“WHY HONDURAS” by Wilmer Fernandez

2017  OCT 3, 7:00 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue, 5224 W. 26th Street, St Louis Park, MN  55416  “WHY HONDURAS” by Wilmer Fernandez This presentation will highlight the connections between Minnesota and Honduras related to the migratory birds that are common here in our Spring/Summer but spend Winter in the Central/South America region. It will also Read More …

BACKYARD BIRDS, BLOOMS & BUGS

Tuesday, September 5th – Sher Curry at 7:00 pm at Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry St W, St. Louis Park  –  “BACKYARD BIRDS, BLOOMS & BUGS” A personal look at what works for Sher to attract birds to her yard.   Nature photographer, Sher Curry, will discuss plants that attract birds, along with how the bugs interact with Read More …

Douglas Snyder – Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

August 22nd –  7:30 pm at Izaak Walton League Breckenridge Chapter House  – 8816 West River Road in Brooklyn Park, Douglas Snyder, Executive Director – Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, “What we do, Where we work, Water Problems” Doug’s interest in water resources began at the University of Minnesota as a graduate student in landscape architecture. Doug participated in several Read More …

Overpopulation Crisis

July 25 –  7:30 pm at Izaak Walton League Breckenridge Chapter House  – 8816 West River Road in Brooklyn Park, Karen Shragg,   “Overpopulation Crisis” Karen is a lifelong environmentalist, naturalist, educator, author and overpopulation activist. She began her career as a naturalist in 1983 and as the director of the City of Richfield’s Wood Lake Read More …

“Minnesota’s Environment Under Siege: Effective Conservation Advocacy in Our Era.”

June 27 –  7:30 pm at Izaak Walton League Breckenridge Chapter House  – 8816 West River Road in Brooklyn Park, Don Arnosti, Minnesota’s Environment Under Siege: Effective Conservation Advocacy in Our Era Don has for 30 years been involved in Minnesota conservation advocacy on behalf of several organizations and their membership.  This includes a total of 14 Read More …

2017 Minnesota Water Action Day!

Join us on Wednesday, April 19th for the 2017 Minnesota Water Action Day! This is a day of public action and advocacy to let lawmakers know we care about our water. This all-day event will include a rally, issue trainings and meetings with your legislators. Come for all or part of the day. There will Read More …

Resolution Declaring Minneapolis a Pollinator-Friendly Community

  Resolution Declaring Minneapolis a Pollinator-Friendly Community Date approved: August 21, 2015 Resolution Number: 2015R-357 committing the City of Minneapolis to increase pollinator forage (including native plants) and decrease use of pesticides. HIGHLIGHTS • Applies to all City-owned and controlled property. • Increases planting of pollinator-friendly plants. The Public Works Department, the Community Planning and Read More …

35th National Beyond Pesticides Forum on April 28-29th, 2017

Beyond Pesticides MN- Neighbors for Pesticide Free Communities is sponsoring the 35th National Beyond Pesticides Forum on April 28-29th, 2017 at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Please consider attending and adding your voice to protect our pollinators and our fragile ecosystems from toxic pesticides. thanks! Joan Hargrave   Organizer, Read More …