Cedar Creek – Fall 2018 Newsletter

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve is a University of Minnesota biological field station with many ecosystems and species found throughout the forests and grasslands of North America. Faculty, staff and students who work at Cedar Creek are dedicated to understanding how human activities, such as agriculture and fossil fuel combustion, are changing ecosystems. It's October … Continue reading Cedar Creek – Fall 2018 Newsletter

ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a first-in-the-nation program to help woodland and shoreline owners, Master Naturalist volunteers, AIS Detectors and natural resources professionals grow their skills to meaningfully engage decisions makers about invasive species. Learn how to engage with decision makers in order to influence management decisions and stop the spread of invasive species … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management Course

Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

MINNEAPOLIS • ST. PAUL --- LAST CALL FOR WALKING TOURS Before cold weather hits, there’s still time to go on one of our popular history walking tours. Grab your tickets now for a tour of St. Paul’s Summit Avenue, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s favorite haunts, or the Minneapolis riverfront. For more information, please visit: Minnesota Historical … Continue reading Last call! Get to know your city with the best walking tours in history…

ADV: Lifelong learning newsletter – Bemidji

ADVENTURES IN LIFELONG LEARNING: Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self- sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. Tuesday, October 9: “Dragonflies and Damselflies” Chris Tolman and Janet Nelson, Master … Continue reading ADV: Lifelong learning newsletter – Bemidji

MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – September 2018

Newest Master Woodland Owner course opens soon It's not too late to register for our newest Master Woodland Owner course! The St. Croix-Kettle River class is specifically designed for woodland owners near the Snake and Kettle River watersheds who are interested in learning more about woodland stewardship planning. This course is jointly offered by UMN … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – September 2018

ADV: The Rise of the Oaks on the North American Continent

Learn about the ancient events that led to the rise of the oaks, and the consequences of these evolutionary legacies from the past for ecosystems and for humanity? University of Minnesota Professor Jeaninne Cavender-Bares, Ph. D., will discuss the fascinating evolutionary history and community assembly of the oaks in the Americas, link their past to … Continue reading ADV: The Rise of the Oaks on the North American Continent

VOL: Mississippi Park Connection and National Park Service

Fall is a busy time at the park as field trip season begins and habitat restoration events continue full force. Volunteers who complete a minimum of five hours of service are invited to attend the annual volunteer recognition event aboard the Anson Northrup riverboat. This year the annual recognition event will be on the evening … Continue reading VOL: Mississippi Park Connection and National Park Service

ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management

University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a first-in-the-nation program to help woodland and shoreline owners, Master Naturalist volunteers, AIS Detectors and natural resources professionals grow their skills to meaningfully engage decisions makers about invasive species. Learn how to engage with decision makers in order to influence management decisions and stop the spread of invasive species … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Advocating Invasive Species Management

VOL-AIS: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort – August 18th

AIS Detectors, Minnesota Master Naturalist and others: Please: Join us for a day searching for one of Minnesota's newest aquatic invasive species, starry stonewort (and other invaders). Starry stonewort is an invasive algae that was first found in Lake Koronis in 2015 and has since spread to 11 Minnesota lakes (learn more about starry stonewort … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Starry Trek: a statewide search for starry stonewort – August 18th