ADV: Spider Extravaganza workshops – Cloquet – Sept. 5th-6th

Meet the Spider-Man! Workshops Scheduled  Cloquet FC-Thurs-Fri, September 5-6 Spend an afternoon, evening and the following morning with renowned spider-man expert, author and naturalist, Larry Weber on a spider extravaganza. You will collect, study, photograph and learn all there is known about them in an 8 hour, 2 day workshop. Be sure to bring your … Continue reading ADV: Spider Extravaganza workshops – Cloquet – Sept. 5th-6th

VOL: Children’s Water Festival – State Fair Grounds – Sept. 25th

It’s the 22nd year of the Children’s Water Festival!!!! That means twenty two years of educating children on the principles of water, twenty two years of teaching children how to protect our water, and twenty two years of producing a greater appreciation of our most essential resource!  All of that could not have been accomplished without … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival – State Fair Grounds – Sept. 25th

Volunteer at the State Fair for Extension!

Extension needs your help to present a special exhibit about invasive species using Augmented Reality! The Invasive Species Augmented Reality exhibit is located in the 4-H Building, and consists of educational invasive species examples presented in augmented reality demonstrations. Your volunteering will include interacting with the public by instructing people on how to use the … Continue reading Volunteer at the State Fair for Extension!

ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

This September join fellow naturalist​s ​for an epic ​adventure exploring the wonders of southeast Minnesota. Travel by coach bus from St. Paul to Winona, MN and explore first-hand geological vistas of the area, behind-the-scenes tours, fall colors and quaint river towns during this fall’s Master Naturalist Road Trip. Explore first-hand caves, sinkholes, and karst topography, … Continue reading ADV: ROAD TRIP! Southeast Minnesota Master Naturalist Discover MN – Sept. 18th – 20th

VOL: DNR Fish Pond – State Fair – 2019

Fish Pond Talk Presenter: Goals of Position: Enjoy the Great MN Get-Together while sharing your enthusiasm for fish at the MN Department of Natural Resources Fish Pond during the State Fair! The Fish Pond Talks are informal, customizable, fun, 15-minute presentations for fairgoers that gather around the DNR Fish Pond. The purpose is to engage the … Continue reading VOL: DNR Fish Pond – State Fair – 2019

ADV: River Ecology Workshop – Leverne – Sept. 9-13

Restoring River Ecosystems: Design & Application: This special offer workshop is a condensed 5-day adaptation of two advanced workshops - River Restoration: Design & Application and Restoration Solutions in Fragmented River Ecosystems. This course will incorporate principles, methods, and tools for holistic stream restoration using natural materials and designs, with an emphasis on re-establishing both … Continue reading ADV: River Ecology Workshop – Leverne – Sept. 9-13

ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

River Bend Nature Center will be hosting a training session for our fall school programs August 27th from 1:30-4:30pm at the interpretive center. Fall is around the corner and that means school programs will be starting up again at River Bend Nature Center. Volunteer your time teaching kids ages preschool to 6th grade. Programs are … Continue reading ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

VOL: Sibley State Park – August 23rd

Want to make a difference through volunteering? Come to Sibley State Park located at: 800 Sibley Park Road Northeast in New London, MN 56273 Join the park naturalist once a month during the summer for a three part series. Each month will take an hour to contribute to park, either pulling an invasive species, picking … Continue reading VOL: Sibley State Park – August 23rd

ADV: 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

Breakout session schedule announced! Register today for the 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase Join the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on campus on Wednesday, September 18 for a selection of talks about the latest MAISRC research on starry stonewort, zebra mussels, spiny waterflea, invasive carp, and much more. The list of … Continue reading ADV: 2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Research and Management Showcase

VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is looking for volunteers to work with youth. Next week, on Monday the 18th from 9:30-11:00 we are hosting a youth education volunteer information session at the Arboretum to provide details about volunteering with our department. Please RSVP here. If anyone is interested but unable to attend the information session next Monday, … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th