Newsletter: Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center (SMINC) – April 2021

The Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center (SMINC) building is still closed for general public visiting.  Our Board has approved volunteer-guided tours on an appointment-only basis for individuals or families. Masks and hand sanitizing are required, and we ask visitors to sign a waiver. Contact Tony if you would like a tour – email to tony.manzara@sminc-lake-elmo.org. … Continue reading Newsletter: Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center (SMINC) – April 2021

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

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

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.

Webinar: Improving Restorations – 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: Improving Restorations – 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: Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center

They say no one accomplishes anything alone, and that’s especially true in the world of research. In five short years, MITPPC has accomplished a lot. Those successes stem from partnerships among faculty, postdocs, graduate students, citizen scientists, and numerous engaged stakeholders.This legislative session, partnerships have become even more important. MITPPC is very grateful to several … Continue reading Newsletter: Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center

The in-between season: St. Croix 360

The St. Croix River is wild and healthy, big and beautiful, fragile and beloved.It’s a priceless oasis for people and wildlife and a unique natural refuge on the edge of a major metropolitan area. Its ecosystem is as rich as its recreational opportunities.St. Croix 360 exists to deeply connect a broad spectrum of people to … Continue reading The in-between season: St. Croix 360

Webinars: Improving Restorations – Thursdays, April 1st & 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 Webinars: Improving Restorations – Thursdays, April 1st & April 15th

ADV: Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course – March 23-24, 2021

Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course held completely online via Zoom on March 23-24, 2021 Dates: March 23–24, 2021 Virtual Format: Using Zoom for presentations, Slack for networking. Registration Fees: $150 (before 2/26), $170 (starting 2/26)Start off with John Ball’s session on battery-operated equipment, with Mark Chisholm, Chad Giblin, and Brian Luedtke offering up their versions … Continue reading ADV: Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course – March 23-24, 2021