A conference for friends of Minnesota's natural resources

Hosted by Extension Natural Resource volunteer programs

 Join us May 17-19, 2024!

Save the date! The 2024 Gathering Partners Conference will take place at the Fair Hills Resort in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Check out the Lodging & Travel page for information about reserving your lodging. The conference will include concurrent sessions, outdoor exploration, and social activities.


The Gathering Partners Conference is hosted by the University of Minnesota and presented annually by the University of Minnesota Extension's Minnesota Master Naturalist and AIS Detectors programs with support from the Bell Museum.

Conference Overview

Friday, May 17 



Saturday, May 18 



Sunday, May 19 

Gathering Partners: A conference for friends of Minnesota's natural resources is brought to you by:

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Gathering Partners  for general conference questions.