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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

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

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…

15 Jul '18

Members Only Bumble Bee Survey at Theo Wirth

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…

26 Jun '18

MNAEP Anniversary Happy Hour

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…

15 May '18

Environmental Networking at Steel Toe!

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…

17 Apr '18

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Presentation

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…

20 Mar '18

MNAEP March Event: Minnesota’s Bats!

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…

20 Feb '18

Engagement Panel “Culture of Collaboration: Working with Others”

February 20, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S
Edina, MN 55435 United States

Join the Minnesota Association of Environmental Professionals (MNAEP) for our next event on February 20th, “Culture of Collaboration: Working with Others to Move Projects Forward”. This panel discussion is about effectively integrating engagement and consultation into project planning and review. Panel members include representatives from tribal, agency, and consultant organizations who engage in consultation and outreach. Happy Hour will follow at Pinstripes located nearby. We look forward to seeing you! WHO: Panel members include: – Bill Latady – Bois Forte…

23 Jan '18

MNAEP Hosts Erica Sniegowski “The Story of Salt Pollution: From Source to Solutions”

January 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
HDR Minneapolis, 701 Xenia Avenue South, Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States

Please join the Minnesota Association of Environmental Professionals (MNAEP) for their January Event “The Story of Salt Pollution: From Source to Solutions”. Drinks and snacks will be provided before and after the presentation. With winter comes a routine in Minnesota: gloves, window scraping, dreams of a remote car starter, added time for your commute, making sure the emergency kit is stocked, etc. What you may not have stopped to think of, or perhaps have and always wondered, is the effect…

12 Dec '17

2017 Holiday Party & Election

December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
29 Nov '17

November Seminar & Happy Hour: MN Bumble Bees

November 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
U of M Cargill Building, 1500 Gortner Ave, Seminar Room 105
St Paul, MN 55108 United States

Minnesota Bumble Bees with a Focus on the Federally Endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee SCHEDULE: 4:00-4:30pm Networking 4:30-5:30pm Seminar 5:30-7:00pm Networking Happy Hour @ Urban Growler (2325 Endicott Street, St Paul) PRESENTERS: • Elaine Evans, Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Elaine Evans is a University of Minnesota Extension Educator working on pollinator education and research relating to bee conservation. Her current work focuses on determining the status of bees in Minnesota, monitoring threatened populations of the rusty-patched bumble bee, and…

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