Minnesota Master Naturalist

Annual Conference


Gathering Partners of Natural Resources

2015 Spring North Woods Conference:

inspiring learning, enriching lives and making a difference in a changing world.

May 15-17, 2015

Sawmill Inn

Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Join us in May when the Minnesota Master Naturalists, Minnesota Phenology Network, Minnesota Family Woodlands and Minnesota Forestry Association join forces and offer a spectacular conference for all participants.

2015 Conference Donors

Tentative Timeline

(dates are subject to change based on planning committee recommendations)

January 16, 2015 - Request for Presenter Proposals due

February 1, 2015 - Sponsorships due

March 23, 2015 - Registration opens

May 1, 2015 - Block of rooms release date at Sawmill Inn

May 10, 2015 - Registration closes


Request for Presenter Proposals are due January 16, 2015. 

Request for Presenter Proposal Information

Request for Presenter Proposal Form

Draft Conference Schedule


Conference Sponsorships are due February 1, 2015.

Sponsor Invitation

Sponsor Levels

Sponsor Form


Silent Auction

Donation Request

Donation Form


Registration information will be available by mid-March.


Lodging Options