Weekend Nature Activities: Dec. 10–13

Week . . . Dec 7 Proposed Muskie Management in Big Marine Lake —Public Meeting 7 PM to 9 PM DNR is seeking public input to help determine if Big Marine Lake should be stocked with low-densities of muskellunge in 2016. The meeting will include an informational presentation, and opportunities to submit written comments. More […]

Final EIS Posted for NorthMet Mining Project and Land Exchange

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have jointly prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the NorthMet Mining Project and Land Exchange. NorthMet Project Proposed Action: • Construction would last for approximately 18 months and would include land clearing, building […]

Happy Bat Week! (How Appropriate it Falls on Halloween)

Aren’t completely in love with our batty Minnesota friends? Visit #SaveTheBats and you just may change your opinion about these cute, sensitive helpful creatures that share our world. Bat Celebrations! October 31, 09:00 – 13:00 Bat Celebration Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center October 31, 15:00 – 18:00 Build a Bat House AmericInn, Silver […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Oct 27–Nov 1

You know it! Free unless otherwise noted. Peak fall glory here in MN so if anything get out for a hike in a county, city, or state park.   ———————Do This Now!——————— 10/27/2015 Buckthorn Removal —Volunteer Opportunity 1 PM to 4 PM Please join St. Croix Savanna SNA friends to remove invasive buckthorn. Tools and […]

Weekend Nature Activities: Oct. 22–25

It’s the end of October already . . . WHAT?! Hurry, hurry! Oil yur skis, wax yur snowboards, and lace up da snowshoes THEN Get outside before the snow!!! All events listed free unless otherwise noted. Enjoy! ———————Thursday Oct 22———————— Certified DNR Safety Instructor Training —Volunteer Opportunity 6 PM Volunteer ATV Safety and Snowmobile Safety […]