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Citizen science blooms in Twin Cities with City Nature Challenge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/16/2018)—People of all ages and science backgrounds can take part in an international nature challenge set for April 27 to 30 across the Twin Cities metro area.

Help identify an invasive species before it spreads to crops, gardens

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/10/2018)—Minnesotans are encouraged to use a new app to help researchers identify an unwelcome invasive insect—the brown marmorated stink bug—and prevent its spread.

For farmers and citizen scientists, ways to promote healthy crops and landscape

ST. PAUL, Minn. (4/2/18)—Invasive species cast a damaging shadow in whatever environment they occupy. 
With growing season on the horizon, Extension scientists are asking for Minnesotans help to better understand invasive plants and insects and reduce the harm they cause.