Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

Understanding the Art of Facilitation: Effective Practices for Public Participation How can people be the solution to the challenges we face? Many of us dedicate our time, money, and energy to convening people who are central to our work. We need them to be knowledgeable and interested, but keeping them engaged is often challenging. This … Continue reading Freshwater Society – June 15-16 – Hopkins

Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

Please take some photos! "Field Photo Weekend" May 27 - 29, 2017 . . . Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by taking a few shots! Here’s your chance to join hundreds of other CoCoRaHS observers to see what our landscapes look like during late spring. If you have participated before, this is a great chance to … Continue reading Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

Fascinated by worms? Want to help in the battle against forest invaders? The Great Lakes Worm Watch (GLWW) is a citizen science project involving volunteers from across the United States and Canada in earthworm research. It was developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth to collect long-term data on earthworm populations. Although new … Continue reading WORM WATCHERS TRAINING: June 7th in Saint Paul; August 23rd in Duluth

FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Volunteer outings & events • FMR hosts approximately 60 public cleanups, hauls, pulls or plantings throughout the Twin Cities metro-area annually. — Most take place between April and November and are two to three hours in length. — No experience is required and our top-notch stewardship staff take care of all the training, tools, directions and the rest. We'll also take photos and post … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Opportunities – summer

Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

Volunteer opportunities with the Audubon Center of the North Woods:  They are setting aside a few weekends this summer as Volunteer Work Weekends and could use your help on a variety of projects.  Maybe you've been here many times and would love the opportunity to visit again and give back. Or perhaps you've never been … Continue reading Audubon Center of the North Woods – May to September Volunteer Activities

FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs

Thank you for your interest in helping the river! The number of people in the Twin Cities passionate about the Mississippi never ceases to amaze. Annually, over 3,500 local river stewards get their hands dirty through FMR cleanups, storm drain stenciling outings, invasive species removals and other hands-on habitat restoration outings. We hope you can join us! Visit our events calendar for the most up-to-date … Continue reading FMR Volunteer Outings & Stewardship Programs