VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

The is a huge varieity of Volunteer Opportunities during November - December at Boulder Lake ELC Balsam Bough Harvesting Every Saturday in November (11/16, 11/23 and 11/30)  from 10-1pm Wreath Making for Annual Tree Cut Event Help Boulder make the wreaths, swag and tree cookie snowmen that are sold during our tree cut event Nov 24th, … Continue reading VOL: Boulder Lake ELC – Nov. & Dec.

ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

2019 MOU Paper Session - Keynote Speaker Ian Davies, eBird Project Coordinator Pre-registration for the 2019 MOU Paper Session is now available! The event is being held on Saturday, December 7, at the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center on the University of Minnesota campus (2017 Buford Avenue, St. Paul). Parking is … Continue reading ADV: 2019 MOU Paper Session – Dec. 7th – St. Paul

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

Volunteers are still needed for the 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Thanks for a fantastic field season! The busy season of field trips, habitat restorations, and multiple visitor centers has come to a close for 2019. Thank you to every single person that came out to help the park with these important programs and projects. If you have not registered for the volunteer award recognition event, … Continue reading Newsletter: Volunteers-in-Parks

Farms & Woodlands Course

Farms & Woodlands: Opens November 21, 2019 We know how deeply you care about your land. That's why we've developed the Farms and Woodlands program especially for landowners who want to get the most out of every acre of their land. This comprehensive education program teaches landowners about the importance of an ecosystem-centered approach to … Continue reading Farms & Woodlands Course

VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

The 23rd UMN Extension Ecology Science Fair will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the St. Paul Student Center (note the change in date and location!). Are you available to volunteer your talents and time to help make the Ecology Science Fair the phenomenal success it is? Please complete this brief Volunteer Form to … Continue reading VOL: Ecology Science Fair – February 8th

ADV: Tree Care Advocate Conference – Nov. 7th

Tree Care Advocate Program is hosting its first conference, held on November 7th, 2019. Our goal was to keep it closed for our program volunteers, but we have plenty of space available, so I wanted to extend the opportunity for other environmental stewardship volunteers to participate as well. Our goal is to provide this small … Continue reading ADV: Tree Care Advocate Conference – Nov. 7th

ADV: Invasive Mussel Collaborative Webinar – Nov. 4th

Using eDNA as an early detection tool for invasive mussels Invasive Mussel Collaborative Webinar Monday, November 4th, 1-2 pm The Invasive Mussel Collaborative is hosting a free webinar examining the study and use of environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect invasive zebra and quagga mussels. The presenters will discuss eDNA sampling as a detection tool and … Continue reading ADV: Invasive Mussel Collaborative Webinar – Nov. 4th