Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Saint Louis County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with a tree inventory in the Aspenwood neighborhood in Duluth. At this time there is no date set, but scheduling soon start. Below is the description the Tree Care Advocate program put out to their members.  Duluth Inventory - Call for … Continue reading Saint Louis County SWCD – Duluth – Summer

Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

Volunteer opportunities with the Audubon Center of the North Woods:  They are setting aside a few weekends this summer as Volunteer Work Weekends and could use your help on a variety of projects.  Maybe you've been here many times and would love the opportunity to visit again and give back. Or perhaps you've never been … Continue reading Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

Employment Opportunity

Position Description: Community Engagement and Office Coordinator Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: N/A Status: Exempt, full-time 40 hours per week Salary: $17.80-$25.00 per hour OVERVIEW: Engaging people across the watershed and beyond is a key aspect of Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s mission. The role of the Community Engagement and Office Coordinator will be to lead … Continue reading Employment Opportunity

FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

Thank you for your interest in helping the river! The number of people in the Twin Cities passionate about the Mississippi never ceases to amaze. Annually, over 3,500 local river stewards get their hands dirty through FMR cleanups, storm drain stenciling outings, invasive species removals and other hands-on habitat restoration outings. We hope you can join us! Visit our events calendar for the most up-to-date … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

Find Funky Nests in Funky Places!

Find Funky Nests in Funky Places! Popular contest returns with great prizes For release: May 4, 2017 Ithaca, N.Y.--Funky Nests in Funky Places is back! This popular contest focuses on the quirky places birds sometimes build their nests. Participants have found nests on tiny skyscraper ledges, in barbecue grills, traffic lights, wind chimes, flower pots, an old motorcycle helmet, or just … Continue reading Find Funky Nests in Funky Places!

CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

  Dear rain gauge readers (Sometimes referred to as CoCoRaHSters, CoCoRaisins, or something like that...), Greetings, everyone.  A lot has happened in the weather world in the past month since I last wrote.  Here are a few notables: Yesterday (May 4) was our first "monster rain" day this calendar year.  I define "monster" rain as … Continue reading CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

Backyard Phenology – Twin Cities – May 16

Wild Ones Twin Cities - May 16: It's less and less Grandma's Phenology any more... Backyard Phenology: Tracking Nature’s Cycles and Seasons in a Changing Climate People have long looked at wooly caterpillars and bushy tails on squirrels to predict expected winter weather. UMN professor Rebecca Montgomery’s research into the causes and consequences of changes … Continue reading Backyard Phenology – Twin Cities – May 16