Updated Events Calendar for 2019

New introductory classes, training, volunteer and advanced course opportunities for 2019 are now being added to the Minnesota Master Naturalist Calendar. We have updated the page to include both an Agenda and a Month format of the calendar.  Select an event to view more details about the event and, in some cases, a map with … Continue reading Updated Events Calendar for 2019

President’s Environmental Youth Award

Your project - or one you are sponsoring - could be an award winner. Apply or encourage a student you know to apply for PEYA and see what a difference they can make for the environment with an award-winning project. Applicants from all 50 states and U.S. territories are eligible to compete for a regional … Continue reading President’s Environmental Youth Award

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

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

ADV – Where are the Monarchs and Milkweeds – webinar – Nov. 27th

Monarch Conservation Webinar - Where are the Monarchs and Milkweeds? Crowd-sourcing, modeling, and surveying across the West Register now for the November 2018 Monarch Conservation Webinar! You will receive additional details about participating in the webinar in a follow up email prior to the webinar and on the confirmation page after completing this form. This … Continue reading ADV – Where are the Monarchs and Milkweeds – webinar – Nov. 27th

VOL: Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center – Duluth

HELP US MAKE WREATHS FOR THE CHRISTMAS TREE CUT WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR BOTH 11/26 and 11/29:  making wreaths to sell at the annual tree cut held 12/1. Come for a couple of hours or stay all day. If you like the smell of fresh Balsam this is the volunteer … Continue reading VOL: Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center – Duluth

ADV: Ginkgo Seed Workshop – St. Paul – Nov 17, 2018

Ginkgo Seed Workshop Are you interested in dealing with those stinky ginkgo seeds in your yard or community? Are you a fan of local urban food products? Come learn about ginkgo and how we can turn a nuisance into a new opportunity. Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm Location: Room 104A … Continue reading ADV: Ginkgo Seed Workshop – St. Paul – Nov 17, 2018

Master Naturalist – volunteer hours

Record Hours and Advanced Training It is time to start thinking about logging your service hours for 2018!  Each year, you need 40 hours of volunteer service logged and 8 hours of advanced training to remain active.   Please take the time to review your current contributions on your dashboard.   If you are needing advanced training … Continue reading Master Naturalist – volunteer hours

MyMinnesota Woods – newletter – Nov. 2018

Upcoming webinar: Forest inventory with LiDAR Natural resource managers are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies for a less expensive and robust forest inventory. In northern Minnesota, a high-density LiDAR-derived forest inventory project is underway across multiple ownerships. This webinar will discuss the methods, accuracy, and costs in implementing high density LiDAR in forest resource assessments … Continue reading MyMinnesota Woods – newletter – Nov. 2018