Newsletter: Mississippi Park Connection – Jan. 2021

Register for Illuminate The Lock: Madweyaashkaa! Illuminate The Lock returns this February! An animated video collage by artist Moira Villiard (Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe direct descendent) projected onto the 400 x 50 foot wall of the St. Anthony Falls lock wall is synced with a soundscape of music composed by Lyz Jaakola (Fond … Continue reading Newsletter: Mississippi Park Connection – Jan. 2021

Newsletter: Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center – Jan. 2021

It is Winter in Sunfish Lake Park, a good time for hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and “fat-tire” biking on the new bike trails. Joe of the City Public Works Dept has been grooming the ski trails. Look for the tracks (and other signs) of animals and people who are not hibernating.  Also look at the … Continue reading Newsletter: Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center – Jan. 2021

ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

Do you value our rivers and waters in North America? Learn from leaders in the field of river restoration and fish passage from across North America including Plymouth town leaders, The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Fisheries, and the World Fish Migration Foundation as North America celebrates World Fish Migration Day with a free, two-part webinar on … Continue reading ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

ZOOM Meeting: Exploring Bats of the Midwest – Oct. 27th

Exploring Bats of the Midwest Researcher/Professor from Iowa - Russ Benedict has graciously offered to give a presentation about bats on October 27 at 7 pm via Zoom. How well do you know the bats of the Midwest? Let’s put your knowledge to the test:  How many species of bats are there in Minnesota?  Which are … Continue reading ZOOM Meeting: Exploring Bats of the Midwest – Oct. 27th

Webnairs: MyMinnesotaWoods – Oct. 28th

Upcoming course: tree and plant identification for mesic hardwoods One of Minnesota's most common plant communities is the mesic hardwood system. Learn how to identify common trees and plants in this community by attending our newest tree and plant identification course. An online course opens later this week and a Zoom session is scheduled with … Continue reading Webnairs: MyMinnesotaWoods – Oct. 28th

Webnairs: MyMinnesotaWoods – Oct. 20th and 28th

Upcoming webinar on Indigenous models of sustainability Join us for a webinar on Oct 20 to learn about Indigenous models of sustainability. This webinar will discuss the Menominee Tribe’s experiences managing the oldest sustainable forest in the United States. The presentation will provide a detailed description of their sustainability model, give examples of how it … Continue reading Webnairs: MyMinnesotaWoods – Oct. 20th and 28th

ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

Do you value our rivers and waters in North America? Learn from leaders in the field of river restoration and fish passage from across North America including Plymouth town leaders, The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Fisheries, and the World Fish Migration Foundation as North America celebrates World Fish Migration Day with a free, two-part webinar on … Continue reading ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

ADV: Monarch Joint Venture – August 22nd

Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) — a national pollinator conservation non-profit. The MJV is an off-shoot of the Monarch Lab at the University of Minnesota. Its work is science-based and its reach across the United States is really impressive.  Each year, the organization holds a festival at an amazing site, among blooming liatris fields with tons of … Continue reading ADV: Monarch Joint Venture – August 22nd