VOL: Buckthorn Treatment/Removal

Volunteer opportunity for master naturalists looking for volunteer hours in Anoka county. Next Saturday, January 19th, Anoka Conservation District and Springbrook Nature Center are co-hosting a buckthorn treatment and removal day at Springbrook Nature Center. The event will take place from 9:30 AM – 11:30 PM and breakfast, tea, and coffee will be provided. Folks … Continue reading VOL: Buckthorn Treatment/Removal

VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection

Happy 2019! The new year flurry of activity has begun. The calendar is filling up with winter activities including Winter River training dates and field trip dates! We are busy planning ahead for the spring and summer.   The park is beginning to identify future conditions and uses for the Coldwater Spring area - the 29-acre … Continue reading VOL: National Park Service and Mississippi Park Connection

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

2018 was an exciting year at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center! We started the year by receiving 20 submissions to our 2018 Request for Proposals, a new record. We funded seven new projects, including evaluating the efficacy of copper-based control on zebra mussels, an economic analysis of ecosystem services as they relate to … Continue reading MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center – 2018 Research Report

Cedar Creek – winter newsletter

Eyes on the Wild is LIVE! - by Dr. Meredith Palmer and Dr. Caitlin Barale Potter, project scientists. After months of build-up, we have finally launched Eyes on the Wild, our citizen science project that allows you to dive in to the photos collected by our network of trail cameras! Thank you so much for … Continue reading Cedar Creek – winter newsletter

VOL: Adopt-a-WMA Program

The Adopt-A-WMA Program was established to encourage sporting, outdoor, business, and civic groups or individuals to assist, on a volunteer basis, in improving and maintaining Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). This program encourages Minnesota volunteers to "adopt" a specific site, parking lot, or project on a WMA area to help maintain these public lands in cooperation … Continue reading VOL: Adopt-a-WMA Program

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