Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

Highlighting Minnesota Endangered Species on Earth DayThursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. Three University of Minnesota researchers will join us for a discussion about their work with endangered species conservation in Minnesota. Dr. Elaine Evans will discuss her work with the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis), Dr. Francie Cuthbert will talk about her work … Continue reading Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2021

Happy April, everyone! And happy spring! Although it's currently only 27° at Cedar Creek, the sun is shining, the snow is melted, and the birds, plants and researchers are showing up again. Here's to a new season bringing us ALL health, outdoor adventures, and new beginnings! We hope you enjoy this season's issue of Field … Continue reading Newsletter: Cedar Creek – spring 2021

Bell Museum is now open

The new Bell Museum brings together science, art, and the environment with a unique Minnesota perspective. Our new home features a digital planetarium, high-tech exhibits, our famous wildlife dioramas, outdoor learning experiences and more. The new facility is expected to triple the number of annual visitors—and we hope you’re one of them. If you love … Continue reading Bell Museum is now open

2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

Registration for the 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course is now open! I have attached the schedule/curriculum, but in short, here is how the Core Course will work this year: You will attend 9 live Zoom presentations that take place on Tuesday evenings from 5:00-6:30pm. These will be interactive, meaning you can ask questions and … Continue reading 2021 Tree Care Advisor Core Course – Registration is Open!

ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!

From the creators of This Land documentary, comes a new podcast that explores conversations at the intersection of environment, race, history and culture. Dig in further, with runners and co-hosts Faith E. Briggs and Addie Thompson. Our world is changing, be a part of the change, join us on The Trail Ahead! It's an honor and a privilege … Continue reading ADV: The Trail Ahead Podcast is here!

ADV: Kolshorn Lecture – April 21st

"Coloring the Conservation Conversation" by Dr. Drew Lanham A native of Edgefield, South Carolina, J. Drew Lanham is the author of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature, which received the Reed Award from the Southern Environmental Law Center and the Southern Book Prize, and was a finalist for the John Burroughs … Continue reading ADV: Kolshorn Lecture – April 21st

Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

Highlighting Minnesota Endangered Species on Earth DayThursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. Three University of Minnesota researchers will join us for a discussion about their work with endangered species conservation in Minnesota. Dr. Elaine Evans will discuss her work with the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis), Dr. Francie Cuthbert will talk about her work … Continue reading Free event for master naturalists – April 22nd

ADV: Nature’s Notebook – Join a Campaign

By participating in one of our regional campaigns you can help researchers answer key questions, get info-rich emails with localized results, and an end of season summary. Use the map to determine which campaigns are appropriate for your location, and then learn the details on the campaign pages linked from the table below. If you … Continue reading ADV: Nature’s Notebook – Join a Campaign

ADV-Webinars: Xerces Society

Xerces Society now has a full schedule of educational webinars this spring to help you turn your conservation dreams into action. Topics include ways to attract and support pollinators in managed landscapes, how water quality practices can benefit pollinators, soil invertebrates, and creating community with our insect neighbors. In honor of Earth Day, on April … Continue reading ADV-Webinars: Xerces Society

VOL: Nature’s Notebook – flowers on your maples, oaks, and poplars?

We invite you to join us in tracking the “green wave”—the flush of green that accompanies leaf-out–-over the course of the spring season, as well as the spread of seasonal color across the country in the autumn. Observations of these trees are of extra importance because they can help decision-makers develop forecast models and early … Continue reading VOL: Nature’s Notebook – flowers on your maples, oaks, and poplars?

ADV: AIS Detectors Core Course!

Registration for the AIS Detectors Core Course is now open! We are very excited to announce the return of the AIS Detectors Core Course for 2021! We've updated all of our content and modified the workshops to be held in a virtual format. Keep reading to learn about the updates we've made and some special … Continue reading ADV: AIS Detectors Core Course!

ADV: EXPO 2021 Bluebird Recovery – April 10th

SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 9 am – 12 pm ON YOUR COMPUTER, TABLET OR CELLPHONE – BBRP “Virtual Expo” Agenda presentations are based on the 2021 Expo survey results. Thank You everyone who participated!  Please review the agenda below then follow the instructions at the bottom or to register, please visit: Bluebird.