Backyard Wildlife Hero: Bird Feeder Do’s and Don’ts

Many of us find watching birds at home feeders to be a convenient and impactful way to connect with nature. It can be a relatively Read More

Wednesday, May 3, 2023|Birds, Citizen Science, Nature Learning|

Plant for Pollinators: How to be a Backyard Wildlife Hero

As the saying goes, “not all heroes wear capes!” With or without a cape, you can be a hero for local wildlife by taking action Read More

Backyard Wildlife Hero – Salt Smart

Minnesota winters can be harsh. From the below zero temperatures and winds that will take your breath away, to the onslaught of sudden blizzard conditions, Read More

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|