Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

We are excited to announce the topics for the 2019 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series! The Monarch Joint Venture is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to put on another year full of informative and inspiring webinars on all things monarch. Starting in February, webinars will be held live on … Continue reading Webinar: Monarch Conservation Series

ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 22nd & March 1st

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers are invited to join the students and faculty of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology on the St. Paul Campus for the Spring Seminar Series.  Each week, on Friday, an expert will speak on their own area of expertise for one hour, from 12-1 PM, in 335 Borlaug Hall. Feb. 22nd: Hannah … Continue reading ADV: Conservation Sciences Seminars – Feb. 22nd & March 1st

VOL: Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15th-18th

Great Backyard Bird Count: Should Be "Finchy" and Fun --- Winter finch "irruption" will be a highlight for many. New York, NY, Ithaca, NY, and Port Rowan, ON—The 22nd Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place from Friday, February 15 through Monday, February 18. Volunteers from around the world are invited to count the … Continue reading VOL: Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15th-18th

VOL: Youth Education Volunteer

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is looking for volunteers to work with youth. The Arb reaches 45,000 kids per year, so are always looking for talented people like you!! Next week, on Monday the 18th from 9:30-11:00 we are hosting a youth education volunteer information session at the Arboretum to provide details about volunteering with our department. … Continue reading VOL: Youth Education Volunteer

ADV: New Master Woodland Owner class

Landowners in central Minnesota have a great opportunity to join Extension's newest Master Woodland Owner class. Starting in June, the Avon Hills class is specifically designed for woodland owners who are interested in fostering their woodland for the future. Registration is open now, and the course fee includes a site visit to your woodland by … Continue reading ADV: New Master Woodland Owner class

ADV-AIS: Cafe Scientifique

Good Weeds & Bad Weeds: Saving Our Underwater Prairies in the Land of 10,000 Lakes Tuesday February 19 at 7:00 pm Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St, Minneapolis The plant communities that lie below the surface of our lakes are incredibly valuable, both ecologically and economically. Human introductions of new species to Minnesota lakes … Continue reading ADV-AIS: Cafe Scientifique

VOL-AIS: Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers – Feb. 13th-17th

Volunteers needed for Duluth Boat Show in the Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers booth at the 53rd Annual Duluth Boat Sport Travel and RV Show, February 13-17, 2019, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (http://www.minnesotasportshow.com/). Once again, MN Sea Grant has secured space for a Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! booth and would like to invite you to co-host the booth with … Continue reading VOL-AIS: Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers – Feb. 13th-17th

Minnegram Winter 2019

Features of the winter Minnegram - The Water Resources Center’s quarterly newsletter focuses on water-related issues. Water Conference goes back to basics; Native American knowledge and soil health keys in water resource management The 2018 Minnesota Water Resources conference opened with the presentation of the Dave Ford award to Suzanne Jiwani, a flood plain mapping … Continue reading Minnegram Winter 2019

Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

BLACK HISTORY MONTH It's Black History Month and that means it's time to roll out the red carpet for the Black Minnesotans who made our state great. We took a dive into the primary source research hole to bring you accessible resources for students to investigate. Follow our Twitter or Facebook for sources all month long! CLASSROOM RESOURCES … Continue reading Minnesota Historical Society Newsletter

AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter

There are many interesting articles included in this issue of the MAISRC newsletter, such as: Are zebra mussels hitching a ride on your boat? MAISRC researchers recently completed a project assessing the risk of zebra mussels spreading in the residual water left in boats after they’ve been drained. The first-of-its-kind study found that although veligers … Continue reading AIS: MAISRC – February Newsletter