VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is looking for volunteers to work with youth. Next week, on Monday the 18th from 9:30-11:00 we are hosting a youth education volunteer information session at the Arboretum to provide details about volunteering with our department. Please RSVP here. If anyone is interested but unable to attend the information session next Monday, … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – August 18th

National Public Lands Day – Sept. 28th

National Public Lands Day is September 28, 2019! Plan now to join with the largest single day of service with a natural resource focus. There are 19 sites across the state who will be hosting volunteers. Family and friends are welcome. Check out the interactive map to see where sites are. Registration is at: https://www.minnesotamasternaturalist.org/courses/

ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

River Bend Nature Center will be hosting a training session for our fall school programs August 27th from 1:30-4:30pm at the interpretive center. Fall is around the corner and that means school programs will be starting up again at River Bend Nature Center. Volunteer your time teaching kids ages preschool to 6th grade. Programs are … Continue reading ADV: River Bend Nature Center – Faribault – August 27th

Volunteer at the State Fair for Extension!

Extension needs your help to present a special exhibit about invasive species using Augmented Reality! The Invasive Species Augmented Reality exhibit is located in the 4-H Building, and consists of educational invasive species examples presented in augmented reality demonstrations. Your volunteering will include interacting with the public by instructing people on how to use the … Continue reading Volunteer at the State Fair for Extension!

ADV: UMN Ecological Restoration Certificate Program

Certificate in Ecological Restoration The Ecological Restoration certificate is a 150-hour program comprising five required courses. The certificate is designed to provide early career professionals with the skills necessary to undertake the most common kinds of Midwestern restorations, including revegetation of prairies, wetlands, lake shores, forests, and savannas. These courses were developed in partnership with staff from several … Continue reading ADV: UMN Ecological Restoration Certificate Program

PRAIRIE TUESDAY – promoting Minnesota’s Amazing Prairies and Grasslands

July is Grassland Month in Minnesota! If you’re out exploring and find yourself wanting to post your great finds on social media, consider using the hashtag #Discovertheprairie (crafted by the one and only, Phil Doll). And speaking of social media and outreach, it’s PRAIRIE TUESDAY, which means it’s time for the release of Season 2 … Continue reading PRAIRIE TUESDAY – promoting Minnesota’s Amazing Prairies and Grasslands

VOL: DNR Invasive Species Booth – State Fair

State fair invasive species positions at the DNR building This year there are two types of jobs available (each title is also link to a more detailed description and the site where you can sign up): Staff the invasive species display Talk with visitors about the impacts of invasive species and the actions they can … Continue reading VOL: DNR Invasive Species Booth – State Fair

ADV: Starry Stonewort ID Training- August 12th and 16th

Free Starry Stonewort ID Sessions with MN DNR Monday, August 12th & Friday, August 16th Minnesota DNR is hosting 3 free starry stonewort identification sessions across the state. These 1-2 hour sessions will give you a hands-on opportunity to learn how to identify starry stonewort using live samples. This is a great opportunity to learn … Continue reading ADV: Starry Stonewort ID Training- August 12th and 16th

ADV: Project Wet Training – St. Croix Falls – August 8th

Join the Minnesota DNR Project Wet Team, the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, and the St. Croix River Association for a Teachers on the River Project WET St. Croix Water Institute! This day-long workshop will add both knowledge and skills to your educational toolbox. Learn about the geography of the river, our National Park, and … Continue reading ADV: Project Wet Training – St. Croix Falls – August 8th

VOL: Minnesota State Fair – Friends of Boundary Waters Wilderness

Want this t-shirt, for free? And a free ticket to the Minnesota State Fair? Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness will have a prominent position at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair, from August 22 through September 2. We need volunteers to help spread the word about the Boundary Waters! Volunteers get a free t-shirt and … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota State Fair – Friends of Boundary Waters Wilderness