Audubon Center of the North Woods upcoming events

Upcoming Events at the Audubon Center of the North Woods, 54165 Audubon Dr., Sandstone, MN  55072 Camp for your nature lover: We still have room in our Ways of Wildlife summer camp (July 30-August 4)... perfect for animal-loving kids who want to learn more about the lives of animals, from small creek creatures to large … Continue reading Audubon Center of the North Woods upcoming events

Friends of Sax-Zim Bog upcoming events – Duluth area

Friends of Sax-Zim Bog Organization Overview History and Mission Friends of Sax-Zim Bog (FOSZB) originated in 2010 when Sparky Stensaas realized the biologically diverse habitat of the Sax-Zim Bog, one of the most famous birding areas in North America, was being threatened and needed a voice. Sparky had been birding the Bog since the early … Continue reading Friends of Sax-Zim Bog upcoming events – Duluth area

Starry stonewort – August 5th – state wide

Join us for a day (August 5 ) searching for one of Minnesota's newest aquatic invasive species, starry stonewort (and other AIS). Starry stonewort is an invasive algae that was first found in Lake Koronis in 2015 and has since spread to 9 Minnesota lakes. Now we are asking for your help in searching other … Continue reading Starry stonewort – August 5th – state wide

Minnesota Teacher Workshop

10 Plants That Changed Minnesota Teacher Workshops Can you guess the 10 Plants that changed Minnesota? Learn these plants along with fun and educational STEM activities designed for middle and high school students, but easily adapted to younger students. Activities range from measuring the value of a tree, the parts of a corn plant, comparing … Continue reading Minnesota Teacher Workshop

DNR – Summer Volunteer Opportunities

  Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup - June 15  Summer Minnesota DNR Volunteer Opportunities - Statewide Volunteer positions are open across the state with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR): ·        Clean the Mississippi River from a riverboat, greet visitors or pull invasive parsnip at a State Park, count loons, monitor state trails, be a campground … Continue reading DNR – Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with the MN DNR – Summer 2017

Get involved, volunteer with us! Join other like-minded folks enjoying Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas while doing important work to help keep them natural! Volunteer stewardship projects include: collecting seeds, planting seedlings, controlling invasive species, and several other tasks! Upcoming Events Check the events calendar for stewardship projects as well as other fun events. You'll … Continue reading Volunteer with the MN DNR – Summer 2017