Jul

22

Simon Lake BioBlitz: “We totally blitzed that prairie!”

On July 12, some 40-50 people gathered in a white tent between Sheep Berry Fen Preserve and managed grazing lands. They had come for the Simon Lake BioBlitz: a day of neighborly connection, nature nerdery, and some good old fashioned fresh air, and they were not disappointed. Post by Ariel Herrod.

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Jun

24

A Co-Sponsored Action Opportunity: Simon Lake BioBlitz 2014

It’s a lot like it sounds: an intense period of biological surveying in one place at one time, with the goal to provide a snap-shot image of the ecological diversity in a certain area. By gathering as many volunteers as possible, we can thoroughly cover an area and provide an accurate picture. Post by Ariel Herrod.

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Jun

02

Why we live where we do… CURE announces the 2014 Events & Adventures program summer schedule

Whether you bike or fish, paddle or hike, enjoy photography or catching a glimpse of your favorite feathered friend, Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) has something for you this summer. Post by Peg Furshong, Director of Operations & Constituent Relations.

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May

30

Minnesota’s State Parks – An Excellent Opportunity to Explore the Outdoors

Not a native of the area myself, I am embarrassingly little-acquainted with both state-wide and regional State Parks, but with my mom coming to West Central Minnesota for the first time and balmy weather approaching, I decided to do a little parks research and visiting. Blog post by Ariel Herrod.

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May

21

2014 River History Weekend Overview

This year’s River History Weekend combined two of our larger annual events into four days of networking, connecting, celebrating and fun! We were able to engage with over 300 people including our current members and supporters at each of our major events throughout the weekend.

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