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11 Dec '18

2018 Holiday Party & Annual Business Meeting

December 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
106 Group, 1295 Bandana Blvd Ste 335
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
Join the MNAEP in December to celebrate the holidays and the end of their second year as an organization.  Our annual member business meeting will also be incorporated as part of this event to close out 2018. Complimentary beverages, snacks, and drawings for prizes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018; 5:30PM-8PM; 106 Group, West Atrium Office Building, 1295 Bandana Blvd N #335, St Paul, MN 55108 https://106group.com/contact-us/.  Free for members. $5 for non-members. Details
15 Nov '18

Drones (UAVs) & Wildlife Surveys

November 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HDR Downtown Minneapolis, 600 Hennepin Ave #260
Minneapolis, MN
Join MNAEP on Thursday, November 15th for a presentation about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, particularly for wildlife surveys. Presenter: Adam Kreger, Research Biologist, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. As unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies rapidly evolve, their use in wildlife surveys and research is becoming increasingly common. Traditional wildlife survey methods are often time and labor intensive and can pose risks to surveyors and wildlife. UAVs may provide a cost-effective approach to wildlife surveys while minimizing potential on-the-job hazards… Details
09 Oct '18

NEPA/CWA Merger Presentation & Elections

October 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
KLJ, 370 Wabasha Street North, Suite 300
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
Seminar: A Collaborative Approach – A NEPA/Section 404 Clean Water Act Merger Process: What it is and Lessons Learned Presented by Josh Fitzpatrick, FAA A collaborative approach to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review and resource agency coordination is key to project implementation.  A successful NEPA review for a runway improvement project at Detroit Lakes – Becker County Airport will be discussed at this presentation. Over the years, this long-planned project had stalled because of agency and public concerns due… Details
03 Oct '18

Tribal Consultation in the Era of Streamlining

October 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
106 Group, 1295 Bandana Blvd Ste 335
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
Webinar: Tribal Consultation and Engagement in the Era of Streamlining Our national chapter, NAEP, is hosting a webinar and as a MNAEP member benefit, we're inviting members to watch it with us for free at the 106 Group's office. If you're interested but not a member, we're offering 2019 membership now that will cover the remaining 2018 events! Membership information is on our website: http://mnaep.org/membership/. Details for the webinar are below. We look forward to seeing you at the 106 Group's… Details
25 Sep '18

Goats! At the Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge

September 25, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge, 3815 American Blvd E
Bloomington, MN 55425 United States
Join the MNAEP on Tuesday, September 25 to explore the art and science of using livestock to manage landscapes in ways that are both ecologically and economically effective. Goats have great potential to help reduce Common Buckthorn and other invasive plants as well as help restore the function and provisioning services of ecosystems. This management technique is gaining traction in urban areas as more entities are using goat grazing services within our Metro area cities and parks. Jake Langeslag of Goat… Details
21 Aug '18

Brownfields Tour at University of Minnesota

$5
August 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
U of M Combined Heat/Power Site, 1180 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
We are excited to announce that registration for our August event is now open! Please join MNAEP on August 21st to tour the U of M Combined Heat and Power Plant! The project retrofitted an old steam plant and now produces enough electricity and thermal energy to generate all of the U of M's steam heat! It's a great brownfield redevelopment project (legacy contaminants) and will greatly reduce carbon emissions. The tour will begin Tuesday at 4:30 and will last… Details
20 Jul '18

Happy Hour with the National Board of Directors

Free
July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

Hello, Please join us for this exciting opportunity to meet and chat with the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) Board of Directors who will be flying in that day for an all-day meeting Saturday. Appetizers will be provided courtesy of NAEP and your first two drinks will be provided courtesy of MNAEP. Aster Café is conveniently located across the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis and adjacent to the St. Anthony Falls. In addition to this beautiful venue itself, live…

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15 Jul '18

Members Only Bumble Bee Survey at Theo Wirth

Free
July 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary, 1 Theodore Wirth Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55422 United States

MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT As a member of the Minnesota Association of Environmental Professionals (MNAEP), you are invited to participate in a MNAEP members-only service opportunity with the Minnesota Bumble Bee Survey. The Minnesota Bumble Bee Survey has worked to document long-term trends in bumble bee populations since 2007. Volunteers capture bumble bees while they forage on flowers; bees are identified by experts, marked, and released. This private event for MNAEP members is scheduled for Sunday, July 15, 10:00-11:30am at Eloise Butler…

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26 Jun '18

MNAEP Anniversary Happy Hour

$5
June 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bad Weather Brewing Company, 414 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102 United States

Hello, MNAEP is excited to announce that we’re turning 1 this month and we would love to celebrate with you! Our first event was a networking happy hour at Bad Weather Brewing in St. Paul and it was so much fun we thought we should do it again for our anniversary celebration. Members will get a free drink upon arrival and so will new members who join that day (so bring a friend who has been interested and likes free…

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15 May '18

Environmental Networking at Steel Toe!

Free
May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Steel Toe Brewing, 4848 W 35th St
St Louis Park, MN 55416 United States

Please join MNAEP and several other local non-profit environmental organizations for a networking event at Steel Toe Brewing. This will be an informal gathering where attendees can purchase beverages and learn about the other organizations through brief presentations by each group and plenty of one-on-one networking in between. This event is free to attend for everyone but you will need to buy your own beer. It’ll be a tough decision, have you tried their beers yet?!   Featured image by Daniel…

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17 Apr '18

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Presentation

$5
April 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BARR Engineering, 4300 MarketPointe Dr Ste 200
Edina, MN 55435 United States

Although not a soul seems to be happy about the April snowstorm, the timing is on par with our April program event, a presentation by Erin Anderson Wenz (PE, ENV SP; Barr Engineering) “Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”. The event will take place at Barr’s office with a social hour to follow at Poor Richards in two weeks, on Tuesday, April 17th. At which time we can only assume it’ll be 85 degrees outside because it’s, well, Minnesota. Details below…

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20 Mar '18

MNAEP March Event: Minnesota’s Bats!

$5
March 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Minnesota DNR Office, 500 Lafayette Rd
St Paul, MN 55155 United States

MNAEP is excited to announce our March event will be a seminar on Minnesota bats by Andrew Herberg (DNR) and Andrew Horton (USFWS). Discussion will include topics such as the northern long-eared bat habitat use in Minnesota, population status based on recent surveys, 4d rule, white-nose syndrome research and potential remedies, and the outlook for potential federal listing of other Minnesota bats. A social hour will follow at the very awesome Dark Horse Bar & Eatery. We look forward to…

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