Looking for Citizen Scientists to Collect Phenology Data! March 3

The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge has recently mapped out a series of observation points to collect data on the effects of seasonal change for several plant and animal species. These observation points are connected in a series of three "phenology trails" along the refuge. These observations provide important information to scientists in the National … Continue reading Looking for Citizen Scientists to Collect Phenology Data! March 3

Volunteer at the Maplewood Nature Center!

To register for a Maplewood Nature Center program, click on the Register Online button below or visit http://www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com.  You may also call 651.249.2170 or pay by cash or check. NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION (For adults & children ages 12+ w/ adult) AT MAPLEWOOD NATURE CENTER SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2:00PM - 3:00PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 10:00AM - 11:00AM  … Continue reading Volunteer at the Maplewood Nature Center!

Upcoming Outdoor U Events

Community Tapping Day Saturday, February 25 Join us for our big community tapping day. No experience necessary, just bring your outdoor clothing and 'sweet' attitude! http://csbsju.edu/outdooru/maplesyrup/education/tappingday   Maple Syrup Festivals Saturday, March 25 and April 1 Sap collecting, syrup cooking, horse-drawn rides, demonstrations, and hot maple syrup sundaes await the whole family. http://csbsju.edu/outdooru/education/events/maplesyrupfestival   Saint … Continue reading Upcoming Outdoor U Events

Spring Into Birding, March 18

Spring Into Birding Member exclusive program sponsored by the Bell Museum and the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union Saturday, March 18, 9:00am - 3:30pm Cargill Building, University of Minnesota 1500 Gortner Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108 Nearby parking: Gortner Ave. Ramp Join the Bell Museum and Minnesota Ornithologists' Union for a day of speaker sessions and activities … Continue reading Spring Into Birding, March 18

How Trees Work: A Closer Look at Tree Biology, March 4

North Metro Master Naturalist Chapter is hosting a workshop How Trees Work:  A Closer Look at Tree Biology When:         Saturday, March 4, 2017 Location:    Carlos Avery Game Farm/Wildlife Science Center- 5463-C West  Broadway Ave,  Forest Lake, MN Time:         Check in  9:30 am, Class 10 – 12pm,  Potluck lunch to follow You must register on the … Continue reading How Trees Work: A Closer Look at Tree Biology, March 4