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April 24, 2009

Advanced Training - Wildflowers of June 6/16/09

AT - Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sancturay June 09 open

Wildflowers of June- Tuesday- June 16- 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary; meet at Martha Crone Shelter located inside the garden gates. Class is 15.00 for one class or 50.00 for the series of 4 classes. CONTACT: Jamie McBride Naturalist Programs Administrator 612-313-7725 jmcbride@minneapolisparks.org.

Advanced Training - Geology of the Mississippi River 6/2/09

AT - Minnehaha Park June 09 open

Geology of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis- Tuesday- June 2- 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Minnehaha Park; meet at the Minnehaha Park picnic pavilion. Class is 15.00 for a single class or 50.00 for the series of 4. CONTACT: Jamie McBride Naturalist Programs Administrator 612-313-7725 jmcbride@minneapolisparks.org

Advanced Training - Migration & Spring Birds 5/19/09

AT - Mississippi River Gorge May 09 open

Migration and Spring Birds- Tuesday- May 19- 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Mississippi River Gorge; meet at the parking lot at 36th St. and West River Parkway. Single class is 15.00 or 50.00 for the 4 class series. CONTACT: Jamie McBride Naturalist Programs Administrator 612-313-7725 jmcbride@minneapolisparks.org

March 24, 2009

Wilderness First Aid Basics

This 16 hour course is for those who work, live or play in remote areas - away from the usual EMS service, and addresses the needs in the time betwen the onset of the injury or illness and when more advanced treatment by trained providers occurs. Topics covered include wounds, head and spinal injuries, extremity injuries, abdominal injuries, sudden illnesses, major bites and stings, and other types of backcountry miseries.

Two courses are currently scheduled, one on May 9 & 10 and a second on August 1 & 2. The course will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day.

The cost is $100 per participant and includes all fees including certification and texts. Contact Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center to sign up at boulder@d.umn.edu or by phone at 218-721-3731. A course outline is available at www.namebini.com