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

August events at Cedar Creek ESR

Details, registration information and more are always available on our Facebook Page and website. There's even a calendar mode on the website now, thanks to a request from a savvy community member. August 4th, 9am-11am: Red-headed woodpecker hike August 15th, 2pm-5pm: Intern research symposium August 17th, 10:30am-3:30pm: Dragonfly survey August 17th, 3pm-5pm: Bumblebee survey August 21st, 12pm - … Continue reading August events at Cedar Creek ESR

Minnesota Water Resources Center – Minnegram Summer 2018

Minnegram Summer - 2018 contains many interesting articles: Estimating annual chloride use in Minnesota Alycia Overbo and Sara Heger, Water Resources CenterSalt is used every day in many applications.  People add salt to food, apply salt to pavement and roads after snowfall, and use salt in their water softeners.  While salt is inexpensive to purchase, … Continue reading Minnesota Water Resources Center – Minnegram Summer 2018

VOL Survey: Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center

The Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center needs help from the community to learn how it can better serve the interests and needs of its audience. Please take a moment to give your feedback on the following brief survey (5-8 minutes) here: https://umn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fw2V: A0nMwCid0N Please feel free to call me at either of the … Continue reading VOL Survey: Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center

VOL: National Park Service – July Newsletter

The staff at MISS and MPC are gearing up for a busy spring season! If you would like to assist the park at an advanced level, please consider becoming a volunteer crew leader. Volunteer crew leaders are essential to the habitat restoration program. At large (and small) volunteer events, crew leaders take on the responsibility … Continue reading VOL: National Park Service – July Newsletter

Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Education at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve: The education arm of Cedar Creek strives to be an inspiring catalyst and outstanding resource for lifelong science education in Minnesota and beyond. Our goal is to build a pathway of science literacy and learning through engaging hands-on experiences at a world-renowned field station. Our activities are standards-driven … Continue reading Cedar Creek – July Newsletter

Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

Join us and celebrate National Parks & Recreation month in July!  Maplewood is hosting its annual Photo Scavenger hunt!  People of all ages are invited to visit 5+ of our beautiful parks, preserves and open spaces throughout Maplewood and take a picture at each site.  The top voted photo will be featured on the cover … Continue reading Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest – Maplewood – July

VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

Minnesota Sea Grant is seeking volunteers to co-host an outreach booth at various locations during the summer of 2018. Volunteers will have to opportunity to speak with interested members of the public, and share their knowledge of aquatic invasive species. Multiple dates and time slots are available, with shifts ranging from 3 to 5 hours … Continue reading VOL: AIS Outreach with Minnesota Sea Grant – summer 2018

AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter

Introducing the AIS Detectors Class of 2018! Earlier this spring, the second annual cohort of volunteers completed their online and in-person training to become certified AIS Detectors. Following two years of training, the AIS Detectors program has grown to include over 200 Detectors, located throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond. The new Detectors have … Continue reading AIS Detectors Quarterly Newsletter

International Water Institute – June Newsletter

International Water Institute Our mission: To foster watershed stewardship through leadership in decision support, environmental monitoring, and educational programming. Watershed Education The International Water Institute utilizes a cross-curricular approach to watershed science utilizing the “4 C’s”: CHALLENGING participants to collect and think critically about scientific data CREATING a sense of responsibility and stewardship for local waterways … Continue reading International Water Institute – June Newsletter