Stories

 

We're collecting stories of volunteers helping care for and study lands and waters in their communities. Have a story you want to share?  Click here to email us (be sure to include a photo)!

Here, There, and Everywhere

Published Aug 14, 2017
Stewardship intern, Morgan, tells us about the second half of her internship More

Persistence and Patience Needed to Control the Pesky Parsnip

Published Aug 5, 2017
Conservation partners and advanced volunteers needed to stop the spread of this tough invasive More

10 Cool Ideas from the Citizen Science 2017 Conference

Published Aug 4, 2017
Extension staff share their favorite citizen science ideas from the Citizen Science conference in St. Paul, MN More

Happy Trails!

Published Jul 10, 2017
Stewardship Network intern, Morgan, has spent the past two weeks mapping trails for Trail Finder. More

Marsh Madness with U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Published Jun 19, 2017
Stewardship Network Intern, Morgan, worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the first two weeks of her internship. More

Enthusiasm is Contagious: 5th Graders Fuel the Garlic Mustard Challenge

Published Jun 6, 2017
Intern Kelley McDonnell ran a Garlic Mustard Challenge pull with 40 middle schoolers and staff. More

Hiking Trails and Mud Season: Caring for Trails When They Need It Most

Published Apr 7, 2017
Mud season is when trails are most at risk of being damaged by hikers’ boots. More

Making Training Easier for Outdoor Volunteers

Published Mar 29, 2017
Free online training guides make it easy and straightforward for anyone to organize a volunteer training workshop, learn best practices or simply brush up on their skills. More

Results from the 2016 Garlic Mustard Challenge: New England!

Published Mar 29, 2017
Are you ready to pull plants for the next challenge? More

Staying Smart About Stewardship Volunteers: 3 Lessons from our Shared Calendar

Published Mar 29, 2017
During our 2016 partner research, we learned that you wanted more information about our users and trends. More

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