A conference for friends of Minnesota's natural resources

Hosted by Extension natural resource volunteer programs at the Bell Museum and the MN Landscape Arboretum

 Join us May 19-21, 2023!

The 2023 Gathering Partners Conference will take place at the Bell Museum and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. This year's conference will include concurrent sessions, outdoor exploration, and the social activities you've come to love at two exciting new locations. 

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.


Registration for the 2023 Gathering Partners Conference is open!

Conference Venues

Friday, May 19

Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21

Gathering Partners  for general conference questions.