International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

The International Wolf Center is a leader in providing wolf education. Join us for our International Wolf Symposium Educator Day to bring relevant, science-based activities and knowledge to your students. Registration for the day includes: breakfast, lunch, daily break refreshments, materials and a copy of the International Wolf Center’s Gray Wolves Gray Matter curriculum. Learn about resources … Continue reading International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth

Spring has sprung and that means that 26th Annual River Quest is just around the corner! It's May 14-17. If you're not aware or participated in the past, it is an educational event for Duluth-Superior 6th graders who travel through educational stations aboard the Vista Star and DECC's South Pioneer Hall. Carrying passports, they learn … Continue reading VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth

Take on the City Nature Challenge! – April 27-30

City Nature Challenge is a friendly competition with 60+ cities around the world to see who can observe the most nature on one weekend: April 27-30, 2018 using the iNaturalist app. Organizations around the Minneapolis/St Paul area are hosting events, and some need volunteer assistance! Ways to participate: - Go out and make some iNaturalist … Continue reading Take on the City Nature Challenge! – April 27-30

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

VOL – Sally Manzara Nature Center – Lake Elmo – June 2nd

Seeking Master Naturalists to host an interpretive station at the Grand Opening of the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center at Sunfish Lake Park in Lake Elmo (near Stillwater, MN). Master Naturalists to host an interpretive station from 11am-2pm on Saturday, June 2nd. We have materials for a basic station on these topics, but are also … Continue reading VOL – Sally Manzara Nature Center – Lake Elmo – June 2nd

VOL: UPDATE – Crow Wing SWCD Tree Sale – Brainard – May 9th – 12th

UPDATE: Due to the weather, the volunteer dates have been changed for the Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District Tree Sale Sorting/Pick-up event. Volunteers of Master Gardeners, Master Naturalist, Central Lakes College students, High school students and other volunteers are need to help sort out plants, bareroot shrubs and trees for orders or when … Continue reading VOL: UPDATE – Crow Wing SWCD Tree Sale – Brainard – May 9th – 12th

VOL – 2018 City Nature Challenge! – Fond du Lac

The Fond du Lac invasive species and environmental programs would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 City Nature Challenge! This event will involve discovering and mapping new aquatic and terrestrial invasive and native species! Currently on FDL Reservation we have documented over 200 known invasive species locations that include species such as … Continue reading VOL – 2018 City Nature Challenge! – Fond du Lac

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