Meeting: Central Chapter of Minnesota Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

The Central Chapter of Minnesota Master Naturalist will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m., in the Bremer Room of the St. Cloud Public Library. Our guest speaker will be Elizabeth Mboutchom of The Nature Conservancy, who will give a presentation on protecting the Mississippi River. A brief business meeting will … Continue reading Meeting: Central Chapter of Minnesota Master Naturalist – Dec. 12th

Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Thanks for a fantastic field season! The busy season of field trips, habitat restorations, and multiple visitor centers has come to a close for 2019. Thank you to every single person that came out to help the park with these important programs and projects. If you have not registered for the volunteer award recognition event, … Continue reading Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Nature walk – Carleton College Arboretum – Dec. 8th

Sunday, December 8, 2019. Carleton College Cowling Arboretum: 2:00 Nature Walk, 3:00 - 5:00 Open House at the Arboretum Office Join other volunteers for a nature walk followed by some social time at the Arb Office.  Or skip the walk and drop in to the Arb office anytime between 3:00 - 5:00 for a hot … Continue reading Nature walk – Carleton College Arboretum – Dec. 8th

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

The 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete this brief Volunteer Form to … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

2019 MOU Paper Session - Keynote Speaker Ian Davies, eBird Project Coordinator Pre-registration for the 2019 MOU Paper Session is now available! The event is being held on Saturday, December 7, at the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center on the University of Minnesota campus (2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul). Parking is … Continue reading ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

Newsletter: 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 Yard adjoins the Visitor Center. Trails wind through oak woods and marsh and are open every … Continue reading Newsletter: Maplewood Nature Center

VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

There is a huge varieity of Volunteer Opportunities during November - December at Boulder Lake ELC.  Volunteers are still needed for: Balsam Bough Harvesting Nov 30th - Need 3 more from 10-1pm. Wreath Making for Annual Tree Cut Event Help Boulder make the wreaths, swag and tree cookie snowmen that are sold during our tree … Continue reading VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

Announcing the Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference, Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., University of St. Thomas, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, 2115 Summit Ave (at Cretin), St. Paul, MN 55105. Where Have All the Fireflies Gone? Gardening in Challenging Times Exploring what we can do—as … Continue reading Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

AIS Webinar: Spiny Waterflea – Dec. 19th

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Dec. 19 at noon to tune into a webinar from MAISRC Fellow Jake Walsh. Jake will be presenting about the massive ecological and economic impacts caused by invasive spiny waterflea in Lake Mendota. The webinar is free but registration is required. Talk details Aquatic invasive species can alter complex food … Continue reading AIS Webinar: Spiny Waterflea – Dec. 19th