Volunteer with FMR – Fall 2017

For a list of the volunteer opportunities available with the Friends of the Mississippi River, please visit: FMR

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MyMinnesota Woods Fall 2017 Newsletter

Spreading the news about a deadly invader Do you ever feel hopeless when it comes to invasive species? Don't despair--residents like you are making a difference! Minnesota has some of the most progressive and advanced systems in place to deal with invasives, including timely information from Extension for concerned citizens. Extension's response time was tested … Continue reading MyMinnesota Woods Fall 2017 Newsletter

Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter

The Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter is currently seeking volunteers to help promote outdoor ethics in the Twin Cities Metro and Duluth areas in 2018. Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational non-profit that teaches people of all ages to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. Our outreach includes interactive booths at large events … Continue reading Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter

DNR Volunteer Opportunities – Statewide

Volunteer positions are open across the state with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Volunteer with the DNR to: ·        Teach activities at the Metro Children’s Water Festival – Sept 27 ·        Collect wildflower seeds – Sept 30 ·        Monitor turtles ·        Help with nature-based programs in State Parks ·        Pull buckthorn on a … Continue reading DNR Volunteer Opportunities – Statewide

Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities, Richfield, September 19

Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities Twin Cities Chapter of Wild Ones is very pleased to host Dr. Lee E. Frelich, Director, the U of M Center for Forest Ecology, to open our Fall 2017 schedule: Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities Understory plant communities in ‘Big Woods’ (maple, … Continue reading Conservation Strategies for Native ‘Big Woods’ Forest Plant Communities, Richfield, September 19

Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Fabulous Fall Geek-out at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center on September 29- October 1 2017. ​Could you do any of the following for us? Share this link: http://wolf-ridge.org/ca mp/fabulous-fall-nature-geek-o ut ​ / ​    ​" Head to the North Shore of Lake Superior and learn something new about nature. ​​ Open this link to find out about … Continue reading Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

You will see in the the newsletter that we are looking to bring on Project GO Trainers across Minnesota to help train program staff at after school and out of school locations throughout Minnesota.  If you are interested in becoming a Trainer for Project GO, let me know and I can send you more information.  … Continue reading Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

Volunteer Opportunities with the St. Paul Recreation Department – fall

Thank you for volunteering with Saint Paul Natural Resources! Volunteers greatly increase the reach and efficiency of our gardening, forestry, environmental, and environmental education programs. Check out our regular openings below to find one that interests you or your small group. To volunteer please select: St. Paul Volunteer

National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Time: September 30, 2017 from 9am to 4pm Location: statewide opportunities-see map Organized By: Amy Rager Event Description: Register today for National Public Lands Day. September 30. Locations across the state! Family members are encouraged to come out and volunteer with MNats on this day! Let's make this our BIGGEST DAY of service ever! Click … Continue reading National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Ecological Restoration Online Courses Registration is now open for all fall 2017 and spring 2018 courses. The Ecological Restoration Training Cooperative has developed five online courses that each focus on specific aspects of restoration practice. You'll have the flexibility to participate in these online courses from any location with internet access. For those of you … Continue reading Ecological Restoration Online Courses