Volunteer outings & events

Friends of the Mississippi River 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 the … Continue reading Volunteer outings & events

Audubon Center Summer Camps

Attending summer camp can be one of the most unforgettable and transformative experiences in a child’s life. At camp, kids get to be creative; learn how to work together; overcome challenges that build confidence, courage, and resilience; and most of all, have fun in a supportive atmosphere.  All camps are different. Our summer camps have … Continue reading Audubon Center Summer Camps

National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE February 2018

National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE --- February 2018 Mississippi National River and Recreation Area111 E. Kellogg Blvd. Suite 105, Saint Paul, MN 55101 February brings a few opportunities to get outside and help with habitat restoration and ice fishing events while snow is still on the ground. If you choose to volunteer for these … Continue reading National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE February 2018

Minnesota Native Plant Society’s 2018 Symposium: Old Growth Forests: Examining a Disappearing Landscape

OLD GROWTH FORESTS: EXAMINING A DISAPPEARING LANDSCAPE SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018 CO-SPONSORED BY THE PLANT CONSERVATION PROGRAM AT THE MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM SPEAKERS AND TOPICS: 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-9:10 Welcome to the Symposium 9:10-9:30 Welcome to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Peter Moe, Director of the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 9:30-10:20 Old-Growth Forests: What are They? … Continue reading Minnesota Native Plant Society’s 2018 Symposium: Old Growth Forests: Examining a Disappearing Landscape

MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – February 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from noon to 1:00pm Fires play an outsized role in shaping plant communities, but the effects of fires on plant communities are often highly variable.  This presentation will focus on how the seasonal timing of fire influences fire behavior and in turn how fire effects and phenology interact to influence forest … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – February 2018

National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE – February 2018

IN THIS NEWSLETTER     February brings a few opportunities to get outside and help with habitat restoration and ice fishing events while snow is still on the ground. If you choose to volunteer for these events please make sure to dress for winter conditions. A big need for volunteers this month are individuals to help … Continue reading National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE – February 2018

2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Please consider attending and share with your networks and anyone else who may be interested.    The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Wisconsin and Minnesota foresters, land managers, loggers, natural resource professionals and landowners interested in forest management and maintaining healthy … Continue reading 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER – February 2018

While teachers incorporate the voices of Black Americans throughout the year, February is a special month to feature the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans. At MNHS, we have a variety of great resources that do just that. Check out our Setting the Stage for Civil Rights primary source packet or have students read about … Continue reading MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER – February 2018

Best App for Invasive Plant Managers???

Help Identify the Best Mobile Apps for Invasive Plant Managers If you are working with invasive species and using an app to report them, can you please take this survey to help plant managers know which are being used. What are the best mobile device applications (apps) that are available to support invasive plant management … Continue reading Best App for Invasive Plant Managers???