Audubon Center of the North Woods – Activities – Summer 2017

ACNW summer camps enrich a kid’s perception of the world and connection with nature, as well as provide them with new experiences, opportunities for personal growth and a safe, fun environment where they can:* soar to new heights traversing our high ropes course with a fun zip-line ride at the end learn how to build … Continue reading Audubon Center of the North Woods – Activities – Summer 2017

Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation How can people be the solution to the challenges we face? Many of us dedicate our time, money, and energy to convening people who are central to our work. We need them to be knowledgeable and interested, but keeping them engaged is often challenging. This … Continue reading Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

Please take some photos! "Field Photo Weekend" May 27 - 29, 2017 . . . Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by taking a few shots! Here’s your chance to join hundreds of other CoCoRaHS observers to see what our landscapes look like during late spring. If you have participated before, this is a great chance to … Continue reading Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Volunteer outings & events • FMR hosts approximately 60 public cleanups, hauls, pulls or plantings throughout the Twin Cities metro-area annually. — Most take place between April and November and are two to three hours in length. — No experience is required and our top-notch stewardship staff take care of all the training, tools, directions and the rest. We'll also take photos and post … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Saint Louis County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with a tree inventory in the Aspenwood neighborhood in Duluth. At this time there is no date set, but scheduling soon start. Below is the description the Tree Care Advocate program put out to their members.  Duluth Inventory - Call for … Continue reading Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Employment Opportunity

Position Description: Community Engagement and Office Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: N/A Status: Exempt, full-time 40 hours per week Salary: $17.80-$25.00 per hour OVERVIEW: Engaging people across the watershed and beyond is a key aspect of Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s mission. The role of the Community Engagement and Office Coordinator will be to lead … Continue reading Employment Opportunity

FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

Thank you for your interest in helping the river! The number of people in the Twin Cities passionate about the Mississippi never ceases to amaze. Annually, over 3,500 local river stewards get their hands dirty through FMR cleanups, storm drain stenciling outings, invasive species removals and other hands-on habitat restoration outings. We hope you can join us! Visit our events calendar for the most up-to-date … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

  Dear rain gauge readers (Sometimes referred to as CoCoRaHSters, CoCoRaisins, or something like that...), Greetings, everyone.  A lot has happened in the weather world in the past month since I last wrote.  Here are a few notables: Yesterday (May 4) was our first "monster rain" day this calendar year.  I define "monster" rain as … Continue reading CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

Calling All Birders: Global Big Day is May 13

How many of the world’s bird species can be found? Ithaca, NY--A “big day” is a big deal for people who love to watch birds. The term traditionally applies to any effort to identify as many bird species as possible in a single day. The third annual Global Big Day takes place on May 13, 2017. Bird watchers … Continue reading Calling All Birders: Global Big Day is May 13