MyMinnesota Woods Fall 2017 Newsletter

Spreading the news about a deadly invader Do you ever feel hopeless when it comes to invasive species? Don't despair--residents like you are making a difference! Minnesota has some of the most progressive and advanced systems in place to deal with invasives, including timely information from Extension for concerned citizens. Extension's response time was tested … Continue reading MyMinnesota Woods Fall 2017 Newsletter

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Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter

The Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter is currently seeking volunteers to help promote outdoor ethics in the Twin Cities Metro and Duluth areas in 2018. Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational non-profit that teaches people of all ages to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. Our outreach includes interactive booths at large events … Continue reading Leave No Trace Minnesota Chapter

DNR Volunteer Opportunities – Statewide

Volunteer positions are open across the state with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Volunteer with the DNR to: ·        Teach activities at the Metro Children’s Water Festival – Sept 27 ·        Collect wildflower seeds – Sept 30 ·        Monitor turtles ·        Help with nature-based programs in State Parks ·        Pull buckthorn on a … Continue reading DNR Volunteer Opportunities – Statewide

Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Fabulous Fall Geek-out at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center on September 29- October 1 2017. ​Could you do any of the following for us? Share this link: http://wolf-ridge.org/ca mp/fabulous-fall-nature-geek-o ut ​ / ​    ​" Head to the North Shore of Lake Superior and learn something new about nature. ​​ Open this link to find out about … Continue reading Fabulous Fall Geek-out – Finland – Sept. 29 – Oct. 1

Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

You will see in the the newsletter that we are looking to bring on Project GO Trainers across Minnesota to help train program staff at after school and out of school locations throughout Minnesota.  If you are interested in becoming a Trainer for Project GO, let me know and I can send you more information.  … Continue reading Project Get Outdoors Newsletter-Fall 2017

National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Time: September 30, 2017 from 9am to 4pm Location: statewide opportunities-see map Organized By: Amy Rager Event Description: Register today for National Public Lands Day. September 30. Locations across the state! Family members are encouraged to come out and volunteer with MNats on this day! Let's make this our BIGGEST DAY of service ever! Click … Continue reading National Public Lands Day. September 30 – various Minnesota locations

Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Ecological Restoration Online Courses Registration is now open for all fall 2017 and spring 2018 courses. The Ecological Restoration Training Cooperative has developed five online courses that each focus on specific aspects of restoration practice. You'll have the flexibility to participate in these online courses from any location with internet access. For those of you … Continue reading Ecological Restoration Online Courses

Celestron Binocular Grants:

Celestron Optics is providing binoculars to classrooms participating in citizen-science projects. Whether you’re watching a bird feeder, going out on regular bird walks, or participating in a bio blitz, share with us how your students are scientists and what you could accomplish with a classroom set of binoculars. This grant will be distributed on a rolling … Continue reading Celestron Binocular Grants:

NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission, Montevideo, September 30

NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission Minnesota Master Naturalists (MMN) Prairies & Potholes Chapter, CURE and the Chippewa County Historical Society with the support of the Chippewa Soil & Water Conservation District will team up to remove buckthorn at the Lac qui Parle Mission as part of the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) day … Continue reading NPLD Busting the Buckthorn at the Mission, Montevideo, September 30