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iNaturalist is a great resource to learn about and record the species you may find while exploring your backyard woods.
Time outside can reduce anxiety and build mindfulness as we notice nature around us. Take photos as you walk and share your images with others in our spring photo celebration.
These native trees are likely to thrive in Minnesota’s future climate while supporting the small critters that make up the foundation of our ecosystem.
Advice on what to plant in the understory of your backyard woods for the greater Twin Cities metro region.
You can use the Web Soil Survey to help you make more informed land purchase and management decisions.
In Minnesota, sap usually runs from about March 15 to April 20. Learn how to collect sap and add a fun activity to your early spring.