Minnesota Master Naturalist News
Over the River and Through the Moraine
Posted on Friday, July 20, 2012
Theme: Noticing ancient glacial formations and influence on land forms, vegetation and wildlife gives us a greater appreciation of our surroundings
Saint Paul Public Library Named Master Naturalist Tom Wilcox Volunteer of the Year
Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012
The Saint Paul Public Library named Tom Wilcox as its 2012 Volunteer of the Year during the library's annual adult volunteer appreciation event yesterday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, downtown St. Paul, Minn.
NL fish hatchery hatches out up to 70 million fry
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012
Master Naturalist team wins award
Posted on Monday, October 3, 2011
Dawn Flinn, DNR stewardship education coordinator,and the Master Naturalist team of Rob Blair, Nate Meyer, Karen Oberhauser, Amy Rager and Andrea Lorek Strauss, recently won an award from the Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals.
Students get the dirt on nature
Posted on Monday, September 26, 2011
Students in the Onamia School District got a little dirty Monday at the Northland Arboretum digging up black dirt, planting perennials in the arb's butterfly garden as part of the school's Mille Lacs Area Partners For Youth program.
Minnesota Master Naturalist Program, training and what you can help with
Posted on Tuesday, September 6, 2011
If there was one way to describe what a Minnesota Master Naturalist does, I do not know what it would be specifically. However, I can tell you generally what they do as I am one of over 600 certified Master Naturalists in the state. What do we all do though, that is a great question!
Meet our Volunteers: Minnesota DNR
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Lots of Minnesota Master Naturalists are featured on the Minnesota DNR volunteer site for summer 2011.
Frazee Elementary receives 25 field desks
Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2011
Frazee Elementary was one of four schools in the state to receive handcrafted portable desks for use in the school forest.
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011
Master Naturalist Volunteers are a key measure in the Minnesota DNR Conservation Agenda
Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2011
Walleye improvement is one goal of this retiree's volunteer efforts
Posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2010
It’s walleye fishing season! The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) has one board member whose role is to help natural resources, with a heavy emphasis on improving walleye fishing.
Volunteers from Minneapolis descend on Lester Prairie, plant garden
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2010
Lester Prairie made such a good impression on Minneapolis resident Gay Noble when she was passing through a decade ago, she chose the city as the site for a master naturalist project this year.
Free Download - Bird FeederWatch Posters
Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Nature lovers unite
Posted on Monday, April 5, 2010
North American Bear Center
Posted on Saturday, January 2, 2010
The North American Bear Center is a great resource for info on bears- ecology- behavior etc. Check it out at http://www.bear.org/
Minnesota monarch butterfly population falls
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009
Master Naturalists find state’s largest River Birch
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Volunteers restore section of SP shoreline
Posted on Friday, July 10, 2009
Article about recent Hennepin County Class capstone project on Lake Minnetonka. Appeared in the Sun Patriot Newspaper
Get Ready for a Great Year Outdoors
Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2009
Mother Earth News December 08-January 09
Article describes outdoor learning opportunities and lists state by the state the Master Naturalist Programs available.
Harmony woman becomes certified Master Naturalist
Posted on Monday, July 16, 2007
Julie Teslow is featured in this article about becoming a Master Naturalist
Master Naturalists explore Upper Sioux Agency State Park
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2006
U Partners with State to offer Master Naturalist training
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteers featured on the University of Minnesota Home Page.
Minnesota Master Naturalist program spreading in popularity
Posted on Monday, April 3, 2006
The Outdoor News featured the Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Program.
Minnesota Moment Radio Clip
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2006
This is a radio clip sent to news stations to be used as needed. Click on web link to hear the 90 second recording.
College Merger Could Be a Big Deal
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Article about the merger of the College of Natural Resources and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science. Master Naturalist program is briefly mentioned.
Master Naturalist Pilot Class Underway at Fort Snelling
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2005
The inaugural course for the Minnesota Master Naturalist Program is underway at Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul. The students are learning about natural and cultural history of the Big Woods, Big Rivers ecosystem of our state. The class started on September 15 and will run through December 1.
The pilot class has 23 students in it who are providing valuable feedback and comments as the program is rolled out.
The Big Woods, Big Rivers Class consists of 11 class periods and two field trips to learn more and provide students with hands on opportunities to put to practice the classroom learning.
Future classes will be offered early in 2006. Watch the web page for more information!
Lots of people want to be Master Naturalists
Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2005
A new Master Naturalist program that will be offered through the University of Minnesota Extension Service has drawn so much interest its pilot class scheduled for September is already full.
"Public reaction to the class has been outstanding," says Amy Rager, an assistant professor and extension service regional educator. "Lots of calls and e-mails tell us that citizens are excited about the program."