Minnesota Master Naturalist

Courses Available

The University of Minnesota Extension has canceled all in-person courses and events through June 30, 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check back for course changes and follow our Facebook page for updates.

Upcoming Big Woods, Big Rivers

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
BWBR - St. Paul Campus 2020-06-08 to 2020-06-12 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Cancelled due to COVID-19 canceled
BWBR - Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve - Wright County 2020-08-10 to 2020-08-15 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Cancelled due to COVID-19 canceled
BWBR - Mississippi Gateway Regional Park 2020-08-24 to 2020-10-03 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Mississippi Gateway Regional Park 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 - 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. Cancelled due to COVID-19 canceled
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. Cancelled due to COVID-19 canceled

Upcoming Prairies and Potholes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
PP - ARCC Field Biology On Line 2020-06-02 to 2020-07-13 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. ARCC Field Biology On Line closed
PP - Lac qui Parle State Park, Watson, MN 2020-06-15 to 2020-06-19 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Cancelled due to COVID-19 canceled
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 closed
PP - Ney Nature Center, Henderson, MN 2020-08-04 to 2020-10-13 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Ney Nature Center open

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 - Lunch with a Scientist - Bison Project - Cedar Creek 2020-07-14 to 2020-07-14 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Lunch with a Scientist - Bison Project - Cedar Creek open

Online Courses/Webinars

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Webinar-Through the Eyes of Your Camera 2020-06-03 to 2020-06-03 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. Webinar-Through the Eyes of Your Camera open
ADV - Webinar: Lunch with a Scientist - Aquatics Research 2020-06-09 to 2020-06-09 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Webinar: Lunch with a Scientist - Aquatics Research 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 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

No courses are currently listed.

Upcoming Sponsored Volunteer Opportunities

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
VOL - RiverArts Fishing Clinic 2020-07-28 to 2020-07-28 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. RiverArts Fishing Clinic open
VOL - Race the Red Canoe & Kayak Races 2020-08-10 to 2020-08-10 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Race the Red Canoe & Kayak Races open
VOL - On-the-Water Clean Up 2020-09-02 to 2020-09-02 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. River Keepers open
VOL - Reforest the Red Fargo 2020-09-09 to 2020-09-09 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Reforest the Red Fargo open
VOL - Red River Water Festival Volunteer 2020-09-22 to 2020-09-28 8:45 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Red River Water Festival Volunteer open

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