Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods – Jan. 2020

New version of Woodland Stewardship book available online We’re happy to share that the revised edition of Woodland Stewardship: A Practical Guide for Midwestern Landowners is now available! This book is designed to help woodland owners identify goals for their property and work with a professional forester to choose the management practices that will help … Continue reading Newsletter: MyMinnesotaWoods – Jan. 2020

Newsletter: Whitewater State Park – Feb. 2020

Upcoming events at Whitewater State Park: SATURDAYS IN FEBRUARY: 10 a.m. – Noon    Snowshoe Saturdays Join a park naturalist each Saturday in February to explore the park by snowshoe. This is the time of year that we can go off trail and see some unique areas of the park. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow … Continue reading Newsletter: Whitewater State Park – Feb. 2020

Newsletter: Lake Bemidji State Park – Feb. 2020

Lake Bemidji State Park Upcoming Events SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 1–5 p.m.  Winter Techniques: Digital Photography Workshop Meet in the Visitor Center. Professional photographer Janet Nelson will help you make the most of winter's unique opportunities. The class will be basic to intermediate and cover macro and landscapes, lighting and composition. Bring your own compact or … Continue reading Newsletter: Lake Bemidji State Park – Feb. 2020

Meeting: Cannon River Valley – MMNats

Our next meeting of the Cannon River Valley Chapter of the Minnesota Master Naturalists is on Thursday, January 16th at Carleton College’s Arboretum Office. The meeting will be from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Alan Kraus, Conservation Program Manager with the Cannon River Watershed Partnership, and Brad Gordon, Program Manager with Great River Greening, will speak. They will discuss the … Continue reading Meeting: Cannon River Valley – MMNats

ADV: Citizen Science Programs

Jan 15 - Feb15, 2020: New! Audubon Climate Watch:  Learn about this new citizen science program and participate if you like. Thu, Jan 23, 2020, 7:00 p.m.: Wildlife Tracking in the Twin Cities Metro Area Presented by Jonathan Popple, Director of the Minnesota Wildlife Tracking Project. MN River Valley Audubon Chapter (MRVAC) monthly meeting at MVNWR … Continue reading ADV: Citizen Science Programs

ADV: Birds, Bees & Butterflies – Bemidji – Jan. 23rd

Registration for the Bemidji Lawns to Legumes (L2L) training workshop is now open!  Go to: and sign up today.  Bemidji Lawns to Legumes Train the Trainer workshop January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm Beltrami Electric Community Roo Have you ever wished you knew more about which native plants attract pollinators and birds in our area; which … Continue reading ADV: Birds, Bees & Butterflies – Bemidji – Jan. 23rd

Newsletter – Lake Bemidji State Park – Jan. 2020

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 1–3 p.m.               Brrrmidji Kids Can Ice-Fish Kids ages 8-15 come on out for an afternoon of ice fishing on Lake Bemidji. During Take-A-Kid Ice Fishing Weekend, anglers 18 and older do not need a license if they are accompanied by a child younger than 16 and are actively participating in Take-A-Kid Ice … Continue reading Newsletter – Lake Bemidji State Park – Jan. 2020

Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

Announcing the Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference, Saturday, February 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., University of St. Thomas, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, 2115 Summit Ave (at Cretin), St. Paul, MN 55105. Where Have All the Fireflies Gone? Gardening in Challenging Times Exploring what we can do—as … Continue reading Wild Ones MN Annual Design with Nature Conference – Feb. 29th

VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Guides – January 14th

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Guides lead engaging tours, interact with guests at interpretive stations, and facilitate nature play with young children, depending on their interests and skills. We are currently looking for more volunteers for our spring and summer 2020 season and have an information session on Tuesday, January 14 at 10 am for this opportunity. … Continue reading VOL: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Guides – January 14th

VOL: Habitattitude – Minneapolis – Jan. 15-16

We could use your help co-hosting a Habitattitude booth to teach visitors how to prevent spread of AIS at the Northern Green Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, January 15-16, 2020.  Please fill out the Doodle poll below ASAP with times you are available to co-host a shift (there are two shifts per day). We are looking for two staff … Continue reading VOL: Habitattitude – Minneapolis – Jan. 15-16