ADV/VOL: Advocacy Training Program for Water Monitors

The MPCA is partnering with U of M Extension to offer an advocacy training program for Citizen Lake and Stream Monitors - and it starts next week! Online modules will take place October 26 - November 20, with final activity: December 1, 2 and 3 from 10-noon via Zoom. There are only a few days … Continue reading ADV/VOL: Advocacy Training Program for Water Monitors

VOL: Ecology Science Fair, virtual – January 30, 2021

The Ecology Science Fair centers on student-driven investigations in ecology. This year's Fair will be held 100% virtually, utilizing an online platform called zFairs, on Saturday, January 30, 2021.  As a volunteer in the Ecology Science Fair, where you will be a monitor in a virtual interview room alongside a judge. Monitors serve a very … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair, virtual – January 30, 2021

VOL: Buckthorn Removal – Oct. 24th and 31st

Join volunteers every Saturday in October from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at Rockville County Park for buckthorn removal. Meet in the main parking area, 11503 Glacier Rd., St. Cloud. Equipment provided. Wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing. Buckthorn busting will be cancelled if it is raining or below freezing. No RSVP required - just show … Continue reading VOL: Buckthorn Removal – Oct. 24th and 31st

ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

Do you value our rivers and waters in North America? Learn from leaders in the field of river restoration and fish passage from across North America including Plymouth town leaders, The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Fisheries, and the World Fish Migration Foundation as North America celebrates World Fish Migration Day with a free, two-part webinar on … Continue reading ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

VOL: Minnesota Salt Watcher

Join Minnesota Salt Watch - a great socially distant citizen science project! Become a Salt Watcher!  Winter is right around the corner, and there's always the potential for an early snowstorm to catch us off guard. With snowfall, salt application can be expected! Excessive salt and other de-icers applied to roads, parking lots, and sidewalks … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Salt Watcher

VOL: Prairie Seed Collection – Oct. 26th and 30th

NEEDED: 20 volunteers to assist with prairie seed collecting, by hand, at Frontenac State Park on Monday, October 26 from 10 am – 2 pm and Friday, October 30 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Please let me know if you are interested and what date works for you and I can send more details. … Continue reading VOL: Prairie Seed Collection – Oct. 26th and 30th

Conservation Sciences Seminars: Oct. 23rd and Oct. 30th

October 23, 2020 at 12:00-1:00pm CST For more information about other topics in the Conservation Science Seminar Series, please visit: CSSS Engaging with anti-racism work in higher educationJody Gray, UMN College of Food Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, Office of Diversity and Inclusionhttps://umn.zoom.us/j/96625680461 October 30, 2020 at 12:00-1:00pm CST The Archaeobiology of Bears and Bear … Continue reading Conservation Sciences Seminars: Oct. 23rd and Oct. 30th

Webinar-AIS: Boater Data & Invasive Mussels – Oct. 28th

Using Boater Data to Inform Risk ModelsInvasive Mussel Collaborative WebinarWednesday, October 28th; 10-11:30 amThe Invasive Mussel Collaborative is hosting a webinar to discuss the development of invasive mussel risk models informed by watercraft inspection and boater movement data. This webinar will feature the ARMOR model, built in New York to streamline the process of boat … Continue reading Webinar-AIS: Boater Data & Invasive Mussels – Oct. 28th

Webinar-AIS: eDNA Colletin and Concentration – Oct. 28th

A novel technology for eDNA collection and concentrationAIS Detectors Webinar SeriesWednesday, October 28th; 1-2 pmAssessing species presence and distribution is one of the most critical steps in the study of biodiversity. This is also necessary to monitor invasive species that can adversely impact the ecosystem and the economy. Early detection of aquatic invasive species is … Continue reading Webinar-AIS: eDNA Colletin and Concentration – Oct. 28th

ADV: Minnesota Project Wet online training

Minnesota Project WET offers online Trainings Learn how you can be trained in MN Project WET (Water Education Today) from the comforts of your own home! Its easy and fun. Virtual trainings available upon request for teacher in-service courses or group professional development.  Continuing education credits available at: Project Wet

ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

Do you value our rivers and waters in North America? Learn from leaders in the field of river restoration and fish passage from across North America including Plymouth town leaders, The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Fisheries, and the World Fish Migration Foundation as North America celebrates World Fish Migration Day with a free, two-part webinar on … Continue reading ADV: World Fish Migration Day – Oct. 22nd

VOL: Buckthorn Removal – Oct. 17, 24, and 31

Join volunteers every Saturday in October from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at Rockville County Park for buckthorn removal. Meet in the main parking area, 11503 Glacier Rd., St. Cloud. Equipment provided. Wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing. Buckthorn busting will be cancelled if it is raining or below freezing. No RSVP required - just show … Continue reading VOL: Buckthorn Removal – Oct. 17, 24, and 31