Parsnip Pull – White Water State Park – June 24th

WHY DO WE NEED TO PULL WILD PARSNIP? Wild Parsnip is an invasive plant. It can cause phyto-photo dermatitis, a very painful and disfiguring blistering effect on the skin. The plant is abundant throughout the park and poses a serious problem for campers and other park visitors, especially children. HOW CAN YOU HELP? Volunteers can … Continue reading Parsnip Pull – White Water State Park – June 24th

WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

Fascinated by worms? Want to help in the battle against forest invaders? The Great Lakes Worm Watch (GLWW) is a citizen science project involving volunteers from across the United States and Canada in earthworm research. It was developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth to collect long-term data on earthworm populations. Although new … Continue reading WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Volunteer outings & events • FMR hosts approximately 60 public cleanups, hauls, pulls or plantings throughout the Twin Cities metro-area annually. — Most take place between April and November and are two to three hours in length. — No experience is required and our top-notch stewardship staff take care of all the training, tools, directions and the rest. We'll also take photos and post … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Saint Louis County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with a tree inventory in the Aspenwood neighborhood in Duluth. At this time there is no date set, but scheduling soon start. Below is the description the Tree Care Advocate program put out to their members.  Duluth Inventory - Call for … Continue reading Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

Volunteer opportunities with the Audubon Center of the North Woods:  They are setting aside a few weekends this summer as Volunteer Work Weekends and could use your help on a variety of projects.  Maybe you've been here many times and would love the opportunity to visit again and give back. Or perhaps you've never been … Continue reading Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

Thank you for your interest in helping the river! The number of people in the Twin Cities passionate about the Mississippi never ceases to amaze. Annually, over 3,500 local river stewards get their hands dirty through FMR cleanups, storm drain stenciling outings, invasive species removals and other hands-on habitat restoration outings. We hope you can join us! Visit our events calendar for the most up-to-date … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs