Learn how forests are losing biodiversity due to climate change and habitat fragmentation. Discover how the relationship between trees can help predict future changes in the forest ecosystem. Presented by Maria Park, a Ph.D. student in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. She will share research done at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem … Continue reading Tree Communities: Do Neighbors Get Along? October 13- Hybrid: online and in-person
Clean River Partners is searching for a growth-minded Executive Director for our nimble and growing nonprofit. Our current Executive Director and Board of Directors have a track record of consistent growth for the past seven years and are looking for the next series of future-forward efforts under new leadership. The new ED will have the … Continue reading Executive Director – Clean River Partners – applications accepted until Oct. 11
Chris Helzer spoke in Duluth at the Natural Areas Conference. In this blog post he reflects on Land Stewards. https://prairieecologist.com/2022/09/22/a-pep-talk-for-land-stewards/
Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 3pm The Loon Calling Contest returns once again to the Crosslake Days Fall Festival! Join the fun on Saturday, September 24, at 3pm to give your looniest rendition of the iconic calls of the Northwoods. Common loons make many types of vocalizations, but the four best-known calls include the wail, yodel, … Continue reading Can you call like a loon?
After a three years hiatus, Big River Journey field trips are back on the boat! Volunteer with students to discover the Mississippi River through hands-on and interactive Ecosystem Ottersystem, Geology, Birding and Invertebrates stations, and a new Mississippi Mussels activity, added this year! Check out these opportunities and more... We can't wait to see you … Continue reading Volunteers In Parks Newsletter