ADV: Horticulture Night at the WCROC

Explore all that the Horticulture Display Garden has to offer during the 48th annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris.   Experience beautiful flower gardens, meandering paths, and creative landscape ideas while taking in a variety of educational presentations and horticultural demonstrations.  Horticulture Night is scheduled for Thursday, … Continue reading ADV: Horticulture Night at the WCROC

VOL: National Park Service – July Newsletter

The staff at MISS and MPC are gearing up for a busy spring season! If you would like to assist the park at an advanced level, please consider becoming a volunteer crew leader. Volunteer crew leaders are essential to the habitat restoration program. At large (and small) volunteer events, crew leaders take on the responsibility … Continue reading VOL: National Park Service – July Newsletter

Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Education at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve: The education arm of Cedar Creek strives to be an inspiring catalyst and outstanding resource for lifelong science education in Minnesota and beyond. Our goal is to build a pathway of science literacy and learning through engaging hands-on experiences at a world-renowned field station. Our activities are standards-driven … Continue reading Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

Join us and celebrate National Parks & Recreation month in July!  Maplewood is hosting its annual Photo Scavenger hunt!  People of all ages are invited to visit 5+ of our beautiful parks, preserves and open spaces throughout Maplewood and take a picture at each site.  The top voted photo will be featured on the cover … Continue reading Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

VOL: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort

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: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort

VOL: Cannon Valley Trail – summer 2018

Cannon Valley Trail, a bike/hiking trail that runs from Cannon Falls to Red Wing.  During the summer volunteer are needed to present special events focusing on environmental, natural or archaeological information at the Welch Station Access (26674 144th Avenue Way – Welch, MN  55089).  The program is called: Voices of the Valley.  The Cannon Valley Trail … Continue reading VOL: Cannon Valley Trail – summer 2018

VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

Minnesota Sea Grant is seeking volunteers to co-host an outreach booth at various locations during the summer of 2018. Volunteers will have to opportunity to speak with interested members of the public, and share their knowledge of aquatic invasive species. Multiple dates and time slots are available, with shifts ranging from 3 to 5 hours … Continue reading VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter

Introducing the AIS Detectors Class of 2018! Earlier this spring, the second annual cohort of volunteers completed their online and in-person training to become certified AIS Detectors. Following two years of training, the AIS Detectors program has grown to include over 200 Detectors, located throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond. The new Detectors have … Continue reading AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter