Minnesota Master Naturalist

Courses Available

Upcoming Big Woods, Big Rivers

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
BWBR - Ney Nature Center - Henderson, MN 2024-03-12 to 2024-05-21 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Ney Nature Center, 28248 Nature Center Lane, Henderson, 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

No courses are currently listed.

Upcoming Prairies and Potholes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
PP - Prairies, Potholes, and Streams in Southwest Minnesota 2024-04-09 to 2024-05-09 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. SMSU, 1501 State St, Marshall, MN 56258 open
PP - Prairies & Potholes, Olmsted County Parks 2024-04-16 to 2024-05-21 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Olmsted County Parks, 8378 14 Highway Southeast, Byron open
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 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

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
IT - Instructor Training @ Bell Museum 2024-03-05 to 2024-04-02 9:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Instructor Training @ Bell Museum open

Upcoming Advanced Training

Annual Conference

No courses are currently listed.

Regular Courses

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - 2024 Phenology Gathering 2024-03-01 to 2024-03-01 12:00 P.M. to 12:00 P.M. Long Lake Conservation Center, 28952 438th Ln Palisade, MN 56469 open
ADV - Owls 101 2024-03-03 to 2024-03-03 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friends of Sax-Zim Bog, 8793 Owl Ave, Meadowlands, MN 55765 open
ADV - Book Group - An Immense World 2024-03-24 to 2024-03-24 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Thinking Spot, 3311 County Road 101 S, Wayzata, MN open
ADV - Minnesota Master Naturalist Ecology Camp Retreat 2024-03-27 to 2024-03-29 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Long Lake Conservation Center, 28952 438th Ln Palisade, MN 56469 open
ADV - Nature Journals: Lichen Art-A Field Journal Page 2024-04-12 to 2024-04-12 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Silverwood Park, 2500 County Road E, St. Anthony, MN closed
ADV - Wolves 2024-04-13 to 2024-04-13 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Wildlife Science Center, 22830 Sunrise Rd NE, Stacy, MN open
ADV - Spring Migration Celebration Weekend 2024 2024-04-26 to 2024-04-28 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, 6008 London Rd., Duluth, open
ADV - Book Group - Not the End of the World: How We Can Be the First Generation to Build a Sustainable Planet 2024-04-28 to 2024-04-28 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Thinking Spot, 3311 County Road 101 S, Wayzata, MN open

Online Courses/Webinars

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Lead and Inspire Stewardship- Become a volunteer supervisor 2024-03-05 to 2024-03-05 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Virtual open
ADV - 2024 Fridays with a Forester – Zoom Series 2024-04-19 to 2024-04-19 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Zoom Dates: February 9, 16, 23; March 8, 15, 22, 29; April 12, 19 open

Upcoming AIS Detector Volunteer Opportunities

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
VOL - Purple Loosestrife Biocontrol Project Volunteer 2024-03-18 to 2024-03-18 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Wild Rivers Conservancy, 16910 152nd St N Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 open

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 - Ongoing River Keepers Outreach Ambassador 2024-03-01 to 2024-10-01 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. River Keepers Outreach Ambassador, 1120 28th Ave N, Suite B, Fargo, ND open
VOL - March Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-03-23 to 2024-03-23 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. March Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - April Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA 2024-04-20 to 2024-04-20 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. April Stewardship Project at Lost Valley Prairie SNA open
VOL - Volunteer Stewardship Event: Buckthorn Pull at Mille Lacs Moraine SNA 2024-05-21 to 2024-05-21 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Volunteer Stewardship Event: Buckthorn Pull at Mille Lacs Moraine SNA 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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