Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

Hopefully you've been enjoying the shift from snowflakes to budding plants as much as I have been. Mowing season is no doubt right around the corner! 🙂 Apologies that this newsletter is out a little later than scheduled - hopefully it won't have the bounce-back issues that the winter issue did. As always, we've got … Continue reading Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

VOL: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Got Bird Nests? Report to NestWatch! -- Citizen-science data vital for breeding-bird studies Ithaca, NY—Around the world, birds are building nests and raising families—even near homes, offices, or in local parks. Anyone who finds a bird's nest can help scientists by reporting to the free NestWatch project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. NestWatch collects, analyzes, and distributes … Continue reading VOL: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

Hopefully you've been enjoying the shift from snowflakes to budding plants as much as I have been. Mowing season is no doubt right around the corner! 🙂 Apologies that this newsletter is out a little later than scheduled - hopefully it won't have the bounce-back issues that the winter issue did. As always, we've got … Continue reading Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods – March 2019

The story of the North Shore White pine once was common in most of Minnesota's North Shore forests, but their numbers have fallen dramatically. Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association, The North Shore Forest Collaborative and University of Minnesota Extension have worked with landowners along the North Shore of Lake Superior for more than a … Continue reading Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods – March 2019

National Phenology Network -Nature’s Notebook

Join a Campaign: By participating in one of our regional campaigns you can help researchers answer key questions, get info-rich emails with localized results, and an end of season summary. Use the map to determine which campaigns are appropriate for your location, and then learn the details on the campaign pages linked from the table … Continue reading National Phenology Network -Nature’s Notebook

Minnegram Winter 2019

Features of the winter Minnegram - The Water Resources Center’s quarterly newsletter focuses on water-related issues. Water Conference goes back to basics; Native American knowledge and soil health keys in water resource management The 2018 Minnesota Water Resources conference opened with the presentation of the Dave Ford award to Suzanne Jiwani, a flood plain mapping … Continue reading Minnegram Winter 2019

Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

BLACK HISTORY MONTH It's Black History Month and that means it's time to roll out the red carpet for the Black Minnesotans who made our state great. We took a dive into the primary source research hole to bring you accessible resources for students to investigate. Follow our Twitter or Facebook for sources all month long! CLASSROOM RESOURCES … Continue reading Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

There are many interesting articles included in this issue of the MAISRC newsletter, such as: Are zebra mussels hitching a ride on your boat? MAISRC researchers recently completed a project assessing the risk of zebra mussels spreading in the residual water left in boats after they’ve been drained. The first-of-its-kind study found that although veligers … Continue reading AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

By Land and By Sea

By Land And By Sea: Identification Guide To Non-native Species For Minnesota NEW field guide to non-native species in Minnesota is now available by University of Minnesota Extension. A collection of 86 aquatic and terrestrial non-native species to help provide early detection for potentially invasive species. Each description includes a photo, key identification traits, and … Continue reading By Land and By Sea

Newsletter: St. Croix 360

Creature Feature: Winged mapleleaf mussels cling to existence in a short stretch of the St. Croix The winged mapleleaf is an endangered species. Endangered species are animals and plants that are in danger of becoming extinct. Threatened species are animals and plants that are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. Identifying, protecting and … Continue reading Newsletter: St. Croix 360