Links recommended by our visitors:

    Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids! --- Sarah's environmental awareness session with the local 4H Club

The following links have some good reading material.

    Cannon River Watershed Partnership --- many good informational links

    The Driffless Area of Minnesota 

    Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems

    Lower Mississippi River Basin (S.E. Minnesota) 

    Northern Prairie Science Center  


Regional Plants

    Minnesota Native Plant Society

    American Journal of Botany

    Wisconsin Plant of the Week  

    Rare, Endangered and Threateded Species and Natural Communities of Wisconsin



Lower Cannon River Area Links

    Cannon River water level at Welch

    Canoe or Tube the Cannon River

    Cannon Valley Trail (bike)

    The Wild and Scenic Cannon River

    Wild & Scenic Rivers Legislation:  Cannon River Management

     Karner Blue Butterfly Habitat

    Big River Magazine

    Dragonflies and Damselflies of Minnesota

    Common Minnesota Flora by Scientific Name

    Regional Landscape Ecosystems of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

    Regional Landscape Ecosystems - Table of Contents

    Red Wing Environmental Learning Center

    Environmental Education Links

    Minnesota State Lottery - Goodhue County Projects

    Outdoor Recreation near Red Wing, Minnesota

    Outdoor Recreation near Hastings, Minnesota

    The Geology of Southeastern Minnesota

    Goodhue County - Property Information

    Dakota County - Property Information



Other interesting Local Area Links

   Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    Regional Landscape Ecosystems of Minnesota

    Herps of Minnesota

    Insects and Related Arthropods of North America

    Iowa Prairie Network

    Minnesota Land Trust

    The Mississippian Presence in the Red Wing Area, Minnesota


Scenic and Natural Areas within South East Minnesota

Cannon River Turtle Preserve  River Terrace Prairie Townsend Woods
Hastings Prairie Creek Woods Spring Creek Prairie
Bald Eagle Bluff Hythecker Prairie Zumbro Falls Woods
Oronoco Prairie Wild Indigo Prairie Iron Horse Prairie
Trenton Bluff Prairie Black Dog Nature Preserve Rice Lake Savanna
North Fork Zumbro Woods Prairie Creek Woods Rushford Sand Barrens
Savage Fen Wolsfeld Woods Wood-Rill
Zumbro Falls Woods Lost Valley Prairie Kellogg Weaver Dunes
Hellen Allison Savanna Grey Cloud Dunes Falls Creek
Chamberlain Woods Cannon River Trout Lily Whitney Island



The Minnesota DNR has many good links.

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources     (Main Home Page)

    Minnesota Stream Flow Reports

    Minnesota DNR Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

    Minnesota Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

    Minnesota DNR - Recreation Compass

    Minnesota Current Conditions

    Minnesota State Forest Nurseries

    Minnesota Endangered Vacular Plants

    River Links

    Cannon River Canoe


Wildflower links

    Virtual Foliage Site.

    Dakota wildflowers

    Southwestern Ontario wildflowers

    Univ. of Wisconsin photo gallery

    National Plants Database


Regional nursery's specializing in native seeds and or plants. 

    Prairie Moon Nursery      ---  (I personally have used, and would recommend.)

    Prairie Restorations Inc.

    "The Prairie Is My Garden"

    Morning Sky Greenery

    Natural Re-creation


Other nursery's that I have happily used.

    St. Lawrence Nurseries   ---  (I personally have used, and would recommend.)

    Legendary Ethnobotanical Resources 


Wildflower Seed Sale
Wildflower Seed Sale
Wildflower Seed Sale