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MN Master Naturalist blog updated 5-27-11

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The Minnesota Master Naturalist blog has been updated at http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lothe013/mnats/ You can use the blog to find volunteer opportunities, resources, and a variety of other information. The blog is updated weekly with new listings and opportunities.Below is a summary of items that have been posted in the past week. Please send relevant items you would like posted to the blog to: mminsten@umn.edu. Please note what location category/tag they should go under: NE, NW, SE, SW, central, metro.

Please see the blog for more details on each item:

Categories below are by location of event:
While in the blog, you can use the following tags to search for entries: NE, NW, SE, SW, central, metro, volunteer opportunities.

Metro:

Volunteers Needed: Stream Health Evaluating Program
Contact: Madeline Seveland, Education Coordinator
Land & Water Services
952-361-1026
mseveland@co.carver.mn.us

Spring 2011 Environmental Education Newsletter
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/pwlc/ee_newsletter.html


NE:

Forests of the Far North
July 16-23, 2011
Ely, MN
http://www.appalachianforestschool.org/far-north/2011-FFN-Course.shtml

Central:

Lake Carlos State Park Open House *Volunteers needed*: Central Minnesota Chapter
Contact: Alexander Watson , Area Naturalist
Lake Carlos State Park
2601 County Road 38 NE
Carlos, MN 56319
320-852-7471
alexander.watson@state.mn.us


West:

The World According to Billy
Location: Lac qui Parle State Park
May 28 at 6:30 pm
Contact: Cara.Greger@state.mn.us

Fishing Day at Lac qui Parle State Park
June 11, 2011
Contact: Cara Greger, 320-734-4451 ext. 225, Cara.Greger@state.mn.us


SE, metro, and West Central:

MAVA Recruiting for VISTA Member Positions in Metro Area, Rochester and Morris
TO APPLY: Go to My AmeriCorps - Home Page and search for the RSVP/MAVA, United Way/MAVA and Minnesota Master Naturalist/ MAVA positions.


General:

Minnesota Sea Grant is coordinating Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! (SAH!) outreach at the 10th Annual Kids Fishing Appreciation Day at Mills Fleet Farm stores
Saturday, July 9, 11 am to 3 pm
Contact: mkitson@d.umn.edu

Nongame Wildlife is researching cause of loon deaths in Minnesota again this year.
During your field work or vacations over the next few months, we are encouraging you to collect any dead loons found.
Contact: Lori Naumann, lori.naumann@state.mn.us or Pam Perry, pam.perry@state.mn.us

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