Prescribed fire workshop – Northfield – March 31st

Prescribed Burning on Private Lands - A workshop to familiarize landowners and volunteers with prescribed burning in grasslands Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM at Carleton College Cowling Arboretum in Northfield, MN Topics: • History of fire in the MN landscape • Role of fire in habitat management • Burn planning • … Continue reading Prescribed fire workshop – Northfield – March 31st

National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE – February 2018

IN THIS NEWSLETTER     February brings a few opportunities to get outside and help with habitat restoration and ice fishing events while snow is still on the ground. If you choose to volunteer for these events please make sure to dress for winter conditions. A big need for volunteers this month are individuals to help … Continue reading National Park Service VOLUNTEERS-IN-PARKS (VIP) UPDATE – February 2018

2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Please consider attending and share with your networks and anyone else who may be interested.    The 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference is less than a month away! Wisconsin and Minnesota foresters, land managers, loggers, natural resource professionals and landowners interested in forest management and maintaining healthy … Continue reading 2018 St. Croix Forestry Conference – Sandstone – February 28th

Volunteer – SnapshotSafari

When it comes to wildlife monitoring, a picture is worth more than a thousand words. That's why the Zooniverse and the University of Minnesota Lion Center is launching a new citizen science project called SnapshotSafari, building on the successful model of its original project, Snapshot Serengeti.  SnapshotSafari is a network of camera trap grids deployed … Continue reading Volunteer – SnapshotSafari

Women’s Chainsaw Safety Class – March 24 – North Branch, MN

Saturday, March 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 Registration and Refreshments                     9:00 – 3:30 Class Place:  Women’s Environmental Institute (WEI), http://w-e-i.org/. 15715 River Road, North Branch, MN; 651-583-0705 Cost:   $40/person. Includes refreshments and lunch (simple soup, bread, and cheese) provided by WEI or you are welcome to bring your own food, if you prefer. Description: Have … Continue reading Women’s Chainsaw Safety Class – March 24 – North Branch, MN

USA-NPN: Citizen Scientists – Volunteers Needed

The USA-NPN invites citizen scientists to track the phenology of plants and animals through Nature's Notebook, an online plant and animal phenology monitoring program. By participating in phenology monitoring, you will develop a better understanding of nature, contribute to a national database used by scientists and resource managers, and have a lot of fun along … Continue reading USA-NPN: Citizen Scientists – Volunteers Needed

Cohost Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth at Duluth Boat Show – Feb. 14-18 in Duluth

The 52nd Annual Duluth Boat Sport Travel and RV Show is right around the corner, February 14-18, 2018, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. http://www. minnesotasportshow.com/ Once again, MN Sea Grant has secured space for a Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth and would like to invite you to co-host the booth with us.Those that volunteer will be offered … Continue reading Cohost Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth at Duluth Boat Show – Feb. 14-18 in Duluth

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference – call for abstracts

The Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference (UMISC) is a biennial conference. The Conference host organizations and organizing committees are pleased to join with the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) to organize the largest invasive species conference in North America at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN - October 15-18, 2018. The goal … Continue reading Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference – call for abstracts

Register Now – FREE Citizen Science Webinar – Jan. 16, 2018

Description This will be a one-hour webinar presented via ZOOM. Instructions for connecting will be provided in the confirmation email. Description: Citizen science programs engage the public in scientific research. They have been demonstrated to increase our understanding of the natural world, to augment scientists’ ability to address certain types of questions, to expand the … Continue reading Register Now – FREE Citizen Science Webinar – Jan. 16, 2018