ADV: Lunch With A Scientist – Adventures with Space-Time Biodiversity – April 13

Take a virtual visit to Cedar Creek for Lunch with a Scientist on Tuesday, April 13th from 11:30am-1:00pm CT!  You are receiving this email because you have previously attended or expressed interest in a Lunch with a Scientist program at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. We hope you’ll join us this month! Join life-long learners … Continue reading ADV: Lunch With A Scientist – Adventures with Space-Time Biodiversity – April 13

Newsletter: Pesky Plant Trackers – April 2021

April brings us Earth Day and ample opportunities to observe phenology. What are folks seeing now? In some places, wild parsnip and knotweed plants are already showing up shortly after snowmelt. But this is not so for all sites, at least not yet. Whether your site has snow or "snirt," stay alert to when it … Continue reading Newsletter: Pesky Plant Trackers – April 2021

VOL: Opportunity to Review – MISAC Invasive Species Plan

Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council (MISAC) is in the process of updating the state invasive species management plan and would like to invite you to review the current draft (attached). If you are interested in reviewing and providing feedback on the draft plan, please do so according to the instructions contained in the draft by … Continue reading VOL: Opportunity to Review – MISAC Invasive Species Plan

2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Registration for the 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course is now open! I have attached the schedule/curriculum, but in short, here is how the Core Course will work this year: You will attend 9 live Zoom presentations that take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:30pm. These will be interactive, meaning you can ask questions and … Continue reading 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Webinar: Rewilding Lakeshores – April 15th

Improving Restorations Webinar Series Wondering how to get the most out of your next restoration project?Ecological restoration practitioners and project managers are invited to attend this series of free professional development webinars.Registration Link: z.umn.edu/RestorationWebinarsGrab your lunch and join us Thursday afternoons from 12-1 pm CST to learn how to improve restoration efforts in Minnesota.You'll learn: The … Continue reading Webinar: Rewilding Lakeshores – April 15th

ADV: EXPO 2021 Bluebird Recovery – April 10th

SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 9 am – 12 pm ON YOUR COMPUTER, TABLET OR CELLPHONE – BBRP “Virtual Expo” Agenda presentations are based on the 2021 Expo survey results. Thank You everyone who participated!  Please review the agenda below then follow the instructions at the bottom or to register, please visit: Bluebird.

Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2021

Happy April, everyone! And happy spring! Although it's currently only 27° at Cedar Creek, the sun is shining, the snow is melted, and the birds, plants and researchers are showing up again. Here's to a new season bringing us ALL health, outdoor adventures, and new beginnings! We hope you enjoy this season's issue of Field … Continue reading Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2021

Bell Museum is now open

The new Bell Museum brings together science, art, and the environment with a unique Minnesota perspective. Our new home features a digital planetarium, high-tech exhibits, our famous wildlife dioramas, outdoor learning experiences and more. The new facility is expected to triple the number of annual visitors—and we hope you’re one of them. If you love … Continue reading Bell Museum is now open

2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Registration for the 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course is now open! I have attached the schedule/curriculum, but in short, here is how the Core Course will work this year: You will attend 9 live Zoom presentations that take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:30pm. These will be interactive, meaning you can ask questions and … Continue reading 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!

From the creators of This Land documentary, comes a new podcast that explores conversations at the intersection of environment, race, history and culture. Dig in further, with runners and co-hosts Faith E. Briggs and Addie Thompson. Our world is changing, be a part of the change, join us on The Trail Ahead! It's an honor and a privilege … Continue reading ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!

ADV: Kolshorn Lecture – April 21st

"Coloring the Conservation Conversation" by Dr. Drew Lanham A native of Edgefield, South Carolina, J. Drew Lanham is the author of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature, which received the Reed Award from the Southern Environmental Law Center and the Southern Book Prize, and was a finalist for the John Burroughs … Continue reading ADV: Kolshorn Lecture – April 21st

ADV-Webinars: Xerces Society

Xerces Society now has a full schedule of educational webinars this spring to help you turn your conservation dreams into action. Topics include ways to attract and support pollinators in managed landscapes, how water quality practices can benefit pollinators, soil invertebrates, and creating community with our insect neighbors. In honor of Earth Day, on April … Continue reading ADV-Webinars: Xerces Society