The following organizations actively work to promote conservation or provide preservation education and/or news in Minnesota.
It’s MN Nature’s primary objective to connect people to nature and inspire conservation, so these listings are completely free to you and freely listed. It’s all about sharing and collaborating for a better, Greener Minnesota.
Why? Because our green spaces clean our air, protect us from floods and storms, filter our wastewater, and provide manifold recreation opportunities like birding, hiking, hunting and fishing that improve our well-being and economic prosperity. Our community green spaces, urban forests, state and federal land—like the Superior National Forest—are worth so much.
Envision Minnesota (previously 1000 Friends of Minnesota)
Minnesota Native Intelligence (Resource)
Minnesota Tree Care Advocate (Advisor and Pruner certifications)
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (U.S. Fish & Wildlife)
Minnesota Women’s Woodland Network (also listed under W)
University of Minnesota “My Minnesota Woods” Online Journal
Wild Ones —Big River, Big Woods Chapter
If you’d like to add a group to this list, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded
to stay out till sundown, for going out,
I found, was really going in. (J. Muir)
Note: MN Nature does not promote any of these organizations and they are listed here for your information only. Before volunteering or donating funds to any group, please look into conservation organizations’ missions, IRS statements (and spending history), current programs and goals, as well as achievements to determine which group is best aligned to your conservation goals.