VOL: Become a Pesky Plant Tracker

Pesky Plant Trackers is a citizen science project focused on wild parsnip and Japanese knotweed. You can help by finding these plants in your local area and sharing what you see. By joining Pesky Plant Trackers, you can: learn to identify these plants share weekly observations on Nature's Notebook and contribute to the restoration of … Continue reading VOL: Become a Pesky Plant Tracker

ADV-AIS: Webinars on Starry Stonewort – May 27th, June 9th, July 15th and August 18th

Starry Stonewort Webinar Series The Starry Stonewort Collaborative is hosting a series of four monthly webinars related to starry stonewort, beginning on May 27th. Each of the webinars will focus on research that relates to starry stonewort management and control techniques. Dan Larkin is among the guest presenters, and will be giving his webinar in … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Webinars on Starry Stonewort – May 27th, June 9th, July 15th and August 18th

Webinar: Hybrid Watermilfoil – May 22nd

Hybrid Happenings: The Latest on Hybrid Watermilfoil in Minnesota Join the Minnesota AIS Detectors program on May 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm CDT for the next in our Aquatic Invasive Species Webinar Series! About this webinar: Hybrid watermilfoil, formed from the hybridization of the native northern watermilfoil (Myriophyllum sibiricum) and the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (M. … Continue reading Webinar: Hybrid Watermilfoil – May 22nd

ADV: AIS Management 101 – May 26th

AIS Detectors are very excited to announce that registration for AIS Management 101 is officially open! There's more good news! We are offering the course at a special discounted rate for 2020, so all participants will save $25 by joining the inaugural cohort of this course. AIS Management 101 is designed to help lake shore … Continue reading ADV: AIS Management 101 – May 26th

Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2020

Hi, friends of Cedar Creek! Happy April and happy Spring! In this time when so many aspects of our lives have been turned upside down, we hope that this newsletter can bring you some semblance of normalcy. In it - as always - you'll find updates on Cedar Creek's research and education work, pictures of … Continue reading Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2020

Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods

Hello from the Extension Forestry Team! We hope you're enjoying the great spring weather in Minnesota. Maybe you're spending time walking your woods, enjoying the start to fishing season, or catching the flowers and trees in bloom. The month's newsletter is all about change. Whether it's entering a contest to see how much carbon your … Continue reading Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods

Virtual Events from River Bend Nature Center!

River Bend Nature Center is now hosting a variety of online programs for all ages. Some programs will be available on Facebook Live. Simply visit our Facebook page during the scheduled time to join us and interact in real time! If you are unable to join us during the program, a recording will be posted to … Continue reading Virtual Events from River Bend Nature Center!

ADV: AIS Management 101

AIS Detectors are very excited to announce that registration for AIS Management 101 is officially open! There's more good news! We are offering the course at a special discounted rate for 2020, so all participants will save $25 by joining the inaugural cohort of this course. AIS Management 101 is designed to help lake shore … Continue reading ADV: AIS Management 101

Digital Volunteer: Record Phenology with Nature’s Notebook

Nature's Notebook: Volunteer to Record phenology observations in your local area. Why Observe? Have fun outdoors Where you observe is up to you. Participating is an exciting way to experience your favorite trail, neighborhood park or even your own backyard. Deepen your connection with nature Going outside to look at plants or animals up-close will … Continue reading Digital Volunteer: Record Phenology with Nature’s Notebook

Digital Volunteer Opportunities -wide range

There is a wide range of Digital Volunteer opportunities available. Below is a list of projects that may be of interest to Minnesota Master Naturalist. VOL: Digital Volunteer – Minnesota Projects VOL: Digital Volunteer – Points of Light VOL: Digital Volunteer – Smithsonian VOL: Monitor Climate Change VOL: Use iNaturalist to contribute to biodiversity science. … Continue reading Digital Volunteer Opportunities -wide range