Minnesota Master Naturalist

Courses Available

Upcoming Big Woods, Big Rivers

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
BWBR - Impact of Climate Change on Big Woods, Big Rivers 2024-06-03 to 2024-06-14 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center, 1000 Rustad Rd., Faribault, MN open
BWBR - Big Woods Big Rivers - Bell Museum 2024-06-24 to 2024-06-28 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Ave West , Saint Paul closed

Upcoming Northwoods, Great Lakes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
NWGL - Northwoods, Great Lakes in the Sax-Zim Bog 2024-08-12 to 2024-08-16 9:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. Northwoods, Great Lakes in the Sax-Zim Bog closed

Upcoming Prairies and Potholes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
PP - ARCC Field Biology 2024-05-28 to 2024-07-09 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Anoka Ramsey Community College, 11200 Mississippi Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN closed
PP - Prairie and Potholes - Saint Johns 2024-08-05 to 2024-08-09 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Prairie and Potholes - Saint Johns open
PP - Prairies and Potholes of West Central Minnesota 2024-08-19 to 2024-08-23 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, 12718 10th St. NE, Spicer closed

Upcoming Instructor Training

No courses are currently listed.

Upcoming Advanced Training

Annual Conference

No courses are currently listed.

Regular Courses

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Bog Ecology and Bog Specialists 2024-06-01 to 2024-06-01 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Bog Ecology and Bog Specialists open
ADV - Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity 2024-07-14 to 2024-07-14 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity open
ADV - Nighttime Neighbors 2024-08-03 to 2024-08-03 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Nighttime Neighbors open

Online Courses/Webinars

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series webinars - Wednesdays April 17 - May 29 2024-05-29 to 2024-05-29 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Minnesota Outdoor Skills and Stewardship Series webinars open
ADV - Offal wildlife watching 2024-08-14 to 2024-08-14 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Offal wildlife watching open
ADV - Discovering Lichens Online with the British Field Studies Council 2024-10-01 to 2024-10-22 5:30 A.M. to 6:15 A.M. Discovering Lichens Online with the British Field Studies Council open
ADV - Understanding Fire Season 4 2024-10-31 to 2024-10-31 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Understanding Fire Season 4 open

Upcoming AIS Detector Volunteer Opportunities

No courses are currently listed.

City Nature Challenge

No courses are currently listed.

National Public Lands Day

No courses are currently listed.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Garlic Mustard Pull 2024-05-25 to 2024-05-25 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Garlic Mustard Pull open
VOL - May Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-05-25 to 2024-05-25 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. May Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL -DATE CHANGE! Volunteer Stewardship Event: Buckthorn Pull at Mille Lacs Moraine SNA 2024-05-30 to 2024-05-30 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Event: Buckthorn Pull at Mille Lacs Moraine SNA open
VOL - Garlic Mustard Removal Days - April 16 - May 31 2024-05-31 to 2024-05-31 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Rd Eagan, MN 55123 open
VOL - Wildflower Hunt at Hemlock Ravine (Jay Cooke State Park) 2024-06-01 to 2024-06-01 1:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. Wildflower Hunt at Hemlock Ravine (Jay Cooke State Park) open
VOL - Wild Strawberry and Waterleaf planting at Hidden Falls Regional Park 2024-06-01 to 2024-06-01 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Wild Strawberry and Waterleaf planting at Hidden Falls Regional Park open
VOL - Tree Trust, Transforming Lives and Landscapes 2024-06-04 to 2024-06-04 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Tree Trust, Transforming Lives and Landscapes open
VOL - Buckthorn Clearing at Bell Prairie County Park 2024-06-08 to 2024-06-08 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Buckthorn Clearing at Bell Prairie County Park open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Sumac Removal 2024-06-08 to 2024-06-08 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Sumac Removal open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Dames Rocket Pull 2024-06-15 to 2024-06-15 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Dames Rocket Pull open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-06-18 to 2024-06-18 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - June Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-06-22 to 2024-06-22 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. June Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-06-25 to 2024-06-25 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - July Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-07-20 to 2024-07-20 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. July Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - B.Y.O.K. (Bring Your Own Kayak) Sunset Paddle 2024-07-26 to 2024-07-26 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. B.Y.O.K. (Bring Your Own Kayak) Sunset Paddle open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-07-31 to 2024-07-31 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - Bonanza Prairie SNA BioBlitz 2024-08-03 to 2024-08-03 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Bonanza Prairie SNA BioBlitz open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-08-06 to 2024-08-06 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - Steele County Free Fair, Owatonna, MN 2024-08-13 to 2024-08-18 10:30 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Steele County Free Fair, Owatonna, MN open
VOL - August Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-08-24 to 2024-08-24 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. August Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - September Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-09-21 to 2024-09-21 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. September Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-09-24 to 2024-09-24 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - Dakota County Landscape Stewards April - September 2024-09-30 to 2024-09-30 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Rd Eagan, MN 55123 open
VOL - Dakota County Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP) April - September 2024-09-30 to 2024-09-30 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Rd Eagan, MN 55123 open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting 2024-10-02 to 2024-10-02 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collecting open
VOL - Fall Colors Forest Bathing Walk 2024-10-12 to 2024-10-12 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Fall Colors Forest Bathing Walk open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection 2024-10-12 to 2024-10-12 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Volunteer Stewardship Project: Seed Collection open
VOL - October Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-10-26 to 2024-10-26 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. October Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - November Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-11-23 to 2024-11-23 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. November Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - ONGOING DNR Adopt-A-WMA - ONGOING 2025-01-01 to 2025-12-31 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. DNR Adopt-A-WMA open
VOL - ONGOING River Keepers Outreach Ambassador 2025-03-01 to 2025-10-01 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. River Keepers Outreach Ambassador, 1120 28th Ave N, Suite B, Fargo, ND open
VOL - ONGOING Video Editor Needed - Project Get Outdoors 2025-03-11 to 2025-03-11 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. Video Editor Needed - Project Get Outdoors open

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