Minnesota Master Naturalist

Courses Available

Upcoming Big Woods, Big Rivers

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
BWBR - Ney Nature Center, Henderson, MN 2022-03-07 to 2022-05-16 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Ney Nature Center, Henderson, MN open
BWBR - Art & Science, Silverwood Park, St. Anthony 2022-03-30 to 2022-04-28 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Art & Science, Silverwood Park, St. Anthony closed
BWBR - Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN 2022-04-12 to 2022-04-26 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN open
BWBR - River Bend Nature Center, Faribault 2022-06-04 to 2022-06-25 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. River Bend Nature Center, Faribault closed
BWBR - St. Paul Campus U of MN 2022-06-20 to 2022-06-24 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. St. Paul Campus U of MN closed

Upcoming Northwoods, Great Lakes

No courses are currently listed.

Upcoming Prairies and Potholes

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
PP - Northland Arboretum, Brainerd 2022-03-08 to 2022-05-17 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. PP - Northland Arboretum, Brainerd, MN open
PP - Lac qui Parle Area, Watson, MN 2022-07-18 to 2022-07-22 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Lac qui Parle Area, Watson, MN 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 - Winter Birds and Bird Watching 2022-01-22 to 2022-01-22 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Winter Birds and Bird Watching canceled
ADV - Women\'s Snow Day 2022-01-22 to 2022-01-22 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Women's Snow Day open
ADV - Winter Through a Hand Lens 2022-02-12 to 2022-02-12 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Winter Through a Hand Lens canceled
ADV - Climate Science for Minnesotans 2022-02-19 to 2022-02-26 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Climate Science for Minnesotans open
ADV - Interpreting Tracks and Animal Sign 2022-03-12 to 2022-03-12 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Interpreting Tracks and Animal Sign canceled
ADV - Prescribed Burning: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-04-12 to 2022-04-12 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Prescribed Burning: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Forest Bathing 2022-04-23 to 2022-04-23 1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom open
ADV - Lichens: the hidden prairie understory: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-05-10 to 2022-05-10 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Lichens: the hidden prairie understory: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Lakes: greenhouse gas emitters? Lunch with a Scientist 2022-06-14 to 2022-06-14 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Lakes: greenhouse gas emitters? Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Reversing Biodiversity Loss: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-07-12 to 2022-07-12 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Reversing Biodiversity Loss: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Tree communities: do neighbors get along?: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-08-09 to 2022-08-09 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Tree communities: do neighbors get along?: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Fungal interactions and soil carbon: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-09-13 to 2022-09-13 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 A.M. Fungal interactions and soil carbon: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Red-headed Woodpeckers: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-10-11 to 2022-10-11 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Red-headed Woodpeckers: Lunch with a Scientist open

Online Courses/Webinars

Course Title Course Dates Course Time Location Status
ADV - Disease, Fire and Ecosystem Rearrangement: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-02-08 to 2022-02-08 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Disease, Fire and Ecosystem Rearrangement: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Women of Cedar Creek: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-03-08 to 2022-03-08 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Women of Cedar Creek: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Plant Chemistry in Extreme Drought: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-11-08 to 2022-11-08 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Plant Chemistry in Extreme Drought: Lunch with a Scientist open
ADV - Webinar: Xerces Society - Insect Webinars 2022-12-01 to 2022-12-31 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Xerces Society - Insect Webinars open
ADV - On line: Project Get Outdoors Leader Training Ongoing 2022-12-01 to 2023-12-01 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. Project Get Outdoors On-line Leader Training Ongoing open
ADV - Studying seed dispersal: Lunch with a Scientist 2022-12-13 to 2022-12-13 11:30 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Studying seed dispersal: Lunch with a Scientist 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 - Volunteer Supervisors Needed - Lead teams of volunteers in habitat restoration (training provided) 2022-01-22 to 2022-01-22 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Volunteer Supervisors Needed - Lead teams of volunteers in habitat restoration (training provided) open
VOL - Lead Volunteers in Habitat Restoration - Great River Greening Volunteer Supervisor Training [virtual] 2022-01-27 to 2022-01-27 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Lead Volunteers in Habitat Restoration - Great River Greening Volunteer Supervisor Training [virtual] open
VOL - Volunteer Naturalist on Snowshoe Hike 2022-02-26 to 2022-02-26 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Volunteer Naturalist on Snowshoe Hike - Cottage Grove open
VOL - 2022 Bluebird Recovery Program of MN - Annual Conference 2022-04-23 to 2022-04-23 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. 2022 Bluebird Recovery Program of MN - Annual Conference closed

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