardens, meandering paths, and creative landscape ideas while taking in a variety of educational presentations and horticultural demonstrations.  Horticulture Night is scheduled for Thursday, … Continue reading ADV: Horticulture Night at the WCROC

Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Education at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve: The education arm of Cedar Creek strives to be an inspiring catalyst and outstanding resource for lifelong science education in Minnesota and beyond. Our goal is to build a pathway of science literacy and learning through engaging hands-on experiences at a world-renowned field station. Our activities are standards-driven … Continue reading Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

Join us and celebrate National Parks & Recreation month in July!  Maplewood is hosting its annual Photo Scavenger hunt!  People of all ages are invited to visit 5+ of our beautiful parks, preserves and open spaces throughout Maplewood and take a picture at each site.  The top voted photo will be featured on the cover … Continue reading Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

VOL: Cannon Valley Trail – summer 2018

Cannon Valley Trail, a bike/hiking trail that runs from Cannon Falls to Red Wing.  During the summer volunteer are needed to present special events focusing on environmental, natural or archaeological information at the Welch Station Access (26674 144th Avenue Way – Welch, MN  55089).  The program is called: Voices of the Valley.  The Cannon Valley Trail … Continue reading VOL: Cannon Valley Trail – summer 2018

VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

Minnesota Sea Grant is seeking volunteers to co-host an outreach booth at various locations during the summer of 2018. Volunteers will have to opportunity to speak with interested members of the public, and share their knowledge of aquatic invasive species. Multiple dates and time slots are available, with shifts ranging from 3 to 5 hours … Continue reading VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter

Introducing the AIS Detectors Class of 2018! Earlier this spring, the second annual cohort of volunteers completed their online and in-person training to become certified AIS Detectors. Following two years of training, the AIS Detectors program has grown to include over 200 Detectors, located throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond. The new Detectors have … Continue reading AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter