ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 15th: Laura … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th

Native Sedges: Benefits and Uses in Minnesota Landscapes University of Minnesota Professor and Horticulturist; Mary Meyer will talk about these tough, attractive and beneficial plants and how they can be used in your landscapes.  Sponsored by the West Metro chapter of the Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteers.  Thursday, February 14th, social time 6:30, presentation 7 p.m.  … Continue reading ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th

Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

We are excited to announce the topics for the 2019 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series! The Monarch Joint Venture is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to put on another year full of informative and inspiring webinars on all things monarch. Starting in February, webinars will be held live on … Continue reading Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

ADV: Tree Pruner/Health Class – Duluth

The City of Duluth will be hosting a Citizen Pruner and Tree Health Monitor class on February 15th (6:30pm-8:30pm) and 16th (9:00am-noon).  Trees clean air, block winter winds, create shade, reduce erosion, & increase property values in our community. Learn something new, get outside, & get involved with local urban forest renewal efforts! Registration is … Continue reading ADV: Tree Pruner/Health Class – Duluth

ADV: Pollinators Summit – March 7, 2019

Best Practices for Pollinators Summit 2019 hosted by Pollinator Friendly Alliance Date and Time: Thu, March 7, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST Location: Silverwood Visitors Center on 2500 County Road East in Saint Anthony, MN 55421 2018 Summit was standing room only. An independent poll shows 87% of Minnesota citizens are concerned … Continue reading ADV: Pollinators Summit – March 7, 2019

ADV: Flying WILD Educator Workshop – Feb. 15th

Flying WILD: A program for ALL educators interested in using activities about birds and conservation to encourage learning in science and many other subjects. We find birds nearly everywhere we look and birds can be excellent baramoters for the health of the environment we share with them. Bird populations track changes in habitats, water, disease, … Continue reading ADV: Flying WILD Educator Workshop – Feb. 15th

ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 8th and 15th

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 8th: Forest … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 8th and 15th

ADV: Tree Identification Workshops

Ever wonder how foresters ID trees? This workshop will take participants on a walk outside to learn the various ways to identify some of Minnesota's most common trees and invasive woody plants. Summer identification focuses heavily on leaf structure. Winter identification courses will focus more on persistent characteristics like branching, bark and habitat. Curious about … Continue reading ADV: Tree Identification Workshops

Webinar: MyMinnesotaWoods

Webinar: Understanding Minnesota’s Changing Climate Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from noon to 1:00pm Minnesota’s climate has begun changing rapidly in the past few decades, but what has and what has not changed may surprise you. Some of our most obvious and critical changes defy intuition, differ from many of the frequently-cited changes reported around the … Continue reading Webinar: MyMinnesotaWoods

ADV: UNMinn Institute on Environment

Come join the conversation! The Institute on the Environment’s new Second Monday series brings together a panel of experts – from within the University and beyond – to ask big questions, discuss collaborative projects, and dive into other cross-cutting sustainability issues. This spring, we’ll focus on topics related to our Institute-wide Impact Goals: accelerating the … Continue reading ADV: UNMinn Institute on Environment