The is a huge varieity of Volunteer Opportunities during November - December at Boulder Lake ELC Balsam Bough Harvesting Every Saturday in November (11/16, 11/23 and 11/30) from 10-1pm Wreath Making for Annual Tree Cut Event Help Boulder make the wreaths, swag and tree cookie snowmen that are sold during our tree cut event Nov 24th, … Continue reading VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.
2019 MOU Paper Session - Keynote Speaker Ian Davies, eBird Project Coordinator Pre-registration for the 2019 MOU Paper Session is now available! The event is being held on Saturday, December 7, at the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center on the University of Minnesota campus (2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul). Parking is … Continue reading ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul
Volunteers are still needed for the 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th
Thanks for a fantastic field season! The busy season of field trips, habitat restorations, and multiple visitor centers has come to a close for 2019. Thank you to every single person that came out to help the park with these important programs and projects. If you have not registered for the volunteer award recognition event, … Continue reading Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks
Volunteer Opportunities in November Snow Fence Installation One day event Sunday November 10th from 10-1pm Balsam Bough Harvesting Every Saturday in November Starting 11/9 from 10-1pm For more information, please visit: Boulder Lake ELC
Offal Wildlife Watching Project Launches! If you sent in your photos last year from a game cam on your deer gut pile (offal) this is what was seen across the state of Minnesota! Across the globe, hunters harvest thousands of animals every year. The remains they often leave in the field provides tons of high-quality … Continue reading VOL: Wildlife Watching Project
The 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete this brief Volunteer Form to … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th
Tree Care Advocate Program is hosting its first conference, held on November 7th, 2019. Our goal was to keep it closed for our program volunteers, but we have plenty of space available, so I wanted to extend the opportunity for other environmental stewardship volunteers to participate as well. Our goal is to provide this small … Continue reading ADV: Tree Care Advocate Conference – Nov. 7th
Starry Stonewort Webinar Recording Now Available! The webinar recording of "Starry stonewort invasion in Minnesota lakes: Spread and plant community impacts" is now available! In this webinar, MAISRC graduate student Carli Wagner detailed her research on starry stonewort invasions and how invaded habitats changed over time. You can also read written responses to audience questions … Continue reading ADV: Starry Stonewort Webinar
Calling all deer hunters (archery and firearm). Deer hunters, those that participate in deer camps, or know hunters and have access to deer gut piles immediately after the deer is harvested and field dressed. The University of Minnesota Extension Master Naturalist Program is working on a research project with a graduate student and is looking … Continue reading VOL: Calling all deer hunters!