Cedar Creek – Fall 2019 newsletter

In this Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve newsletter, you'll find updates on aquatic research, education program growth and our artists in residence program. You'll also get to read about astronomy and trail cameras and opportunities to support work taking place onsite. And of course, we've got lots of upcoming events to give you the chance … Continue reading Cedar Creek – Fall 2019 newsletter

ADV: Minnesota Meteorites and Planetary Geology – Minnetonka – Oct. 10th

Learn about the nine known meteorites that have been found in Minnesota.   Find out how rare meteorites can be distinguished from the more abundant “meteorwrongs”.   During this presentation, you will see and hold meteorites and may also bring your own meteorite to get information about it. Presented by Calvin Alexander, Professor Emeritus from the Earth … Continue reading ADV: Minnesota Meteorites and Planetary Geology – Minnetonka – Oct. 10th

VOL: Harvest Prairie Seed – Morris WMD – Sept. 28th or Oct. 5th

Volunteers Needed! Morris WMD has two upcoming opportunities to harvest prairie seed Come help the Morris Wetland Management District hand-harvest seed from local remnant prairies. This is a great chance to enjoy some beautiful fall weather and learn about prairie restoration. Training and transportation to the harvest sites will be provided. Bring your own lunch … Continue reading VOL: Harvest Prairie Seed – Morris WMD – Sept. 28th or Oct. 5th

ADV: Minnesota Meteorites and Planetary Geology – Minnetonka – Oct. 10th

Learn about the nine known meteorites that have been found in Minnesota.   Find out how rare meteorites can be distinguished from the more abundant “meteorwrongs”.   During this presentation, you will see and hold meteorites and may also bring your own meteorite to get information about it. Presented by Calvin Alexander, Professor Emeritus from the Earth … Continue reading ADV: Minnesota Meteorites and Planetary Geology – Minnetonka – Oct. 10th

VOL: Mill Ruins Park – Oct. 5th & 12th

Mississippi Park Connection and Mississippi National River and Recreation Area will be resuming our recurring habitat restoration crews at Mill Ruins Park this season Join a group of volunteers to maintain a demonstration prairie at Mill Ruins Park. This native prairie attracts many bees, butterflies, and birds while improving the Mississippi River shoreline habitat. The … Continue reading VOL: Mill Ruins Park – Oct. 5th & 12th

ADV: North Country Trail Fall Equinox Hike – Sept. 22nd

Come out and enjoy the fall colors and a quiet walk in the woods. Meet at Hubbard Co. 4/Halverson Forest Road Trailhead at 1:30 PM (2.5 miles south of Lake George on Hubbard Co. 4).  We will cross the Schoolcraft River Valley, pass through mixed forest and all the Itasca Moraine landforms. Two options for … Continue reading ADV: North Country Trail Fall Equinox Hike – Sept. 22nd

VOL: Botanical Bonanza – Bell Museum – St. Paul

Volunteers needed for special exhibit, Botanical Bonanza, at the Bell Museum. The exhibit is based on the book "Wicked Plants". We will have all the supplies and materials needed for the table, you will be testing peppers for heat and sharing info about invasive species in Minnesota. We are looking for 10-16 volunteers to staff … Continue reading VOL: Botanical Bonanza – Bell Museum – St. Paul

Community Summit – North Branch – Sept. 22nd

People across Minnesota are coming together in their communities to work on the good fight for a livable planet. We are planning Community Summits for Sunday, September 22, 2019 that will focus on what we can do locally. These Minnesota summits will coincide with the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City on … Continue reading Community Summit – North Branch – Sept. 22nd

Project Get Outdoors Newsletter – Fall 2019

This year we have been working steady to fulfill the activity requirements for our Get Outdoors After School project funded by the MN Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (MN ENRTF). Through this project we were able to make many new friends across the state and create new partnerships with amazing organizations working hard every … Continue reading Project Get Outdoors Newsletter – Fall 2019

VOL: Children’s Water Festival – St. Paul – Sept. 25th

URGENT: VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED: It’s the 22nd year of the Children’s Water Festival!!!! That means twenty two years of educating children on the principles of water, twenty two years of teaching children how to protect our water, and twenty two years of producing a greater appreciation of our most essential resource!  All of that could not … Continue reading VOL: Children’s Water Festival – St. Paul – Sept. 25th