UMN Water Resource Center Newsletter

Minnegram welcomes Shore to Shore readers. Welcome to the inaugural issue of the combined newsletter of Shore to Shore and Minnegram. The integrated quarterly newsletter is emblematic of the partnership between the Water Resources Center and the Extension Water Team. Both are committed to sound water research and programing to educate Minnesota citizens about their … Continue reading UMN Water Resource Center Newsletter

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Outdoor Classroom News Early Spring 2017 News   Winter-Spring on the Prairie Winter has turned to spring!  This winter is similar to last winter except we had a little more snow this time!   The ice was thicker for a longer stretch but is now quite thawed.  … Continue reading

Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom Workshop, June 26-29

Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Fergus Falls, Minnesota All Who Teach Children are Invited to … Explore innovative ways to use an outdoor classroom during this K-12 immersion workshop held concurrently with the Summer Explorers Biology Camp for youth entering 5th and 6th grades. Observe professionals and apply outdoor classroom methods by leading the same youth … Continue reading Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom Workshop, June 26-29

Connecting People with Nature through Birds, June 5-8

Birds make a perfect means for connecting people to nature. Birds are awake and active when we are; they are relatively easy to spot and hear; and, birds are in every backyard. Moreover, research has shown that the ability to identify birds heightens awareness and creates a sense of stewardship among youth and adults. In … Continue reading Connecting People with Nature through Birds, June 5-8

2017 SUMMER YOUTH JOBS

FERGUS FALLS WETLAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT 2017 SUMMER YOUTH JOBS Do you love being outdoors?  Maybe you’re interested in a career in conservation or wildlife management.  Then the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is for YOU!  YCC is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program that develops an understanding and appreciation in participating youth of the Nation’s environment and heritage. … Continue reading 2017 SUMMER YOUTH JOBS

NOW HIRING: Interpretive Naturalist (daytime)

Location: Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary Role Summary: Lead position responsible for providing interpretive education opportunities for youth and adults; performing administrative duties related to programs, patrons, volunteers and staff; and welcoming and assisting visitors in the Martha Crone Visitor Shelter and on the trails at the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Interpretive Naturalist (daytime)