ADV: CitSciMN Symposium – Science Museum of Minnesota

Calling all professionals whose work involves citizen science! CitSciMN: A Symposium for Citizen Science Professionals in Minnesota is a one-day gathering to learn from experienced citizen science programs, exchange ideas, get inspired, and connect to a community of citizen science professionals. CitSciMN 2018 will be held on November 28, 2018 Location: Science Museum of Minnesota … Continue reading ADV: CitSciMN Symposium – Science Museum of Minnesota

VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness

Volunteers Needed - (10/15 - 10/19) at the Spring Park Boat Launch on Lake Minnetonka 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 … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Evaluate CD3 Boat Cleaning Station Effectiveness

Cedar Creek – Fall 2018 Newsletter

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve is a University of Minnesota biological field station with many ecosystems and species found throughout the forests and grasslands of North America. Faculty, staff and students who work at Cedar Creek are dedicated to understanding how human activities, such as agriculture and fossil fuel combustion, are changing ecosystems. It's October … Continue reading Cedar Creek – Fall 2018 Newsletter

VOL: Invasive Shrub Removal – Carlton College

Saturday, October 20, 9:00 - noon. Invasive Shrub Removal. Carleton College Arboretum Work with other volunteers to help make the Arboretum safe from the invasive shrubs buckthorn and honeysuckle.  These non-native plants shade out native trees, wildflowers and grasses, and reduce habitat quality for our native animals. We recommend long pants and a long sleeved … Continue reading VOL: Invasive Shrub Removal – Carlton College

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

VOL: Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection

Three opportunities to help with Collection and Invasive Removal When: Saturday October 6, 2018 10am-2pm Where: Grey Cloud Dunes SNA, North Parking lot: 6998 103rd St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016 Description Come help give a little love to Grey Cloud Dunes SNA, a spectacular prairie and savanna overlooking the Mississippi River. We will have two … Continue reading VOL: Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection

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!