Tuesday Morning Bird Walk – Afton State Park (50th St. Parking Lot)

Afton State Park 5oth Street S Parking Lot 50th Street South, Afton, MN, United States

June 7: Afton State Park, 50th Street S Parking Lot, Afton, MN 55001 The Park has a rich variety of habitats and the target bird for this trip is the Dickcissel. Note: trip starts at the 50th Street Parking Lot. DIRECTIONS      Take 94 west from St. Paul to exit MN-95 S/Manning Ave S (exit 253). […]


Nesting Areas and related happenings at the Arden Hills Army Training Site (AHATS)

Arden Hills Army Training Site 4761 Hamline Avenue North, Arden Hills, MN, United States

Saturday, June 10, 7:30-10 AM June begins summer when territories generally are all set and families are busily growing. In contrast to migration style bird watching, we move to different habitats where the breeding territories are located. A walk on the hard surfaced one-mile path around Sunfish Lake will be followed by birding in a […]

Beginning Birding at Battle Creek Park,

Battle Creek Park - Dog Park 2350 Upper Afton Rd, Saint Paul, MN, United States

2350 Upper Afton Rd, Maplewood, MN 55119 Sunday June 11, 8:00 – 10:30 AM (Note start time) St. Paul Audubon is collaborating with the St. Paul Library  https://sppl.org/   and the Urban Bird Collective   https://urbanbirdcollective.org/   to offer a beginning birding field trip. Come and learn about birding, including how to use binoculars and a field guide. DIRECTIONS     From McKnight […]

Tuesday Morning Bird Walk – Battle Creek Park

Battle Creek Park - South Battle Creek Parking Lot 2301 Lower Afton Rd, Saint Paul, MN, United States

June 13, Bobolinks at Battle Creek Park, 2301 Lower Afton Rd., Maplewood, MN 55119 The first hour is an easy one-mile hike to and along the western edge of the grassland the community is trying to preserve. We hope to hear and see Bobolinks and Henslow’s Sparrows. The second hour is a moderate difficulty hike to the northeastern part of […]


Carpenter Nature Center

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix trails S, Hastings MN 12805 St. Croix Trails S., Hastings, MN, United States

12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN 55003 Sunday, June 18, 8-10 AM Carpenter is a beautiful nature park on a bluff overlooking the St. Croix River. We will explore a variety of habitats looking for late migratory warblers and summer residents, and adapt our route based on conditions and what is being seen in […]

Tuesday Morning Bird Walk – Reservoir Woods, Roseville

Reservoir Woods | Woodview Area Larpenteur Ave & Dale Street, Roseville, MN, United States

June 20, Reservoir Woods – Roseville City Park, Larpenteur Ave., 55113 MEETS 7-9:30 AM Summer birding is more relaxed and presents possibilities for observing behaviors different from other times of year. Now they are briefly settled on family territories. Birders have opportunities for lingering identifications and group observations at a summer-time relaxed pace. This slower […]


Bike & Bird – Carlos Avery WMA

Carlos Avery North Loop Parking Lot 9067 - 7801 205th Ave NE, Wyoming, MN, United States

9067-7801 205th Ave NE, Wyoming, MN 55092   Sunday, June 25, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM   Discover the fun of birding from a bicycle on several miles of level gravel roads that connect varied habitat in this large WMA near Wyoming, MN. Carlos Avery is a prime birding location for Anoka and Chisago counties (top hotspot […]

Tuesday Morning Walks – Maplewood Nature Center

Maplewood Nature Center Maplewood Nature Center 2659 E. 7th Street, Maplewood, MN, United States

2659 E. 7th Street, Maplewood 55119 Wooded land and water deep within the metro area are prized by migrants and residents alike. This is an opportunity to walk the trails and see the sights and hear the sounds of Ramsey County’s Maplewood Nature Center. DIRECTIONS     On Century Avenue, look for the Nature Center sign, and […]

Bike & Bird the Vadnais-Snail Lakes & Grass Lake Regional Parks 

Snail Lake Regional Park, Shoreview, MN 4191 Snail Lake Blvd., Shoreview, MN, United States

4191 Snail Lake Blvd., Shoreview, MN 55126 Sunday, July 16, 8:00 AM to Noon Discover the fun of birding from a bicycle on more than 5 miles of mostly level, paved, multi-use trails that connect four lakes in Shoreview: Grass, Snail, Sucker, and Vadnais, all of which are prime birding locations for Ramsey County (top […]

Bike & Bird along the Mississippi River Levee on the Robert Piram Trail

Sunday, August 6, 8:00 AM to Noon Discover the fun of birding from a bicycle along a flat, paved trail along the Mississippi River, from Harriet Island and the Saint Paul Airport past the Pigs Eye Island SNA Heron Rookery to Kaposia Landing (2.6 miles one way), the Rock Island Swing Bridge (7.8 mi, one […]

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