Become a Site Steward

Site Stewards for Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas

What is a Site Steward?

Site stewards are the eyes and ears for Minnesota's Scientific & Natural Areas (SNA). Stewards, working with guidance from SNA staff, assist in the goals of land protection, management, and education & research on a site they choose to monitor. Some tasks that may be a part of a steward's duties include:

  1. Regular visits to the site
  2. Reporting observations from site visits
  3. Learning about the protection and management goals for the site
  4. Participating in site projects and events

Is being a Site Steward right for me? Consider these factors:

These factors all boil down to the time and effort you're willing to invest in being a site steward!

How can I become a Site Steward?

First, find out which sites are available on this map. And then, Apply online!

What are my responsibilities as a Site Steward?

We're glad you asked; read on.


Email us, or call 651-259-5070.

image: Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund logoFunding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).