Minnesota Master Naturalist

Annual Conference

A collaboration of University of Minnesota Extension Forestry and Minnesota Master Naturalist programs

May 19-21, 2017

University of Minnesota Saint Paul Campus

Keynote Speakers:

Friday, May 19 - President Eric Kaler, University of Minnesota and George Weiblen, University of Minnesota Professor in College of Biological Sciences

Saturday, May 20 - Rhiannon Crain, Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Habitat Network Project

Registraton is closed

Friday Pre-Conference Field Trips and Campus Walking Tours beginning at 10:00 am

Sessions begin at 8:00 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday

Campus Tours of Bell Museum collections, new Bell Museum, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC), College of Biological Science, Monarch Lab and much more

Sessions include agriculture, invasive species, tree ID, bee ID, pollinators, forestry, photography, phenology, and so much more!

Social activities include "Green Fire" movie, square dancing, bar-b-que, and others


Sponsors and Silent Auction Donors


Pre-Conference Workshops

Session Descriptions

Registration Costs

Keynote Speakers

Presenter Bios

Campus Lodging Option

Opportunities for Socializing

Silent Auction Donation Form

Vendor Booth/Exhibit Booth Registration

Conference Scholarship Form

Registration Form

Volunteer Opportunities Signup

Directions to Saint Paul Campus

Campus Map


We are planning an exciting, educational and FUN conference.  Mark you calendars now!!