City Nature Challenge

Started in 2016 as a friendly competition between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the City Nature Challenge is now an international yearly event meant to Read More

Friday, April 30, 2021|Citizen Science|

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Every year, people from around the world come together to learn about, count, and celebrate “backyard” birds. This year, the Great Backyard Bird Count will take Read More

Tuesday, February 9, 2021|Birds, Citizen Science, Get Involved|

Migratory Bird Conservation

What can you do to help migratory birds like the ruby-throated hummingbird, on their journey?   An individual ruby-throat hummer weighs roughly 3 grams, flaps it Read More

Tuesday, December 8, 2020|Citizen Science, Conservation|


Why do turtles cross roads, and how can we help protect them?    Each year in Minnesota, turtles travel many miles, often crossing roads to nest Read More

Tuesday, December 8, 2020|Citizen Science, Minnesota Conservation|

Make Your Own Bird Feed

There are many ways to participate in wildlife conservation, and you don’t have to venture far to do it! Did you know you can make Read More

Monday, November 23, 2020|Citizen Science|


Something about butterflies seems to spark curiosity and awe in people of all ages… The caterpillar-turned-butterfly is one of the most spectacular wonders of nature. Read More

Thursday, May 28, 2020|Citizen Science|

Plant for Pollinators

Take a moment of pause the next time you’re outside and you may notice a recent increase in activity from some of your busiest (and Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2020|Citizen Science|

Bumble Bee Watch

Did you know that bees and other pollinators are an important part of our environment? In fact, bees and other pollinators ensure we have food Read More

Wednesday, May 13, 2020|Citizen Science|