Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities, Richfield, September 19

Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities Twin Cities Chapter of Wild Ones is very pleased to host Dr. Lee E. Frelich, Director, the U of M Center for Forest Ecology, to open our Fall 2017 schedule: Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities Understory plant communities in ‘Big Woods’ (maple, … Continue reading Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities, Richfield, September 19

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Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Fabulous Fall Geek-out at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center on September 29- October 1 2017. ​Could you do any of the following for us? Share this link: http://wolf-ridge.org/ca mp/fabulous-fall-nature-geek-o ut ​ / ​    ​" Head to the North Shore of Lake Superior and learn something new about nature. ​​ Open this link to find out about … Continue reading Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

You will see in the the newsletter that we are looking to bring on Project GO Trainers across Minnesota to help train program staff at after school and out of school locations throughout Minnesota.  If you are interested in becoming a Trainer for Project GO, let me know and I can send you more information.  … Continue reading Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

Volunteer Opportunities with the St. Paul Recreation Department – fall

Thank you for volunteering with Saint Paul Natural Resources! Volunteers greatly increase the reach and efficiency of our gardening, forestry, environmental, and environmental education programs. Check out our regular openings below to find one that interests you or your small group. To volunteer please select: St. Paul Volunteer

National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Time: September 30, 2017 from 9am to 4pm Location: statewide opportunities-see map Organized By: Amy Rager Event Description: Register today for National Public Lands Day. September 30. Locations across the state! Family members are encouraged to come out and volunteer with MNats on this day! Let's make this our BIGGEST DAY of service ever! Click … Continue reading National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Ecological Restoration Online Courses Registration is now open for all fall 2017 and spring 2018 courses. The Ecological Restoration Training Cooperative has developed five online courses that each focus on specific aspects of restoration practice. You'll have the flexibility to participate in these online courses from any location with internet access. For those of you … Continue reading Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Celestron Binocular Grants:

Celestron Optics is providing binoculars to classrooms participating in citizen-science projects. Whether you’re watching a bird feeder, going out on regular bird walks, or participating in a bio blitz, share with us how your students are scientists and what you could accomplish with a classroom set of binoculars. This grant will be distributed on a rolling … Continue reading Celestron Binocular Grants:

Visiting Naturalist opportunity in St. Cloud, MN

The residents and staff of Cherrywood Advanced Living of South St Cloud, MN, are interested in hosting monthly Naturalist presentations. We would like to inquire with students of your Minnesota Master Naturalist Program if they would be interested in presenting on various topics relating to the surrounding natural area that Cherrywood South calls home. This could be an … Continue reading Visiting Naturalist opportunity in St. Cloud, MN

Buckthorn Bust in Wolsfeld Woods, Long Lake, October 14

Buckthorn Bust in Wolsfeld Woods Pre-registration is required, so sign up today! https://www.greatrivergreening.org/events/wolsfeld-woods-oct-14/ Volunteers Needed: 100 Volunteer Supervisors: 15 (No experience necessary) Pull invasive buckthorn from the metro-area’s best remaining Big Woods habitat. The dense tree canopy only allows wild flowers to bloom in early spring - all the more important to bust the early … Continue reading Buckthorn Bust in Wolsfeld Woods, Long Lake, October 14