Give to the Max Day! – November 16th

Join Minnesota's biggest giving holiday by supporting Minnesota Master Naturalist this Give to the Max Day! Giving is easy!  Mark you calendars for Thursday, November 16, or schedule your donation today. Donations are used for scholarships, speakers, and special events.      

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Minnegram – State Wide – by Dec. 5th

The 2018 Winter edition of Minnegram needs WRS and WRC water-related news from you. Help us inform our readers what Water Resources Science faculty and students have accomplished in the last quarter. Please provide news of WRS faculty, students, and WRS-related programs in your department or center. We are seeking: information on new grants, travel, faculty, … Continue reading Minnegram – State Wide – by Dec. 5th

Feather Friends – Cornell Lab

We're excited to announce the revision of our most downloaded elementary resource, Feathered Friends! With the support of Pennington Wild Bird Feed, we've improved these lessons and increased focus on connecting kids to nature through feeding birds. Lessons span the school year, covering a variety of science topics aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Every lesson supports bird identification, contains indoor … Continue reading Feather Friends – Cornell Lab

Gathering Partners of Natural Resources Conference

Gathering Partners of Natural Resources Conference Request for Presentations You are invited to share your experience and expertise at the upcoming Gathering Partners of Natural Resources Annual Conference to be held May 18-20, 2018 at Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd, MN. Please see the attached for information on the Gathering Partners 2018 RFP.

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

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

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

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