Webinar: Minnesota’s Native Orchids – June 4th

Webinar: Minnesota's Native Orchids Thursday, June 4, 7-8 p.m. CST https://umn.zoom.us/j/96840407624 PRESENTER David Remucal, Curator of Endangered Plants at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum TOPIC The lady’s slipper is not Minnesota's only orchid- far from it! Our 48 orchid species can be found in forest, wetland and prairies, and come in a variety of shapes, sizes, … Continue reading Webinar: Minnesota’s Native Orchids – June 4th

ADV-AIS: Webinars on Starry Stonewort – May 27th, June 9th, July 15th and August 18th

Starry Stonewort Webinar Series The Starry Stonewort Collaborative is hosting a series of four monthly webinars related to starry stonewort, beginning on May 27th. Each of the webinars will focus on research that relates to starry stonewort management and control techniques. Dan Larkin is among the guest presenters, and will be giving his webinar in … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Webinars on Starry Stonewort – May 27th, June 9th, July 15th and August 18th

Summer activities: City of Maplewood Parks and Recreation

Do you like competition? Do you like visiting new places? Do you like winning prizes? If you answered YES to any of those questions then our NEW Explore Maplewood Summer Challenges are for you! Sign up as an individual or household for our June Fitness Explorers Challenge (distance), our July Geo Explorers Challenge (geocaching) or … Continue reading Summer activities: City of Maplewood Parks and Recreation

Webinar: Hybrid Watermilfoil – May 22nd

Hybrid Happenings: The Latest on Hybrid Watermilfoil in Minnesota Join the Minnesota AIS Detectors program on May 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm CDT for the next in our Aquatic Invasive Species Webinar Series! About this webinar: Hybrid watermilfoil, formed from the hybridization of the native northern watermilfoil (Myriophyllum sibiricum) and the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (M. … Continue reading Webinar: Hybrid Watermilfoil – May 22nd

ADV: AIS Management 101 – May 26th

AIS Detectors are very excited to announce that registration for AIS Management 101 is officially open! There's more good news! We are offering the course at a special discounted rate for 2020, so all participants will save $25 by joining the inaugural cohort of this course. AIS Management 101 is designed to help lake shore … Continue reading ADV: AIS Management 101 – May 26th

Virtual Events from River Bend Nature Center!

River Bend Nature Center is now hosting a variety of online programs for all ages. Some programs will be available on Facebook Live. Simply visit our Facebook page during the scheduled time to join us and interact in real time! If you are unable to join us during the program, a recording will be posted to … Continue reading Virtual Events from River Bend Nature Center!

ADV: AIS Management 101

AIS Detectors are very excited to announce that registration for AIS Management 101 is officially open! There's more good news! We are offering the course at a special discounted rate for 2020, so all participants will save $25 by joining the inaugural cohort of this course. AIS Management 101 is designed to help lake shore … Continue reading ADV: AIS Management 101

Digital Volunteer: Record Phenology with Nature’s Notebook

Nature's Notebook: Volunteer to Record phenology observations in your local area. Why Observe? Have fun outdoors Where you observe is up to you. Participating is an exciting way to experience your favorite trail, neighborhood park or even your own backyard. Deepen your connection with nature Going outside to look at plants or animals up-close will … Continue reading Digital Volunteer: Record Phenology with Nature’s Notebook

Digital Volunteer Opportunities -wide range

There is a wide range of Digital Volunteer opportunities available. Below is a list of projects that may be of interest to Minnesota Master Naturalist. VOL: Digital Volunteer – Minnesota Projects VOL: Digital Volunteer – Points of Light VOL: Digital Volunteer – Smithsonian VOL: Monitor Climate Change VOL: Use iNaturalist to contribute to biodiversity science. … Continue reading Digital Volunteer Opportunities -wide range

Newsletter: Minnesota Water Resources Center – Spring 2020

Features WRC recognized for ‘outstanding’ work by USGS The University of Minnesota’s Water Resources Center (WRC) was recognized by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as operating at an outstanding level. Specifically, the WRC was lauded for its diversity of chosen water projects, collaborations with other institutions and agencies, student support through grants, real-world impact … Continue reading Newsletter: Minnesota Water Resources Center – Spring 2020