Minnesota Master Naturalist

Courses Available

Upcoming Big Woods, Big Rivers

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
BWBR - Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve 2020-01-27 to 2020-01-31 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Cedar Creek Ecosystem, East Bethel open
BWBR - Ramsey Municipal Center, the City of Ramsey 2020-02-19 to 2020-05-06 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Ramsey Municipal Center, the city of Ramsey open
BWBR - Northland Arboretum, Baxter, MN 2020-02-25 to 2020-05-05 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Northland Arboretum, Baxter, MN open
BWBR - Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN 2020-04-14 to 2020-05-19 4:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN open
BWBR - St. Paul Campus 2020-06-08 to 2020-06-12 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. St. Paul Campus closed
BWBR - Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve - Wright County 2020-08-10 to 2020-08-15 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve - Wright County open
BWBR - Long Lake Conservation Center Camp Big Woods, Big Rivers 2020-08-31 to 2020-09-04 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Long Lake Conservation Center open

Upcoming Northwoods, Great Lakes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
NWGL - Long Lake Conservation Center Week of Winter Wonders 2020-01-27 to 2020-01-31 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade closed
NWGL - Historic Limnology Lab Building, Duluth 2020-02-22 to 2020-05-02 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Historic Limnology Lab Building, Duluth closed
NWGL - North House Folk School Master Naturalist Course 2020-05-27 to 2020-05-31 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. North House Folk School Master Naturalist Course closed
NWGL - Boulder Lake ELC - 18,000 acre classroom - Free Camping 2020-06-08 to 2020-06-12 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Boulder Lake ELC - 18,000 acre classroom - Free Camping open
NWGL - Sailing with Nature on Lake Superior, Bayfield WI 2020-06-13 to 2020-06-16 7:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Sailing with Nature on Lake Superior, Bayfield WI open

Upcoming Prairies and Potholes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
PP - Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN 2020-06-15 to 2020-06-19 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN open
PP - Saint John Outdoor University 2020-08-03 to 2020-08-07 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Saint John Outdoor University open

Upcoming Instructor Training

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
IT - Instructor Training - St Paul Campus UMN 2020-02-27 to 2020-02-28 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Instructor Training - St Paul Campus UMN open

Upcoming Advanced Training

Annual Conference

No courses are currently listed.

Regular Courses

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Winter Plant Identificiation- Sax Zim Bog 2020-02-08 to 2020-02-08 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Winter Plant Identificiation canceled
ADV - Winter Birds and Birdwatching 2020-02-08 to 2020-02-08 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Winter Birds and Birdwatching open
ADV - Nutrient Addition Research - Lunch with a Scientist- Cedar Creek 2020-02-11 to 2020-02-11 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Nutrient Addition Research - Lunch with a Scientis open
ADV - Interpreting Nature in Late Winter-Sax Zim Bog 2020-03-01 to 2020-03-01 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Sax-Zim Bog-Interpreting Nature in Late Winter open
ADV - Minnesota Climate Science - Lunch with a Scientist- Cedar Creek 2020-03-10 to 2020-03-10 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Cedar Creek-Minnesota Climate Science - Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Winter Tree ID 2020-03-14 to 2020-03-14 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Sugarloaf Cove Winter Tree ID open

Online Courses/Webinars

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Webinar: Status of Elk Restoration in Northeast Minnesota 2020-03-17 to 2020-03-17 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Webinar: Status of Elk Restoration in Northeast Minnesota open
ADV - Webinar: Herbicide Use in Forestry 2020-04-21 to 2020-04-21 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Webinar: Herbicide Use in Forestry open
ADV - Webinar: Operationalizing Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change in Minnesota 2020-05-19 to 2020-05-19 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Webinar: Operationalizing Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change in Minnesota open
ADV - Webinar: Restoring Fire-Dependent Woodlands through the Sand Plains Partnership 2020-06-16 to 2020-06-16 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Webinar: Restoring Fire-Dependent Woodlands through the Sand Plains Partnership open
ADV - Research on Northern Long-eared Bat and Canada Lynx 2020-07-21 to 2020-07-21 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Research on Northern Long-eared Bat and Canada Lynx open
ADV - The Future of the Forest Products Industry 2020-08-18 to 2020-08-18 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. The Future of the Forest Products Industry open
ADV - Emerald Ash Borer: Current Status, Trends, and New Resources for Landowners and Managers 2020-09-15 to 2020-09-15 12:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Emerald Ash Borer: Current Status, Trends, and New Resources for Landowners and Managers open
ADV - Practical Applications of an Indigenous Model of Sustainability 2020-10-20 to 2020-10-20 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Practical Applications of an Indigenous Model of Sustainability open
ADV - Forest Health Updates from Across Minnesota 2020-11-17 to 2020-11-17 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Forest Health Updates from Across Minnesota open
ADV - Forest carbon and its role in greenhouse gas removals and emissions 2020-12-15 to 2020-12-15 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Forest carbon and its role in greenhouse gas removals and emissions open

National Public Lands Day

No courses are currently listed.

Upcoming AIS Detector Volunteer Opportunities

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
VOL - River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles 2020-03-14 to 2020-03-14 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles open
VOL - Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles 2020-03-20 to 2020-03-20 4:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles open
VOL - River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket 2020-05-08 to 2020-05-08 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket open
VOL - River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket 2020-05-16 to 2020-05-16 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket open

Upcoming Sponsored Volunteer Opportunities

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
VOL - River Bend Nature Center-Volunteer Naturalist 2020-01-27 to 2020-05-29 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center-Volunteer Naturalist open
VOL - River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles 2020-03-14 to 2020-03-14 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles open
VOL - Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles 2020-03-20 to 2020-03-20 4:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Buckthorn Battles open
VOL - River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket 2020-05-08 to 2020-05-08 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center-Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket open
VOL - River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket 2020-05-16 to 2020-05-16 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center Stewardship Days: Garlic Mustard & Dames Rocket open

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