VOL: Winter photography of SNAs

Love taking photos and wish you could devote more time to it? We'll give you the chance!  Volunteer to take a collection of winter photos of Scientific and Natural Areas (SNAs) located primarily in the northeastern region of Minnesota to increase awareness and appreciation for the natural diversity found there. Winter photography of SNAs includes: … Continue reading VOL: Winter photography of SNAs

VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth – Jan. 16-17

Volunteers needed to co-hosting a Habitattitude Booth - teach visitors how to prevent spread of AIS at the Norther Green Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, January 16-17, 2019. Please fill out the Doodle poll below with times you are available to co-host a shift (2/day). I am looking for two people per shift. If you know … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth – Jan. 16-17

VOL-AIS: National PlayCleanGo campaign

Fabulous volunteers, I invite you to join us in guiding the national PlayCleanGo campaign as a member of the national PlayCleanGo Advisory Council. While it sounds lofty, the group is made up of individuals just like you who are passionate about the great outdoors and the role our natural resources play in our lives. As … Continue reading VOL-AIS: National PlayCleanGo campaign

VOL-ADV: Ice Fishing

LEARN TO ICE FISH AND TEACH OTHERS WITH THE NATIONAL PARKS   Ice fishing is a quintessential Minnesota winter sport. If you have never tried it or want too, come learn the art and science of this sport with renowned National Park Service’s, Ranger Gordon. He has been offering ice-fishing classes throughout the Cities for … Continue reading VOL-ADV: Ice Fishing

Enter service hours for 2018

It's that time of year again! Please be sure all your service hours are entered on the Master Naturalist website. Even if you've already got the required 40 hours documented, entering every last hour you contributed helps reflect the true magnitude of the impact of our program. In 2017 Master Naturalists reported over 84,000 hours and I know we'll have even greater numbers … Continue reading Enter service hours for 2018

VOL-AIS: National PlayCleanGo campaign

Fabulous volunteers, I invite you to join us in guiding the national PlayCleanGo campaign as a member of the national PlayCleanGo Advisory Council. While it sounds lofty, the group is made up of individuals just like you who are passionate about the great outdoors and the role our natural resources play in our lives. As … Continue reading VOL-AIS: National PlayCleanGo campaign

AIS Survey: Gene Editing – Invasive Species control

If anyone is interested in sharing their thoughts on gene editing for invasive species control. Emerging technologies for genome editing provide potential applications in invasive species control. A MAISRC project, led by Dr. Michael Smanski, is asking Minnesota residents to take this brief survey to help gauge public opinion and attitudes about these new technologies. … Continue reading AIS Survey: Gene Editing – Invasive Species control