VOL: Minnesota GreenCorps

Volunteers needed for the Minnesota GreenCorps program, an AmeriCorps program of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The MPCA recently selected 43 organizations across the state to serve as host sites for the upcoming 2019-2020 Minnesota GreenCorps program year. We are currently seeking motivated, enthusiastic, service-minded recent or soon-to-be college graduates to apply to serve as … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota GreenCorps

VOL: Tamarack Nature Preserve – May 30th

We are partnering with the Washington Conservation District to hold a Family Hike through the Tamarack Nature Preserve next Thursday evening, May 30, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Hope you’re planning to come! If you are willing to volunteer, we could use a few additional helpers with the following important but relatively easy jobs: Welcome/Greeter Station (reminding people to … Continue reading VOL: Tamarack Nature Preserve – May 30th

VOL: DNR Loon Monitor

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help monitor loons. The Minnesota Loon Monitoring Program is a long-term project of the Nongame Wildlife Program. Hundreds of volunteers collect information about common loon numbers on more than 600 lakes. These lakes are found in Aitkin/Crow Wing, Becker, Cook/Lake, Itasca, Kandiyohi and Otter … Continue reading VOL: DNR Loon Monitor

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

Hopefully you've been enjoying the shift from snowflakes to budding plants as much as I have been. Mowing season is no doubt right around the corner! 🙂 Apologies that this newsletter is out a little later than scheduled - hopefully it won't have the bounce-back issues that the winter issue did. As always, we've got … Continue reading Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve – Spring 2019 Newsletter

ADV-AIS: MN DNR AIS Volunteer Training – May 23rd or June 6th

Citizens who are interested in informing the public about aquatic invasive species and how to slow their spread can receive AIS volunteer or ambassador training from the Watercraft Inspection Program staff. This training includes information on how to educate members of the public on AIS and how to prevent the spread. Thursday, May 23rd, 1 … Continue reading ADV-AIS: MN DNR AIS Volunteer Training – May 23rd or June 6th

VOL: Garlic Mustard Pull – Rochester – May 18th

GARLIC MUSTARD PULL at the DINA OLIN BIRD SANCTUARY Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9:00am to Noon 1050 Skyline Dr SW Rochester, MN 55902 Park on Skyline Lane SW—no parking lot. Watch for signs. Olmsted County Master Gardeners will direct participants, teaching them how to identify the invasive Garlic Mustard and the proper way to … Continue reading VOL: Garlic Mustard Pull – Rochester – May 18th

ADV-AIS: MN DNR AIS Volunteer Training – May 23rd or June 6th

Citizens who are interested in informing the public about aquatic invasive species and how to slow their spread can receive AIS volunteer or ambassador training from the Watercraft Inspection Program staff. This training includes information on how to educate members of the public on AIS and how to prevent the spread. Thursday, May 23rd, 1 … Continue reading ADV-AIS: MN DNR AIS Volunteer Training – May 23rd or June 6th

ADV: Arboretum & Audubon: A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops – Chaska – May 18th

Join birding enthusiasts and experts from around the region to celebrate spring migration! Amidst the setting of spring flowers, novice to advanced birders can interact with a host of experts about birding, habitat, quirky bird science, and even meet live raptors! Custom-select your perfect day filled with your choice of presentations, workshops, nature walks, and … Continue reading ADV: Arboretum & Audubon: A Day of Birding Walks and Workshops – Chaska – May 18th

VOL: Voyageurs National Park

“Voyageur” is a French word meaning “traveler.” And as the best, seasoned voyageurs know....to get to where you’re going, sometimes you have to travel to the end of the road. Or at least, to where the highway ends, and waterways begin. Voyageurs National Park is an expanse of lakes and forests at the end of … Continue reading VOL: Voyageurs National Park

VOL-AIS: River Quest Staffing Request – Duluth – May 13th-16th

Spring has sprung? I'm sure that it will have for the 27th Annual River Quest, which is just around the corner! It's May 13-16. If you're not aware or participated in the past, it is an educational event for Duluth-Superior 6th graders who travel through educational stations aboard the Vista Star and DECC's North Pioneer Hall. Carrying passports, … Continue reading VOL-AIS: River Quest Staffing Request – Duluth – May 13th-16th