PLEASE NOTE: Many events are in flux due to Covid-19 containment efforts.
Please use the links in the individual events for updates on their status.
Gervais Carp Fishing Contest
Lake Gervais County Park
Saturday, August 28
Registration and Check-in: 7:30 – 8:00 am
Competition: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD) combat invasive carp with a day of fishing fun! This free, all-ages contest will offer prizes for child and individual categories in shoreline and boat fishing.
Questions? Contact Event Manager Maddy Bohn at email@example.com
Thank you to our event sponsors for their support:
Shoreview Self-Guided Tour
June 14 – August 31
View a variety of projects and gardens that benefit water quality throughout Shoreview, curated by a Minnesota Water Steward
More self-guided tour documents and information are available at www.rwmwd.org/get-involved/education/
Stopping Problem Plants
Thursday, August 12
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Presented byRWMWD Watershed Natural Resources Technician, Simba Blood
Offered through the Ramsey County Extension Service, Ramsey County Master Gardener Program and the Roseville Public Library.
Lawns to Legumes Workshops
Blue Thumb is hosting Resilient Yards and Bee Lawns workshops this year. Visit their events page for a complete list of webinar workshops: https://bluethumb.org/events/
Recap of Earth Chapters
Did you miss the April series of Earth Chapters webinars hosted by Pollinator Friendly Alliance? Listen and watch replays of these talks on topics that include increasing biodiversity in your backyard, tips on buckthorn removal, organic lawn care and a variety of other themes. Each Earth Chapter features 2 presenters with questions at the end. Below are the topics and links to these wonderfully informative presentations on You Tube. You can also go to the Pollinator Friendly Alliance’s website for other recorded talks, workshops and presentations at https://www.pollinatorfriendly.org/videos-and-talks
Backyard Biodiversity for Pollinators with Laurie Schneider, Pollinator Friendly Alliance
Native Plants for a Biodiverse Backyard with Bre Bauerly, Minnesota Native Landscapes.
Attract Hummingbirds to Your Backyard with Carol Henderson, Bird & Wildlife Biologist
Fruiting Shrubs for Wildlife with Pete Widin, MLA, ASLA, Artisan Environments.
Monarch Conservation with Katie-Lyn Bunney, Monarch Joint Venture
Groundwater Conservation with Lauren Haydon-Dries, Washington Conservation District
Ecological Regenerative Lawns with Bob Dahm, Organic Bob’s
How Do We Save Endangered Pollinators with Erik Runquist, Minnesota Zoo
Buckthorn Removal & Woodland Understory Diversity with Bre Bauerly, Minnesota Native Landscapes.
How to Help Injured Spring Wildlife with Tami Vogel, Minnesota Wildlife Rehab Center
Unsung Heros – Beneficial Insects with Margot Monson
Bat Conservation with Melissa Boman, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Geologic History of the St. Croix River with Jim Almendinger, Ph.D., Executive Director, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
Early Spring Bees with Heather Holm, Biologist, Author.
Soil Health: Nature’s Medicine with Dr. Ann Marie Journey, Soil Health Specialist.
Sheet Composting Soil Preparation with Bob Dahm, Organic Bob’s