Newsletter: New findings: zebra mussels, Asian carp, Phragmites, and more

Researchers at MAISRC wrapped up six projects in the fall of 2019. Outcomes include: The distribution of invasive Phragmites was mapped in Minnesota for the first time, and researchers investigated its spread potential and developed strategies for coordinated response. An identification guide, map of occurrences, and region-specific management recommendations were created. Learn more here.   … Continue reading Newsletter: New findings: zebra mussels, Asian carp, Phragmites, and more

DNR Commissioner’s Advisory Committee

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is recruiting new members for its Commissioner’s Advisory Committee on Natural Heritage.  The committee advises programs within the department’s Ecological and Water Resources Division, including the Scientific and Natural Areas program, nongame wildlife, Minnesota Biological Survey, native community management, rare resources, and terrestrial invasive species. You can read the … Continue reading DNR Commissioner’s Advisory Committee

Lawns to Legumes: Fall Program Update

Thank you for your interest in the developing Lawns to Legumes program. Read below for program details and upcoming workshops.  What does this program do? Lawns to Legumes will offer workshops, coaching, planting guides and cost-share funding for installing pollinator-friendly native plantings in residential lawns. The program will also include a public education campaign to raise … Continue reading Lawns to Legumes: Fall Program Update

“Call to Action” -Support Warner Nature Center’s Legacy

Hello, Minnesota Master Naturalist Staff,  As you may have heard, after 50 years of excellence and hands-on-nature-experience for thousands of students, the award-winning Lee & Rose Warner Nature Center is closing on December 31, 2019.  The closing of the Warner is devastating and leaves many connected parties (i.e staff, teachers, students, volunteers, etc.) feeling lost and … Continue reading “Call to Action” -Support Warner Nature Center’s Legacy

“Call to Action” -Support Warner Nature Center’s Legacy

Hello, Minnesota Master Naturalist Staff,  As you may have heard, after 50 years of excellence and hands-on-nature-experience for thousands of students, the award-winning Lee & Rose Warner Nature Center is closing on December 31, 2019.  The closing of the Warner is devastating and leaves many connected parties (i.e staff, teachers, students, volunteers, etc.) feeling lost and … Continue reading “Call to Action” -Support Warner Nature Center’s Legacy

MyMinnesotaWoods – fall 2019 newsletter

Hello from the Extension forestry team! We've still got fall color on our minds, especially now that peak color is creeping across the state. If you haven't already, be sure to check out the MNDNR's Fall Color Finder to keep tabs on those changing leaves and make sure you don't miss peak colors near you. … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods – fall 2019 newsletter

Cedar Creek – Fall 2019 newsletter

In this Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve newsletter, you'll find updates on aquatic research, education program growth and our artists in residence program. You'll also get to read about astronomy and trail cameras and opportunities to support work taking place onsite. And of course, we've got lots of upcoming events to give you the chance … Continue reading Cedar Creek – Fall 2019 newsletter

Project Get Outdoors Newsletter – Fall 2019

This year we have been working steady to fulfill the activity requirements for our Get Outdoors After School project funded by the MN Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (MN ENRTF). Through this project we were able to make many new friends across the state and create new partnerships with amazing organizations working hard every … Continue reading Project Get Outdoors Newsletter – Fall 2019

Maplewood Nature Center Fall/Winter programs

Maplewood Nature Center is a 40-acre preserve operated by the City of Maplewood. The Visitor Center is located at 2659 East Seventh Street in Maplewood and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Nature Play Yard adjoins the Visitor Center. Trails wind through oak woods and marsh and are open every … Continue reading Maplewood Nature Center Fall/Winter programs