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

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

Worm Watch – Summer 2017

Fascinated by worms? Want to help in the battle against forest invaders? The Great Lakes Worm Watch (GLWW) is a citizen science project involving volunteers from across the United States and Canada in earthworm research. It was developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth to collect long-term data on earthworm populations. Although new … Continue reading Worm Watch – Summer 2017