ADV: Plant I.D. workshops (2019) – Lake Superior area

Registration is now open for two 2019 Plant Identification (I.D.) workshops, both of which will be held in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula near the shore of scenic Lake Superior on: This is an excellent chance to visit a remote and wild portion of the northernmost part of Michigan near Lake Superior and learn the flora … Continue reading ADV: Plant I.D. workshops (2019) – Lake Superior area

AIS Survey: Gene Editing – Invasive Species control

If anyone is interested in sharing their thoughts on gene editing for invasive species control. Emerging technologies for genome editing provide potential applications in invasive species control. A MAISRC project, led by Dr. Michael Smanski, is asking Minnesota residents to take this brief survey to help gauge public opinion and attitudes about these new technologies. … Continue reading AIS Survey: Gene Editing – Invasive Species control

ADV – Leadership and Civic Engagement

Bringing presence to community: A positive psychology short course (part 1) This course is a learning opportunity to strengthen your resilience and wellbeing. It’s just the pick-me-up you need to get through the cold January weather. Discover ways to cultivate positive emotions, increase your engagement at work and in your community and foster healthy relationships … Continue reading ADV – Leadership and Civic Engagement

ADV: Plant Identification Workshop

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is proud to announce its 2019 plant identification and sampling workshop series dates. These workshops are taught by field experts and are designed to provide the skills and experience necessary for advanced, habitat-specific plant identification. Plant Identification Workshop Series 2019 dates are live: Registration opens on January 15, 2019 at … Continue reading ADV: Plant Identification Workshop

Freshwater Executive Director needed

Executive Director Position Description The Opportunity Freshwater Society is a 50-year old organization on a mission to inspire and empower others to value and preserve our freshwater resources. We work for clean and reliable water in Minnesota through citizen engagement, applied research, and public policy efforts. The Board is seeking a mission-focused, seasoned executive to … Continue reading Freshwater Executive Director needed

ADV: Extension faculty holiday reading suggestions

Extension top 10 team Picks for Holiday reading: Native Orchids of Minnesota By Welby Smith Though often considered exotic and rare, orchids can be found across climates and continents—and Minnesota is no exception, with forty-nine wild orchids. Native Orchids of Minnesota features detailed drawings and color photographs that make reliable identification practical even for beginners—a guide and a … Continue reading ADV: Extension faculty holiday reading suggestions

ADV: Positive Psychology, a short course

Extension leadership & civic engagement educators Denise Stromme and Lori Rothstein are offering a free online short course in January on positive psychology. This course is a learning opportunity to strengthen your resilience and well being. It’s just the pick-me-up you need to get through the cold January weather. Discover ways to cultivate positive emotions, … Continue reading ADV: Positive Psychology, a short course

ADV: West Metro Chapter – Dec. 13th

My Life With Birds: Birds have been an important influence over 45 years :of Dennis Yockers’ life journey. They are an integral part of his education, profession and personal passion.  This presentation will share stories and photos from across this planet with birds. Presented by Professor Emeritus Dennis Yockers, Ph. D., College of Natural Resources … Continue reading ADV: West Metro Chapter – Dec. 13th

VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth

Volunteers needed to co-hosting a Habitattitude Booth - teach visitors how to prevent spread of AIS at the Norther Green Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, January 16-17, 2019. Please fill out the Doodle poll below with times you are available to co-host a shift (2/day). I am looking for two people per shift. If you know … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Habitattitude Booth

VOL: Friends of the Refuge Board Members Needed

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge The Friends of the Refuge are actively looking for energetic and dynamic board members and hoped that someone within the ranks of the refuge volunteers would be interested. If you are looking for a way to get more involved with Refuge activities, give the Friends group your … Continue reading VOL: Friends of the Refuge Board Members Needed