VOL-AIS: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort – August 18th

AIS Detectors, Minnesota Master Naturalist and others: Please: Join us for a day searching for one of Minnesota's newest aquatic invasive species, starry stonewort (and other invaders). Starry stonewort is an invasive algae that was first found in Lake Koronis in 2015 and has since spread to 11 Minnesota lakes (learn more about starry stonewort … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort – August 18th

August events at Cedar Creek ESR

Details, registration information and more are always available on our Facebook Page and website. There's even a calendar mode on the website now, thanks to a request from a savvy community member. August 4th, 9am-11am: Red-headed woodpecker hike August 15th, 2pm-5pm: Intern research symposium August 17th, 10:30am-3:30pm: Dragonfly survey August 17th, 3pm-5pm: Bumblebee survey August 21st, 12pm - … Continue reading August events at Cedar Creek ESR

IT: FORTIFY Knowledge, Action, Habitats – Mankato – August 9-10

LAST CALL to participate in FORTIFY: In a rare confluence of funding and opportunity, you don’t want to miss this hands on, engaging, indoor/outdoor workshop designed especially for those who teach about invasive species in any capacity. This is your chance to fortify your technical knowledge and gain teaching resources to help you spread awareness … Continue reading IT: FORTIFY Knowledge, Action, Habitats – Mankato – August 9-10

VOL: Biobliz – Mound Spring Prairie SNA

The Scientific and Natural Areas Program of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a bioblitz August 11 at Mound Spring Prairie SNA.  This SNA is adjacent to the South Dakota state line south of Gary, SD. A bioblitz is a good opportunity for those interested to expand their knowledge regarding a variety of … Continue reading VOL: Biobliz – Mound Spring Prairie SNA

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!

VOL: Children’s Water Festival!!!

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 21ST ANNUAL METRO CHILDREN'S WATER FESTIVAL (CWF) ON SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2018 AT THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIRGROUNDS FOR A FUN FILLED DAY OF VOLUNTEERING TO HELP CHILDREN LEARN MORE ABOUT WATER!! That's right! It's the 21st year of the Children's Water Festival!!!! That means twenty one years of educating children … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival!!!

ADV: Starry Stonewort Event – discount for MNats

Aquatic Invasive Species, Starry Stonewort field tours coming up this week. MNats receive discount on this advanced training. Use coupon code VOL4AIS during registration. $20 includes lunch! We look forward to you joining us across Minnesota to help search for starry stonewort and other aquatic invasive species (AIS) on August 18th for Starry Trek. We … Continue reading ADV: Starry Stonewort Event – discount for MNats

VOL: AIS Detectors at the State Fair!

The AIS Detectors Program will once again be hosting booths at the Minnesota State Fair on Sunday, August 26th, Monday, August 27th, Friday, and August 31st. We are looking for volunteers to staff the booths, share their knowledge about AIS with public, and have fun at the Fair! Volunteers will receive free admission to the … Continue reading VOL: AIS Detectors at the State Fair!