NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission, Montevideo, September 30

NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission Minnesota Master Naturalists (MMN) Prairies & Potholes Chapter, CURE and the Chippewa County Historical Society with the support of the Chippewa Soil & Water Conservation District will team up to remove buckthorn at the Lac qui Parle Mission as part of the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) day … Continue reading NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission, Montevideo, September 30

Maplewood Nature Center Public Nature Programs

Maplewood Nature Center Public Nature Programs Contact:  Karen Wachal, karen.wachal@maplewoodmn.gov , 651-249-2170 About Maplewood Nature Center Maplewood Nature Center is a 40-acre preserve operated by the City of Maplewood. The Visitor Center is located at 2659 East Seventh Street in Maplewood and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Nature Play … Continue reading Maplewood Nature Center Public Nature Programs

Wasp Watchers for July 2017

Hello Master Naturalists, You are invited to attend a Wasp Watchers biosurveillance field training in early August.  Wasp Watchers is a citizen science project that engages volunteers in the biosurveillance of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).  A native, stingless, ground-nesting wasp called the smoky winged beetle bandit (Cerceris fumipennis) hunts for wood boring beetles including EAB.  … Continue reading Wasp Watchers for July 2017

Jr Master Naturalist leader

Northrop Urban Environmental Elementary School in South Minneapolis. is looking for a volunteer to coordinate the Jr. Naturalist Program after school. The program is for about 10-15 Elementary students (grades K-5) at our school? Krystalyn Everson| Krystalyn.Everson@mpls.k12.mn. us Community Education | Northrop | Howe/ Hiawatha | Minneapolis Community Education | Minneapolis Public Schools O: | 612.668.4544| … Continue reading Jr Master Naturalist leader

State Fair Volunteer Opportunity

The Eco Experience building at the state fair this summer is currently opening volunteer sign-up for our Nature Play Area, which is an exciting collaboration of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Fireflies Play Environments, Landscape Renovations, and Crows Nest Design. The Nature Play exhibit is an open-ended, creative, and beautiful adventure playground that encourages children … Continue reading State Fair Volunteer Opportunity

Friends of Sax-Zim Bog upcoming events – Duluth area

Friends of Sax-Zim Bog Organization Overview History and Mission Friends of Sax-Zim Bog (FOSZB) originated in 2010 when Sparky Stensaas realized the biologically diverse habitat of the Sax-Zim Bog, one of the most famous birding areas in North America, was being threatened and needed a voice. Sparky had been birding the Bog since the early … Continue reading Friends of Sax-Zim Bog upcoming events – Duluth area

2017 MN State Fair – DNR volunteers needed – Aug 24th – Sept 4th – St. Paul

State Fair Wildlife Wing Interpreter in DNR Building We are recruiting Master Naturalists to provide natural resource interpretation to the public in the Wildlife Wing of the DNR building at the Minnesota State Fair, Aug 24 – Sept 4, 2017.  Sit or stand in the wing as you: ·        Provide information to fairgoers on the … Continue reading 2017 MN State Fair – DNR volunteers needed – Aug 24th – Sept 4th – St. Paul