VOL – PlayCleanGo – Superior Hiking Trail – May 19th

PlayCleanGo has an opportunity to participate in the 2018 Hike Fest sponsored by the Superior Hiking Trail Association and is looking for two volunteers to staff a table on Saturday May 19th from 2:30pm on.  If you are interested, please read on.  If you are new to the BetterImpact Volunteer app, please visit the link … Continue reading VOL – PlayCleanGo – Superior Hiking Trail – May 19th

Leave No Trace – Minnesota Chapter Newsletter

JOIN US FOR THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME: Since June 2016, the Minnesota Chapter of Leave No Trace has been one of 3 pilot chapters the Center for Outdoor Ethics in Boulder, Colorado has been supporting and learning from. While some may describe us as an organic, ragtag group of volunteers, we've been Growing a … Continue reading Leave No Trace – Minnesota Chapter Newsletter

VOL – 26th River Quest Staffing Request – Duluth

Spring has sprung and that means that 26th Annual River Quest is just around the corner! It's May 14-17. 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 South Pioneer Hall. Carrying passports, they learn … Continue reading VOL – 26th River Quest Staffing Request – Duluth

VOL – Dakota County Parks – Dragonfly Project

Dakota County Parks Natural Resources team conducts restoration work, wildlife surveys, vegetation surveys, and more. The team is also very invested in volunteer stewardship and citizen science initiatives. This summer we are starting a new program – dragonfly surveys at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, in Eagan. This is an ongoing opportunity, which means we are … Continue reading VOL – Dakota County Parks – Dragonfly Project

VOL – Sally Manzara Nature Center – Lake Elmo – June 2nd

Seeking Master Naturalists to host an interpretive station at the Grand Opening of the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center at Sunfish Lake Park in Lake Elmo (near Stillwater, MN). Master Naturalists to host an interpretive station from 11am-2pm on Saturday, June 2nd. We have materials for a basic station on these topics, but are also … Continue reading VOL – Sally Manzara Nature Center – Lake Elmo – June 2nd

VOL – National Park Service & Mississippi Park Connection

May is a busy month! The park plans to engage over 4,000 elementary school students on Big River Journey and Journey to the Falls field trips. With 200-240 kids aboard the Anson Northrup per day, staff and park partners depend on volunteers to help facilitate a positive and quality learning environment for students, teachers and chaperones. Simultaneously, the park … Continue reading VOL – National Park Service & Mississippi Park Connection

News from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

New carp-killing virus discovered in Minnesota for the first time Researchers from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center recently confirmed the presence of Carp Edema Virus (CEV) in Minnesota waters, the first time it has been recorded in wild fish in the state. Researchers are paying close attention to this virus, and considering its … Continue reading News from the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center

International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

The International Wolf Center is a leader in providing wolf education. Join us for our International Wolf Symposium Educator Day to bring relevant, science-based activities and knowledge to your students. Registration for the day includes: breakfast, lunch, daily break refreshments, materials and a copy of the International Wolf Center’s Gray Wolves Gray Matter curriculum. Learn about resources … Continue reading International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth

Spring has sprung and that means that 26th Annual River Quest is just around the corner! It's May 14-17. 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 South Pioneer Hall. Carrying passports, they learn … Continue reading VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth