International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

The International Wolf Center is a leader in providing wolf education. Join us for our International Wolf Symposium Educator Day to bring relevant, science-based activities and knowledge to your students. Registration for the day includes: breakfast, lunch, daily break refreshments, materials and a copy of the International Wolf Center’s Gray Wolves Gray Matter curriculum. Learn about resources … Continue reading International Symposium Educator Day – October 13, 2018

VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth

Spring has sprung and that means that 26th Annual River Quest is just around the corner! It's May 14-17. If you're not aware or participated in the past, it is an educational event for Duluth-Superior 6th graders who travel through educational stations aboard the Vista Star and DECC's South Pioneer Hall. Carrying passports, they learn … Continue reading VOL – 26th Annual River Quest – Duluth

2018 Dragonfly Society of the Americas Annual Meeting

Coming in July, an amazing opportunity for any Master Naturalists who are interested in learning more about Odonada or participating in survey research.  The Minnesota Dragonfly Society (MDS) is excited to host the 2018 DSA meeting and showcase Minnesota’s 150 species of odonates! Minnesota’s North Woods offers some of the best intact peatlands in the … Continue reading 2018 Dragonfly Society of the Americas Annual Meeting

Minnesota’s Wildlife Action Plan 2015-2025

The 2015-2025 MN Wildlife Action Plan identifies a prioritized Wildlife Action Network (WAN) that can aid land managers and other conservation partners in implementing a landscape-scale, habitat approach that increases the effectiveness and efficiency of conservation actions by maintaining, enhancing, and restoring: Areas large enough to sustain biodiversity and ecological processes and functions, Areas that … Continue reading Minnesota’s Wildlife Action Plan 2015-2025

VOL – Become an AIS Detector

Taking the plunge to fight aquatic invaders Cecilia Riedman and Stephen Long want to keep their lake healthy and free of zebra mussels and other invaders that crowd out native species, but they also care beyond their own waters. So they applied, together, to volunteer as Aquatic Invasive Species Detectors.  For more details of their involvement, … Continue reading VOL – Become an AIS Detector

VOL – 2018 City Nature Challenge! – Fond du Lac

The Fond du Lac invasive species and environmental programs would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 City Nature Challenge! This event will involve discovering and mapping new aquatic and terrestrial invasive and native species! Currently on FDL Reservation we have documented over 200 known invasive species locations that include species such as … Continue reading VOL – 2018 City Nature Challenge! – Fond du Lac

MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – April 2018

Registration is open for Master Woodland Owner Central Lakes! Registration remains open for a new Master Woodland Owner class beginning in May. With a focus on private landowners in the Brainerd area, this class will follow the success of previous Master Woodland Owner classes. This hybrid course will meet both online and in-person, and the … Continue reading MyMinnesotaWoods Newsletter – April 2018

ADV – Bee and Butterfly Plant Workshop

Are you interested in learning how researchers from U. S. Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, and Monarch Joint Venture monitor vegetation, bees and butterflies in tallgrass prairie?  If yes, please see the attached flier with details for a workshop June 27-28, immediately following the MN DNR Native Plant ID and Management Course at Seven Sisters … Continue reading ADV – Bee and Butterfly Plant Workshop