boy scouts

Friday Flora: Leatherwood bush

Yesterday, we shared images from the Training Course for Boy Scout Leaders in Forestry, Woodcraft, and Scouting that was held at Itasca State Park in August of 1920. Much of the instruction at the two-week course centered upon the identification,…

Training Course for Scout Leaders

Ever since it was established as part of the Geological and Natural History Survey in 1872, the University of Minnesota’s natural history museum has provided instruction to citizens throughout the state to promote understanding and appreciation of our natural world….