Minnesota Master Naturalist

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NPLD - Red River Valley Natural History Area, Crookston

Red River Valley Natural History Area, Crookston website

University of MN Crookston
Crookston, MN 56716

Buckthorn removal at UMC site. Please bring, Water bottles, snacks, gloves, loppers, hand saws, sturdy boots or waterproof knee boots (some areas are damp/wet). Sign up is required by September 18. Please bring a mask to be work when social distancing is not possible (registration, breaks, etc) All participants will be given a bandana and are asked to share an individual photo on social media, #MNatNPLD. Family members are invited to participate, but required to register.

Driving Directions

NPLD Location Map

Course Dates:

Meeting from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

John Loegering

John is a Certified Wildlife Biologist, Professor of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Minnesota Crookston, and an Extension Wildlife Specialist. He has worked with the University of Minnesota Extension Service on wildlife-related issues with the Master Naturalist, Master Gardener, and Woodland Adviser programs since 2001. He regularly speaks to groups on human-wildlife interactions, wildlife damage management, and enhancing landscapes for wildlife. His collegiate teaching focuses on Wildlife Ecology, Ornithology, Mammalogy, Fisheries Management, and Environmental Statistics. His research focuses on habitat associations and reproductive performance of wild birds. John holds a BS in Biology and Zoology from North Dakota State University, a MS and PhD in Wildlife Science from Virginia Tech and Oregon State University, respectively.

Sponsor Information

University of MN Extension


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