Minnegram Winter 2019

Features of the winter Minnegram - The Water Resources Center’s quarterly newsletter focuses on water-related issues. Water Conference goes back to basics; Native American knowledge and soil health keys in water resource management The 2018 Minnesota Water Resources conference opened with the presentation of the Dave Ford award to Suzanne Jiwani, a flood plain mapping … Continue reading Minnegram Winter 2019

Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

BLACK HISTORY MONTH It's Black History Month and that means it's time to roll out the red carpet for the Black Minnesotans who made our state great. We took a dive into the primary source research hole to bring you accessible resources for students to investigate. Follow our Twitter or Facebook for sources all month long! CLASSROOM RESOURCES … Continue reading Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

There are many interesting articles included in this issue of the MAISRC newsletter, such as: Are zebra mussels hitching a ride on your boat? MAISRC researchers recently completed a project assessing the risk of zebra mussels spreading in the residual water left in boats after they’ve been drained. The first-of-its-kind study found that although veligers … Continue reading AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

VOL: Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15th-18th

Great Backyard Bird Count: Should Be "Finchy" and Fun --- Winter finch "irruption" will be a highlight for many. New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, and Port Rowan, ON—The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18. Volunteers from around the world are invited to count the … Continue reading VOL: Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15th-18th

ADV: Symposium on Prairies and Grasslands – March 23rd

The Minnesota Native Plant Society's 2019 Symposium: Prairies and Grasslands of the Lower 48 Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Prairie historically covered one-third of the state of Minnesota, and has been a topic of previous symposia. This year, we are broadening our geographical range to … Continue reading ADV: Symposium on Prairies and Grasslands – March 23rd

ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 15th: Laura … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 15th and 22nd

VOL: PlayCleanGo(R) Advisory Council – Call for Nominations – Due February 15

The PlayCleanGo®: Stop Invasive Species in Your Tracks Advisory Council seeks nominations for 4 open positions. Click here to view and download the nomination form. We invite you to join us in guiding the national PlayCleanGo campaign as a member of the national PlayCleanGo Advisory Council. While it sounds lofty, the group is made up of … Continue reading VOL: PlayCleanGo(R) Advisory Council – Call for Nominations – Due February 15

ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th

Native Sedges: Benefits and Uses in Minnesota Landscapes University of Minnesota Professor and Horticulturist; Mary Meyer will talk about these tough, attractive and beneficial plants and how they can be used in your landscapes.  Sponsored by the West Metro chapter of the Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteers.  Thursday, February 14th, social time 6:30, presentation 7 p.m.  … Continue reading ADV: Native Sedges – Feb. 14th