Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

Please take some photos! "Field Photo Weekend" May 27 - 29, 2017 . . . Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by taking a few shots! Here’s your chance to join hundreds of other CoCoRaHS observers to see what our landscapes look like during late spring. If you have participated before, this is a great chance to … Continue reading Field Photo Weekend: May 27 – 29, 2017

Annual Meeting of Barnum Lake Association, Hackensack, August 19

Annual Meeting of Barnum Lake Association Annual meeting: registration, brunch, business meeting and program presentation. [Looking to find a speaker on snapping turtles for the program for 1/2 to 1 hour in length] This is a duplicate request to my submittal of a couple of days ago before I had this web address. Location Woodrow … Continue reading Annual Meeting of Barnum Lake Association, Hackensack, August 19

Find Funky Nests in Funky Places!

Find Funky Nests in Funky Places! Popular contest returns with great prizes For release: May 4, 2017 Ithaca, N.Y.--Funky Nests in Funky Places is back! This popular contest focuses on the quirky places birds sometimes build their nests. Participants have found nests on tiny skyscraper ledges, in barbecue grills, traffic lights, wind chimes, flower pots, an old motorcycle helmet, or just … Continue reading Find Funky Nests in Funky Places!

CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

  Dear rain gauge readers (Sometimes referred to as CoCoRaHSters, CoCoRaisins, or something like that...), Greetings, everyone.  A lot has happened in the weather world in the past month since I last wrote.  Here are a few notables: Yesterday (May 4) was our first "monster rain" day this calendar year.  I define "monster" rain as … Continue reading CoCoRaHS — The Great Escape!

Calling All Birders: Global Big Day is May 13

How many of the world’s bird species can be found? Ithaca, NY--A “big day” is a big deal for people who love to watch birds. The term traditionally applies to any effort to identify as many bird species as possible in a single day. The third annual Global Big Day takes place on May 13, 2017. Bird watchers … Continue reading Calling All Birders: Global Big Day is May 13

2017 Prairie BioBlitz, Starbuck, June 24

2017 Prairie BioBlitz Join us for the 2017 BioBlitz! This year, Land Stewardship Project (LSP) in partnership with the Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) and Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) we are showcasing our Minnesota public lands. We will explore land managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, native prairie in Glacial Lakes … Continue reading 2017 Prairie BioBlitz, Starbuck, June 24

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District – June 3rd

 Birds, Birds, Birds Saturday, June 3, 10 am – noon Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park, Victori Master Naturalist volunteer roles:   Assist Three Rivers Park naturalists and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District staff with stations at Birds, Birds, Birds event This community event is part of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District 50th anniversary.  We are looking for 3-6 … Continue reading Minnehaha Creek Watershed District – June 3rd