50th Anniversary Celebration of Carlton County Conservation Education Days

Blurred image of Conservation Education Day gathering in demonstration field

Join us for the 50th Anniversary Conservation Education Days Celebration!

Join us on Saturday October 6, 2018 at the Cloquet Forestry Center for a celebration of Carlton County Conservation Education Days. Activities will include a free Forestry Center 5k. More details to be added soon! For more information or to volunteer please contact Rachael Olesiak (rolesiak@umn.edu).

Educational Sessions:

Educational sessions will be offered every 20 minutes as outlined below.

11:00am-12:00pm

  • MTIC Improved Planting Stock- Andy David, University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center
  • Logs to Lumber Sawmill- Craig and Dave Ferguson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Minnesota Wolves- Mike Schrage, Fond du Lac Resource Management
  • Lost in the Woods- Rachael Olesiak, University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center

12:00pm-1:00pm

  • Ruffed Grouse- Rachael Olesiak, University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center
  • Logs to Lumber Sawmill- Craig and Dave Ferguson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Forest Management- Eli Sagor, University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center

Tentative Agenda:
7:15am 5k Registration
7:45am Pre-race information meeting
8:00am 5k run/walk start
9:00am Tables open from local conservation groups
9:30am Wagon or walking tour of the center
10:30am Smokey Bear visit
11:00am Conservation education sessions
1:15pm Wagon or walking tour of the center

Throughout the day:
  • Food and drinks for purchase
  • Tree planting
  • S'more making
  • And more!