Volunteer opportunity: planting tree event Sept 25 Save the dates: Sept 23–25 help plant trees, shrubs, and perennials in the heart of St Paul within the thriving Little Bohemia neighborhood. Details: Restore an urban forest site with other volunteers as part of a MNDOT Community Roadside Partnership in St Paul.Continue Reading

MN Nature conservation, land restoration, volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: MN Nature provides volunteer opportunities to directly impact our goals to make communities strong, resilient, and healthy. Our focus areas are on planting trees, urban forestry, and planting for food—for wildlife and human benefit. We’re improving outdoor education and appreciation. Connect your group today for opportunities!Continue Reading

MN Nature weekly outdoor activities

Adventure: Yes, the great outdoors provides a sense of adventure and fun not to mention many health benefits! MN Nature shares opportunities in an inclusive way for all people to enjoy. We post outdoorsy activities, many free.Continue Reading

MN Nature education opportunities, nature resources, outdoor resources

Education: MN Nature believes informed communities are healthy, vibrant communities. We share education opportunities for teachers, students, block clubs, and land owners who want to harness the benefits of nature.Continue Reading

MN Nature resilient communities

Community: MN Nature believes a strong, healthy, resilient community needs sustainable food resources, plants for a healthy ecosystem resilient to climate change, opportunities to appreciate diversity and connect with people. MN Nature is committed to building resilient communities by harnessing the power of nature even in our ever-changing environment.Continue Reading


MN Nature empowers you to enjoy the great outdoors and become a steward of statewide natural resources for generations to come. We 1. Empower you with outdoor education and resources, 2. provide outdoor opportunities to Explore, 3. outfit you to be an Engaged steward of nature, with resources for conservationContinue Reading

MN Nature, MNnature, Outdoor activities

More free outdoor activities for everyone! This year the “I Can” series (including canoeing, kayaking, bicycling, backpacking, camping, fishing, archery, and more!) of activities require sign-up. They are still free but you must register in advance here: A Walk in the ParkItasca State ParkJuly 12, 202110:30 a.m. to 11:30Continue Reading

learn about turtles

Looking for your next outdoor nature activity near you? MN Nature has got you covered! With COVID restrictions lifting there are many outdoor activities planned for this summer. Plan to social distance and have your mask and insect deterrent on hand. Mosquitoes and black/horse flies can be nasty in July.Continue Reading