ADV – The Watershed Game Train-the-Trainer Workshop

The Watershed Game Train-the-Trainer Workshop: An invitation to seasoned facilitators and to new individuals who want to learn how to use and facilitate the Watershed Game for your own water and land educational programming. Join us to advance your skills and learn about the new 2018 revisions of the Watershed Game at one of the … Continue reading ADV – The Watershed Game Train-the-Trainer Workshop

ADV – Plant Identification/Gardening Workshops

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point is proud to be offering several plant identification and gardening workshops. The first, is a plant identification and sampling series focused on gaining the skills and experience necessary for advanced, habitat-specific plant identification. The series includes four, two-day workshops: Woodland Plants, Aquatic Plants, Wetland Plants, and Prairie Plants. … Continue reading ADV – Plant Identification/Gardening Workshops

ADV – Northwoods Nature Phenology – All About Loons

The Northwoods Nature Phenology program at the Eveleth Public Library for May 15 features “All About Loons” with naturalist Sherry Abts. She will present basic loon information, new research from the loon wintering areas and share how you can become involved in the DNR Loon Watcher Survey for this season. For the past 25 years, … Continue reading ADV – Northwoods Nature Phenology – All About Loons

VOL – PlayCleanGo – Superior Hiking Trail – May 19th

PlayCleanGo has an opportunity to participate in the 2018 Hike Fest sponsored by the Superior Hiking Trail Association and is looking for two volunteers to staff a table on Saturday May 19th from 2:30pm on.  If you are interested, please read on.  If you are new to the BetterImpact Volunteer app, please visit the link … Continue reading VOL – PlayCleanGo – Superior Hiking Trail – May 19th

News from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

New carp-killing virus discovered in Minnesota for the first time Researchers from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center recently confirmed the presence of Carp Edema Virus (CEV) in Minnesota waters, the first time it has been recorded in wild fish in the state. Researchers are paying close attention to this virus, and considering its … Continue reading News from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

2018 Dragonfly Society of the Americas Annual Meeting

Coming in July, an amazing opportunity for any Master Naturalists who are interested in learning more about Odonada or participating in survey research.  The Minnesota Dragonfly Society (MDS) is excited to host the 2018 DSA meeting and showcase Minnesota’s 150 species of odonates! Minnesota’s North Woods offers some of the best intact peatlands in the … Continue reading 2018 Dragonfly Society of the Americas Annual Meeting

Minnesota’s Wildlife Action Plan 2015-2025

The 2015-2025 MN Wildlife Action Plan identifies a prioritized Wildlife Action Network (WAN) that can aid land managers and other conservation partners in implementing a landscape-scale, habitat approach that increases the effectiveness and efficiency of conservation actions by maintaining, enhancing, and restoring: Areas large enough to sustain biodiversity and ecological processes and functions, Areas that … Continue reading Minnesota’s Wildlife Action Plan 2015-2025

MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – April 2018

Registration is open for Master Woodland Owner Central Lakes! Registration remains open for a new Master Woodland Owner class beginning in May. With a focus on private landowners in the Brainerd area, this class will follow the success of previous Master Woodland Owner classes. This hybrid course will meet both online and in-person, and the … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – April 2018

USA National Phenology Network Newsletter

It may still not feel much like spring, depending on where you live, but phenology activity is happening across the country! According to our Status of Spring maps, which predict leaf-out and bloom of early-season plants, many of the locations where spring has already arrived were early this year. Check out the maps to see … Continue reading USA National Phenology Network Newsletter