VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community

Calling all Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, and Master Water Stewards with an overabundance of native plants in their own backyard. We are working to certify the Greater Longfellow Community (of Minneapolis) as a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation.  This year we are starting a Gardening for Wildlife Mentorship.  Over the course … Continue reading VOL: Mentors Needed – Greater Longfellow Community

ADV: Water Conservation Training

There is a wonderful opportunity for Master Naturalists who may be interested in being part of a pilot training on water conservation. This training is new continuing education for Master Water Stewards and even Master Gardeners who may be interested. They are looking for current master-level volunteers to pilot the course in October (4-6 hrs … Continue reading ADV: Water Conservation Training

VOL: Canceled – Sept. 29th Mill Ruins Park Project

Looking for something fun and rewarding to do on a Saturday morning? Consider joining a volunteer crew for habitat restoration activities with the National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with Mississippi Park Connection, in Mill Ruins Park. Typical NPS Mill Ruins volunteer activities include invasive species removal, occasional planting, and caring for native species that have been planted by other volunteers.   These drop-in volunteer events will … Continue reading VOL: Canceled – Sept. 29th Mill Ruins Park Project

VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference Mon, October 15th - Thurs, October 18th at Mayo Civic Center 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Volunteers play a vital role in helping to make UMISC a great conference. Volunteering is a wonderful opportunity for students, nonprofits, and private individuals to attend the conference at a reduced rate or … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Invasive Species Conference!

VOL: National Public Lands Day – 14 sites

Get your volunteer on!  National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is our largest single day of service each year.  We want as many people out on the land doing volunteer service projects as possible.  Join us!!  Family members, and friends are welcome to join in the fun.  Just add their name and t-shirt size in the comment … Continue reading VOL: National Public Lands Day – 14 sites

VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

Children's Water Festival (Metro) needs more volunteers! Held at State fairgrounds on Sept 26. Jobs available are: Lunch helper, water arcade team, Water drop costume, Presentation helpers, set up/take down. floaters. If you are interested, contact Andrew Edgcumbe, aedgcumbe@co.carver.mn.us That’s right! It’s the 21st year of the Children’s Water Festival!!!! That means twenty one years of … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival – Sept. 26th

VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness

Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness Two Locations (Lake Minnetonka & Bryant Lake Park) The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center needs your help on a project evaluating CD3 Stations for water removal to prevent the spread of AIS. Volunteers are needed to follow the posted instructions on CD3 stations to remove water from boats. … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness