ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a first-in-the-nation program to help woodland and shoreline owners, Master Naturalist volunteers, AIS Detectors and natural resources professionals grow their skills to meaningfully engage decisions makers about invasive species. Learn how to engage with decision makers in order to influence management decisions and stop the spread of invasive species … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference Mon, October 15th - Thurs, October 18th at Mayo Civic Center 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Volunteers play a vital role in helping to make UMISC a great conference. Volunteering is a wonderful opportunity for students, nonprofits, and private individuals to attend the conference at a reduced rate or … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

MINNEAPOLIS • ST. PAUL --- LAST CALL FOR WALKING TOURS Before cold weather hits, there’s still time to go on one of our popular history walking tours. Grab your tickets now for a tour of St. Paul’s Summit Avenue, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s favorite haunts, or the Minneapolis riverfront. For more information, please visit: Minnesota Historical … Continue reading Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

Children's Water Festival (Metro) needs more volunteers! Held at State fairgrounds on Sept 26. Jobs available are: Lunch helper, water arcade team, Water drop costume, Presentation helpers, set up/take down. floaters. If you are interested, contact Andrew Edgcumbe, aedgcumbe@co.carver.mn.us That’s right! It’s the 21st year of the Children’s Water Festival!!!! That means twenty one years of … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community

Calling all Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, and Master Water Stewards with an overabundance of native plants in their own backyard. We are working to certify the Greater Longfellow Community (of Minneapolis) as a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation.  This year we are starting a Gardening for Wildlife Mentorship.  Over the course … Continue reading VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community

ADV: CitSciMN Symposium

Calling all professionals whose work involves citizen science! CitSciMN: A Symposium for Citizen Science Professionals in Minnesota is a one-day gathering to learn from experienced citizen science programs, exchange ideas, get inspired, and connect to a community of citizen science professionals. CitSciMN 2018 will be held on November 28, 2018 Location: Science Museum of Minnesota … Continue reading ADV: CitSciMN Symposium

ADV: Raptor Husbandry Workshop

January 18-19, 2019 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Stevens Point, Wisconsin Workshop Information Join Falconers and founders of River Valley Raptors Inc., Joe and Abbey Krumrie, in a hands-on introduction to raptor husbandry, training, and educational programming. The workshop will cover raptor health, care, husbandry, training, and incorporating raptors into environmental education programs. Target Audience This workshop … Continue reading ADV: Raptor Husbandry Workshop

ADV: The Rise of the Oaks on the North American Continent

Learn about the ancient events that led to the rise of the oaks, and the consequences of these evolutionary legacies from the past for ecosystems and for humanity? University of Minnesota Professor Jeaninne Cavender-Bares, Ph. D., will discuss the fascinating evolutionary history and community assembly of the oaks in the Americas, link their past to … Continue reading ADV: The Rise of the Oaks on the North American Continent

VOL: Mississippi Park Connection and National Park Service

Fall is a busy time at the park as field trip season begins and habitat restoration events continue full force. Volunteers who complete a minimum of five hours of service are invited to attend the annual volunteer recognition event aboard the Anson Northrup riverboat. This year the annual recognition event will be on the evening … Continue reading VOL: Mississippi Park Connection and National Park Service

ADV: Buckthorn Identification and Removal Workshop

Who should come: People interested in learning how to identify and control buckthorn and other woodland invasive species can attend one or both of the presentation: Location 1: Martin-Island-Linwood Regional Park Picnic Pavilion Near Martin Lake Rd NE and 225th Ave NE, Stacy Date: September 13, 2018 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Location 2: Springbrook … Continue reading ADV: Buckthorn Identification and Removal Workshop